Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

28 Mar 2014, 11:13am by Scott Kacsmar

2013 Adjusted Games Lost

For the third year in a row teams averaged the highest recorded rate of injuries to starters and key reserves in our AGL database. We look at the 2013 results along with the suspicious reporting tactics of teams like the Patriots and Jets.

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15 comments, Last at 01 Jul 2014, 6:28am by Senkan

27 Mar 2014, 12:18pm by Scott Kacsmar

Failed Completions 2013

Joe Flacco went from Super Bowl MVP to leading the NFL in failed completion rate. We look at the top teams, quarterbacks and receivers for failed completions in 2013.

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56 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2014, 3:31pm by nat

24 Mar 2014, 11:10am by Rivers McCown

Factors: T.Y. Hilton

What exactly made T.Y. Hilton good last season? While you were reading this sentence he switched to second gear and was already eight yards past you.

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4 comments, Last at 03 Apr 2014, 9:25pm by Bobman

13 Mar 2014, 03:07pm by Guest

SackSEER 2014

SackSEER grades the 2014 class as a historically strong group of pass-rush prospects... but the player making the most history comes out as a disappointment.

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34 comments, Last at 21 Mar 2014, 12:12pm by bhauck

04 Mar 2014, 07:58pm by Aaron Schatz

Run Stop Rates 2013

Some familiar names had strong years against the run in 2013, including a Pro Bowl strong safety about to sell his services to the highest bidder. Plus: This week's FO players for Madden 25 Ultimate Team.

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18 comments, Last at 08 Mar 2014, 1:21pm by TomC

28 Feb 2014, 12:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL's Short-Yardage Strategy: Hiding the Sneak?

It's the era of the athletic quarterback, so why did teams turn away from the most efficient short-yardage strategy in 2013? The most dominant play in the NFL continues to see a decrease in usage.

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25 comments, Last at 06 Mar 2014, 4:28am by ammek

04 Feb 2014, 12:13pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL's Best Playoff Quarterbacks: DVOA and DYAR

Now with 25 years of data on DVOA and DYAR, who are the best quarterbacks in the postseason? Who plays the toughest teams? Also: Win Probability Added and why Mark Sanchez keeps ranking so highly.

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101 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2014, 3:32am by Zach Nepa

28 Jan 2014, 11:00am by Scott Kacsmar

Quarterback Postseason Drive Stats

Full career playoff drive stats for 32 quarterbacks. Who averages the most points per drive? Who has been stuck with the worst field position? Also: drive stats preview for Super Bowl XLVIII.

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35 comments, Last at 30 Jan 2014, 10:04pm by nat

22 Jan 2014, 01:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

How Should We Judge Quarterbacks in the Postseason?

Part I of a statistical study of NFL quarterbacks in the postseason. How should the quarterback be judged this time of year and why should anyone expect results against the best competition to be similar to the regular season?

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87 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2014, 1:54pm by Scott Kacsmar

07 Jan 2014, 12:46pm by Danny Tuccitto

Secret Sauce Revisited

After six years, we think it's high time to revisit Bill Barnwell's research on the regular-season DVOA splits that predict success in the playoffs. And while we're at it, we might as well see what the updated analysis says about this postseason.

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144 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2014, 11:12pm by Overfitting