Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

20 Sep 2011, 04:42pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Titans over Ravens

The Titans took care of the Ravens' short passing game and dared Lee Evans to beat them deep. It didn't happen, and we explain what Baltimore needs to do to right the ship. It starts with better health at cornerback.

» More...

2 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2011, 2:20am by tuluse

13 Sep 2011, 02:14pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bears over Falcons

The first Any Given Sunday looks at the Falcons' struggles on offense and a surprising star for the Chicago defense.

» More...

15 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2012, 5:13am by carlos888

01 Feb 2011, 04:07pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lessons from Pittsburgh's Losses

Here's the second part of our look at what cost Green Bay and Pittsburgh in their 2010 losses. Based on a cursory glance, it looks like Pittsburgh's weaknesses don't quite match up with Green Bay's strengths.

» More...

11 comments, Last at 07 Feb 2011, 3:53pm by morrongiello

25 Jan 2011, 07:06pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lessons from Green Bay's Losses

This year we're adding something new to Any Given Sunday, with two articles looking at the regular-season losses of the two Super Bowl teams. What ties them together, and what can we learn from the similarities? First Green Bay, with Pittsburgh coming next week.

» More...

48 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2011, 3:13am by New Haven Denizen

20 Jan 2011, 01:54pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Jets over Patriots

The Patriots needed to blitz Mark Sanchez on Sunday, and they didn't. Will the Steelers make the same mistake? And will the Jets play the same heavy coverage-oriented defense against Ben Roethlisberger that they played against Tom Brady?

» More...

2 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2011, 4:22pm by tuluse

12 Jan 2011, 11:55am by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Seahawks over Saints

AGS analyzes how rare the Seahawks' upset was and how likely it is to happen again.

» More...

7 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2011, 1:26pm by spenczar

04 Jan 2011, 04:35pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Raiders over Chiefs

To beat the Kansas City Chiefs, you have to stop three players: Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe, and Tamba Hali. The Raiders were able to stop two of them. How many will the Ravens be able to stop?

» More...

7 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2011, 2:23pm by bigcarl

28 Dec 2010, 03:20pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bengals over Chargers

This week: Is it sometimes better to go without star receivers? Sunday's Bengals performance seems to suggest so, and even the Chargers have a higher DVOA this year without Antonio Gates than they do with him -- he's been amazing, but the rest of the offense hasn't been quite as good when he's in the lineup. Likely coincidence, but still interesting.

» More...

3 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2010, 8:49pm by Vince Verhei

21 Dec 2010, 03:02pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Lions over Bucs

Vince looks at whether Gerald McCoy or Ndamukong Suh have had the better rookie season, and whether the Lions or the Bucs need to do more to improve this offseason.

» More...

18 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2010, 12:22pm by witless chum

14 Dec 2010, 02:24pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Dolphins over Jets

This week's Any Given Sunday revisits Mark Sanchez's career progression (not as impressive as hoped) and the breakout season of Cameron Wake (more impressive than you might realize).

» More...

21 comments, Last at 15 Dec 2010, 5:18pm by tuluse