Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

21 Dec 2015, 03:48pm by Vincent Verhei

Cardinals Lose Mathieu for Season

Another week goes by, another Super Bowl contender suffers a critical injury.

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announced today that defensive back Tyrann Mathieu tore his ACL against Philadelphia on Sunday night and will be out for the rest of the season. Mathieu also suffered a torn ACL in his rookie season in 2013; it was not mentioned whether this injury was to the same knee.

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11 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2015, 1:08pm by Theo

19 Dec 2015, 05:42pm by Scott Kacsmar

Patriots and Giants Among NFL's Most Injured Teams in 2015

A look from the Boston Globe at injuries in the NFL this season.

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7 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2015, 4:20am by RobotBoy

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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5 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2015, 11:45am by PatsFan

19 Dec 2015, 08:39am by Mike Tanier

NFL Week 15: Mike Tanier's Previews and Score Predictions

A good mix of analysis and fun this week, including Jimmy Clausen's career as a Seahawks groupie and the real reason Calvin Johnson never gets the ball.

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4 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2015, 1:44pm by justanothersteve

17 Dec 2015, 02:01pm by Tom Gower

Current Tiebreaker Scenarios

Interested in who would make the playoffs under each potential tiebreaker scenario? The post linked, put together by commenter Travis, has all the different AFC possibilities, while this one has all the NFC possibilities. The AFC chart is a good explanation of why Jacksonville is at only 8.6% in our playoff odds despite being just a game back of Houston and Indianapolis: they'll need at least one Titans win or a Colts-Texans tie.

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16 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2015, 4:56pm by ZDNeal

14 Dec 2015, 05:09pm by Andrew Potter

Week 14 Injury Aftermath

Will Andy Dalton be able to return for Cincinnati this season?

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27 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2015, 1:42pm by Raiderjoe

14 Dec 2015, 08:35am by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Hangover: 10 Overshadowed Players Who Hold Keys to the Playoffs

A fun mix of real analysis (in the first section) and gags (most of the rest) this week.

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20 comments, Last at 18 Dec 2015, 12:07am by rivalmantra

12 Dec 2015, 01:31pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN Offers Some QBR Analysis on Rodgers, Brady, Newton

ESPN digs into some of the analysis behind QBR that has led to interesting 2015 numbers for Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Cam Newton

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94 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2015, 2:01pm by Gormiepoo

12 Dec 2015, 10:26am by Mike Tanier

NFL Week 14: Mike Tanier's Previews and Score Predictions

I don't care if Jimmy Clausen starts over Matt Schaub. I had too much fun on that slide to give it up.

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12 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2015, 12:15pm by andrew