Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

25 Feb 2009, 01:28am by Bill Barnwell

Speed Score 2009: Is This It?

Who hurt their stock more on Sunday: Knowshon Moreno or Beanie Wells? This version of Monday's ESPN Insider feature has additional analysis of Moreno, Felix Jones, and whether Lucas Oil Stadium is slowing down 40 times.

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73 comments, Last at 04 Aug 2009, 4:15pm by Rexy

31 Jan 2009, 01:09am by Ned Macey

How Did the Cardinals Get This Far?

Ned Macey shows an overlooked key to the Cardinals' Super Bowl run and finds a surprisingly comparable team from earlier this decade. Plus, Vince Verhei updates last year's study that said the Giants were the least likely Super Bowl champs of all time. How do the Cards compare?

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18 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2009, 5:51pm by Bjorn Nittmo

26 Jan 2009, 04:34pm by Aaron Schatz

Al Harris Returns

FO pauses its Super Bowl preparation to delve into our cornerback game charting stats from 2008. One longtime FO favorite had a big rebound year, while a newer FO fave crashed to earth after a fabulous rookie season. Plus: Should the Redskins deal Carlos Rogers?

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48 comments, Last at 04 Jan 2013, 5:00am by HarkTreap

02 Sep 2008, 10:14am by Guest

What's a Perfect Game?

Against the Dolphins last year, Tom Brady threw the 20th perfect game in NFL history -- whatever that means. Guest columnist Pete Palmer tears apart the NFL's passer rating system, puts it back together, and suggests a new alternative.

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63 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2008, 9:03am by Albert

14 Mar 2008, 11:30am by Stuart Fraser

Ben Roethlisberger and Sack Tolerance

Quick, what do Ben Roethlisberger, Mark Brunell, Chris Chandler and Jeff George have in common? Stuart Fraser looks at quarterbacks who managed to succeed despite some dubious pass protection, and wonders what comes next for Pittsburgh.

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45 comments, Last at 27 Mar 2008, 8:20am by Luz

12 Feb 2008, 02:01pm by Vince Verhei

Great Playoff Runs

The New York Giants had to win three playoff games on the road, then beat a team that was shooting for greatest-ever status in Super Bowl XLII. How does that stack up to the playoff runs of other Super Bowl winners? And how the heck did the best team of Pittsburgh's Steel Curtain era miss the Super Bowl?

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181 comments, Last at 19 Feb 2008, 10:08pm by Gerry

04 Jan 2008, 04:31pm by Bill Barnwell

A Second Helping of Secret Sauce

In a followup to last year's article on what wins in the playoffs, Bill Barnwell reveals which top contender might not have what it takes to compete in the 2007 postseason. Prepare for a shock.

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128 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2008, 1:43pm by Eric P

21 Dec 2007, 06:56pm by Aaron Schatz

Charting Defensive Backs 2007

Here's a look at our game charting data for defensive backs through Week 13. Which team's cornerbacks might be a lot better than we realized? Which Pro Bowl selection was a lifetime achievement award for a player having unexpected struggles in 2007? And how astonishingly bad has Jason David really been?

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69 comments, Last at 03 Feb 2008, 3:23pm by rob

23 Nov 2007, 05:49pm by Stuart Fraser

Players Have Opponent Adjustments Too

We frequently talk about how the difficulty of a team's schedule affects their statistical achievement, but what about the individual players? Join Stuart Fraser as he searches for the most extreme opponent adjustments of the DPAR era and discovers that 2000 was a very strange year for schedules.

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17 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2007, 4:42pm by Herm?

16 Nov 2007, 03:43pm by Sean McCormick

Time to Go to Beck?

The Dolphins are making a quarterback change, turning the reins of the franchise over to a young player, just like the Jets and Bills have already done. How do teams perform when switching passers, and how do those new quarterbacks look the next year? Sean McCormick looks at those questions, and also look at which team needs to make a quarterback change to save their season.

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41 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2007, 2:11pm by johonny