Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Sep 2014, 12:17am by Tom Gower

SNF: Can Colts Sack Manning?

I'll be writing a weekly column for NBC Sports this year taking a statistical look at the Sunday Night Football matchup. After the Colts got to him four times in last year's game, the first one is on Peyton Manning's ability to avoid sacks.

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1 comment, Last at 05 Sep 2014, 10:24am by Bernie

04 Sep 2014, 05:49pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: Important Note for FO Premium Subscribers

If you are an FO Premium subscriber, you can receive an e-mail whenever we update the FO Premium picks with a new week's worth of games. To do this, please go to your My Account page. At the top, look for the link under "Manage Subscriptions." Check the box for "Premium Notification" and save.

And thanks to all of you who subscribe.

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04 Sep 2014, 02:27pm by Scott Kacsmar

And All That Could Have Been: 2014 Predictions

Scott Kacsmar talks about his 2014 predictions, including a familiar Super Bowl XLIX pick and the puzzle that is an NFL season.

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5 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2014, 11:02am by Scott Kacsmar

02 Sep 2014, 07:16pm by Vincent Verhei

Welker Suspended For Four Games

The NFL has suspended Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker for four games for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy.

ESPN's Adam Schefter has reported that Welker tested positive for the use of amphetamines.

NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal reports that Welker's appeal was heard two weeks ago.

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29 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 9:59pm by v3456d

02 Sep 2014, 03:16pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Aaron Schatz on the B.S. Report

Hey kids, B.S. Report! Bill Simmons and I talk about the upcoming season, including our picks for the top teams competing for the Super Bowl, the most likely unexpected Super Bowl contender (we're both on San Diego), and the most likely team to go through a "hell season" (Bill says San Francisco, I say Arizona).

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6 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:02pm by v3456d

02 Sep 2014, 03:05pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: Come Join the 2014 Loser League!

It's time for the TENTH ANNUAL Football Outsiders Open Loser League competition. Yes, tenth. Kind of nutty. And we haven't changed the rules at all in all that time. Even though we probably should. We're lazy that way. Come pick your roster of bad (but not bad enough to get benched) players for the first half of 2014, with a shot at winning free fantasy projections for 2015. Let's see how many of you can do this without Trent Richardson on your team.

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5 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:20pm by v3456d

02 Sep 2014, 01:32pm by Mike Tanier

Tanier-centric Update

Hello old friends!

As you may have heard, there was a massive shakeup/purge at Sports on Earth back on August 4th. I was part of a skeleton crew retained by Major League Baseball Advanced Media after USA Today pulled out of our venture, but while I was thrilled to be given the chance to keep working, I fit in to the new reality about as well as a Yankees quarterback. It was obviously in my best interests to move on.

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30 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:01pm by v3456d

02 Sep 2014, 01:51am by Tom Gower

J.J. Watt Gets PAID

As first reported by John McClain, the Houston Texans and J.J. Watt have agreed to a long-term contract extension. Chris Mortensen indicates it's it's a six-year deal worth $100 million, with $51.8 million in guaranteed money.

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24 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:19pm by v3456d

01 Sep 2014, 03:05pm by Vincent Verhei

MMQB: Early Test For Domestic Violence Policy

Peter King gives his thoughts on the Ray McDonald case, Alex Smith's contract extension, and all the news of cutdown day.

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5 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:19pm by v3456d

01 Sep 2014, 12:51pm by Matt Waldman

Boiler Room: Louisville WR DeVante Parker

DeVante Parker knows the vertical game, but must learn to sell it.

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1 comment, Last at 01 Sep 2014, 4:45pm by Theo