Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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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11 comments, Last at 25 Aug 2017, 10:22am by wiliam

27 Dec 2016, 12:57pm by Aaron Schatz

Bills Fire Rex Ryan

The Bills decided not to wait until Black Monday to can Rex Ryan and brother Rob. Offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn will serve as interim coach for the Bills' finale Sunday against the New York Jets. This is the 17th straight season the Bills have missed the playoffs. They brought in Ryan to be a defensive expert, and instead the offense improved and the defense collapsed. Clear in-game mistakes didn't help, like the play this weekend where the Bills had only 10 men on the field and Jay Ajayi ran for 57 yards.

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35 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2017, 5:54am by t.d.

26 Dec 2016, 12:54pm by Andrew Potter

Week 16 Injury Aftermath

Major injuries to contenders for the second seed in each conference blight the Week 16 injury report, while Tennessee loses both its playoff chance and its starting quarterback in Jacksonville.

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5 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2016, 11:28am by Theo

22 Dec 2016, 05:25pm by Aaron Schatz

Philadelphia's Week-to-Week DVOA Graph

A closer look, game by game, at how the Philadelphia Eagles have managed to go 5-9 despite outscoring their opponents. (Click to read more.)

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2 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2016, 3:37pm by eagleinzona

20 Dec 2016, 09:38pm by Vincent Verhei

Raiders Lead NFL with Seven Pro Bowl Berths

The Oakland Raiders had a league-high seven players named to the initial Pro Bowl rosters this afternoon.

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31 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 4:16am by Amily

20 Dec 2016, 01:41pm by Aaron Schatz

Ranking NFL QB Supporting Casts

This is a really interesting analysis by our friend Greg Bedard, looking at a variety of metrics from both FO and PFF (blocking, run game, weapons, coaching, and defense) to get an estimate on which quarterbacks are in the best situation to succeed. The Rams and Browns are worst, but Vikings are very low (Cian Fahey is nodding now). At the top are the Steelers, the Patriots (coaching, remember?) and the Cowboys. Please ignore the fact that the SI website layout makes me want to stab my eyeballs out and often includes self-launching video, and read the article anyway, because it is good.

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27 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2016, 4:33pm by Frip88

19 Dec 2016, 05:00pm by Vincent Verhei

Texans Name Savage as Starting Quarterback

Third-year pro Tom Savage will get his first start in Week 16 against Cincinnati.

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30 comments, Last at 30 Dec 2016, 1:35pm by Mr Shush

19 Dec 2016, 04:14pm by Andrew Potter

Week 15 Injury Aftermath

Our two headline players may or may not miss time following a very mild Week 15 for injuries.

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12 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2016, 10:33am by jtr

19 Dec 2016, 02:02pm by Aaron Schatz

Insta-Graham: Bills-Browns Recap

In case you have not seen it yet, Tim Graham's Bills-Browns recap in the Buffalo News is a work of art.

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4 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2016, 2:57pm by In_Belichick_We_Trust

19 Dec 2016, 08:14am by Mike Tanier

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Digest: Packers, Patriots Stay Hot on a Cold-Hearted Sunday

Featuring the Top Five Most Famous Sleeves in Human History.

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1 comment, Last at 19 Dec 2016, 9:01am by Mr Shush