Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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 17 Jun 2015, 1:56pm by RaghavLand

22 Apr 2015, 04:07pm by Nathan Forster

Playmaker Score: Kevin White and DeVante Parker Revisited

How accurate is Playmaker when in comes to projecting JUCO transfers? And how would our projection for DeVante Parker change if he had played his entire senior season at Louisville? (Click to read more.)

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22 Apr 2015, 04:04pm by Vincent Verhei

Greg Hardy Suspended 10 Games Without Pay

The NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy 10 games without pay to start the 2015 season. Following his domestic violence arrest last season. Though all charges in the case were dropped after Hardy's alleged victim stopped cooperating with police, the NFL's investigation "determined that there was sufficient credible evidence that Hardy engaged in conduct that violated NFL policies in multiple respects and with aggravating circumstances," according to the league's release on the subject.

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80 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2015, 11:02pm by Bowl Game Anomaly

21 Apr 2015, 07:57pm by Vincent Verhei

2015 NFL Schedule Released

The schedule is out! Some highlights:

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12 comments, Last at 09 May 2015, 6:08am by shub9595

19 Apr 2015, 12:09pm by Matt Waldman

RSP Film Room: QB Coach on Mariota

Why should a team adopt an Aaron Rodgers-like timeline to bring along Mariota? Here’s what a QB coach has to say.

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29 comments, Last at 05 May 2015, 3:14pm by trygeek

16 Apr 2015, 06:01pm by Aaron Schatz

2014: The Year Offensive Line Continuity Died

Last year, not a single team started the same five offensive linemen in all 16 games. (Click to read more.)

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24 comments, Last at 26 Apr 2015, 2:49am by Bobman

16 Apr 2015, 03:13pm by Vincent Verhei

Adrian Peterson Will Be Reinstated On Friday

In expected-but-still-big news, Adrian Peterson has been told that he will be reinstated on Friday and will immediately be cleared to participate in all activities with the Minnesota Vikings. The question now becomes, what next? Peterson has said he would be "uneasy" about returning to Minnesota, and he is reportedly due a base salary of nearly $12.8 million in 2015. Most figure that if Peterson does leave the Vikings, the Cowboys and Cardinals would be the teams most likely to acquire him.

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17 comments, Last at 20 May 2015, 4:08am by lisaharris7