Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

01 Jan 2013, 01:36pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN: Does Momentum Mean Anything?

Do teams that are hot entering the postseason tend to outperform teams that played well all season long? Evidence seems to suggest that it doesn't matter.

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14 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2013, 1:55am by Perücken

27 Dec 2012, 12:49pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Colts over Texans

If the Colts want to beat the Texans in Chuck Pagano's return, they'll need to outscore them. Andrew Luck's tremendous record on third-and-long could definitely help. Cover Watch looks at the Arizona Cardinals defense.

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7 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2012, 10:30am by MJ

26 Dec 2012, 02:47pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 17 Fantasy Matchups

Week 17: The bittersweet Sunday when you're happy to be in the finals, but annoyed that winning depends on Jacquizz Rodgers and Brandon Stokley. Here's hoping you have Eli Manning!

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21 Dec 2012, 08:54pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 16 Fantasy Matchups

For championship week, we recommend starting your Dolphins, Texans, Colts, and Panthers, while quarantining the Seahawks-49ers game.

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2 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2012, 8:57am by Ryanboggs

21 Dec 2012, 12:07am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Bengals over Steelers

More on the quietest hot team in the NFL, the Cincinnati Bengals, and why they could punch their ticket for a return trip to the playoffs this weekend. Cover Watch looks at the improving Cleveland Browns defense against Peyton Manning.

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5 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2012, 11:12am by erniecohen

18 Dec 2012, 12:14pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Titans Should Cut Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson had a 94-yard run last night. He still shows that dynamic speed when he gets loose. The Titans should cut him after the season anyway. Vince Verhei explains why.

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14 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2013, 10:06am by Fred Johnson

13 Dec 2012, 09:43pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: BCS Similarity Score Projections

In the December 24th issue of ESPN the Magazine, Brian Fremeau debuts a new match-up projection methodology for each of the non-championship BCS bowl games.

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2 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2013, 5:06am by Anonymousquicken

13 Dec 2012, 01:27pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Eagles over Bengals

To play spoiler, Andy Reid is going to have to embrace his inner running back (by which I mean: Bryce Brown). Plus, Cover Watch looks at how the 49ers can keep up with the Patriots. Hi, Vernon Davis. Hi again, Vernon Davis. Hi some more, Vernon Davis.

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2 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2012, 5:17pm by Bjorn Nittmo

12 Dec 2012, 02:28pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 15 Fantasy Matchups

If you've made it this far into the playoffs in your league, congratulations! Hope you aren't planning on using Matthew Stafford against the surprisingly good Arizona pass defense, though. Plus more sit and start information.

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11 Dec 2012, 06:02pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Luckiest and Unluckiest College Teams

Some teams capitalized on good fortune this year, and others were victimized by bad fortune. Based on our analysis, these are the ten teams whose records were most impacted by turnovers, special teams, field position, and other factors that pushed them over the edge, positively and negatively.

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2 comments, Last at 07 Mar 2013, 6:42am by allan