Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

17 Dec 2015, 06:07pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: December 17

This week's show focuses on the question of players where the advanced stats seem to disagree with conventional wisdom. Is Blake Bortles having a good season, or not? Why does DeAngelo Williams fly under all the radars for Pittsburgh, maybe the best offense in the NFL? And what the heck happened to Dez Bryant this year: quarterback problems, the lingering foot injury, or both? (Click for audio link.)

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16 Dec 2015, 11:49am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 15

Anita Marks, Aaron Schatz and Stephania Bell discuss all the injuries you need to know going into the fantasy football semifinals. Plus, help on the waiver wire, looking at new running backs in Carolina, Seattle, and Jacksonville, and... should you bench Odell Beckham in Week 15?

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15 Dec 2015, 08:06pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 14 DVOA Ratings

Carolina and New England slide up a little, Arizona slides down, but overall not much change in this week's DVOA ratings.

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10 Dec 2015, 04:00pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: December 10

Greg Thomas sits in for Scott Spratt on this week's Off The Charts podcast and we discuss the weird split this year between the top teams and all those bad (but not too bad) teams. We go in depth into the worst DVOA teams to ever make the playoffs, talking about whether the NFC East and AFC South champions will join them. Plus, interesting Brock Osweiler charting stats.

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10 Dec 2015, 01:46pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Chiefs Now Among NFL's Best Teams

A closer look at what's changed since Week 5 for the Kansas City Chiefs, who actually have the highest DVOA in the league (50.3%) for Weeks 5-13.

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09 Dec 2015, 02:20pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Ranking Head Coaches by Strategic Decision-Making

Which NFL coaches are best at handling key in-game situations such as challenges and fourth-down gambles? Using a metric called Strategic Score, Andrew Healy constructs the list. Ron Rivera is No. 1 for 2015.

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09 Dec 2015, 02:19pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 14

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz give some pointers on who to target for your lineup for the first week of the playoffs, including Marvin Jones and Jameis Winston. Plus, a special guest: the youngest fantasy football champion we could find.

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08 Dec 2015, 08:51pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

Seattle moves into the No. 1 spot in weighted DVOA and threatens to finish No. 1 overall for a fourth straight year, while the undefeated Panthers drop to a surprising sixth. Blame an easy schedule that may have included two games with the worst defense ever.

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03 Dec 2015, 05:17pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: December 3

In this week's episode of the Off The Charts podcast: How have Chicago and Detroit improved over the last few weeks? Do they have any shot at making the NFC North more than a two-team race? And is Washington really now the favorite to win the NFC East?

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02 Dec 2015, 12:01pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 13

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz discuss the injuries to Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham and the Cardinals RBs. Plus, contenders or pretenders from Week 12 and waiver claims.

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