Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

25 Aug 2014, 10:46am by Matt Waldman

The Difficulty of Judging Football Speed

Nebraska runner Ameer Abdullah’s 43-yard touchdown vs. Illinois offers a sound example of the difficulties of judging speed without a stopwatch, but why it’s still as important as the 40-time.

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5 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:19pm by v3456d

18 Aug 2014, 10:37am by Matt Waldman

RSP Sample Scouting Report: Chiefs TE Travis Kelce

Matt Waldman's report on Travis Kelce from the 2013 Rookie Scouting Portfolio.

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2 comments, Last at 18 Aug 2014, 11:55am by boone88rr

14 Aug 2014, 12:59pm by Matt Waldman

Logan Thomas: Look Out Below!!!

Utter the name “Logan Thomas” on Twitter and assign some positives to his game before the NFL Draft and the most likely responses coming your way were derision and confusion.

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5 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:21pm by v3456d

12 Aug 2014, 07:26am by Matt Waldman

On Robin Williams' Passing, Celebrity, and Sports

We’re a nation sold on celebrity. It’s also one of our leading exports to the rest of the world. Like many of you, I was raised to venerate the famous. And like many of you, I gradually learned that celebrity is a state of being and not a human being. Sometimes it’s easy to forget that difference and slip into assumptions about what we think we know about the humans behind the media mask.

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7 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2014, 5:30am by Chris UK

27 Jul 2014, 11:17pm by Matt Waldman

Slippery: Falcons RB Devonta Freeman

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman has “Slippery Power.” Find out what this means and why “Phone Booth Quicks” are necessary.

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18 Jul 2014, 10:36am by Matt Waldman

Scott Kacsmar: How I Would Have Handled Josh Gordon

Matt Waldman gave Football Outsiders’ writer the opportunity to write about the troubled Browns star for the RSP Writers Project. Kacsmar delivers.

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2 comments, Last at 19 Jul 2014, 2:14pm by herewegobrowniesherewego

15 Jul 2014, 11:49pm by Matt Waldman

LSU's Leonard Fournette: Best in a Decade?

In a decade? So says the Sporting News college football preview. The next Adrian Peterson? Some say so. Matt Waldman takes a look.

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2 comments, Last at 16 Jul 2014, 11:06pm by justanothersteve

14 Jul 2014, 09:19am by Matt Waldman

The Artfulness of Jamaal Charles and LeSean McCoy

The difference between good and great vision is the difference between output and high art. LeSean McCoy and Jamaal Charles illustrate.

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10 Jul 2014, 10:39am by Matt Waldman

No-Huddle Series: Green Bay TE Richard Rodgers

Cal tight end Richard Rodgers isn’t at the top of this class, but he has the tools to climb an NFL depth chart.

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4 comments, Last at 11 Jul 2014, 12:28pm by justanothersteve

08 Jul 2014, 10:34am by Matt Waldman

Talent Mining: Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon

Vikings rookie RB Jerick McKinnon has made a good first impression on Adrian Peterson and his athleticism makes him a compelling player to monitor over the next couple of years.

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3 comments, Last at 08 Jul 2014, 12:54pm by Raiderjoe