Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

27 Mar 2017, 01:20pm by Bryan Knowles

2017 Free Agency Cost-Benefit Analysis

It's a year of huge cornerback contracts, with A.J. Bouye and Stephon Gilmore breaking the bank. But will these big-money contracts, and the big-time gambles associated with them, pay off?

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37 comments, Last at 15 Apr 2017, 8:32pm by kckolbe

24 Mar 2017, 04:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

A History of Undrafted NFL Quarterbacks

Given the historical success of undrafted quarterbacks in the NFL, Tony Romo might as well be a national treasure. We look at the impact of developmental leagues on undrafted quarterbacks, and just how many players have tried to break through in a recent season.

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31 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2017, 5:26am by Winterguard78

21 Mar 2017, 03:16pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Draft: Round-by-Round QB Study (1994-2016)

Thanks a lot, Dak Prescott. Now more people will think the fourth round is still a gold mine for quarterbacks, but the data says otherwise. The update to our quarterback draft study for 1994-2016 shows little has changed: finding a good QB is really hard.

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37 comments, Last at 30 Mar 2017, 6:38am by jefeweiss

05 Mar 2017, 11:48am by Bryan Knowles

Speed Score 2017

Leonard Fournette, Dalvin Cook, and Christian McCaffrey run near-identical times, but Speed Score weighs in on which 40-yard dash was most impressive.

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20 comments, Last at 15 Mar 2017, 4:24pm by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

21 Feb 2017, 08:12am by Scott Kacsmar

Failed Completions 2016

The 2016 study of failed completions finds an undesirable record for Joe Flacco, and praise for... Matt Barkley? Also: another depressing Rams sequel, Matt Ryan's weak spot, gadget receivers, and Tom Coughlin's teams are on the rise.

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19 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2017, 4:05pm by Vincent Verhei

15 Feb 2017, 04:34pm by Scott Kacsmar

Postseason QB Drive Stats and DVOA

Where does Matt Ryan rank among playoff quarterbacks now? Was 2016 even a top-five postseason in Tom Brady's career? Scott Kacsmar's annual look at playoff drive stats also includes the first look at 1986-88 postseason DVOA.

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50 comments, Last at 23 Feb 2017, 1:10pm by Bob Smith

29 Dec 2016, 04:05pm by Scott Kacsmar

Matt Ryan Is the 2016 NFL MVP

Matt Ryan is having one of the best passing seasons in NFL history, so why isn't he running away with the MVP award? Did we mention we're talking about Matt Ryan? Scott Kacsmar breaks down the MVP race heading into Week 17.

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76 comments, Last at 04 Jan 2017, 5:05pm by t_thomson

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