Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Aug 2015, 11:31pm by Scott Kacsmar

The Breakout of a Late-Round NFL Receiver

Antonio Brown is a late-round steal, but which active WR has beaten the odds of the draft and his QB? We studied the breakout seasons of the 20 all-time leading receivers and recent hidden gems. How important is QB play in developing a WR?

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37 comments, Last at 24 Aug 2015, 12:34pm by Raiderjoe

30 Jul 2015, 12:29pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 YAC+

Which receivers were truly most effective with the ball in their hands last season? We look at the leaders in YAC+ for 2014 and the last nine years.

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13 comments, Last at 03 Aug 2015, 7:19pm by Scott Kacsmar

23 Jul 2015, 02:32pm by Guest

Quarterbacks and Salary

Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in the NFL, and should be the highest-paid. We can all agree on that. But this guest column by Kevin Kolbe explains why salaries for other quarterbacks are all out of whack.

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173 comments, Last at 12 Aug 2015, 9:21pm by kckolbe

21 Jul 2015, 10:15pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 Receiving Plus-Minus

Which receivers caught more or less passes than expected based on where the ball was thrown? We look at the best and worst from 2014 and some historical data.

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23 comments, Last at 26 Jul 2015, 9:50pm by theslothook

17 Jul 2015, 12:27pm by Sterling Xie

2014 Run Defense by Number of Backs

While Peyton Manning and the offense got all the headlines, few noticed how good Terrence Knighton and the Denver run defense were last year.

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2 comments, Last at 29 Jul 2015, 12:50am by tuluse

13 Jul 2015, 12:09pm by Sterling Xie

2014 Rushing by Number of Backs

The St. Louis Rams are doing all they can to keep 1970s football alive.

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23 comments, Last at 12 Aug 2015, 5:56am by atworkforu

01 Jul 2015, 01:55pm by Sterling Xie

2014 Pressure Plays: Defenses

No defense generated more pressure last year than Connor Barwin and the Eagles, but did that pressure do them any good?

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14 comments, Last at 21 Jul 2015, 1:07pm by tuluse

24 Jun 2015, 11:26pm by Sterling Xie

2014 Pressure Plays: Quarterbacks

Ben Roethlisberger's ability to perform under a heavy pass rush remains critical to Pittsburgh's offensive success.

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21 comments, Last at 29 Jun 2015, 1:29pm by dank067

23 Jun 2015, 01:47pm by Sterling Xie

2014 Play-Action Defense

We look at pass defense against play-action compared to defense against other passes in 2014. Is a strong pass rush key to a good defense against the play fake?

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16 comments, Last at 28 Jun 2015, 4:07pm by OSS117

19 Jun 2015, 11:41am by Sterling Xie

2014 Play-Action Offense

If you did something better than any other team in the NFL, wouldn't you do that thing as often as you could? Not if you're the San Diego Chargers.

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26 comments, Last at 24 Jun 2015, 7:43pm by Bobman