Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

21 Mar 2014, 12:54pm by Aaron Schatz

Momentum vs. Confidence

Plenty of fans who are otherwise analytical still believe in the importance of momentum in NFL games, despite study after study showing that no clear definition of it can be shown to clearly mean anything. But what if we're looking at the wrong scale by looking for momentum for whole teams?

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35 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2014, 6:39pm by BengalFaninIN

19 Mar 2014, 02:12pm by Aaron Schatz

Eric Winston Elected President of Players Union

Offensive tackle Eric Winston is the new head of the players' union. He might be my favorite current player on Twitter, thanks to occasional actual insightful football comments. Let's hope he's as smart when it comes to labor issues. Winston played in Arizona a year ago and is currently a free agent.

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2 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2014, 5:51pm by Jerry

17 Mar 2014, 05:58pm by Aaron Schatz

Free Agency Open Thread Week 2

The big names have almost all signed. Bring on the bargains! Updated regularly with the latest news and reader discussion. (Click to read more.)

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58 comments, Last at 25 Mar 2014, 1:28am by jtr

11 Mar 2014, 01:18pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Madden Ultimate Team Content for March 14: Third-Down Stars

Find out what Football Outsiders is putting in Madden 25 Ultimate Team packs this Friday. (Click to read more.)

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11 Mar 2014, 12:35pm by Aaron Schatz

When It Comes to Free Agency, Patience Key Part of Process

Hey, remember last year when Cleveland, Miami, and Tennessee totally won the first few days of free agency? That was fun.

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5 comments, Last at 12 Mar 2014, 7:54pm by Noah of Arkadia

11 Mar 2014, 12:26pm by Aaron Schatz

Free Agency Open Thread Week 1

Let's talk about lots and lots of players switching teams! (Click to read more.)

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220 comments, Last at 18 Mar 2014, 11:08am by Hurt Bones

10 Mar 2014, 01:09pm by Aaron Schatz

Sloan Sports Conference 2014: The Aftermath

Two good columns from this weekend summarizing the problems of last weekend's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. To be honest, it's gotten a bit stale, especially when it comes to sports that are not basketball. Click to read more and get links.

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1 comment, Last at 11 Mar 2014, 4:44pm by PatsFan

04 Mar 2014, 07:58pm by Aaron Schatz

Run Stop Rates 2013

Some familiar names had strong years against the run in 2013, including a Pro Bowl strong safety about to sell his services to the highest bidder. Plus: This week's FO players for Madden 25 Ultimate Team.

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18 comments, Last at 08 Mar 2014, 1:21pm by TomC

25 Feb 2014, 06:30pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Madden Ultimate Team Content for February 28: Most Defeats 2013

Click here to find out more about the players with the most Defeats in 2013 and which ones will get special FO cards in Madden 25 Ultimate Team. (Click for more.)

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8 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2014, 7:12pm by LionInAZ

25 Feb 2014, 04:56pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Speed Scores 2014

Somehow, we ended up with a number of likely UDFA running backs on top of this year's Speed Scores, led by Damien Williams of Oklahoma. There will be a Matt Waldman column soon on the four top Speed Score guys and their strengths and weaknesses. Meanwhile, top prospect Ka'Deem Carey of Arizona had a Speed Score of 84.8, which would be the lowest ever for a player chosen in the first three rounds of the draft who wasn't immediately moved to wide receiver. (Hi, Dexter McCluster.)

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13 comments, Last at 08 Mar 2014, 1:39pm by MC2