24 May 2011, 11:50am by Mike Tanier
Not the ten most one-sided trades. No, this is a list of the top ten trades that worked for nobody. Was one year of Terrell Owens worth the headaches? Was Brandon Meriweather worth watching Reche Caldwell drop passes in the AFC Championship Game? Features appearances by all kinds of bad quarterbacks including Kelly Stouffer, Rex Grossman, and A.J. Feeley. Click the discussion thread for the text from the two "Honorable Mention" entries.
18 comments, Last at 27 May 2011, 9:55am by Anonymouse
17 May 2011, 01:40pm by Sean McCormick
When there's no NFL news to talk about, what are a bunch of football writers to do? Write up some lists, of course. We aren't immune. Here's the beginning of a series for ESPN on "Top 10 Most Disappointing," starting with the 10 most disappointing teams of the last 25 years.
20 comments, Last at 19 May 2011, 12:28pm by Sean McCormick
19 Apr 2011, 01:03pm by Mike Tanier
For this week's ESPN Insider column, Mike Tanier discusses why the post-lockout environment could favor a few specific teams, including Green Bay, Seattle, Pittsburgh, New England, and the New York Giants.
2 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2011, 2:26pm by Ryan
12 Apr 2011, 03:23pm by Aaron Schatz
What's gone wrong with the Lewin Career Forecast over the last couple years? Contrary to popular belief, the issue is not a rise in college quarterback accuracy -- the issue is that four-year starters coming off a strong college career are suddenly being badly misjudged by scouts and drafted too early. This ESPN Insider article is a bit of an appetizer for the more proper introduction of LCF 2.0, which we'll run on FO next week.
10 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2011, 7:50pm by tuluse
05 Apr 2011, 02:17pm by Bill Barnwell
This week's ESPN Insider feature looks at the 40-yard dash times of players who run at both the Combine and at Pro Days to note how "field effects" likely exist for different schools.
7 comments, Last at 08 Apr 2011, 4:22pm by AlanSP
29 Mar 2011, 05:55pm by Vincent Verhei
This ESPN Insider column introduces Playmaker Score 2.0, a more accurate version of our system for projecting college wide receivers. The new Playmaker Score does more to account for players who go deep with a high yards per pass figure, and it adjusts based on the historical record of receivers coming out of each conference. The resulting system has A.J. Green as the top receiver in this year's draft, but wonders why Julio Jones had so few touchdowns at Alabama.
10 comments, Last at 12 Apr 2012, 2:41pm by DJensen
23 Mar 2011, 01:27pm by Aaron Schatz
Attempting to figure out just how many more touchbacks we're going to get with the kickoff moved up to the 35-yard line in 2011.
17 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2012, 7:28am by Bass
10 Mar 2011, 03:31pm by Bill Barnwell
Auburn's big back Mario Fannin sets a new Speed Score record at this year's combine. Plus: Speed Score smiles on DeMarco Murray and frowns on Mark Ingram.
18 comments, Last at 16 Mar 2011, 10:15am by tuluse
02 Mar 2011, 02:45pm by Bill Barnwell
We have a feature up at Insider this week covering some of the recent moves by teams around the league.
1 comment, Last at 02 Mar 2011, 3:23pm by Tim Wilson
22 Feb 2011, 02:52pm by Bill Barnwell
I put together a look at how some teams used their franchise tag this offseason, and whether they should expect to get elite performance from the players in question for their outlay.