Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Oct 2013, 01:22pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Tough Travels for Seattle Seahawks

There's no denying the Seattle Seahawks are a much different team on the road than at home, but can it all be placed on their location forcing them to travel more than any other team? Travel from west-to-east has been a debated topic in the NFL and we have found data that is certainly interesting, though not largely conclusive on whether or not the Pacific teams are at a significant disadvantage.

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03 Oct 2013, 04:11pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Colts over Seahawks

Interesting notes for this week's Colts-Seahawks matchup: Seattle's cornerbacks have actually given up a lot of yardage to opposing wideouts this year, and the Colts' defense really needs to figure out how to stop Seattle on second downs. Cover Watch looks at the Jets and Falcons.

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02 Oct 2013, 12:13pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 5 Fantasy Matchups

This week features a good fantasy matchup for the reborn Philip Rivers, who is in part enjoying a great start due to Antonio Gates looking like vintage Gates again.

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01 Oct 2013, 09:45pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Sooners Are Contenders

Taking a closer look at the Oklahoma Sooners' early season stat profile and the few obstacles still standing in their way of a BCS bowl berth.

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01 Oct 2013, 01:31pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Future Bright for Browns

The Brian Hoyer experiment is likely to return mixed results, but so far the Mike Lombardi/Joe Banner plan has been executed to a T: the defense they worked on all offseason is dramatically improved, and they'll have two shots at a new franchise quarterback next April.

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27 Sep 2013, 01:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: The Death of the NFL Run Game

The 2013 NFL season is on pace to be the pass-happiest season in NFL history. In other words, the pass ratio (60.1 percent) is set to break last year's mark (57.65 percent). Using DVOA, we found the correlation with wins for passing and rushing efficiency along with some data on whether or not you need a good running game to succeed with play-action passing.

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26 Sep 2013, 04:53pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Upset Watch: Bills over Ravens

This week's Upset Watch looks at the surprising numbers that indicate the Bills and Ravens have been roughly equivalent so far this season -- both against tough schedules. Cover Watch looks at two other teams that have played similarly this year, New Orleans and Miami.

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25 Sep 2013, 12:03pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Sizing Up the Buckeyes

Ohio State's stat profile shares a lot in common with a few teams that won 12 FBS games but didn't get a chance to play for a BCS championship.

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25 Sep 2013, 11:18am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Week 4 Fantasy Matchups

This week's best fantasy matchups include just about everyone on the Denver Broncos as the Eagles have no hope of slowing down the juggernaut. Matt Ryan's projected matchup is tough, but should we trust New England's defense on the road given the competition they have faced so far?

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24 Sep 2013, 12:39pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Cowboys Run Game Tied to Line

DeMarco Murray had a big game by traditional statistics on Sunday, but just like his big game against the Rams in 2011, it says more about his skill than it does the overall profile of the Dallas run game.

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