Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Jan 2016, 11:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Colts Give Chuck Pagano Four-Year Extension

No, really. The biggest news of Black Monday is the opposite of Black Monday. What kind of Monday is it when a coach who was considered on the chopping block all season gets a four-year extension instead of being told goodbye? Apparently, Ryan Grigson, Jim Irsay, and Pagano have hugged it all out. My problem with the decision isn't this decision, but rather the decision to keep both Pagano and Grigson. The rest of this team has never developed around Andrew Luck. Either Pagano isn't coaching them up with the right schemes, or Grigson isn't drafting and signing the right players.

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04 Jan 2016, 08:55pm by Aaron Schatz

Final 2015 DVOA Ratings

The Seahawks steamroll Arizona to finish No. 1 in our DVOA ratings for the fourth straight year, and head into the playoffs as one of the hottest teams we've ever measured. Plus: 2015 goes down as the year no offense stood out, but one defense certainly did because it was horrendous.

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04 Jan 2016, 01:57pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 17 Quick Reads

Here's a list of the best and worst players of Week 17 by FO metrics.

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04 Jan 2016, 12:02pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Open Black Monday Thread 2015

Once again this year, we'll keep an open thread all day on the Monday after the season to announce firings. Every year, it seems like the announcements start earlier and earlier. This year, we can't even wait for any of Sunday's games to be over. (Click to read more.)

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29 Dec 2015, 08:39pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: Week 17 and Season Review

In the final ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly podcast for this season, Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz discuss who to target and who to steer clear of if you are in a league that goes through Week 17. Plus, they review the biggest surprises and busts of the 2016 season and which players have the most value for dynasty leagues going forward.

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29 Dec 2015, 07:36pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

Arizona's huge win over Green Bay moves the Cardinals ahead of the Seahawks at the top of the DVOA ratings and gives us the first-ever "DVOA Championship Game" with No. 1 battling No. 2 to close out the regular season.

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22 Dec 2015, 09:08pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Fantasy Football Weekly: ODB Insurance

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz discuss Odell Beckham's suspension and which favorable matchups you should look to exploit in Week 16 to win you a championship.

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22 Dec 2015, 08:46pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 15 DVOA Ratings

Hello again, Seattle. The 9-5 Seahawks move into the top spot and could end up No. 1 for four straight years. Plus: which teams have suffered the most with backup quarterbacks in 2015?

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19 Dec 2015, 05:26pm by Aaron Schatz

NFL Expands Referees' Contact with Blandino During Playoffs

Important story from the last couple days that's worth discussing with the FO readers. The NFL has announced that it will expand communication during the playoffs between referees and V.P. of Officiating Dean Blandino at the New York office.

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17 Dec 2015, 06:07pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: December 17

This week's show focuses on the question of players where the advanced stats seem to disagree with conventional wisdom. Is Blake Bortles having a good season, or not? Why does DeAngelo Williams fly under all the radars for Pittsburgh, maybe the best offense in the NFL? And what the heck happened to Dez Bryant this year: quarterback problems, the lingering foot injury, or both? (Click for audio link.)

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