Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Aug 2015, 11:31pm by Scott Kacsmar

The Breakout of a Late-Round NFL Receiver

Antonio Brown is a late-round steal, but which active WR has beaten the odds of the draft and his QB? We studied the breakout seasons of the 20 all-time leading receivers and recent hidden gems. How important is QB play in developing a WR?

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37 comments, Last at 24 Aug 2015, 12:34pm by Raiderjoe

30 Jul 2015, 12:29pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 YAC+

Which receivers were truly most effective with the ball in their hands last season? We look at the leaders in YAC+ for 2014 and the last nine years.

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13 comments, Last at 03 Aug 2015, 7:19pm by Scott Kacsmar

21 Jul 2015, 10:15pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 Receiving Plus-Minus

Which receivers caught more or less passes than expected based on where the ball was thrown? We look at the best and worst from 2014 and some historical data.

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23 comments, Last at 26 Jul 2015, 9:50pm by theslothook

08 Jun 2015, 11:37am by Scott Kacsmar

Four Downs: AFC West

Denver and San Diego face uncertainty along the offensive line. Oakland is banking on youth in the secondary, while the Chiefs hope to change their vertical passing struggles.

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18 comments, Last at 16 Jun 2015, 6:46pm by theslothook

29 May 2015, 10:19am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Peyton Manning Makes Every OL Work (When Healthy)

Peyton Manning is entering 2015 with arguably the least accomplished offensive line of his career. While that might spell doom for some teams, Manning has made a career out of making every offensive line combination work out. Can he do it one more time?

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53 comments, Last at 02 Jun 2015, 8:09pm by tuluse

26 May 2015, 11:58am by Scott Kacsmar

Four Downs: AFC North

The state of Ohio is in dire need of pass catchers, while the Steelers and Ravens each have to replace a legend on defense.

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77 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2015, 6:29pm by chemical burn

11 May 2015, 05:41pm by Scott Kacsmar

Deflategate Punishment for Patriots Announced

The Patriots' punishment for Deflategate is revealed.

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833 comments, Last at 18 Jun 2015, 5:18pm by MJK

08 May 2015, 02:52pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 Incomplete Pass Breakdown: Receivers

The receiver with the most uncatchable targets isn't happy about getting a new quarterback? Our 2014 incompletion study shifts to receivers. Find out who had the most drops and which rookie was missed all over the field.

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30 comments, Last at 12 May 2015, 12:15pm by tuluse

07 May 2015, 05:29pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 Incomplete Pass Breakdown: Passers

One maligned signal caller was still deadly accurate in 2014. Another had the most drops despite his luck. We broke down every incompletion in 2014. Find out where your team's passer is missing the mark.

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73 comments, Last at 15 May 2015, 9:16pm by chemical burn

22 Apr 2015, 12:27pm by Scott Kacsmar

Snap-Weighted Age: 2014 NFL Rosters

For the first time in seven years, the Steelers weren't the oldest defense. We look at how another AFC powerhouse aged, plus the cap hell of the Saints. Also: is age just a number in the NFL?

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26 comments, Last at 24 Apr 2015, 5:43pm by tuluse