Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

10 Apr 2017, 12:08pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Adjusted Games Lost

The 2016 season featured the most injured team ever in our database, and another healthy Jeff Fisher squad that underachieved. We also look at the impact of the NFL removing "probable" from the game reports.

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13 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2017, 2:46pm by Scott C

05 Apr 2017, 11:30am by Vincent Verhei

Offensive Line Continuity Scores 2016

In a year when chaos was the only constant on offensive lines across the league, Atlanta's ummatched stability was the key to a Super Bowl run.

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12 comments, Last at 11 Apr 2017, 9:33pm by Bobman

03 Apr 2017, 04:38pm by Guest

Fact Check: QB Injury Numbers

Some media outlets are reporting that quarterback injuries were way down in 2016. Our numbers say that just isn't the case.

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14 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2017, 6:01pm by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

27 Mar 2017, 01:20pm by Bryan Knowles

2017 Free Agency Cost-Benefit Analysis

It's a year of huge cornerback contracts, with A.J. Bouye and Stephon Gilmore breaking the bank. But will these big-money contracts, and the big-time gambles associated with them, pay off?

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37 comments, Last at 15 Apr 2017, 8:32pm by kckolbe

24 Mar 2017, 04:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

A History of Undrafted NFL Quarterbacks

Given the historical success of undrafted quarterbacks in the NFL, Tony Romo might as well be a national treasure. We look at the impact of developmental leagues on undrafted quarterbacks, and just how many players have tried to break through in a recent season.

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31 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2017, 5:26am by Winterguard78