Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

18 Aug 2014, 10:37am by Matt Waldman

RSP Sample Scouting Report: Chiefs TE Travis Kelce

Matt Waldman's report on Travis Kelce from the 2013 Rookie Scouting Portfolio.

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2 comments, Last at 18 Aug 2014, 11:55am by boone88rr

18 Aug 2014, 07:07am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Straight Story

Some big penalty stats in here, as well as talk about completion rates and quarterback "packages."

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6 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:19pm by v3456d

17 Aug 2014, 05:12am by Scott Kacsmar

The Greatest Irrelevant Comeback in NFL History

If a team pulls off the largest fourth-quarter comeback in NFL history in the preseason, does anyone notice? Well, you know one person that did.

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12 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2014, 2:40pm by MC2

15 Aug 2014, 11:31am by Scott Kacsmar

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Interns for Injuries

Football Outsiders is seeking two interns (one for AFC teams, one for NFC teams) to help collect player injury data for the 2014 season. (Click to read more.)

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3 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2014, 4:52pm by RickD

14 Aug 2014, 07:01pm by Aaron Schatz

Sports Analytics Innovation Summit: September 10-11

Football Outsiders has signed on as a media partner for the Sports Analytics Innovation Summit in San Francisco, September 10-11. Find out more here.

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14 Aug 2014, 12:59pm by Matt Waldman

Logan Thomas: Look Out Below!!!

Utter the name “Logan Thomas” on Twitter and assign some positives to his game before the NFL Draft and the most likely responses coming your way were derision and confusion.

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5 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:21pm by v3456d

12 Aug 2014, 11:21pm by Aaron Schatz

SITE NEWS: 2013 Game Charting Data Now on Sale

Yes, finally, I've got the 2013 game charting data put together and ready for download. You can purchase this data at the FO store for $25. Or, buy 2012 and 2013 together for $40 and save $10. For those who contributed to last year's game charting project, an e-mail is on the way soon so you can get your copy of the data. And the usual "looking for game charters in 2014" post will surely be up shortly.

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12 Aug 2014, 07:26am by Matt Waldman

On Robin Williams' Passing, Celebrity, and Sports

We’re a nation sold on celebrity. It’s also one of our leading exports to the rest of the world. Like many of you, I was raised to venerate the famous. And like many of you, I gradually learned that celebrity is a state of being and not a human being. Sometimes it’s easy to forget that difference and slip into assumptions about what we think we know about the humans behind the media mask.

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7 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2014, 5:30am by Chris UK

11 Aug 2014, 02:48pm by Aaron Schatz

Aaron Schatz on Advanced Football Analytics Podcast

I can't, I won't, and I don't stop... promoting Football Outsiders Almanac 2014. Here's a very long appearance on the Advanced Football Analytics podcast hosted by Dave Collins. Among the subjects we cover: the decision to list "edge rushers" as their own position in this year's book, how we determine replacement level, the concept of "Platonic team quality," difficulties with the game charting project, and my hatred of illegal celebration penalties.

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1 comment, Last at 11 Aug 2014, 8:06pm by HumanitarianDave

11 Aug 2014, 02:28pm by Scott Kacsmar

Penalty Watch: Preseason Week 1 (Ruh-roh)

There were 24 illegal contact penalties in the first full week of the preseason. There were 37 in the entire 2013 regular season. Are we headed for a historic season in terms of flags thrown?

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7 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2014, 10:20pm by v3456d