Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Sep 2016, 11:54pm by Scott Kacsmar

Building a Super Bowl Winner: Defense

The conclusion to Scott Kacsmar's Super Bowl study focuses on the defense. Why are we so willing to accept that "defense wins championships?" Also: sustaining offense vs. defense and the biggest single-year improvements since 1989.

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8 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2016, 4:23pm by Sixknots

02 Sep 2016, 04:42pm by Scott Kacsmar

Building a Super Bowl Winner: Offense

Part II of Scott Kacsmar's Super Bowl team study looks at the construction of offenses in the DVOA era, the importance of timing, the necessity of change, and the biggest single-year DVOA turnarounds since 1989.

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76 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2016, 8:05pm by jellygamatgoldg

02 Sep 2016, 12:31pm by Rob Eves

The Week In Quotes: September 2, 2016

This week: drugs, excessive celebrations, bad Wi-Fi, and regrettable mistakes. That's right, it's back to school week!

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3 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2016, 10:36pm by LionInAZ

02 Sep 2016, 10:15am by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Deone Bucannon

Cian Fahey examines Arizona's hybrid defender and explains the unique skills he offers to the Cardinals defense.

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3 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2016, 11:10am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

01 Sep 2016, 06:29pm by Ian Boyd

Seventh Day Adventure: Week 1

New SDA writer Ian Boyd breaks down all the big games of opening weekend, including the first game of the year for Heisman Trophy contender Leonard Fournette.

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4 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2016, 9:08am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

01 Sep 2016, 01:37pm by The Outsiders

NCAA Staff Predictions 2016

When the dust settles after the year, which team will win the national championship, and which player will take home the Heisman Trophy? Our staff is very high on Deshaun Watson and the Clemson Tigers.

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2 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2016, 12:36am by LionInAZ

31 Aug 2016, 04:21pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI 2016 Primer: Most Average

Brian Fremeau is back for his 10th season of college football advanced stats at Football Outsiders, with a lesson on average teams (like Arkansas State) and updated FEI projections for 2016.

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4 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2016, 2:53pm by Brian Fremeau

31 Aug 2016, 11:27am by Scott Kacsmar

Building a Super Bowl Winner (Part I)

To win a Super Bowl, do you want a team with balance, or one that is dominant on one side of the ball? Part I of Scott Kacsmar's study looks at what the DVOA era tells us about building Super Bowl teams. Having a dominant unit and a track record of success is crucial, but has that always been true?

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68 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2016, 1:53pm by Billy Everyteen

29 Aug 2016, 12:36pm by Guest

Are NFL Careers Really Getting Shorter?

Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney fact-checks a story in a national publication and finds that everyone makes mistakes.

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20 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2016, 2:15pm by Bright Blue Shorts

26 Aug 2016, 01:15pm by Rob Eves

The Week In Quotes: August 26, 2016

As actual NFL football returns to our lives, we have observations on good quarterback play in Dallas, bad quarterback play in Denver, the Olympics, baseball, taxes, and mermaids.

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40 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2016, 8:05pm by jellygamatgoldg