Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Apr 2013, 10:33am by Danny Tuccitto

Historical Draft Efficiency: Franchise Rankings

Since 1970, two franchises have been really good at drafting; two have been really bad. All four are in the AFC, but New England isn't one of them.

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77 comments, Last at 29 Apr 2013, 10:16pm by RSpang

26 Mar 2013, 12:25pm by Danny Tuccitto

Historical Draft Efficiency: An Introduction

Over the next month, we'll be using stats to answer interesting questions about NFL draft history. First, we need an efficiency model that's optimized for comparing across eras.

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43 comments, Last at 03 Apr 2013, 1:13am by Scott C

19 Mar 2013, 05:49pm by Rivers McCown

Best and Worst Run Stop Rates 2012

The yin and yang of Houston Texans defenders: J.J. Watt and Bradie James.

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27 comments, Last at 27 Mar 2013, 8:11pm by Mr Shush

12 Mar 2013, 06:45pm by Danny Tuccitto

2012 Adjusted Games Lost for Team Units

The first thing Andy Reid did when he moved to Kansas City was ask Jeff Fisher for a copy of "Facial Hair Secrets for Injury Prevention."

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12 comments, Last at 15 Mar 2013, 7:21pm by efox

08 Mar 2013, 04:56pm by Danny Tuccitto

2012 Adjusted Games Lost

Behold our Adjusted Games Lost totals for 2012. The healthiest team went on a Super Bowl run, beating the most injury-riddled team twice along the way. Also, shenanigans in the AFC East!

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25 comments, Last at 21 Mar 2013, 9:36am by Dean

28 Feb 2013, 10:13am by Aaron Schatz

Lewin Career Forecast 2013

The numbers like this class of quarterbacks much more than the scouts do, unless we're talking about Mike Glennon or Tyler Bray.

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57 comments, Last at 28 Apr 2013, 6:54pm by Theo

05 Feb 2013, 04:14pm by Aaron Schatz

10,000 Seasons Revisited

Why are 10-6 and 9-7 teams suddenly winning Super Bowls so often? Maybe there's no reason for this trend. In fact, maybe it isn't a trend at all.

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93 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2013, 3:17pm by Furious Llama

24 Jan 2013, 05:04pm by Danny Tuccitto

Introducing Snap-Weighted Age

Who had the oldest special teams in 2012? How much older was the Steelers defense in Week 10 than Week 1? Thanks to a fortuitous NFL decision last offseason, we can now answer these questions using a new measure: snap-weighted age.

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37 comments, Last at 26 Jan 2013, 1:01pm by bucko

07 Dec 2012, 12:59pm by Guest

The Schiano Rule

How would proposed changes eliminating kickoffs impact the game? Keith Goldner of Drive-By Football and numberFire crunches the numbers.

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109 comments, Last at 09 Jan 2013, 5:02pm by DisplacedPackerFan

02 Nov 2012, 01:04pm by Aaron Schatz

Most Defensive Plays per Snap, Weeks 1-8

Sean Lee is out for the year, but while healthy, nobody made more defensive plays per snap this season. Our look at plays per snap also features Luke Kuechly, Ryan Clark, and of course J.J. Watt.

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21 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2012, 5:01pm by JonFrum