Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

16 Apr 2015, 02:49pm by Scott Kacsmar

Zach Mettenberger: A Poor Team's Quarterback

The greatest trick the Titans ever pulled was convincing the world Zach Mettenberger was a "poor team's Tom Brady" and better than Jameis Winston. At least we hope it's a trick.

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34 comments, Last at 2:12pm by mehllageman56

27 Mar 2015, 12:51pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014: Year of the Short-Yardage Pass

Short-yardage passing had a good year, except at the end of the Super Bowl. We look at the return of quarterback runs, the rise in pass-happy strategy, and 2014 success rates for offense and defense.

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11 comments, Last at 06 Apr 2015, 8:23pm by tuluse

23 Mar 2015, 10:28am by Scott Kacsmar

Go For Nine? For Who? For What?

The Colts have proposed a nine-point touchdown that includes a bonus 50-yard field goal after a two-point conversion. We look at the potential impact this could have on the game.

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59 comments, Last at 27 Mar 2015, 6:02pm by Moridin

16 Mar 2015, 02:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

Failed Completions 2014

One 2014 team had the highest rate of failed completions on offense and defense. Another ranked 16th on both sides of the ball. Which one won the Super Bowl?

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33 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2015, 9:43pm by tuluse

12 Mar 2015, 02:15pm by Scott Kacsmar

Film Room: Peyton Manning's Back, But Same Problems?

Peyton Manning's back, but what happened in that miserable loss to the Colts, and why might it happen again even if he's healthy?

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28 comments, Last at 20 Mar 2015, 3:59pm by Grendel13G

05 Mar 2015, 03:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 Adjusted Games Lost: By Unit

Did you know the Chargers started five different centers in 2014, or that the Ravens placed five cornerbacks on IR? Part II of our 2014 AGL study looks at injuries by unit.

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13 comments, Last at 09 Mar 2015, 1:18pm by tuluse

04 Mar 2015, 04:20pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 Adjusted Games Lost

The Giants are the league's most injured team for the second straight year, while Chip Kelly's Eagles finish in the top five again. Also: Jay Gruden takes a page from Bill Belichick, and find out which team wasted their short-term IR tag.

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17 comments, Last at 10 Mar 2015, 11:34pm by DisplacedPackerFan

24 Feb 2015, 03:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

Four Downs: AFC West

Scott Kacsmar says that NFC North stars like Randall Cobb and Ndamukong Suh could find new homes in the AFC West.

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34 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2015, 2:07pm by umuddafadda

17 Feb 2015, 11:12am by Scott Kacsmar

Four Downs: AFC North

Our suggestions of bold moves in the AFC North start in Baltimore, where it's time for the Ravens to say goodbye to a key defender.

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67 comments, Last at 05 Mar 2015, 12:59am by LionInAZ

05 Feb 2015, 10:20pm by Scott Kacsmar

Patriots Lead NFL in Goal-Line Stands Under Bill Belichick

The Seahawks had 1:06 and one timeout left with a first down at the New England 5. How often does a defense prevent the touchdown in this dire situation? We examined back to 1998 and found that Bill Belichick has watched his defense come up big before in this spot.

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13 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2015, 8:43pm by RobertSachs