Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

04 Mar 2008, 12:00pm by Guest

Four Downs: NFC East

The first round of Four Downs wraps up with a look at the NFC East, a division so strong that the worst regular-season team in 2007 goes into 2008 as the defending Super Bowl champion.

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205 comments, Last at 12 Nov 2010, 10:44am by Glandos

21 Dec 2007, 01:53pm by Guest

Game Charters Speak II

Had enough of the Pats, Colts, and Cowboys this year? Join us for our special No-Winning-Teams edition of Game Charters Speak! We look at six teams with a combined record of 30-54, trying to figure out what went wrong in 2007 and how they can right the ship in 2008.

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23 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2007, 6:27pm by Kent