Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

20 Jan 2011, 01:54pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Jets over Patriots

The Patriots needed to blitz Mark Sanchez on Sunday, and they didn't. Will the Steelers make the same mistake? And will the Jets play the same heavy coverage-oriented defense against Ben Roethlisberger that they played against Tom Brady?

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2 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2011, 4:22pm by tuluse

12 Jan 2011, 11:55am by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Seahawks over Saints

AGS analyzes how rare the Seahawks' upset was and how likely it is to happen again.

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7 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2011, 1:26pm by spenczar

04 Jan 2011, 04:35pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Raiders over Chiefs

To beat the Kansas City Chiefs, you have to stop three players: Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe, and Tamba Hali. The Raiders were able to stop two of them. How many will the Ravens be able to stop?

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7 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2011, 2:23pm by bigcarl

28 Dec 2010, 03:20pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bengals over Chargers

This week: Is it sometimes better to go without star receivers? Sunday's Bengals performance seems to suggest so, and even the Chargers have a higher DVOA this year without Antonio Gates than they do with him -- he's been amazing, but the rest of the offense hasn't been quite as good when he's in the lineup. Likely coincidence, but still interesting.

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3 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2010, 8:49pm by Vince Verhei

21 Dec 2010, 03:02pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lions over Bucs

Vince looks at whether Gerald McCoy or Ndamukong Suh have had the better rookie season, and whether the Lions or the Bucs need to do more to improve this offseason.

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18 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2010, 12:22pm by witless chum

16 Dec 2010, 04:21pm by Vince Verhei

Tarvaris Jackson to IR

This makes sixth-round draft pick Joe Webb the likely starter Monday night against the Bears.

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46 comments, Last at 18 Dec 2010, 3:43pm by Anonymous1

14 Dec 2010, 02:24pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Dolphins over Jets

This week's Any Given Sunday revisits Mark Sanchez's career progression (not as impressive as hoped) and the breakout season of Cameron Wake (more impressive than you might realize).

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21 comments, Last at 15 Dec 2010, 5:18pm by tuluse

13 Dec 2010, 03:26pm by Vince Verhei

Bucs Lose McCoy, Black For Rest Of Season

For the third straight week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have seen a pair of starters go down for the season. Two weeks ago, it was guard Davin Joseph and safety Cody Grimm against Baltimore. Last week, it was cornerback Aqib Talib and center Jeff Faine against Atlanta. And after yesterday's game against Washington, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and linebacker Quincy Black are both done for 2010.

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9 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2010, 11:06am by dmb

09 Dec 2010, 06:09am by Vince Verhei

ESPN.com's Playoff Machine

OK, this is awesome. ESPN's latest toy let's you pick the winner of every remaining regular-season game (including ties, if you desire) and spits out the resulting playoff matchups. It was challenging, but I found a way to get Arizona into the postseason.

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80 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2010, 5:19pm by erniecohen

07 Dec 2010, 03:53pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Cowboys over Colts

So, are the Colts cooked, or what? Here's a look at Indy's struggles on both offense and defense.

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2 comments, Last at 08 Dec 2010, 3:23pm by Marcumzilla