Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

06 Dec 2016, 02:48pm by Rivers McCown

Any Given Sunday: Lions Over Saints

Is Detroit's defense good enough to make it a legitimate NFC contender? It sure looked that way when the Lions came down to New Orleans and held Drew Brees to 13 points.

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5 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2016, 7:24pm by poplar cove

05 Dec 2016, 10:33pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 13 Quick Reads

Our Quick Reads essay this week includes discussion of the league's best punter. Somebody alert Rich Eisen.

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88 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 12:28pm by JoeyHarringtonsPiano

05 Dec 2016, 10:26am by Andrew Potter

Audibles at the Line: Week 13

As winter weather kicked in, many of the bad teams across the league seemed to play at their absolute worst.

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91 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 12:33am by jayman4

02 Dec 2016, 04:36pm by Guest

Injuries in the Post-Probable Era

Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney looks the effects of the removal of the "Probable" designation from the NFL's official injury reports.

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14 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 3:00pm by Zach_Injuries