Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

28 Jan 2018, 05:57pm by Zach Binney

What Does 'Injury-Prone' Mean in the NFL?

Once a player misses time due to injury, what are the odds that injury will haunt him in years to come?

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39 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2018, 2:20pm by medelste

10 Nov 2017, 02:50pm by Zach Binney

Do Thursday Games Cause More Injuries?

Richard Sherman's torn Achilles was just one of a long list of injuries to both teams in Thursday night's Seahawks-Cardinals game. Was this an anomaly, or are Thursday games more dangerous and likely to cause injuries?

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14 comments, Last at 14 Feb 2018, 4:13pm by jdkiskamp

18 Oct 2017, 03:44pm by Zach Binney

The Truth Behind Rising Injury Rates

Zachary O. Binney tries to explain the rise in NFL injury rates over the past decade. Are players getting hurt more often? Or are teams doing a better job of diagnosing and reporting injuries?

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9 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2017, 8:05am by jtr

22 Sep 2017, 03:13pm by Zach Binney

Turf Type and NFL Injuries: Part II

In our second look at turf and injuries, we look at specific stadiums, with some surprising results. It turns out the turf in Washington isn't nearly as dangerous as you may have been led to believe.

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7 comments, Last at 31 Jan 2018, 3:11am by wingsio0

13 Sep 2017, 08:25pm by Zach Binney

Turf Type and NFL Injuries: Part I

Is natural grass really the safest surface for NFL players? And are certain artificial turfs safer than others?

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18 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2017, 5:40pm by qawrsdrfytgujhok

03 Apr 2017, 04:38pm by Zach Binney

Fact Check: QB Injury Numbers

Some media outlets are reporting that quarterback injuries were way down in 2016. Our numbers say that just isn't the case.

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14 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2017, 6:01pm by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

02 Dec 2016, 04:36pm by Zach Binney

Injuries in the Post-Probable Era

Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney looks the effects of the removal of the "Probable" designation from the NFL's official injury reports.

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14 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 3:00pm by Zach Binney

29 Aug 2016, 12:36pm by Zach Binney

Are NFL Careers Really Getting Shorter?

Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney fact-checks a story in a national publication and finds that everyone makes mistakes.

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20 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2016, 2:15pm by Bright Blue Shorts

29 Apr 2016, 03:52pm by Zach Binney

Teams Don't Know Jack

UCLA linebacker Myles Jack fell out of the first round of the 2016 draft due to injury concerns. What does the FO injury database tell us about similar cases in the past?

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15 comments, Last at 03 May 2016, 8:33am by Guest789

23 Oct 2015, 01:09pm by Zach Binney

NFL Injuries Part IV: Variation by Position

We all know torn ACLs are bad for everyone, but which injuries stand out as particularly bad news at certain positions?

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5 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2015, 9:51am by brian30tw