Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

01 Nov 2013, 11:01am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Calvin Johnson for MVP?

After his historic day against Dallas, Calvin Johnson's on pace for the best season in terms of Win Probability Added by a non-quarterback since 1999. Is it about time we start giving the receivers the respect they deserve for the value they bring to these pass-happy offenses?

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7 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 5:57pm by StanSellsBoats

31 Oct 2013, 12:04pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Rams over Titans

The gap between a starting quarterback and a backup quarterback is big, but let's not go overboard with it. The same rule applies for Cover Watch, which looks at Chicago's visit to Green Bay.

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9 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2013, 2:19pm by rds25

30 Oct 2013, 02:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 9 Fantasy Matchups

With plenty of stars on bye weeks, Scott Kacsmar identifies some good replacements -- both in the short term and for the remainder of the season.

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29 Oct 2013, 02:04pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Best to Come for Surging 49ers

Remember early in the season when it looked like the 49ers were struggling? They've quietly reestablished themselves as contenders, and help for their receiving corps and pass rush could be on the way.

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21 comments, Last at 12 Nov 2013, 8:41pm by Ian Chapman

28 Oct 2013, 08:03pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Too Early to Fret BCS Chaos?

There are eight undefeated FBS teams, six from AQ conferences. There will be more BCS shake-ups, but a few teams have a particularly light load in the weeks ahead.

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25 Oct 2013, 12:19pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Who Should Make a Big Deal?

With the trade deadline coming up, will losing teams consider dealing players like Josh Gordon or Adrian Peterson? And if they make a trade, which teams make the best partners?

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5 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2013, 6:28pm by justanothersteve

24 Oct 2013, 02:22pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN Upset Watch: Cowboys Over Lions

That Bengals over Lions pick worked out so well last week that we went right back to the well this time. Plus: We're sticking with Thad Lewis and Buffalo's defense as a spoiler to cover against the Saints.

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3 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2013, 9:38am by JoeyHarringtonsPiano

23 Oct 2013, 09:24am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 8 Fantasy Matchups

Need a wide receiver? T.Y. Hilton is a great trade target now that Reggie Wayne is done for the season. Meanwhile if you have a San Francisco skill guy, this is the week to start him in London against the Jaguars.

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22 Oct 2013, 09:03pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Can Missouri Run The Table?

Missouri has an SEC East title in its sights, but do the Tigers have enough to run the table in the regular season?

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2 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2013, 11:51pm by Brian Fremeau

22 Oct 2013, 12:56pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Dalton Limits Cincinnati Ceiling

The Bengals are a well-built team that has proved they can win battles of attrition, but games like Sunday must become more common from Andy Dalton if they're going to seriously be considered NFL royalty.

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5 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2013, 12:02am by greybeard