Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 Aug 2014, 05:14pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Race for No. 1 Pick in 2015 NFL Draft

At Insider we looked at the 10 teams who finished 4-12 or worse in the highest percentage of our simulations used for projections in Football Outsiders Almanac 2014. Oakland has missed out by the smallest of margins the last two years, but the Raiders lead the way this year.

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1 comment, Last at 26 Aug 2014, 8:07pm by herewegobrowniesherewego

25 Aug 2014, 12:50pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Division Strength (2002-2013)

In the last 12 years, which divisions have been the strongest? The weakest? The best on offense and defense? The best DVOA? Does playing in a strong division lead to more playoff success?

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6 comments, Last at 26 Aug 2014, 10:23am by nat

24 Aug 2014, 05:47pm by Scott Kacsmar

FO Talks 2014 Predictions with Greg Rasheed

Scott Kacsmar talks 2014 season predictions with Greg Rasheed, including Super Bowl favorites, surprise teams, RGIII's awful slides, the impact of Darrelle Revis and all the penalty flags.

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1 comment, Last at 28 Aug 2014, 8:58pm by RIDE

21 Aug 2014, 12:06pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Is NFC West Best Division Ever?

Is the NFC West the best division ever? Winning percentage and point differential call the 2013 NFC West the best division in the eight-division era, but DVOA actually begs one as being a little bit better: the 2004 AFC East.

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1 comment, Last at 21 Aug 2014, 11:21pm by mehllageman56

18 Aug 2014, 05:41pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Play-Action Defense

Are the best defenses against play action the best against regular passes too? How much impact does play action really have in an NFL game, and does it correlate from year to year?

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3 comments, Last at 20 Aug 2014, 2:39pm by theslothook

17 Aug 2014, 05:12am by Scott Kacsmar

The Greatest Irrelevant Comeback in NFL History

If a team pulls off the largest fourth-quarter comeback in NFL history in the preseason, does anyone notice? Well, you know one person that did.

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12 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2014, 2:40pm by MC2

15 Aug 2014, 11:31am by Scott Kacsmar

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Interns for Injuries

Football Outsiders is seeking two interns (one for AFC teams, one for NFC teams) to help collect player injury data for the 2014 season. (Click to read more.)

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3 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2014, 4:52pm by RickD

14 Aug 2014, 12:48pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Play-Action Offense

The two best play-action offenses were the best passing offenses without play action too. Is that normal? Also: a Flacco surprise, Jason Garrett's allergy, and what the heck happened in Washington?

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23 comments, Last at 21 Aug 2014, 11:53pm by Perfundle

12 Aug 2014, 01:27pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Pressure Plays: Defense

Part two of our 2013 pressure study focuses on which defenses fared best with and without pressure last year. Should we expect a lot of variation in 2014?

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36 comments, Last at 14 Aug 2014, 3:37pm by nat

11 Aug 2014, 02:28pm by Scott Kacsmar

Penalty Watch: Preseason Week 1 (Ruh-roh)

There were 24 illegal contact penalties in the first full week of the preseason. There were 37 in the entire 2013 regular season. Are we headed for a historic season in terms of flags thrown?

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6 comments, Last at 11 Aug 2014, 8:36pm by The Ancient Mariner