Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Jan 2016, 12:04am by Cian Fahey

How the Houston Texans Defense Turned Itself Around

Everything changed after Week 7. That was when the Houston Texans defense showed the resiliency it was expected to show from the start of the season. The Texans were giving up over 28 points per game during the first seven games of the season, but brought it back down to 12 per game since then. Now they face one of the teams that beat them early in the year, the Kansas City Chiefs, and it's their defense that gives them hope.

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5 comments, Last at 17 Jan 2016, 6:00am by fest201620

03 Jan 2016, 07:25pm by Cian Fahey

Bills Need to Feed Watkins in 2016

Sammy Watkins starred in Week 17 with 11 receptions against the New York Jets. While Rex Ryan will be satisfied that his young star helped him complete a sweep over his former team, the game also served as a reminder of what could have been. Watkins hasn't been used enough this year. The Bills coaching staff can't afford to go through the 2016 season giving their best playmaker the same kind of inconsistent service.

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14 comments, Last at 14 Jun 2016, 4:19pm by HeatherCArias

30 Dec 2015, 12:32pm by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Alex Smith

The quarterback's tendency to play more aggressively has been a big part of Kansas City's improvement this season.

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12 comments, Last at 28 Apr 2016, 8:04am by footbluefox

23 Dec 2015, 12:19pm by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Doug Martin

Do the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the best running back in football? And will they be able to keep him in free agency?

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1 comment, Last at 23 Dec 2015, 2:01pm by dryheat

16 Dec 2015, 01:20pm by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Khalil Mack, Blake Bortles

One second-year player is blossoming, while the other still has serious holes in his game.

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29 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2015, 2:41am by Duff Soviet Union

09 Dec 2015, 12:22pm by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Teddy Bridgewater

Some quarterbacks get to play with great teammates. Some are surrounded by mediocrity. And some -- like Bridgewater -- are stuck in bad situations.

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60 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2016, 3:42am by avasara1122

02 Dec 2015, 10:13am by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Jonathan Stewart

The eighth-year pro has been a key contributor to the current Super Bowl favorites.

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9 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2016, 3:18pm by Instame

25 Nov 2015, 10:22am by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Markus Golden

Cian Fahey explains how Arizona's rookie pass rusher has overcome so-so athleticism with elite technique.

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18 Nov 2015, 01:50pm by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Davante Adams

Cian Fahey studies the Green Bay offense and finds that the former second-rounder isn't living up to his draft status.

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16 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2015, 8:07am by Theboardrider

11 Nov 2015, 09:39am by Cian Fahey

Film Room: Pernell McPhee

The Bears have had few bright spots lately, but the performance of their powerful edge rusher should give Chicago fans reason to smile.

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5 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2015, 3:36pm by Jimmy