Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

16 Mar 2010, 03:00pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Tomlinson Inside-The-5

This week's ESPN article is on the performance of backs inside the 5-yard line, a topic I've discussed more than once but haven't written (from what I remember, at least) a full story on. This covers LaDainian Tomlinson's performance and the player who had a historically-bad performance inside the 5-yard line in 2009.

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6 comments, Last at 18 Mar 2010, 1:19am by huh?

09 Mar 2010, 11:14am by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Ten Should-Be Cap Casualties

This week's ESPN feature is on which teams should be using the uncapped year to jettison underproductive players.

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9 comments, Last at 11 Mar 2010, 4:42pm by staubach

01 Mar 2010, 03:16pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Speed Score 2010

Fresh off the presses, our Speed Score article reveals the sleeper back of the 2010 class (it's Ben Tate), and provides a list of middling comparables for C.J. Spiller.

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29 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2010, 9:32am by jebmak

25 Feb 2010, 10:55am by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Debunking Combine Myths

Our ESPN feature this week is on five Combine myths, covering everything from Mike Mamula's status as the preeminent "Workout Warrior" bust to the hand size of wide receivers.

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6 comments, Last at 26 Feb 2010, 10:25am by MilkmanDanimal

01 Feb 2010, 10:29am by Tim Gerheim

ESPN: Gregg Williams Needs to Dial It Up

The second part of today's two-fer at ESPN Insider looks at how Peyton Manning has done against Gregg Williams defenses over the past few seasons. Manning generally is excellent against the blitz, but looking back, Tim Gerheim finds something very interesting: In three games against Williams defenses since we started game charting (2006 Redskins and 2008 Jaguars), Manning has struggled against Williams' blitzes and just killed his secondary when Williams' defenses only sent the standard four.

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1 comment, Last at 02 Feb 2010, 1:32am by Stan

01 Feb 2010, 10:25am by Ned Macey

ESPN: For Saints, It's "Patience, Grasshopper"

A two-part feature on ESPN Insider today takes a look at how each quarterback has done against the defensive scheme favored by this week's opponent. First up, Ned Macey looks at the Saints against the Cover-2 over the past three years, and what's changed in 2009.

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28 Jan 2010, 01:37pm by Ned Macey

ESPN: What Improved Colts Defense?

Has the Colts' defense really improved? We take a look at ESPN.

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17 comments, Last at 31 Jan 2010, 1:09pm by Anonymous6789

26 Jan 2010, 12:30pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Pro Bowl Snubs and Mistakes

This ESPN.com Insider piece looks at five players who shouldn't have been on the original Pro Bowl rosters -- ignoring the injury replacements -- and five players who still have been snubbed, despite the fact that anybody who threw a pass in the AFC has been named to the team by this point.

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21 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2010, 12:22am by Akonz

27 Dec 2009, 02:13pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Fixing The Bears' Offense

This week's ESPN feature looks at the Bears' offense and what they need to do to help out Jay Cutler.

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10 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2010, 3:04am by tuluse

20 Dec 2009, 02:50pm by J.I. Halsell

ESPN: New Era for Redskins

For this week's ESPN MNF feature, our man J.I. Halsell takes a look at what Bruce Allen's management skills could mean for the Redskins -- especially if there's an uncapped 2010.

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