Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Aug 2017, 12:52pm by Bryan Knowles

Buffalo Trades Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby

Who says player-for-player trades never happen in the NFL? Buffalo shook up Friday afternoon by making a couple deals to revamp their receiving corps and secondary.

First, they dealt WR Sammy Watkins and a 2018 sixth-round pick to the LA Rams for CB E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round pick.

Then, with a new surplus at corner and a deficit at receiver, they traded CB Ronald Darby to Philadelphia for WR Jordan Matthews and a 2018 third-round pick.

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37 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2017, 11:40pm by The Ninjalectual

14 Jul 2017, 06:25pm by Bryan Knowles

2016 Play-Action Defense

Can your defense sniff out a play-action fake? If you live in Texas, you're in luck! If you're in a Great Lakes state, on the other hand...

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3 comments, Last at 09 Aug 2017, 9:33am by Martha Simons

12 Jul 2017, 04:01pm by Bryan Knowles

2016 Play-Action Offense

We take a look at play-action passing from 2016, as numbers return to a state of normalcy after the great Zone-Read Revolution.

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9 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2017, 5:20pm by msabercr

27 Jun 2017, 01:08pm by Bryan Knowles

2016 Offensive Personnel Analysis

In which we ask the question: if you're not using 11 personnel, are you really playing modern football?

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33 comments, Last at 03 Jul 2017, 8:15am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

18 May 2017, 12:43pm by Bryan Knowles

Four Downs: NFC West

The Seahawks have dominated this division for years despite a subpar offensive line, a weakness that seems to have spread to their rivals in California. Then there's the Cardinals, who will soon face life without Carson Palmer.

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20 comments, Last at 05 Jun 2017, 7:37am by evilgenius

27 Mar 2017, 01:20pm by Bryan Knowles

2017 Free Agency Cost-Benefit Analysis

It's a year of huge cornerback contracts, with A.J. Bouye and Stephon Gilmore breaking the bank. But will these big-money contracts, and the big-time gambles associated with them, pay off?

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37 comments, Last at 15 Apr 2017, 8:32pm by kckolbe

05 Mar 2017, 11:48am by Bryan Knowles

Speed Score 2017

Leonard Fournette, Dalvin Cook, and Christian McCaffrey run near-identical times, but Speed Score weighs in on which 40-yard dash was most impressive.

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20 comments, Last at 15 Mar 2017, 4:24pm by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

26 Feb 2017, 08:30pm by Bryan Knowles

Four Downs: NFC North

The Vikings and Lions need linemen, the Packers ponder secondary concerns, and the Bears look to finally move on from Jay Cutler.

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21 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2017, 3:42pm by surlycooper

29 Jan 2017, 09:45pm by Bryan Knowles

Colts Hire Chris Ballard as GM; 49ers Pick John Lynch

John Lynch and Chris Ballard are your new NFL General Managers. (Click to read more.)

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36 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2017, 2:28pm by Steve in WI

21 Nov 2016, 11:06pm by Bryan Knowles

Week 11 Quick Reads

Are kickers missing more often in 2016? Overall, no, but numbers on long kicks are way down across the league.

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59 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2016, 12:53am by Dan