Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

07 Jan 2015, 12:28pm by Matt Waldman

Jameis Winston: Leadership (On Stage and Behind the Curtain)

Waldman gave his on-field analysis of Jameis Winston at this site. He explores the thorny issues of Winston's off-field portfolio at the RSP blog.

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45 comments, Last at 30 Mar 2015, 11:44am by Mikey Benny

30 Dec 2014, 02:46am by Matt Waldman

RSP Film Room: Nebraska WR Kenny Bell

There are six plays from Odell Beckham’s LSU tape that made me a fan of his game. Bell isn’t Odell Beckham, but the reasons I like his game aren’t much different on tape.

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25 comments, Last at 29 Mar 2015, 1:15pm by bloggesrdog

26 Dec 2014, 01:53pm by Matt Waldman

Pocket Presence Points: QB Chuckie Keaton

When it comes to player evaluation, seemingly minor issues often get magnified with the intensity of pressure. Utah State Chuckie Keaton’s performance versus Wake Forest is proof.

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2 comments, Last at 29 Mar 2015, 1:17pm by bloggesrdog

16 Dec 2014, 05:48pm by Matt Waldman

Losing Your Football Innocence

How to watch football with a more critical eye.

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12 comments, Last at 29 Mar 2015, 1:19pm by bloggesrdog

10 Dec 2014, 10:25pm by Vincent Verhei

College Football: How to Argue Your Team Would Have Won

In the third part of their series, Brian Wong and the crew at Summit Analytics have simulated a four-team playoff for every season back to 2005 to see who might have won championships if the BCS hadn't been limited to two teams a year.

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1 comment, Last at 29 Mar 2015, 1:20pm by bloggesrdog

21 Nov 2014, 01:52pm by Matt Waldman

RSP Film Room: FSU QB Jameis Winston

Sigmund Bloom returns to the RSP Film Room for a first look at Jameis Winston and the FSU quarterback makes it look easy under difficult circumstances.

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3 comments, Last at 29 Mar 2015, 1:23pm by bloggesrdog

19 Nov 2014, 01:45pm by Vincent Verhei

Who Wins the Playoff Matchup?

The folks at Summit Analytics try to predict this year's playoff field based on prior years' data. For no reason I can fathom, they've decorated their piece with a photo of the Washington Huskies, currently 2-5 in the Pac-12 and not within shouting distance of the playoff field.

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5 comments, Last at 29 Mar 2015, 1:23pm by bloggesrdog

14 Nov 2014, 02:20pm by Matt Waldman

RSP Film Room: RB David Cobb, Minnesota

You want to learn about running back play? This is a great episode to watch and learn with Emory Hunt and I providing insights that will stick to your ribs.

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05 Nov 2014, 05:20pm by Vincent Verhei

College Football Data Analysis: Why Your Team Should Have Won

This piece by Summit, a data analysis advisory firm based in Washington, D.C., looks back at what college football's postseason might have looked like in recent years if the four-team playoff had begun in 2010. (Hint: I hope you like watching Alabama play football.)

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2 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2014, 1:27pm by mdfbo

31 Oct 2014, 12:07pm by Aaron Schatz

Houston Cougars Believe They Know How to Make Their Own Luck

University of Houston head coach Tony Levine disagrees with statisticians about the random nature of turnovers, and has tried to build his team's strategy around winning the turnover margin consistently. Is this truly possible, or have the Cougars just had two lucky years?

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17 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2014, 10:49pm by Whatev