Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 Sep 2009, 04:09pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Do Clutch Quarterbacks Exist?

ESPN Magazine asked me to look at whether there truly is such a thing as a clutch quarterback, i.e. a quarterback who always plays better in the fourth quarter of close games. This article is the (very short) result: After looking at both passer rating and DVOA, there doesn't seem to be any year-to-year correlation in the difference between a quarterback's performance in the clutch and his performance overall.

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50 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2009, 12:11pm by RickD

20 Sep 2009, 07:26pm by David Gardner

ESPN: White Must Tame Wildcat

In his first ESPN.com column, our new assistant editor explains how the Wildcat is the "boom-and-bust running back" of offensive formations.

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4 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2009, 11:10am by Aaron Schatz

13 Sep 2009, 03:09pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: A Long Year for Trent Edwards

Our first ESPN MNF feature of the year looks at the Buffalo Bills, who may be starting the most inexperienced offensive line of any team in at least a decade (and that includes expansion teams).

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1 comment, Last at 14 Sep 2009, 10:25pm by lechrus2@yahoo com

09 Sep 2009, 12:36pm by Mike Tanier

ESPN INSIDER: AFC North Players to Watch

Our division-by-division previews for ESPN Insider finish up with this look at the AFC North, with an older running back on the decline and a couple of younger running backs on the rise.

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06 Sep 2009, 04:44pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: NFC North Ones To Watch

My time with the wonderful, miserable NFC North ends with these four dispatches for ESPN Insider.

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12 comments, Last at 09 Sep 2009, 7:28am by paytonrules

02 Sep 2009, 06:18pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: AFC, NFC South Players to Watch

Just catching up on our "Ones to Watch" feature for ESPN Insider; the AFC and NFC South versions have been posted.

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7 comments, Last at 03 Sep 2009, 6:51pm by Mr Shush

02 Sep 2009, 04:13pm by The Outsiders

ESPN INSIDER: Offensive Line Glossary

In case you haven't seen the latest copy of ESPN the Magazine, this year's NFL preview has a ton of content from Football Outsiders, including division picks straight from FOA 2009 (including each team's projection broken down into percentage chance of being a Super Bowl contender, playoff contender, and so on). The focus of the issue as a whole is on the offensive line, and part of that focus is a giant glossary of offensive line terms written by Mike Tanier. ESPN has also expanded this glossary online with a couple of features.

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2 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2009, 8:31pm by speedegg

31 Aug 2009, 11:08pm by J.I. Halsell

ESPN INSIDER: Backup Quarterback Salary Cap Analysis

As part of a larger ESPN package looking at backup quarterbacks around the NFL, J.I. Halsell looks at which teams devote the most and least salary cap room to the quarterback position as a whole, and second-string quarterbacks in particular.

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1 comment, Last at 26 Oct 2009, 1:09am by RN

24 Aug 2009, 12:53pm by The Outsiders

ESPN INSIDER: AFC East Players to Watch

Our division-by-division previews continue at ESPN Insider with this look at the AFC East. We explain our high expectations for Randy Moss and Dustin Keller, and our tempered expectations for Terrell Owens.

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20 Aug 2009, 04:32pm by The Outsiders

ESPN INSIDER: NFC East Players to Watch

Our ESPN Insider player capsules continue with a look at the NFC East, including discussion a possible future star in the Giants offensive backfield and another in the Cowboys defensive backfield.

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1 comment, Last at 24 Aug 2009, 9:11am by Tim Wilson