Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Jul 2010, 12:04pm by Bill Barnwell

Scaled Plus-Minus

We detail our new receiving metric in FOA 2010, but in this free addendum to the book, we scale plus-minus to compare players with different usage rates.

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19 comments, Last at 22 Jul 2010, 9:19pm by guy

12 Jul 2010, 02:26pm by Aaron Schatz

Oddities of 2009

What made this year different from all other years? Aaron Schatz looks at the year offenses didn't change but the accuracy of FO projections did.

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52 comments, Last at 31 Jul 2010, 11:03pm by Roh

24 Jun 2010, 02:02pm by Aaron Schatz

Counteracting the Draw Play

FO continues rolling out numbers from the 2009 game charting project with this look at which teams played the best defense against draws.

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21 comments, Last at 01 Jul 2010, 11:18am by jimbohead

18 Jun 2010, 12:04pm by Aaron Schatz

Dallas Likes to Draw

We continue to take a look at our game charting data from 2009. Today, learn which offenses ran the most draw plays, and which offenses ran them well.

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47 comments, Last at 25 Jun 2010, 3:36pm by TheRealJosh

14 Jun 2010, 11:38am by Bill Barnwell

Offensive Drop Rate 2009

Which players led the league in Drop Rate in 2009? Did Braylon Edwards go back-to-back in most drops? And which disgruntled running back should teams never throw a pass to?

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29 comments, Last at 19 Jun 2010, 11:36pm by BD

08 Jun 2010, 02:17pm by Bill Barnwell

Defensive Drops 2009

Did the trends in defensive drops from 2008 hold in 2009? Which players induced the most drops? And what happened to last year's leaders?

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35 comments, Last at 14 Jun 2010, 3:43pm by chemical burn

19 Apr 2010, 11:22am by Guest

Introducing SackSEER

The FO draft toolbox expands with SackSEER, Nathan Forster's system for projecting which highly-drafted pass rushers are most likely to succeed or fail in the NFL. Hint: Stay away from anyone with two French last names.

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116 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2012, 3:21pm by DCW

05 Apr 2010, 10:13am by Aaron Schatz

Washington's Small Upgrade

A look at similar historical quarterbacks suggests that the upgrade from Jason Campbell to Donovan McNabb is surprisingly small.

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142 comments, Last at 12 Apr 2010, 3:06pm by Kevin from Philly

17 Mar 2010, 10:16am by Bill Barnwell

Wisdom of Crowds in Review: WR, TE

Our final Twitter review shows that the crowds did their best work predicting wideouts and tight ends, pegging near-exact numbers for players like Andre Johnson and Santonio Holmes.

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44 comments, Last at 22 Mar 2010, 2:09pm by Jeff Fogle

11 Mar 2010, 11:12am by Bill Barnwell

Wisdom of Crowds in Review: RB

Before the 2009 season, we used Twitter to see what the public thought of some selected players. Learn what we all got wrong, and which breakout sophomore the FO readers pegged with surprising accuracy.

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67 comments, Last at 02 Jun 2010, 2:17pm by Rich Conley