Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Feb 2010, 02:49pm by Guest

Adjusted Comeback Efficiency

Guest columnist Nicholas Higgins proposes a new statistic to free us from the endless cavalcade of "quarterback comeback" graphics: Adjusted Comeback Efficiency. Eli Manning approves.

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124 comments, Last at 29 Jun 2012, 6:09pm by LG4DC

02 Nov 2009, 12:16pm by Guest

Show Them The Money?

Guest columnist Ben Singer takes a look at the "Contract Year" phenomenon, analyzing the impact of free agency on NFL player motivation and performance.

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7 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2009, 2:22pm by Ryan D.

22 Jul 2009, 11:26am by Guest

Testing the Third-Year WR Rule

Guest writer Nick Higgins explores whether wide receivers really break out in their third seasons.

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24 comments, Last at 22 Jan 2013, 10:47am by wolike

14 Apr 2009, 09:21am by Guest

RB Usage, Part II

In Part II of his guest column, Mike Horn looks at the rise of the featured back and asks: Where have all the pass-catchers gone?

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18 comments, Last at 15 Apr 2009, 1:50pm by Mr Shush

10 Apr 2009, 10:00am by Guest

RB Usage, Part I

Guest columnist Mike Horn looks at the evolution of the workhorse running back, and asks whether the dual-back system is really gaining popularity.

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38 comments, Last at 16 Apr 2009, 9:24am by mrh

06 Apr 2009, 10:16am by Guest

Every Stat Tells A Story: Wild Man Willey

Norm Willey claims that he collected 17 sacks in one game against the Giants in 1952. Is that possible? Pete Palmer, co-author of The Hidden Game of Football, investigates.

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24 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2013, 3:11am by asien resa

02 Sep 2008, 10:14am by Guest

What's a Perfect Game?

Against the Dolphins last year, Tom Brady threw the 20th perfect game in NFL history -- whatever that means. Guest columnist Pete Palmer tears apart the NFL's passer rating system, puts it back together, and suggests a new alternative.

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63 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2008, 9:03am by Albert

13 May 2008, 11:36am by Guest

Four Downs: NFC East

Draft day in the NFC East was all about trades. The Cowboys made a lot of trades, the Eagles made fans angry with a trade, and the Redskins actually used their picks instead of trading them away.

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131 comments, Last at 23 May 2008, 9:40pm by Pat

22 Apr 2008, 07:12pm by Guest

Feeling a Draft

Guest columnist Jason McKinley looks at past drafts with the one objective measure teams use to declare their opinion on players: salary. Which team's picks have earned more than the usual salaries of players chosen in their slots? The best-drafting team of 2000-2003 will shock anyone with access to YouTube.

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60 comments, Last at 01 May 2008, 11:55am by chuckv

17 Apr 2008, 11:54am by Guest

Four Downs: NFC East

The Cowboys are flirting with Pacman Jones. The Giants are still enjoying the Super Bowl afterglow. The Eagles were left standing at the altar. And the Redskins have a lot of draft picks, for once. Guest columnist Mike McGibbon leads Four Downs on a tour of the NFC East.

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44 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2008, 6:19pm by justme