Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

15 Mar 2012, 05:03pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Williams, Bills Are Ideal Fit

Mario Williams is an ideal solution to the Bills' pass rush woes ... if he can stay healthy.

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11 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2012, 2:32pm by sera

10 Mar 2012, 07:47pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: The Redskins' Big Gamble

The Redskins are taking a big risk by trading up in the draft for the opportunity to take Robert Griffin III. He projects as a great franchise quarterback, but the loss of so many picks will hurt the team's depth in the short- and long-term.

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45 comments, Last at 11 Apr 2013, 11:41am by Anonymous12

05 Mar 2012, 06:34pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Best and Worst Franchise Tag Uses

The bad uses are mostly circumstantial, but, to be clear: keeping a talented running back on a one-year deal is good. Keeping your franchise quarterback on the tag despite having nearly eight months to negotiate with him, thus losing your All-Pro guard and star receiver, is bad.

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13 comments, Last at 08 Mar 2012, 4:55pm by LionInAZ

02 Mar 2012, 05:31pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Best Free Agent Fits

Where are the best fits for top free agents like Mario Williams and Peyton Manning? Try Tennessee and Seattle, respectively.

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13 comments, Last at 05 Mar 2012, 6:22pm by CoachG

29 Feb 2012, 01:42pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Speed Score 2012

Here's a look at Speed Score for the 2012 class of running backs. This year, Speed Score actually falls pretty close in line with conventional wisdom, except for a couple of sleeper power backs with injury questions.

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18 comments, Last at 06 Mar 2012, 1:08am by Dan

24 Feb 2012, 05:15pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Never Draft a Running Back Early

In recent years, great running backs haven't done much to carry teams through the playoffs. The best teams have gotten by with later-round picks and undrafted free agents. Plus, looking at the last decade of top 16 picks suggests that drafting defense is the best way to turn your team around.

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18 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2012, 6:02am by Mr Shush

17 Feb 2012, 02:55pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Five Players Who Should Be Tagged

We recommend five players who need the franchise tag: Ray Rice, Matt Forte, Wes Welker, Carlos Rogers, and either Drew Brees or Carl Nicks.

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23 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2012, 4:53pm by Anonymoussa

06 Feb 2012, 05:22am by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Can the Giants Become a Dynasty?

A look at New York's chances of contending for the crown again next season shows a lot of reasons to be optimistic.

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25 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2012, 4:41am by the cat in the box is dead

02 Feb 2012, 01:14pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: The Future of New England's Pass Offense

The Patriots are in the Super Bowl after spending three years undoing Josh McDaniels' pass offense. How soon they get back depends in part on the degree to which he undoes the undoing. In this Insider piece, we use game charting data to chronicle the history of the former, and explore potential options regarding the latter.

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23 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2012, 4:55am by Vince Verhei

26 Jan 2012, 01:11pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Under-25 Rankings, Risers and Fallers

You may remember that, before the season, we took a look at which teams had the most under-25 talent on the roster. This article takes a look at three organizations which look better in hindsight now that the season is over, and three organizations which look worse.

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