Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

09 Jan 2017, 05:56pm by Tom Gower

Jaguars Name Marrone Head Coach, Coughlin VP

The Jacksonville Jaguars have made a decision on their next head coach, and the name is a familiar one. Doug Marrone, who began the 2016 season as the offensive line coach and ended it as the interim head coach, has been named to the permanent job.

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30 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2017, 4:37pm by Bright Blue Shorts

09 Jan 2017, 04:51pm by Andrew Potter

Wild-Card Injury Aftermath

Monday afternoon updates on the injury news for every team left in the NFL Playoffs after wild-card weekend.

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6 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 4:38am by Amily

09 Jan 2017, 02:25pm by Mike Tanier

Wild-Card Wins No Guarantee of Second-Round Success

Going back into recent history, there are plenty of examples of teams with huge wins in the first round that go down to defeat in the second round. Allow us to drop a bucket of ice water on all four of this weekend's big winners.

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4 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2017, 9:38am by CM

06 Jan 2017, 02:00pm by Scott Kacsmar

AP Releases 2016 All-Pro Teams

The 2016 AP All-Pro teams are announced.

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70 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2017, 4:12am by Bobman

03 Jan 2017, 09:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame Announces 15 Finalists

The 15 finalists for the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame are revealed.

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114 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2017, 5:43am by bachslunch

03 Jan 2017, 04:40pm by Aaron Schatz

2017 Football Outsiders Playoff Challenge

Hey everybody! Time for the annual Football Outsiders Playoff Challenge game. Here's how it works: You need to pick a roster consisting of 2 QB, 4 RB, 4 WR, and 2 TE. However, you must pick one player from each of the 12 playoff teams, no duplicates. Whoever has the highest fantasy score during the playoffs wins a copy of Football Outsiders Almanac 2017 and the 2017 KUBIAK fantasy football projections. (Click to read more.)

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41 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2017, 10:23pm by surebrec

02 Jan 2017, 03:27pm by Andrew Potter

Week 17 Injury Aftermath

With the regular season now ended, we turn our attention exclusively to the playoff teams. For the AFC, that means a whole pile of backup quarterbacks.

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2 comments, Last at 24 Jan 2017, 3:24am by adamganda33

01 Jan 2017, 09:55pm by Tom Gower

Black Monday Open Discussion Thread

Here's our traditional Black Monday discussion thread, chronicling the senior NFL coaches and front office executives who will not be in their present jobs next season. (Click to read more.)

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123 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2017, 9:43pm by BroncosGuyAgain

29 Dec 2016, 02:22pm by Aaron Schatz

Belichick: Defensive Players Not Good Enough for Offense

I thought this was an interesting tidbit, and worth discussing. A lot of football folks know that Bill Belichick will actually open up and talk in detail about football if you ask him questions that aren't specific to his team. This morning he went into detail about players who have switched positions, suggesting that most players in the back seven are playing defense because they weren't good enough playmakers on offense. On the line, he thinks it works the other way: defensive linemen who don't have enough speed to rush the passer often get moved to the offensive line.

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49 comments, Last at 04 Jan 2017, 10:54am by Bright Blue Shorts

27 Dec 2016, 05:11pm by Vincent Verhei

NFL Pass Protection is Complicated, Especially for Young Offensive Linemen

Geoff Schwartz, a former offensive lineman for the Panthers, Vikings, Chiefs, and Giants with 74 NFL games and 39 starts under his belt, wrote this piece for SB Nation breaking down various blocking schemes used in pass protection around the league. Very informative, and goes well beyond "leave in extra players to block."

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10 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 4:22am by Amily