Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

24 Feb 2018, 08:14pm by Vincent Verhei

Jaguars Extend Bortles Through 2020

Despite speculation the Jacksonville Jaguars might make a change at quarterback this offseason, the signed incumbent Blake Bortles to a contract extension that will last through 2020.

Bortles was going into the last year of his contract and due $19 million in 2018. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed, but in all likelihood it will guarantee Bortles more money over the time of the deal while lowering his cap hit this season.

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5 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2018, 11:59pm by MarkV

23 Feb 2018, 05:50pm by Scott Kacsmar

Chiefs Trade Marcus Peters to Rams

Marcus Peters has been traded from Kansas City to the Los Angeles Rams for undisclosed draft picks.

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11 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2018, 12:06pm by jtr

22 Feb 2018, 08:06pm by Aaron Schatz

2018 Franchise Tag Discussion (Jarvis Landry and Others)

Here's a running thread to discuss announcements on franchise tags. (Click to read more.)

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12 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2018, 8:46pm by TomC

11 Feb 2018, 05:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Frank Reich to Be Indianapolis Head Coach

The Colts have quickly found a new head coach after the Josh McDaniels debacle, agreeing to terms with Philadelphia offensive coordinator Frank Reich. What I find interesting here is that Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo agreed to leave to become offensive coordinator in Minnesota just two days ago, even though he knew Reich was interviewing in Indianapolis. I wonder why he didn't wait a couple days to see if the Eagles' OC position might be opening up.

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42 comments, Last at 23 Feb 2018, 8:28pm by LionInAZ

08 Feb 2018, 02:39pm by Aaron Schatz

49ers Make Garoppolo Highest-Paid Player

The 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo have agreed to a five-year, $137.5 million contract, source says. The biggest deal in NFL history on a average-per-year basis, until Kirk Cousins signs his next contract. In case you were wondering why Handsome Jimmy G. did not want to stay in New England as Tom Brady's backup for the $17-$18 million they allegedly offered him in a contract extension, this is why.

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161 comments, Last at 23 Feb 2018, 10:19pm by The Ninjalectual

08 Feb 2018, 09:58am by Mike Tanier

Eagles Hosting a Super Bowl Parade for Underdogs Everywhere

Longtime readers will remember that I started at FO right around the Eagles-Patriots Super Bowl in 2005, writing ruminations about Philly Fans and talking about the values of fandom I would impart to my toddler son. (Click to read more.)

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17 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2018, 9:46am by dryheat

06 Feb 2018, 01:30pm by Aaron Schatz

McDaniels Turns Down Colts, Stays with Pats

Sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter that McDaniels will not accept the Colts' head coaching job, and will instead remain with New England. Huge, if true. This is the very definition of breaking, so we'll see what happens.

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253 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2018, 1:12pm by ssereb

05 Feb 2018, 12:40pm by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Digest: Dawn of the Eagles Dynasty

This may have been a real changing of the guard in the NFL, because the Philadelphia Eagles are a young team bringing almost everyone back next year. Could this be the launch of an Eagles dynasty? Plus, the real MVPs of Super Bowl LII: the Philadelphia running backs.

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23 comments, Last at 07 Feb 2018, 10:14am by NoraDaddy

03 Feb 2018, 09:23pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Honors and 2018 Hall of Fame Class Announced

The NFL unveils its latest award winners and the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.

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38 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2018, 2:01am by The Ninjalectual

02 Feb 2018, 02:52pm by Scott Kacsmar

FiveThirtyEight: Sneaky Stats That Could Decide Super Bowl LII

At FiveThirtyEight, we looked at a few more stats to keep in mind for this Super Bowl, including New England's No. 1 ranking in weighted DVOA, its No. 31 ranking in defensive DVOA for the season, how Tom Brady has been dealing with pressure as he's gotten older, and how the game script has gotten so familiar in New England Super Bowls.

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7 comments, Last at 05 Feb 2018, 5:06pm by ChrisS