Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

28 Apr 2014, 06:49am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Sam's Club?

A deep, painful dive into the world of Sam Bradford and Brian Schottenheimer. Stick around to the bitter end or check the Tailgater blog to see my Dali paintings of Schotty's melting-clock screen passes.

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15 comments, Last at 01 May 2014, 8:23pm by tuluse

28 Apr 2014, 04:59am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Gleason, Draft

Tom Benson gives some money to a good cause, and we get some more draft rumor-mongering.

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1 comment, Last at 28 Apr 2014, 6:22am by Jerry

28 Apr 2014, 01:10am by Rivers McCown

Visualizing 64 Years of DVOA History

Using Andreas Sheppard's DVOA estimates, Vivid Numeral has a graph showing every franchise's DVOA over time.

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9 comments, Last at 03 May 2014, 5:27pm by Noah of Arkadia

25 Apr 2014, 05:33pm by Rivers McCown

Agent vs. Club: J.J. Watt Mock Negotiation

The first of a series of posts where Joel Corry and Ari Nissim hammer out a mock extension for one of the most valuable non-quarterbacks in the NFL.

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1 comment, Last at 25 Apr 2014, 10:37pm by Duke

25 Apr 2014, 05:31pm by Rivers McCown

NFL 101: Introducing the Basics of Cover-2

Let this XP serve as a notice that Matt Bowen is doing an outstanding job at Bleacher Report on this NFL 101 series. He's breaking down common routes and coverage concepts while also delving into keys.

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25 Apr 2014, 05:26pm by Rivers McCown

Anatomy of a Great Route

This hit the outtakes of my Factors post, but there was one particular Andre Johnson v. Richard Sherman route that was head-and-shoulders above anything else I'd seen while charting wideouts. Two masters of their craft. Brett Kollman at Battle Red Blog took it upon himself to look at it.

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1 comment, Last at 27 Apr 2014, 1:42am by Pen

23 Apr 2014, 06:32pm by Aaron Schatz

2014 NFL Schedule Announced

Hey kids! Schedule! Click the link above to go to the NFL.com page with the full 2014 schedule, and enjoy discussing it below. Scott Kacsmar also wrote a story for ESPN Insider on which teams are helped and hurt by schedule this year compared to last year's schedule strength.

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15 comments, Last at 28 Apr 2014, 10:38am by ChrisS

23 Apr 2014, 01:37pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: "Team-Adjusted" Run Stop Rates

So, what if we based Run Stop Rates on how many run tackles a defense makes, not how many run tackles a specific defender makes? (Click to read more.)

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4 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2014, 5:48pm by Mike B. In Va

23 Apr 2014, 01:35am by Rivers McCown

The Last 10 Years of Trading Away First-Rounders

Chase Stuart studies recent trades for first-round picks. The conclusion? That general managers rarely pull these off for self-preservation.

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4 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2014, 4:21pm by MJK

22 Apr 2014, 06:42am by Mike Tanier

The Decade-Long Drought

That's right, folks: TWO historical draft yarns by yours truly on Sports on Earth this week. While researching the story on the Supplemental Draft in 1984, I began following some of the loose threads of George Allen's career. The result: the strange story of the 1970s Redskins and their habit of trading every draft choice they owned, and at least one that they didn't!

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