Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 Sep 2016, 03:32pm by Andrew Potter

Week 3 Injury Aftermath

Will Russell Wilson's knee injury force him to miss the first game of his career?

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1 comment, Last at 4:28pm by Will Allen

25 Sep 2016, 08:38pm by Brian Fremeau

LSU Fires Les Miles

The Les Miles era is over after 12 seasons in Baton Rouge. Miles survived an attempted coup late in 2015 but an underwhelming 2-2 start this year for a team with legitimate preseason playoff aspirations was enough evidence for LSU to pull the plug.

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3 comments, Last at 12:22pm by rj1

23 Sep 2016, 03:14pm by Aaron Schatz

Brissett Tears Thumb Ligament, Pats May Be Down to 4th QB

OK, this is kind of nuts. Patriots quarterback Jacoby Brissett apparently tore a ligament in his right thumb during the second half of last night's 27-0 win over Houston, when Vince Wilfork fell on him in the third quarter. There seems to be disagreement among reporters about how bad the injury is, with Mike Petraglia of WEEI reporting that Brissett needs surgery but Ian Rapoport of NFL.com saying the injury may not be bad enough to keep Brissett out in Week 4.

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78 comments, Last at 1:40pm by RoninX

22 Sep 2016, 07:12am by Mike Tanier

A New Perscription for Post-NFL Pain

Hey gang! Tanier here promoting a story I am particularly proud of.

This is the story of how an ex-NFL player with brain damage got a service dog. And how that player is helping to solve the service dog shortage in America and trying to get dogs to veterans, ex-players and anyone else who needs them.

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24 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2016, 12:43am by Bobman

21 Sep 2016, 12:56pm by Vincent Verhei

Bonus Injury Aftermath: Peterson and More

Adrian Peterson opts for knee surgery on a Wednesday filled with injury news.

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17 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2016, 11:56pm by Bobman

19 Sep 2016, 03:23pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 2 Injury Aftermath

Danny Woodhead's major knee injury headlines a painful week for running backs around the league.

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15 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2016, 11:11am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

19 Sep 2016, 02:18pm by Aaron Schatz

Seahawks Penalized Fifth-Round Pick

Roger Goodell's fickle finger of fate has once again pointed towards an NFL team, this time the Seattle Seahawks. They'll lose a 2017 fifth-round pick for violating offseason rules prohibiting excessive contact in OTAs. At least this penalty seems to be a joint decision of the NFL and the NFLPA after watching practice video of the workout in question, rather than just Goodell's random decision.

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12 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2016, 1:36am by Jerry

16 Sep 2016, 01:38pm by Aaron Schatz

Bills Fire OC Greg Roman

This is some varsity-level scapegoating here. Greg Roman took a backup quarterback nobody wanted and turned that into a top-10 offense by DVOA even though LeSean McCoy and Sammy Watkins couldn't always stay healthy. Meanwhile, the Bills defense collapsed last season. And yet, after a 37-31 loss, who gets fired? That's right, goodbye Greg Roman, being replaced by RB coach Anthony Lynn.

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34 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2016, 5:36pm by jtr

13 Sep 2016, 12:54pm by Aaron Schatz

All NFL Color Rush Jerseys, Ranked

I figured I should provide a place for FO readers to debate these horrible monstrosities. After all, we've always been about having fun with elements of fandom, not just stat analysis. These uniforms are mostly awful, and the fact that they didn't color coordinate so that both teams in a game would wear them at the same time seems ridiculous too. The whole thing is ridiculous. The best ones are the ones that are naturally traditional, like the Giants in all white with the red and blue trim. Last year's Rams-Bucs game, on the other hand, was a hiddeous affront against nature.

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47 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2016, 10:51pm by TomKelso

12 Sep 2016, 04:21pm by Andrew Potter

Week 1 Injury Aftermath

Robert Griffin's latest injury highlights the fallout from Week 1.

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27 comments, Last at 16 Sep 2016, 1:27pm by Bobman