Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

22 Nov 2016, 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 12 Playoff Odds

Our weekly commentary on the FO playoff odds over at ESPN Insider moves up a day starting this week. Today, get some insight on why Kansas City is more likely than Denver to win the AFC West, why the NFC East is probably taking two wild cards, and why this Thursday is the best lineup of Thanksgiving games in a long, long time.

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17 Nov 2016, 04:27pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Top 25 Prospects Midseason Update

For the first time, we're doing a midseason update on our annual Top 25 Prospects list featuring under-the-radar players with future value. Jay Ajayi is No. 1, though he'll play his way past the snap-count minimum before the end of the season. New players on our list include Elandon Roberts, Austin Hooper, and Jatavis Brown.

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16 Nov 2016, 01:58pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 11 Playoff Odds

This week's playoff odds commentary on ESPN Insider looks at why the Patriots are such clear favorites for the No. 1 seed, the ridiculous strength of the NFC East, and the most important games of Week 11.

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10 Nov 2016, 01:57pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: NFL's Toughest, Easiest Remaining Schedules

Here's a look at the schedule the rest of the way, both opponents and home/road splits. Schedule will keep Buffalo and San Diego in the wild-card race, and may hurt both Washington and Philadelphia compared to division rivals Dallas and New York.

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09 Nov 2016, 06:26pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 10 Playoff Odds

Here's the weekly playoff odds report on ESPN.com, with a look at Oakland on the cusp of finally breaking its 13-year streak of missing the postseason.

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04 Nov 2016, 11:22am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Best/Worst Offenses at Staying on Schedule

Today's ESPN Insider feature looks at which offenses are the best at "staying on schedule" by getting consistent gains and keeping favorable down-and-distance situations. Dallas, New Orleans, and Atlanta are near the top of the league, with Baltimore, Minnesota, and Seattle near the bottom.

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02 Nov 2016, 12:09pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 9 Playoff Odds

Here is this week's playoff odds commentary on ESPN Insider, with a look at the most important games of Week 9 and the tight race for the No. 2 seed in the NFC. (Note: Link now fixed.)

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27 Oct 2016, 11:52am by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: Ezekiel Elliott's Torrid Pace

Only one other rookie in the past 30 years has rushed for more yards than Ezekiel Elliott in his first six games. What does it mean for his short-term and long-term future?

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26 Oct 2016, 05:35pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 8 Playoff Odds

Here's this week's rundown of the FO playoff odds on ESPN. The NFC has moved back to a big gap between the top six teams and everyone else, while in the AFC it's a race to see who can snag two wild cards and who gets left out because some lousy AFC South team has to get in.

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19 Oct 2016, 11:02am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 7 Playoff Odds

Here's this week's playoff odds writeup for ESPN Insider. I went a little further here into the Bills' hot start vs.20 years of Bills hot starts that have all fizzled out. This is actually the highest-rated Bills team through six weeks since 1993.

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