Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

18 Dec 2015, 01:38pm by Scott Kacsmar

Catch Radius: DeAndre Hopkins

Is DeAndre Hopkins having an All-Pro season or feasting on the volume he's afforded on a bad Houston offense? A study of his catch radius reveals some interesting truths about his game, and the way highlights can make us biased.

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7 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2015, 10:40am by meblackstone

16 Dec 2015, 10:44am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 15 DraftKings Matchups

We recap an injury-filled Week 14 where reliable running backs are on the extinction list. At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 15 matchups on DraftKings include Philip Rivers, Lamar Miller, Michael Floyd and Gary Barnidge.

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15 Dec 2015, 03:49pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 14

Eli Manning shreds Miami in one of his best games to close a week with one 4QC. Also: Oakland stuns Denver, Cousins loses his mind, Chargers can't score, Tampa Bay's self-inflicted wounds, and Buffalo is one loss closer to 16 seasons without the playoffs.

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17 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2015, 6:36am by Andrew Potter

14 Dec 2015, 01:47pm by Scott Kacsmar

ALEX: Week 14 and Touchdown Passes

One NFC North quarterback has been his usual self, but another has taken the conservative approach in 2015. Also: a look at ALEX and touchdown passes over the last decade. Alex Smith is where you expect him, but a forgotten gunslinger threw the longest touchdowns among his peers.

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6 comments, Last at 16 Dec 2015, 8:56pm by LionInAZ

12 Dec 2015, 01:31pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN Offers Some QBR Analysis on Rodgers, Brady, Newton

ESPN digs into some of the analysis behind QBR that has led to interesting 2015 numbers for Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Cam Newton

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94 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2015, 2:01pm by Gormiepoo

12 Dec 2015, 01:24pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 14 DraftKings Late Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 14 matchups for the tiny, four-game late slate include Brian Hoyer, Lamar Miller, Dez Bryant and the No. 1 tight end in New England (still to be determined, but even Scott Chandler is a better play than Jason Witten and Richard Rodgers). This is assuming the referees allow any Bryant completion in Green Bay this time.

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11 Dec 2015, 09:34am by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 14 MIN-ARI

The Vikings were a spin away from OT in Arizona. See how an ugly GWD became a milestone for Carson Palmer and how "All Day" turned into "One Drive" for Adrian Peterson. Plus: which director can best capture the sadness of Matt Kalil?

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29 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2015, 1:03pm by jmaron

09 Dec 2015, 12:17pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 14 DraftKings Matchups

We recap a Week 13 where value picks mostly paid off, as did a lot of chalk picks. At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 14 matchups on DraftKings include Jameis Winston, LeSean McCoy, A.J. Green and Zach Miller.

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08 Dec 2015, 03:44pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Week 13

Cam Newton continues Carolina's historic turnaround in close-game success. Three wild QB runs pay off, while three return scores end a 94-game streak for the Patriots. Also: did Tom Coughlin lose another battle for the fourth-down revolution?

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3 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2015, 5:40am by Scott Kacsmar

07 Dec 2015, 04:51pm by Scott Kacsmar

ALEX: Week 13 and the Largest ALEX Plays Since 2006

The data supports Aaron Rodgers as a vertical specialist, so why didn't Jim Caldwell know to defend the Hail Mary? We look at the largest ALEX plays since 2006 and some interesting calls by the Texans in Buffalo.

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12 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2015, 12:47pm by bravehoptoad