Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 Oct 2015, 07:35pm by Scott Kacsmar

ALEX: Week 7

Even the worst quarterbacks are aware of the importance of getting the ball past the sticks on fourth down, so what happened with Matt Cassel's ill-fated checkdown against the Giants? Plus: Drew Brees hits a rare bomb and the Steelers hope to get back to success with Ben Roethlisberger.

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24 Oct 2015, 03:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 7 DraftKings Late Matchups

At ESPN Insider, our Saturday column looks at DraftKings matchups for the late slate only. That's just four games this week. Some of our favorite matchups include Philip Rivers, Jonathan Stewart and Steve Smith. We also really like Antonio Gates and John Brown, but both have serious injury situations to monitor right up to game time. Ladarius Green could be a steal as a late add if Gates cannot go.

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21 Oct 2015, 12:32pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 7 DraftKings Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 7 matchups for DraftKings include Todd Gurley, Philip Rivers, Stefon Diggs and Antonio Gates.

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20 Oct 2015, 04:23pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 6

Blown leads are undeniably a big part of the legacy of Pete Carroll's Seahawks. Also: Peyton's lucky in a different way, groaning over Bears-Lions, and Philip Rivers denied greatness again.

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18 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2015, 7:04pm by gomer_rs

19 Oct 2015, 03:49pm by Scott Kacsmar

ALEX: Week 6

This week's lowest ALEX belongs to Denver again. How successful is a short pass on third-and-15? How successful is a long pass on third-and-1? We look at the historic data on a few key conversions in Week 6 victories, along with updated season rankings for third down ALEX.

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10 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2015, 7:36pm by Vincent Verhei

17 Oct 2015, 11:52am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 6 DraftKings Late Matchups

Each Saturday we have a second DFS advice column on ESPN Insider for DraftKings, but this one only focuses on the late games. Outside of loading up on the Patriots, we also like Antonio Gates, Carlos Hyde and James Jones this week.

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14 Oct 2015, 11:28pm by Scott Kacsmar

ALEX: Week 5

Our Air Less EXpected (ALEX) metric looks at which quarterbacks are playing aggressive or conservative on money downs. We debut the season rankings and the best and worst plays from Week 5.

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30 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2015, 12:16pm by Scott Kacsmar

14 Oct 2015, 11:38am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 6 DraftKings Matchups

We recap Week 5 in DFS, including Owen Daniels' bagel. Some of our favorite Week 6 matchups for DraftKings include Colin Kaepernick, Dion Lewis, Julian Edelman, Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. Yes, we are all Patriots this week.

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3 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2015, 10:39am by Captain Kevin

13 Oct 2015, 01:13pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 5

Week 5 had it all with 23 ties or lead changes in crunch time. Also: overtime stunners, annoying rule interpretations, 18 lost seconds, big pick-sixes, a helmet catch, backward passes, and one Wildcat ending.

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13 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2015, 1:06pm by LyleNM

10 Oct 2015, 08:51pm by Scott Kacsmar

Q&A with Baltimore Sports and Life

We are one fourth of the way through the regular season. Scott answered questions from Baltimore Sports and Life about how the division races are shaping up among other topics.

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