Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

21 Apr 2014, 12:00pm by Rivers McCown

Factors: Andre Johnson

One of the NFL's best receivers notched a -2.3% DVOA last year. Does a target-by-target breakdown show he was better than that?

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3 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2014, 1:31pm by Mr Shush

18 Apr 2014, 04:01pm by Scott Kacsmar

Impact of the NFL's Kickoff Rule Change

After three NFL seasons of kicking off from the 35-yard line, what has been the impact on touchbacks, returns, field position, scoring and injuries? Also, is this rule responsible for a record number of big comebacks?

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7 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2014, 10:59pm by South American

15 Apr 2014, 12:08pm by Rivers McCown

Factors: Cecil Shorts

Dr. Backshoulder's low catch rate: an aberration, or a long-term problem?

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3 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2014, 12:47pm by Andrew Potter

04 Apr 2014, 01:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

The NFL's Four-Minute Offense Is the Prevent Offense

Does the NFL have a four-minute offense that goes beyond "run, run, run, punt, hope you stop them"? Sadly, it doesn't look that way. Meet the NFL's version of the prevent offense.

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40 comments, Last at 09 Apr 2014, 10:46pm by Karl Cuba

03 Apr 2014, 03:55pm by Rivers McCown

Factors: Kendall Wright

Wright finished the season 47th in DYAR and 59th in DVOA. So, why does he actually look much better than his statistics come out when you watch him? In two words: quarterback play.

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5 comments, Last at 04 Apr 2014, 6:29pm by LionInAZ

31 Mar 2014, 03:38pm by Guest

The Contract Year Phenomenon Revisited

Is there any evidence of a contract year effect? Ben Singer builds on his old analysis with some new tools.

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8 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2014, 12:59am by LionInAZ

28 Mar 2014, 11:13am by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Adjusted Games Lost

For the third year in a row teams averaged the highest recorded rate of injuries to starters and key reserves in our AGL database. We look at the 2013 results along with the suspicious reporting tactics of teams like the Patriots and Jets.

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14 comments, Last at 01 Apr 2014, 5:16pm by bigrob0876

27 Mar 2014, 12:18pm by Scott Kacsmar

Failed Completions 2013

Joe Flacco went from Super Bowl MVP to leading the NFL in failed completion rate. We look at the top teams, quarterbacks and receivers for failed completions in 2013.

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56 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2014, 3:31pm by nat

24 Mar 2014, 11:10am by Rivers McCown

Factors: T.Y. Hilton

What exactly made T.Y. Hilton good last season? While you were reading this sentence he switched to second gear and was already eight yards past you.

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4 comments, Last at 03 Apr 2014, 9:25pm by Bobman

13 Mar 2014, 03:07pm by Guest

SackSEER 2014

SackSEER grades the 2014 class as a historically strong group of pass-rush prospects... but the player making the most history comes out as a disappointment.

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34 comments, Last at 21 Mar 2014, 12:12pm by bhauck