Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

20 Apr 2017, 03:05pm by Scott Kacsmar

Snap-Weighted Age: 2016 NFL Rosters

The Saints were 2016's oldest team, and the Rams were once again the youngest. Are more rookies starting than ever before in the NFL? 2016 was the youngest season we have tracked yet.

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5 comments, Last at 24 Apr 2017, 12:08am by LionInAZ

17 Apr 2017, 04:02pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Head Coaches: Adjusted Games Lost

Which head coaches have had the most injured rosters since 2002? The healthiest? We look at 15 years of adjusted games lost data to find the answer, and to see if injuries really are a good explanation for a bad season.

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18 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2017, 2:22am by LionInAZ

14 Apr 2017, 04:01pm by Scott Kacsmar

Raiders Agree to Terms with Marshawn Lynch (UPDATE: Maybe Not)

The Raiders have signed Marshawn Lynch, bringing the back out of retirement for the 2017 season.

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9 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2017, 3:41am by Bright Blue Shorts

12 Apr 2017, 05:32pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Adjusted Games Lost by Unit

Breaking down adjusted games lost by unit shows a rough year for Kansas City's front seven, and the Vikings battled with the Bears for the title of "This Century's Most Injured Offense."

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14 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2017, 1:39pm by Scott Kacsmar

10 Apr 2017, 12:08pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Adjusted Games Lost

The 2016 season featured the most injured team ever in our database, and another healthy Jeff Fisher squad that underachieved. We also look at the impact of the NFL removing "probable" from the game reports.

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13 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2017, 2:46pm by Scott C

24 Mar 2017, 04:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

A History of Undrafted NFL Quarterbacks

Given the historical success of undrafted quarterbacks in the NFL, Tony Romo might as well be a national treasure. We look at the impact of developmental leagues on undrafted quarterbacks, and just how many players have tried to break through in a recent season.

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31 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2017, 5:26am by Winterguard78

21 Mar 2017, 03:16pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Draft: Round-by-Round QB Study (1994-2016)

Thanks a lot, Dak Prescott. Now more people will think the fourth round is still a gold mine for quarterbacks, but the data says otherwise. The update to our quarterback draft study for 1994-2016 shows little has changed: finding a good QB is really hard.

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37 comments, Last at 30 Mar 2017, 6:38am by jefeweiss

02 Mar 2017, 07:41am by Scott Kacsmar

Four Downs: AFC West

The Broncos and Chargers need more retooling along the offensive line, the Raiders could use some cornerbacks, and the Chiefs have some issues in the heart of their defense.

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13 comments, Last at 07 Mar 2017, 11:40am by Noah Arkadia

21 Feb 2017, 08:12am by Scott Kacsmar

Failed Completions 2016

The 2016 study of failed completions finds an undesirable record for Joe Flacco, and praise for... Matt Barkley? Also: another depressing Rams sequel, Matt Ryan's weak spot, gadget receivers, and Tom Coughlin's teams are on the rise.

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19 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2017, 4:05pm by Vincent Verhei

15 Feb 2017, 04:34pm by Scott Kacsmar

Postseason QB Drive Stats and DVOA

Where does Matt Ryan rank among playoff quarterbacks now? Was 2016 even a top-five postseason in Tom Brady's career? Scott Kacsmar's annual look at playoff drive stats also includes the first look at 1986-88 postseason DVOA.

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50 comments, Last at 23 Feb 2017, 1:10pm by Bob Smith