Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

08 May 2015, 12:21pm by Aaron Schatz

Support FO Writers: Robert Weintraub's New Book

It's not sports-related, but we wanted to let all our readers know about the new book from sometime FO writer Robert Weintraub: "No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII."

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07 May 2015, 01:48pm by Vincent Verhei

La'el Collins Signs With Cowboys

In a somewhat surprising move, LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins has signed a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys.

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46 comments, Last at 24 May 2015, 4:00pm by Mr Shush

06 May 2015, 01:14pm by Aaron Schatz

Wells Report on Deflategate Released

It's 243 pages, and as soon as somebody writes up a reasonable summary of what that all says and what's going to happen because of it, we'll link to it. Feel free to discuss here.

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523 comments, Last at 11 May 2015, 9:07pm by dryheat

30 Apr 2015, 07:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Mike Tanier's Round 1 Report Card

FO readers will want to keep up with this link tonight, Mike Tanier's pick-by-pick analysis over at Bleacher Report. Sure to be a lot of fun whenever the Eagles do whatever insane thing Chip Kelly is planning on.

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26 comments, Last at 08 May 2015, 12:27pm by chemical burn

30 Apr 2015, 02:09pm by Matt Waldman

RSP Pre-Draft Ops Roundtable

I spoke with two experienced NFL football operations and personnel people about scouting, management, and strategy of building a team. This is easily one of my five favorite shows this year.

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1 comment, Last at 26 May 2015, 9:49am by sagar89

28 Apr 2015, 05:45pm by Aaron Schatz

WANTED: Cover Artwork for FOA 2015

You could see your artwork on the cover of Football Outsiders Almanac 2015, and snag yourself a free copy too. (Click for details.)

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28 Apr 2015, 01:20pm by Aaron Schatz

NFL to Give Up Tax-Exempt Status

I'm not going to pretend to be any kind of expert on the legal issues involved here, but it certainly makes the league look better to no longer claim its ridiculous tax-exempt status. Obviously a big gain here is that the league no longer has to publicly disclose the salary of its top executives including Roger Goodell. Gain for the league, that is. Not necessarily a gain for us, the public.

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14 comments, Last at 30 Apr 2015, 10:44am by ChrisS

28 Apr 2015, 01:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Dion Jordan Suspended One Year

Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has solidified his position as one of the great draft busts in NFL history. He had only three sacks in his first two years but won't get to turn things around because he's now earned a one-year suspension for violating the NFL drug policy. Jordan is one of the great successful calls in SackSEER history. In fact, SackSEER actually overprojected him based on his draft position.

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30 comments, Last at 30 Apr 2015, 7:51pm by chemical burn

27 Apr 2015, 08:04pm by Vincent Verhei

Predicting the Draft and Career Success of Tight Ends in the National Football League

This article by Jason Mulholland and Shane T. Jensen (respectively, a student and a professor at the University of Pennsylvania), published in the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, looks at NCAA statistics and combine measurements of historically successful tight ends to determine the best indicators of success at the position.

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4 comments, Last at 10 May 2015, 2:37am by Jerry

27 Apr 2015, 10:35am by Matt Waldman

Ruining QBs: The NFL's Recipe for Disaster

The decision to start a rookie quarterback as the rule rather than the exception confounds me.

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5 comments, Last at 27 May 2015, 8:54am by KaisiYehYaariyan