Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Jul 2016, 01:09pm by Sterling Xie

2015 Play-Action Offense

Tyrod Taylor and the Bills led the way in play-action offense last year, but Jameis Winston and the Bucs were the ones who made some history.

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12 comments, Last at 07 Jul 2016, 8:38am by Jason_PackerBacker

29 Jun 2016, 02:44pm by Guest

Quarterbacks and Salary, 2015

On the heels of Andrew Luck's new megadeal, we look back at 2015 to see which quarterbacks earned their money, and which were overpaid.

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6 comments, Last at 01 Jul 2016, 12:49am by kckolbe

22 Jun 2016, 03:42pm by Scott Kacsmar

2015 YAC+

YAC+ points to the clear dominance of Rob Gronkowski, and suggests that Doug Baldwin and Torrey Smith are underrated. Also: running back inconsistency, and should we even view YAC as a quarterback skill?

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6 comments, Last at 24 Jun 2016, 2:37am by Scott Kacsmar

20 Jun 2016, 01:12pm by Vincent Verhei

Adjusted Interceptions 2015

As it has so often throughout his career, the light of good fortune shined brightly on Carson Palmer in 2015.

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19 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2016, 4:55am by Hollie Bellingshausen

16 Jun 2016, 01:52pm by Scott Kacsmar

2015 Receiving Plus-Minus

Antonio Brown now has the highest receiving plus-minus season since 2006. We look at the 2015 results, including which receivers hurt their quarterbacks the most with drops. Also: the odd cases of Oakland, Jeremy Langford, and Rob Gronkowski.

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7 comments, Last at 21 Jun 2016, 12:49pm by Raiderjoe

13 Jun 2016, 06:28pm by Scott Kacsmar

2015 Passing Plus-Minus

Passing Plus-Minus is our method of adjusting completions based on where the ball was thrown. We look at the best and worst of the last decade, and who was at their career peak in 2015. We also have adjusted +/- for drops for the first time.

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17 comments, Last at 22 Jun 2016, 7:50pm by Vincent Verhei

03 Jun 2016, 03:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

Defense: Expected Failed Completions and YAC+

Our look at Expected Failed Completions and YAC+ for defenses showcases impressive feats from Denver, Carolina, Gregg Williams, and Seattle. Also: is scheme a weakness for Dick LeBeau and Dom Capers?

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31 May 2016, 04:17pm by Scott Kacsmar

Expected Failed Completions

Expected Failed Completions is another step in using game charting to break down the air and YAC components in a successful connection. We look at a decade of results and hone in on 2015.

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24 comments, Last at 02 Jul 2016, 12:52am by David180

19 May 2016, 03:12pm by Scott Kacsmar

Snap-Weighted Age: 2015 NFL Rosters

Our annual look at Snap-Weighted Age finds the same two teams from 2014 as the NFL's youngest, but now with more hype. Also: SWA adjusted for position.

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19 comments, Last at 23 May 2016, 8:15am by Ferguson1015

13 May 2016, 01:20pm by Scott Kacsmar

What Does the NFL Draft Really Produce? (Part III)

The conclusion to our NFL draft study shows what to expect from an average draft class, the cumulative value drafted by each team from 1994-1999, and the most valuable player that got away. Included: downloadable spreadsheet of data.

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17 comments, Last at 03 Jun 2016, 7:18am by bengt