Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 May 2014, 03:08pm by Aaron Schatz

The Most Botched NFL Draft Pick Ever

Great Don Banks longform writing from SI.com about the day in 1982 when the Tampa Bay Bucs drafted the wrong guy thanks to crappy speaker phone quality. The Bucs ended up making a trade to use another pick on the guy they wanted in the first place, and he was a complete bust. Meanwhile, the guy they took by accident became an All-Pro.

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7 comments, Last at 09 May 2014, 4:47pm by jackgibbs

05 May 2014, 06:51am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Team Non-Needs

Seeing the glass half-full is a great way to understand what teams are truly hoping to accomplish this weekend. This weekend! The draft is just a few days away! Finally!

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5 comments, Last at 05 May 2014, 5:49pm by Parmenides

02 May 2014, 08:39pm by Aaron Schatz

NFL Draft Buzzword Translator

A lot of these YouTube sports humor videos are pretty blah but I have to admit, this one made me laugh. Pretty amusing. (Whispers: "Tebow.")

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4 comments, Last at 05 May 2014, 2:57pm by fb29

28 Apr 2014, 06:10pm by Rivers McCown

Seahawks Extend Earl Thomas

Per media reports, it's a four-year, $40 million extension, with $27.25 million in guaranteed money. Thomas will be the first safety in the NFL to make $10 million a year.

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6 comments, Last at 01 May 2014, 12:43pm by commissionerleaf

28 Apr 2014, 06:49am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Sam's Club?

A deep, painful dive into the world of Sam Bradford and Brian Schottenheimer. Stick around to the bitter end or check the Tailgater blog to see my Dali paintings of Schotty's melting-clock screen passes.

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15 comments, Last at 01 May 2014, 8:23pm by tuluse

28 Apr 2014, 04:59am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Gleason, Draft

Tom Benson gives some money to a good cause, and we get some more draft rumor-mongering.

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1 comment, Last at 28 Apr 2014, 6:22am by Jerry

28 Apr 2014, 01:10am by Rivers McCown

Visualizing 64 Years of DVOA History

Using Andreas Sheppard's DVOA estimates, Vivid Numeral has a graph showing every franchise's DVOA over time.

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9 comments, Last at 03 May 2014, 5:27pm by Noah of Arkadia

25 Apr 2014, 05:33pm by Rivers McCown

Agent vs. Club: J.J. Watt Mock Negotiation

The first of a series of posts where Joel Corry and Ari Nissim hammer out a mock extension for one of the most valuable non-quarterbacks in the NFL.

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1 comment, Last at 25 Apr 2014, 10:37pm by Duke

25 Apr 2014, 05:31pm by Rivers McCown

NFL 101: Introducing the Basics of Cover-2

Let this XP serve as a notice that Matt Bowen is doing an outstanding job at Bleacher Report on this NFL 101 series. He's breaking down common routes and coverage concepts while also delving into keys.

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25 Apr 2014, 05:26pm by Rivers McCown

Anatomy of a Great Route

This hit the outtakes of my Factors post, but there was one particular Andre Johnson v. Richard Sherman route that was head-and-shoulders above anything else I'd seen while charting wideouts. Two masters of their craft. Brett Kollman at Battle Red Blog took it upon himself to look at it.

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1 comment, Last at 27 Apr 2014, 1:42am by Pen