Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

13 Jun 2017, 12:20pm by Guest

Quarterbacks and Salary, 2016

By almost any measure, Matt Ryan was the NFL's best passers last year, but Dak Prescott was nearly as effective despite being paid about 2 percent as much. Guest columnist Kevin Kolbe looks at the best values among quarterbacks in the last five years.

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34 comments, Last at 20 Jun 2017, 10:32am by nat

08 Jun 2017, 04:24pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 YAC+

Which players were truly best last year at gaining yards after the catch? Featuring surprising wide receivers and a dominant Gronk. Also: why does Bill O'Brien's Houston offense fail to produce YAC no matter which quarterback he starts?

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13 comments, Last at 10 Jun 2017, 1:40pm by Vincent Verhei

01 Jun 2017, 03:17pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Receiving Plus-Minus

Antonio Brown did not lead the NFL in receiving plus-minus for the third year in a row, so which wide receiver took his spot? Also: Dak to Dez, Gronk's unique season, the horrific Rams, and the running back with hands of stone.

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9 comments, Last at 07 Jun 2017, 4:04pm by Noah Arkadia

25 May 2017, 02:47pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Passing Plus-Minus

Sam Bradford broke Drew Brees' record for completion percentage, but did he beat Brees to the best passing plus-minus? Also: a down year for the 2004 draft class, and an MVP falls to the bottom of the league.

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21 comments, Last at 31 May 2017, 11:17am by Noah Arkadia

23 May 2017, 03:51pm by Vincent Verhei

Adjusted Interceptions 2016

The quarterback class of 2004 had wildly different results when it came to would-be interceptions that were dropped by defenders. Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning were very lucky. Philip Rivers? Not so much.

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54 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2017, 1:38pm by Guest789

22 May 2017, 01:34pm by Guest

Hope For Jared Goff?

After a disastrous rookie campaign, is there hope the Rams quarterback can turn his career around? Guest columnist Damon Gulczynski pores through the FO database in search of other passers who struggled out of the gate before finding success down the line.

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35 comments, Last at 28 May 2017, 11:19pm by Vincent Verhei

20 Apr 2017, 03:05pm by Scott Kacsmar

Snap-Weighted Age: 2016 NFL Rosters

The Saints were 2016's oldest team, and the Rams were once again the youngest. Are more rookies starting than ever before in the NFL? 2016 was the youngest season we have tracked yet.

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5 comments, Last at 24 Apr 2017, 12:08am by LionInAZ

17 Apr 2017, 04:02pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Head Coaches: Adjusted Games Lost

Which head coaches have had the most injured rosters since 2002? The healthiest? We look at 15 years of adjusted games lost data to find the answer, and to see if injuries really are a good explanation for a bad season.

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18 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2017, 2:22am by LionInAZ

14 Apr 2017, 12:27pm by Guest

Presenting Adjusted Pythagorean Theorem

Guest writer Brett Lieblich asks if we can we make Pythagorean wins more accurate by removing garbage-time scores. The results suggest a little less optimism for the Steelers in 2017, and a bit more for the Seahawks.

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9 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2017, 11:24am by jgibson_hmc95

12 Apr 2017, 05:32pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Adjusted Games Lost by Unit

Breaking down adjusted games lost by unit shows a rough year for Kansas City's front seven, and the Vikings battled with the Bears for the title of "This Century's Most Injured Offense."

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14 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2017, 1:39pm by Scott Kacsmar