Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

31 Mar 2015, 12:18pm by Aaron Schatz

Aggressiveness Index 2014

A look at fourth-down decision making in 2014 highlights Sean Payton, Marc Trestman, and... wait, this can't be right... Jim Caldwell? Plus: Chip Kelly may be less aggressive than you think he is.

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20 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2015, 10:21am by Aaron Schatz

27 Mar 2015, 12:51pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014: Year of the Short-Yardage Pass

Short-yardage passing had a good year, except at the end of the Super Bowl. We look at the return of quarterback runs, the rise in pass-happy strategy, and 2014 success rates for offense and defense.

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11 comments, Last at 06 Apr 2015, 8:23pm by tuluse

26 Mar 2015, 12:43pm by Guest

Are Teams Faking Injuries? Part II

Guest columnist Jared Cohen's research shows that Philadelphia may not be the only offense that sees an unusually high rate of opposing injuries.

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25 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2015, 2:34pm by Bobman

24 Mar 2015, 03:42pm by Guest

Are Teams Faking Injuries? Part I

Guest columnist Jared Cohen explores whether teams are faking injuries to slow down high-tempo offenses like the Eagles.

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24 comments, Last at 08 Apr 2015, 8:50am by armchair journeyman quarterback

23 Mar 2015, 10:28am by Scott Kacsmar

Go For Nine? For Who? For What?

The Colts have proposed a nine-point touchdown that includes a bonus 50-yard field goal after a two-point conversion. We look at the potential impact this could have on the game.

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59 comments, Last at 27 Mar 2015, 6:02pm by Moridin

20 Mar 2015, 02:21pm by Andrew Healy

Free-Agency Cost-Benefit Analysis

Did the Dolphins pay too much for Ndamukong Suh? And what free agency trick have the Patriots mastered that gives them a leg up on the rest of the league?

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97 comments, Last at 30 Mar 2015, 8:22pm by Jerry

16 Mar 2015, 02:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

Failed Completions 2014

One 2014 team had the highest rate of failed completions on offense and defense. Another ranked 16th on both sides of the ball. Which one won the Super Bowl?

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33 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2015, 9:43pm by tuluse

13 Mar 2015, 01:42pm by Andrew Healy

Trade Cost-Benefit Analysis

When analyzing trades, is it possible to measure players, draft picks, and cap space on one scale? Well, we can try.

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123 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2015, 4:08pm by chemical burn

09 Mar 2015, 05:47pm by Aaron Schatz

The Best Clutch Kicker Ever

Or, at least, of the past 25 years. It's probably not who you think it is.

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46 comments, Last at 24 Mar 2015, 1:52am by LionInAZ

05 Mar 2015, 03:33pm by Scott Kacsmar

2014 Adjusted Games Lost: By Unit

Did you know the Chargers started five different centers in 2014, or that the Ravens placed five cornerbacks on IR? Part II of our 2014 AGL study looks at injuries by unit.

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13 comments, Last at 09 Mar 2015, 1:18pm by tuluse