Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

14 Nov 2017, 03:57am by Vincent Verhei

Week 10 Quick Reads

The best game all season against the NFL's best pass defense made Philip Rivers the best quarterback on Sunday. We look at how great defenses like Jacksonville and lousy teams like Oakland have driven opponent adjustments to an all-time high.

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49 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2017, 12:00pm by milo

06 Nov 2017, 09:24pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 9 Quick Reads

The jump Jared Goff has made in his second season is like nothing we have ever seen before. We put Goff's improvement in historical context, and determine what it might mean for his future.

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49 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2017, 8:40am by Jerry

30 Oct 2017, 10:01pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 8 Quick Reads

After DeAndre Hopkins and Paul Richardson went off in Sunday's Texans-Seahawks game, we look back at great wide receiver duels of the past.

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47 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2017, 8:33am by BJR

23 Oct 2017, 08:47pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 7 Quick Reads

They both won games this week, but while Ben Roethlisberger started hot against Cincinnati, it was a constant battle for Philip Rivers against Denver. Is that random noise, or do some quarterbacks really tend to play streakier than others?

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90 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2017, 10:10pm by theslothook

17 Oct 2017, 05:08am by Vincent Verhei

Week 6 Quick Reads

The Oakland Raiders as a team, and Amari Cooper in particular, are having a disappointing season. Somehow, though, Michael Crabtree is having a career resurgence. What does it tell us when one wide receiver excels while his teammate struggles?

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70 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2017, 5:23pm by Vincent Verhei

10 Oct 2017, 05:13am by Vincent Verhei

Week 5 Quick Reads

Sunday started with Cassel vs. Cutler and ended with Watson vs. Smith. This inspired us to look back at some of the best and worst quarterback matchups of the DVOA era.

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63 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2017, 6:35pm by greybeard

02 Oct 2017, 08:50pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 4 Quick Reads

How big was Deshaun Watson's day against Tennessee? And what does it mean for Houston in 2017 and beyond?

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53 comments, Last at 04 Oct 2017, 3:07pm by The Ninjalectual

25 Sep 2017, 09:26pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 3 Quick Reads

We break down the very ugly game Joe Flacco had against Jacksonville, how completely ineffectual the Ravens offense was -- and why it wasn't even the worst game among quarterbacks this week.

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81 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2017, 4:31pm by burbman

18 Sep 2017, 10:22pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 2 Quick Reads

Another week, another heartbreaking loss for the Chargers. We look at Philip Rivers' career, and how a big chunk of that has been spent with the game on the line.

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105 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2017, 11:29am by MC2

11 Sep 2017, 10:03pm by Vincent Verhei

Week 1 Quick Reads

Good times, bad times, you know we've had our share. Good times for Kansas City's rookie runner. Bad times for the quarterback with the red hair.

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93 comments, Last at 14 Sep 2017, 10:46am by Flounder