Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

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