Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

03 Dec 2009, 11:58am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Chris Johnson is NEXT

Here's a statistical look at the greatness of Chris Johnson, as part of ESPN The Magazine's annual "NEXT" issue. Includes a fun little year-by-year projection for Johnson's career based on doing similarity scores, which ends up with Johnson setting an NFL record with 5.3 career yards per carry.

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2 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2009, 5:48pm by E

28 Nov 2009, 06:58pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Deep Pass Key to Brees' Success

This week's Monday Night Football feature for ESPN Insider looks at the best deep passers in the NFL, a list led by Drew Brees. We also adjust completion percentage based on pass distance.

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5 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2009, 12:18pm by wr

22 Nov 2009, 09:22pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Tennessee's Playoff Chances

This week's ESPN feature is a look at the Titans' relative chances of making the playoffs.

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10 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2009, 7:33pm by Jerry

20 Nov 2009, 11:53am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: When To Give Up On Young QBs

Here's an ESPN feature on pinpointing the point of no return for young quarterbacks.

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10 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2009, 10:39am by Noah of Arkadia

16 Nov 2009, 12:17pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Flacco and Rice, Baltimore's Other Duo

This week's Monday Night Football column features two-year similarity scores for everybody's favorite pair of Jersey boys turned Baltimore superstars. You'll be quite impressed when you see who we compare to Joe Flacco and Ray Rice. Audubon High and Rutgers represent!

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2 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2009, 12:29pm by Anonymous69

11 Nov 2009, 03:08pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Midseason Issues Features

As part of ESPN's Midseason Package, we've put together a bunch of new content.

The first article is on the 2010 Rebuilders, what the Raiders, Titans, Chargers, Seahawks, and Browns will need to do to get their franchises going.

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3 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2009, 6:08pm by Matt (not the registered one)

08 Nov 2009, 11:15pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Kyle Orton Reconsidered

This week's Monday Night Football feature asks fans to look at Kyle Orton's rookie season in its proper context, and consider how he's played over the past two seasons. What if Orton is a much better quarterback than anyone gives him credit for?

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20 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2009, 6:01pm by Matt (not the registered one)

02 Nov 2009, 02:34pm by Sean McCormick

ESPN: The Two Sides of Matt Ryan

This week's ESPN MNF feature takes a look at Matt Ryan's huge home-away splits.

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2 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2009, 6:21pm by James Stephenson

29 Oct 2009, 02:32pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: How Bad the Bad Teams Can Get

Does it seem like 2009 has more awful teams than ever before? As this ESPN article points out, the difference isn't that big, and the bad teams aren't as bad as you think. Schedule strength means things are going to get better... except for Tampa Bay and Washington.

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4 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2009, 12:10pm by Michael LaRocca

26 Oct 2009, 03:58pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Don't Count Out the Eagles

This week's MNF feature on ESPN Insider points out that one surprise loss does not spoil a team's Super Bowl hopes. Every single Super Bowl champion of the DVOA Era had at least one loss with a single-game DVOA lower than what the Eagles put up against Oakland; I catalog all 15 of those games.

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6 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2009, 11:46am by Kevin from Philly