Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Dec 2014, 01:51pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Will Cardinals See Red With Lindley at QB?

This week's Sunday Night Football column for NBC Sports looks at Ryan Lindley and playoff teams that have started three (or more!) quarterbacks in the regular season. That list includes four Super Bowl champions, none of whom played any of their backups in the playoffs. Lindley? Available evidence indicates he just might be really, really bad, but I outline a potential minimal gameplan for him.

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4 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2015, 5:35am by loveworth1

12 Dec 2014, 02:14pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Eagles-Cowboys Could Come Down To This

Philadelphia has the #1-ranked special teams unit by DVOA, so I wrote about that and their improvement there over last year for this week's Sunday Night Football column for NBC Sports.

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3 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2015, 5:37am by loveworth1

26 Nov 2014, 04:40pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Breaking Down Broncos' Backfield Jumble

For this week's SNF column at NBC Sports, I take a look at the three men to be the Broncos' lead back this year.

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4 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2015, 5:41am by loveworth1

21 Nov 2014, 02:38pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Dez Bryant's Season Still Up To His Standards

For this week's SNF column for NBC Sports, I took a look at Dez Bryant. DeMarco Murray is getting most of the publicity because he has the stats, but Dez is still really, really good.

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2 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2015, 5:42am by loveworth1

14 Nov 2014, 04:20pm by Tom Gower

Inside New England's Offensive Rebound

For this week's NBC Sports column previewing Sunday Night Football, I use DVOA to help me look at some of the reasons behind (or in one case, not behind) New England's offensive improvement in their last five games.

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7 comments, Last at 02 May 2015, 5:42am by loveworth

07 Nov 2014, 04:53pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Brandon Marshall's Deep Play Problems

In this week's Sunday Night Football column, I examine the decline in Brandon Marshall's DVOA. As the headline indicates, it's all about downfield throws.

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31 Oct 2014, 02:47pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Big Dropoff Coming For Big Ben

This week's Sunday Night Football column for NBC Sports covers what happens the week after a quarterback has a big passing day like Ben Roethlisberger has. The short answer: a whole lot of regression to the mean.

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7 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2014, 12:25am by LionInAZ

24 Oct 2014, 12:19pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Green Bay's Best Receiver

For this week's SNF feature for NBC Sports, I wrote about the Green Bay Packer receiver leading the league in DYAR. Nope, it's Randall Cobb, not Jordy Nelson.

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9 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2014, 1:19pm by PackerNation

17 Oct 2014, 05:32pm by Tom Gower

Jets Acquire Percy Harvin From Seahawks

File this under "Huh?", "Really?" and "Stories I Would Not Have Believed Without Jay Glazer's Track Record."

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90 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2014, 10:55am by Mike B. In Va

17 Oct 2014, 03:11pm by Tom Gower

SNF: Late Career Peyton Manning Throwing More Short TDs

For this week's SNF column, I look at Peyton Manning's touchdowns by distance. He's throwing more short TDs than he used to, and that was true late in his Indianapolis days as well as in Denver.

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7 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2014, 9:41pm by nat