Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Dec 2016, 04:36pm by Guest

Injuries in the Post-Probable Era

Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney looks the effects of the removal of the "Probable" designation from the NFL's official injury reports.

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14 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 3:00pm by Zach_Injuries

04 Nov 2016, 04:49pm by Scott Kacsmar

Where Did All The NFL Parity Go?

Scott Kacsmar uses average playoff droughts and the latest playoff odds to find an unusual lack of parity in 2016. The top Super Bowl contenders appear to be teams that have already been there the most.

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22 comments, Last at 07 Nov 2016, 11:21am by nat

30 Sep 2016, 03:38pm by Scott Kacsmar

Quarterbacks and the Progression of Air Yards

Trevor Siemian and Carson Wentz rank in the bottom three in average air yards. Do good quarterbacks usually increase their air yards with more experience, or do their passes actually get shorter over time?

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30 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2016, 11:26pm by thebamoor

06 Sep 2016, 11:54pm by Scott Kacsmar

Building a Super Bowl Winner: Defense

The conclusion to Scott Kacsmar's Super Bowl study focuses on the defense. Why are we so willing to accept that "defense wins championships?" Also: sustaining offense vs. defense and the biggest single-year improvements since 1989.

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8 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2016, 4:23pm by Sixknots

02 Sep 2016, 04:42pm by Scott Kacsmar

Building a Super Bowl Winner: Offense

Part II of Scott Kacsmar's Super Bowl team study looks at the construction of offenses in the DVOA era, the importance of timing, the necessity of change, and the biggest single-year DVOA turnarounds since 1989.

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77 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2016, 11:50am by Gift seller

31 Aug 2016, 11:27am by Scott Kacsmar

Building a Super Bowl Winner (Part I)

To win a Super Bowl, do you want a team with balance, or one that is dominant on one side of the ball? Part I of Scott Kacsmar's study looks at what the DVOA era tells us about building Super Bowl teams. Having a dominant unit and a track record of success is crucial, but has that always been true?

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68 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2016, 1:53pm by Billy Everyteen

29 Aug 2016, 12:36pm by Guest

Are NFL Careers Really Getting Shorter?

Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney fact-checks a story in a national publication and finds that everyone makes mistakes.

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20 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2016, 2:15pm by Bright Blue Shorts

23 Aug 2016, 05:34pm by Scott Kacsmar

Tajae Sharpe: Perfect Situation for Early Success?

You don't see many fifth-round rookie wideouts with real expectations, but Tajae Sharpe is one. Tennessee's poor history of developing wideouts has led to a rare opportunity that Sharpe can seize this season.

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4 comments, Last at 25 Aug 2016, 4:44pm by Jerry

22 Aug 2016, 03:56pm by Vincent Verhei

2016 KUBIAK vs. ADP: The Underrated

Our look at players going too low in fantasy drafts shows an obvious trend: people have lost faith in the Cincinnati offense. We explain why overestimating the Bengals' decline is a mistake.

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3 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2016, 12:32am by kez0223

17 Aug 2016, 07:57pm by Scott Kacsmar

Derek Carr: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

Is Derek Carr a franchise QB or a young player trying to find his way? Scott Kacsmar sees his career as a case study for how fans value fantasy football vs. reality, and the divide between stats and film study.

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112 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2016, 11:44am by ClickbaitTeddyfanBS