Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 May 2014, 09:50am by Aaron Schatz

2013 Broken Tackles: Offense

One team in 2013 had the top running back in broken tackles, the top wide receiver, the second-highest quarterback... and a Super Bowl title.

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12 comments, Last at 05 May 2014, 3:11pm by Arkaein

29 Apr 2014, 04:47pm by Aaron Schatz

2013 Broken Tackles: Defense

FO game charting for 2013 reveals a big reason why the Washington and Chicago defenses struggled. We also celebrate some of the game's best tacklers with the return of FO elite players in Madden 25 Ultimate Team.

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5 comments, Last at 01 May 2014, 4:18pm by Kevin from Philly

29 Apr 2014, 07:10am by Rivers McCown

Factors: Pierre Garcon

The most-targeted receiver in the NFL dealt with quarterback problems and scheme issues in 2013. How will they translate into 2014?

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2 comments, Last at 05 May 2014, 4:17pm by Never Surrender

25 Apr 2014, 12:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Quarterbacks: True Sack Rate

What would sack rate look like with scrambles and grounding included? Also: every 2013 quarterback sack broken down by type (blown blocks, coverage sacks, etc.).

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74 comments, Last at 29 Apr 2014, 9:28pm by Noah of Arkadia

21 Apr 2014, 12:00pm by Rivers McCown

Factors: Andre Johnson

One of the NFL's best receivers notched a -2.3% DVOA last year. Does a target-by-target breakdown show he was better than that?

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3 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2014, 1:31pm by Mr Shush

18 Apr 2014, 04:01pm by Scott Kacsmar

Impact of the NFL's Kickoff Rule Change

After three NFL seasons of kicking off from the 35-yard line, what has been the impact on touchbacks, returns, field position, scoring and injuries? Also, is this rule responsible for a record number of big comebacks?

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9 comments, Last at 01 May 2014, 3:30pm by South American

15 Apr 2014, 12:08pm by Rivers McCown

Factors: Cecil Shorts

Dr. Backshoulder's low catch rate: an aberration, or a long-term problem?

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3 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2014, 12:47pm by Andrew Potter

04 Apr 2014, 01:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

The NFL's Four-Minute Offense Is the Prevent Offense

Does the NFL have a four-minute offense that goes beyond "run, run, run, punt, hope you stop them"? Sadly, it doesn't look that way. Meet the NFL's version of the prevent offense.

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40 comments, Last at 09 Apr 2014, 10:46pm by Karl Cuba

03 Apr 2014, 03:55pm by Rivers McCown

Factors: Kendall Wright

Wright finished the season 47th in DYAR and 59th in DVOA. So, why does he actually look much better than his statistics come out when you watch him? In two words: quarterback play.

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5 comments, Last at 04 Apr 2014, 6:29pm by LionInAZ

31 Mar 2014, 03:38pm by Guest

The Contract Year Phenomenon Revisited

Is there any evidence of a contract year effect? Ben Singer builds on his old analysis with some new tools.

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8 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2014, 12:59am by LionInAZ