Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Feb 2018, 01:33pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Projecting Top 10 Picks in 2019 NFL Draft

Is this way too early and a little ridiculous? Yes! Did I do it anyway when the ESPN editors asked? Yes! On average, two playoff teams will decline enough to pick in the top 10 of the following draft, and I think you can guess which two playoff teams got into the article.

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27 Jan 2018, 02:25pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Ranking the 16 Brady-Belichick Teams

For ESPN, I've ranked all 16 of the Brady-Belichick teams going back to 2001. Which one comes out on top, and which one on the bottom? We've emphasized postseason success by giving double credit for postseason DVOA and extra credit for winning the Super Bowl... but still, three of the top five teams are teams that did not go all the way to a championship. This is free, not Insider.

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24 Jan 2018, 12:36pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Top Prospects for Super Bowl LII

Taking a look at four players who qualify for our annual Top Prospects list of under-the-radar lower-drafted players and could play an important role in Super Bowl LII.

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10 Jan 2018, 03:55pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Divisional Round DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, our final fantasy column of the season looks at DFS matchups for the divisional round. Some of our favorite plays include Case Keenum, Dion Lewis, Alshon Jeffery, and Kyle Rudolph. We also like one of Pittsburgh's three stars far more than the other two.

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10 Jan 2018, 12:51pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Historical Playoff Comps for 2017

Always fun to do, a look at historical teams since 1990 that are similar to the eight remaining playoff teams. The Patriots are themselves in 2011, the Eagles are the 1990 Giants, the Saints are the 1996 Broncos, and more.

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04 Jan 2018, 02:38am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Wild Card DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite DFS matchups for the wild-card round include Alex Smith, Alvin Kamara, Keelan Cole, and Delanie Walker.

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03 Jan 2018, 01:07pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Ranking Playoff Teams by Position Group

Our second annual ranking of each position group for all 12 playoff teams shows that the New Orleans Saints are a serious Super Bowl sleeper. NFC teams are more balanced, while AFC teams tend to favor offense (KC, PIT, NE) or defense (JAC). The hardest part here was figuring out what to do with Case Keenum, balancing stats with history and his role in the offense. The easiest part was determining Tennessee and Buffalo were the weakest of the playoff teams.

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27 Dec 2017, 09:40pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 17 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, a tricky Week 17 of DFS action awaits with several teams resting starters for the playoffs. Some of our favorite matchups include Matthew Stafford, Melvin Gordon, Doug Baldwin, and Jesse James.

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20 Dec 2017, 10:07pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 16 DFS Matchups

At ESPN Insider, some of our favorite Week 16 DFS matchups include Blake Bortles, Alex Collins, Martavis Bryant, and Eric Ebron.

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20 Dec 2017, 10:42am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Playoff Odds After Week 15

One more time through the playoff odds, looking at each team's Super Bowl chances and what has to go right for longshots to make the postseason.

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