Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Sep 2010, 04:58pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Dallas Troubles Begin Up Front

Today's preseason debate on the ESPN.com NFL page is "Will Dallas become the first Super Bowl home team?" As a sidebar, we've contributed this Insider piece about the Cowboys' Achilles heel, the aging offensive line. Nothing new really, if you've already read FOA 2010. By the way, the line "In other words: the Cowboys are due" was added by the editors; no, we don't think that a very healthy team is more likely to be injured the next year. The issue is that a very healthy team is just as likely to have average health the next year.

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14 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2010, 9:02pm by sherritp

04 Sep 2010, 12:43pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Washington 2010's Surprise Contender

This ESPN Insider story looks at three strong indicators that have driven the NFL's biggest turnarounds over the last three seasons: improved health, improvement at quarterback, and Pythagorean regression to the mean. One team qualifies in all three areas, which is why we're picking Washington as a 2010 playoff team.

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11 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2010, 2:14pm by loneweasel

02 Sep 2010, 12:45pm by Mike Tanier

ESPN: Running Back Glossary

As part of the ESPN Magazine NFL preview, we put together this glossary of terms related to the running game, now available online for those with Insider accounts.

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5 comments, Last at 22 Feb 2012, 10:03pm by Carl14

31 Aug 2010, 11:00am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Chasing Favre's Records

This ESPN Insider piece adapts Bill James' old "Favorite Toy" method to look at the odds that one of today's players will eventually break Brett Favre's passing records. Favre's constant un-retirements have made it a lot less likely that Peyton Manning will eventually hold his records, but there's one Favre record that will probably go down. It's a record he doesn't hold yet, and the quarterback to pass it won't be Manning.

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13 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2010, 9:46pm by DisplacedPackerFan

30 Aug 2010, 04:29pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Oakland's Real Black Hole

ESPN will be running a series of back-and-forths over the next couple of weeks for free; we'll be the ones shouting on the side, "But what about..." for the Insider perspective. Today's feature is on the Raiders and their miserable record of player development over the past few seasons.

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13 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2010, 6:06pm by Alaska Jack

17 Aug 2010, 12:30pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: YAC+ For 2010 Fantasy Football

Our ESPN feature this week applies YAC+ to identify some sleepers and likely regressors in 2010.

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7 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2010, 9:18am by dbostedo

10 Aug 2010, 10:00am by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Plus-Minus For 2010 Fantasy Football

Our ESPN feature this week gives a very broad outline of the plus-minus research introduced in this year's book/on the website, and then uses it to project some outlying wideouts in fantasy football heading into 2010.

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2 comments, Last at 10 Aug 2010, 8:50pm by Brooks

04 Aug 2010, 10:53am by Ned Macey

ESPN: Best Free Agents Left

This week's ESPN column finds a home for the best veteran free agents left on the market.

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7 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2013, 11:05pm by Spin My Dreidel T-shirt

03 Aug 2010, 01:18pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Replacing Favre With Jackson

We have a story up for ESPN today on the effects of replacing Brett Favre with Tarvaris Jackson.

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17 comments, Last at 04 Aug 2010, 4:35pm by tuluse

03 Aug 2010, 01:11pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: AFC West Salary Analysis

J.I. Halsell's salary cap analysis series ends with a look at the teams of the AFC West.

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1 comment, Last at 04 Aug 2010, 2:14pm by speedegg