Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

12 Dec 2016, 10:44pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 14 Quick Reads

As Jeff Fisher's tenure with the Rams has mercifully ended, we look back at just how things in Los Angeles went so very, very wrong.

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79 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2016, 6:07pm by Steve in WI

12 Dec 2016, 09:26am by Andrew Potter

Audibles at the Line: Week 14

The top two contenders for the No. 1 draft pick lose, but so do the top two contenders for the NFC playoff byes, as an already murky playoff picture somehow gets even murkier.

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119 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2016, 4:12am by christmas

09 Dec 2016, 03:00pm by Rob Eves

The Week In Quotes: December 9, 2016

This week: a bad coach gets paid, then insulted; a bad quarterback gets optimistic; another bad quarterbcak gets a cunning plan; a bad play gets Matt Ryan irked; a bad play gets burned; and Jets and Raiders fans get drunk.

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31 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2016, 10:32pm by LionInAZ

09 Dec 2016, 02:34pm by Ben Muth

Word of Muth: Most Valuable Protection

Derek Carr's name has been bouncing about in the MVP discussion lately, but Ben Muth shows that he's getting plenty of help from his big uglies.

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4 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2016, 8:19pm by Vincent Verhei

09 Dec 2016, 11:40am by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: OAK-KC

The Chiefs beat Oakland for the fifth time in a row. Is Kansas City now the team to beat in the AFC? Also: Alex Smith finds his plus-ALEX, and a historically bad night for Derek Carr.

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46 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2016, 5:19am by Winterguard78

08 Dec 2016, 12:35pm by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Minnesota Meltdown

Eight weeks ago, the Vikings were undefeated and ranked No. 1 in DVOA. Now they're 6-6 and probably done. What went wrong?

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32 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2016, 10:42am by Bright Blue Shorts

07 Dec 2016, 06:43pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI Week 14: Hits and Misses

Looking back at FEI's preseason projections, we find that most teams did about what they were supposed to do -- but not in the Big Ten, where things got screwy.

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2 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2016, 10:00pm by Brian Fremeau

06 Dec 2016, 11:09pm by Bryan Knowles and Andrew Potter

Scramble for the Ball: Make It So

Extending the football season for the worst teams as well as the best, for no reason other than money? Your Scramble team marvels that the NFL hasn't yet stolen bowl season away from the NCAA.

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14 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2016, 12:05pm by DGL

06 Dec 2016, 07:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

The New England Patriots climb to No. 1 in DVOA, but they aren't a great team, because this is The Year of No Great Teams. In fact, no No. 1 team in any week of DVOA has ever been rated lower. (Note: Table errors fixed as of Wed. morning.)

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76 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2016, 7:34pm by DezBailey

06 Dec 2016, 04:35pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 13

A pick-two? The AFC West comes through big, except for San Diego, the leaders in blown leads again. Also: a return to form for Arizona, snowy Green Bay, and Blake Bortles' historic pick-six problem.

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11 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2016, 11:42am by Bob Smith