Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

29 Dec 2009, 07:14pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bucs over Saints

Vince Verhei looks at what's gone wrong in New Orleans over the past few weeks. The main problems: opponents have taken away the deep pass, while taking advantage of the Saints' poor run defense.

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22 Dec 2009, 01:15pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Panthers Over Vikings

This week's Any Given Sunday covers the Vikings' loss to the Panthers, and whether they're built to play from behind.

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11 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2009, 5:26pm by jmaron

15 Dec 2009, 02:14pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Chargers over Cowboys

This week's Any Given Sunday looks at how the Chargers are winning despite the most unbalanced offense of the DVOA Era. Look for more Chargers DVOA analysis in the main DVOA analysis article later today.

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16 comments, Last at 16 Dec 2009, 3:46pm by randplaty

08 Dec 2009, 01:18pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Cardinals over Vikings

As we discuss in this week's Any Given Sunday, the Cardinals are almost like a lab experiment designed specifically to beat the Minnesota Vikings, and it is very likely that the Vikings will have to face them again in the postseason.

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17 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2009, 12:31am by Sifter

01 Dec 2009, 01:20pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bills over Dolphins

This week's Any Given Sunday looks at the future of the Dolphins, who desperately need a number one wide receiver and help in the middle of the front seven. Hey, you can't run a whole defense with just two really good strong safeties.

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24 Nov 2009, 03:26pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: AFC West over AFC North

This week's Any Given Sunday does double-duty, looking at both the Oakland win over Cincinnati and the Kansas City win over Pittsburgh. Did these games represent the culmination of trends that could cost these teams their playoff spots? The answer will please Bengals fans and disappoint Steelers fans.

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4 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2009, 4:36pm by DFJinPgh

17 Nov 2009, 11:56am by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Packers over Cowboys

Last week's Any Given Sunday talked about how bad the Packers' offensive line was. Then they went out and beat the Cowboys. So what about the other half of the team? This week's Any Given Sunday talks about how their defense (top-ranked in DVOA) could drag that awful offensive line into the playoffs anyway.

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5 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2009, 8:16pm by Eddo

10 Nov 2009, 12:03pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bucs over Packers

The vicious cycle of Green Bay weakness... sacks lead to punts, punts lead to field position problems, and field position problems lead to Tampa Bay's first win of 2009.

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9 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2009, 2:02pm by Ryan

04 Nov 2009, 11:25am by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Ravens over Broncos

Baltimore's domination of the previously undefeated Broncos helps show us that the Ravens are a major contender despite their 4-3 record.

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15 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2009, 9:13pm by B-Rick

28 Oct 2009, 12:52pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN AGS: Cardinals over Giants

Whoops, forgot to get this up yesterday. Here's the latest Any Given Sunday, looking at the Arizona run defense (yet another defensive unit that has improved dramatically in 2009) and the problems in the Giants secondary.

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1 comment, Last at 28 Oct 2009, 5:56pm by BCam