Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

12 Feb 2014, 10:46am by Scott Kacsmar

Four Downs: AFC East

Four Downs returns as we speculate on new receiving options in New England and New York and better offensive line play in Buffalo and Miami.

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42 comments, Last at 14 Feb 2014, 2:48pm by nat

04 Feb 2014, 12:13pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL's Best Playoff Quarterbacks: DVOA and DYAR

Now with 25 years of data on DVOA and DYAR, who are the best quarterbacks in the postseason? Who plays the toughest teams? Also: Win Probability Added and why Mark Sanchez keeps ranking so highly.

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101 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2014, 3:32am by Zach Nepa

28 Jan 2014, 11:00am by Scott Kacsmar

Quarterback Postseason Drive Stats

Full career playoff drive stats for 32 quarterbacks. Who averages the most points per drive? Who has been stuck with the worst field position? Also: drive stats preview for Super Bowl XLVIII.

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35 comments, Last at 30 Jan 2014, 10:04pm by nat

24 Jan 2014, 02:35pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Impact of Third Down in SB XLVIII

The Seahawks and Broncos could not be any different in how well they defend the pass on third down, but how will Denver's potent offense and Seattle's recent inconsistency impact these crucial plays?

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6 comments, Last at 26 Jan 2014, 12:27am by JoRo

22 Jan 2014, 01:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

How Should We Judge Quarterbacks in the Postseason?

Part I of a statistical study of NFL quarterbacks in the postseason. How should the quarterback be judged this time of year and why should anyone expect results against the best competition to be similar to the regular season?

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87 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2014, 1:54pm by Scott Kacsmar

20 Jan 2014, 12:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Conference Championships

Another 49ers season ends with an incomplete pass to Michael Crabtree in the end zone. Also: Was the AFC Championship the Patriots' worst performance in their last 64 games?

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39 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2014, 8:54pm by The Hypno-Toad

13 Jan 2014, 12:47pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Divisional Round

Marques Colston trademarks the "Fail Mary Lateral" in Seattle. Also: Denver redeems itself in four-minute offense, Patriots beat Colts in familiar fashion and Carolina wastes eight minutes to punt.

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31 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2014, 10:32am by EricL

10 Jan 2014, 02:04pm by Scott Kacsmar

AFC Divisional Round Preview

The Colts and Patriots meet for the 11th season in a row, but is New England still too balanced and well-coached for an Indianapolis upset? On Sunday, another rested Peyton Manning team will take on a hot sixth seed. This AFC slate sounds too familiar.

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40 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2014, 12:37am by Athelas

06 Jan 2014, 01:32pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Wild Card

The Colts deliver the second-largest comeback in NFL history. Also: the Saints and 49ers bleed the clock on the road and the Bengals just bleed out in front of their fans.

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17 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2014, 7:41am by Granted

03 Jan 2014, 12:39pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Numbers Don't Lie for Nick Foles

Sure, Nick Foles' interception rate was a bit fluky, but when you look closer at all his snaps you find there weren't many "almost interceptions" either. We also know that no quarterback throws more screens or more deep passes.

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12 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2014, 9:12pm by Intropy