Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 May 2010, 10:41am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: 2009 Broken Tackles

Today's ESPN Insider feature looks at the players with the best and worst broken tackle rates in 2009. As a bonus for FO readers, we've got all 32 teams ranked right here.

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70 comments, Last at 26 Apr 2013, 10:21am by Software Life Cycle

18 May 2010, 01:39pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Many Happy Returns, Maybe

This week's ESPN Insider feature looks at the most important injuries going into 2010, including Wes Welker, Darren Sharper, and Ryan Clady. My name is on this, but it was a group effort. I think you can guess which FO writers contributed.

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20 Apr 2010, 03:24pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Lewin Career Forecast for 2010 QBs

This week's Tuesday ESPN feature is the last bit of draft preview from us: a Lewin Career Forecast breakdown of Sam Bradford, Jimmy Clausen, Tim Tebow, Colt McCoy, and Tony Pike.

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16 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2010, 11:23am by Eddo

20 Apr 2010, 01:01pm by Mike Tanier

ESPN the Magazine Quarterback Glossary

Here's another feature from the latest issue of ESPN the Magazine, reprinted online for your reading pleasure. (Well, if you have an Insider subscription.) Our own Mike Tanier translates all the scout jargon for anyone interested in this year's quarterback prospects.

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5 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2010, 8:51am by bubqr

20 Apr 2010, 10:14am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Ranking Draft War Rooms

This reprinted feature from ESPN The Magazine ranks the league's war rooms using a mixture of GSAA from 2000-07 and common sense.

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10 comments, Last at 20 May 2010, 7:29am by Theo

19 Apr 2010, 05:55pm by Aaron Schatz

Bill Simmons 2010 Draft Podcast

Sports Guy talks about the NFL draft with yours truly as well as Michael Lombardi of NFL Network and National Football Post. Listen to us completely disagree on Jason Pierre-Paul!

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6 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2010, 12:41pm by Brendan Scolari

16 Apr 2010, 10:58am by Vincent Verhei

ESPN: RB vs. OL? Take the Speedster

Today's feature in ESPN's draft-related "Samsung Next Level" series comes from our own Vince Verhei, who looks at which move does more to improve a team's running game: drafting a back high, or drafting a tackle high? While FO generally believes that good left tackles are harder to find than good backs, the backs actually do more for your running game -- because, of course, you are generally drafting a tackle that high because of his pass protection abilities. Thanks to the Samsung sponsorship, this article is free, not Insider.

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23 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2010, 1:01am by tuluse

14 Apr 2010, 03:46pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: The Marshall Plan For...The Chargers

We've got an article up on ESPN today regarding the Brandon Marshall trade and what it means for the AFC West -- namely, that the Chargers can print up their AFC West Division Champs shirts about now.

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15 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2010, 9:46pm by Brendan Scolari

13 Apr 2010, 10:04pm by Vincent Verhei

ESPN Insider: Dez Bryant Leads WR Prospects

This week's ESPN Insider column looks at Playmaker Score, the method for analyzing top wide receiver prospects that we introduced in Football Outsiders Almanac 2009. Dez Bryant has far and away this year's top score, with Dezmon Briscoe as our sleeper to watch and Arrelious Benn as the most likely bust.

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2 comments, Last at 14 Apr 2010, 3:53am by bubqr

08 Apr 2010, 05:32pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Insider: Defensive Similarity Scores

This week's ESPN Insider feature takes a look at four big-name defenders who switched teams this offseason, using the new defensive similarity scores: Antonio Cromartie, Karlos Dansby, Kyle Vanden Bosch, and Julius Peppers.

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2 comments, Last at 11 Apr 2010, 12:40am by Spielman