Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

12 Oct 2015, 05:04pm by Aaron Schatz

USC Fires Steve Sarkisian

At first, USC was going to let Steve Sarkisian get his life together and get over his alcohol addiction, but apparently the problem is too big for that. So USC fired Sarkisian today. There's plenty that can be said about the man's personal battle, but from a football standpoint this also opens up one of the top jobs in college football -- and one that's particularly enticing to NFL coaches who might be looking to go back to the college game. Let the Chip Kelly speculation begin.

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62 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:31pm by fest201620

12 Oct 2015, 03:17pm by Andrew Potter

Week 5 Injury Aftermath

Jamaal Charles' torn ACL headlines the list of injuries suffered in Week 5 of the NFL season.

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6 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:31pm by fest201620

12 Oct 2015, 02:24pm by Vincent Verhei

MMQB: Old Arms, Boos, and Ohio QBs

Peter King has a good point: with old players, career mediocrities, and complete unknowns among the league's stars this season, 2015 is turning out to be a very weird year.

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1 comment, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:33pm by fest201620

12 Oct 2015, 09:02am by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Hangover: Odell Beckham is No Fluke, and Neither are the Bengals

Stick around until the end, where I pretend to be Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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8 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2015, 9:17pm by kimkom

10 Oct 2015, 08:51pm by Scott Kacsmar

Q&A with Baltimore Sports and Life

We are one fourth of the way through the regular season. Scott answered questions from Baltimore Sports and Life about how the division races are shaping up among other topics.

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1 comment, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:34pm by fest201620

10 Oct 2015, 09:05am by Mike Tanier

NFL Week 5: Mike Tanier's Previews and Score Predictions

Featuring the odds that Mike Shanahan misses Washington even a little bit and the complex video game code that allows Odell Beckham to make a normal catch.

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40 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:36pm by fest201620

09 Oct 2015, 12:58pm by Cian Fahey

Jameis Winston's Interceptions a Long-Term Concern

Peyton Manning threw 28 interceptions during his rookie season. Since then, Manning has turned into a Hall of Fame quarterback, but his rookie season is too often used to dismiss any concerns that arise around rookie quarterbacks who turn the ball over. Jameis Winston is that rookie quarterback right now.

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14 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:36pm by fest201620

08 Oct 2015, 03:38pm by Vincent Verhei

Seahawks' OL: Even Worse Than You Think?

This piece by "Nate Dogg" (not this one -- that would be real news) at Field Gulls uses a good number of animated GIFs to break down just how physically overwhelmed and mentally clueless Seattle's offensive line looked against Detroit on Monday night.

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30 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:37pm by fest201620

08 Oct 2015, 02:45pm by Vincent Verhei

Schefter: Luck to Miss Thursday Night Game

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will miss Thursday night's game against Houston, the second straight game Luck will miss due to a shoulder injury. Matt Hasselbeck -- who was hospitalized for part of the week with a virus -- will start again in Luck's place.

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4 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2015, 1:37pm by fest201620

08 Oct 2015, 02:31pm by Tom Gower

Dolphins Fire DC Kevin Coyle

The housecleaning continued in Miami today, as the team fired defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle three days after firing head coach Joe Philbin. Defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo has been promoted to fill the job.

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14 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2015, 9:26pm by dryheat