Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 May 2009, 04:03pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: Ten Rookie Starters

This week's ESPN Insider feature is a look at ten rookies who profile as potential immediate starters at the NFL level.

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7 comments, Last at 12 Jun 2009, 4:06pm by Richard

21 Apr 2009, 11:35am by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: Acquiring WRs Comes With Risks

This week's ESPN Insider feature looks at the track record of upper-echelon wide receivers when moving from one team to another, and what factors teams need to consider when making trades for the likes of Anquan Boldin and Braylon Edwards.

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2 comments, Last at 21 Apr 2009, 4:31pm by Catfish84

15 Apr 2009, 10:20am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN INSIDER: Five Schedule Myths

Just in time for the release of the new NFL schedule, here's a look at five common misconceptions about bye weeks, travel, and other schedule issues. We've written about the first four in the past; the new finding here is that there's no correlation between injuries and when a team has its bye week.

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13 comments, Last at 19 Apr 2009, 11:50pm by the silent speaker

14 Apr 2009, 05:58pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN INSIDER: Analyzing Wildcat Offense

Here's a look at how all those other teams (besides Miami) did when running "Wildcat" style plays in 2008.

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3 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2009, 1:30pm by Chris

14 Apr 2009, 01:55pm by The Outsiders

ESPN INSIDER: What Stands in the Way of a Florida-Oklahoma Rematch?

FO's relationship with ESPN expands to include our college football analysis with this piece, where Bill Connelly and Brian Fremeau look at what Florida and Oklahoma need to do to return to the BCS title game.

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14 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2009, 1:46am by AlanSP

11 Apr 2009, 01:18am by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: The ESPN NFL Draft Glossary

Myself and Mike Tanier -- a dream team if there ever was one -- have compiled a NFL Draft glossary with I believe about 150 different terms used by scouts and draftniks around the league.

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4 comments, Last at 14 Apr 2009, 10:52pm by MatMan

06 Apr 2009, 05:11pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: What's a "Safe" Pick?

This Monday's ESPN Insider feature looks at which positions qualify as "safe" picks, and which offer the quickest path to the Pro Bowl.

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16 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2009, 3:29am by Bill Barnwell

02 Apr 2009, 09:01pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN INSIDER: Is Cutler Trade Biggest Ever?

Chicago had to give up a ton of draft value to get him, but it is possible that Jay Cutler is the most valuable young talent ever traded after already establishing himself as a Pro Bowl-quality player. The quarterbacks listed in his similarity scores are a collection of Hall of Famers and near-Hall of Famers. Perhaps my favorite Cutler stat: Cutler has more years in the DYAR top ten (two) than all Chicago quarterbacks combined since 1994 (one).

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56 comments, Last at 09 Mar 2011, 3:19am by Air Max 90

30 Mar 2009, 06:12pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN INSIDER: Biggest Draft Falls

Our Monday article for Insider looks at the biggest draft fall of each of the last ten drafts, and what it cost each player in his rookie contract.

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11 comments, Last at 03 Apr 2009, 3:51pm by Telamon

23 Mar 2009, 03:50pm by Doug Farrar

ESPN INSIDER: WR Stats Misleading

Anquan Boldin's stats were down last year... but a lot of it had to do with the way he was used. Boldin may have been the league's best receiver on short routes, but short routes are naturally less productive than deep ones. Doug Farrar has more in this feature for ESPN Insider.

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2 comments, Last at 26 Mar 2009, 1:41pm by Sophandros