Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

24 Mar 2016, 04:29pm by Scott Kacsmar

2015 Short-Yardage Results

Why does 1 extra yard scare teams into passing when 75 percent of the league is better at rushing on third-and-2? Also: QB sneaks, Cam Newton's unique runs, and the Super Bowl-winning defense stepped up when it had to.

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18 comments, Last at 08 Aug 2016, 9:06am by sirish

24 Mar 2016, 01:23pm by Scott Kacsmar

FO on The Numbers Game (Episode 43)

It has been a slow month this offseason, but I was this week's guest on RotoViz Radio's The Numbers Game podcast with Kevin Cole to talk about free agency, team-building strategies and some of our recent stat articles such as AGL and failed completions.

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03 Mar 2016, 04:08pm by Scott Kacsmar

2015 Adjusted Games Lost: By Unit

Part II of our AGL study breaks down the injuries by unit. One team had the most injured WR corps in our database since 2002.

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6 comments, Last at 27 May 2016, 9:56am by Senkan

01 Mar 2016, 12:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

2015 Adjusted Games Lost

The Giants limp their way into an AGL dynasty for health futility. Also: the bad timing of the Bengals, the odd case of players who are "out" but play anyway, and Jay Gruden's questionable semantics.

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24 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2016, 11:46am by Noah of Arkadia

23 Feb 2016, 01:57pm by Scott Kacsmar

Matthew Stafford's Obscure Record

If Matthew Stafford sets a record and no one notices it, does it matter? We look at how he set an obscure benchmark for completion percentage in 2015.

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17 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2016, 7:50pm by Joe Willy

18 Feb 2016, 12:50pm by Scott Kacsmar

Jared Allen Announces Retirement on Twitter

Jared Allen is retiring after 12 NFL seasons.

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20 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2016, 4:41pm by justanothersteve

18 Feb 2016, 11:51am by Scott Kacsmar

Failed Completions 2015

The 2015 review of failed completions looks good for the top two MVP candidates. We also bring ALEX into the data for the first time.

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4 comments, Last at 23 Feb 2016, 2:56am by Scott Kacsmar

12 Feb 2016, 04:14pm by Scott Kacsmar

Quarterback Postseason Drive Stats

This year's update to the playoff drive stats show that the football gods may have been on Peyton Manning's side this time. Also: Cam Newton and Alex Smith enter the mix, and why we should be comparing Andrew Luck to Dan Marino.

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43 comments, Last at 17 Feb 2016, 9:26pm by Richie

12 Feb 2016, 09:52am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Three Teams That Can Follow Denver's Blueprint

At ESPN Insider, we highlighted the three teams most capable of copying Denver's unusual blueprint for a Super Bowl win: the Jets, Chiefs and Vikings. This was not supposed to be the era where you can win by getting so little out of the offense, but Denver did it with the best defense in the league, built with many great free-agent pickups and high draft picks. While the Broncos did not just come out of nowhere to succeed, that is why we picked three double-digit win teams from 2015 that with enough growth could ride their defense to a championship in 2016.

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12 comments, Last at 15 Feb 2016, 5:29pm by tuluse

08 Feb 2016, 05:12pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Encounters: Super Bowl 50

Denver's defense carried the team all season, and carried Peyton Manning right to a second Super Bowl ring in his worst season. Carolina's offense joins long list of postseason duds from the 500-point club.

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113 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2016, 12:02pm by WeaponX