Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

20 Apr 2011, 01:34pm by Bill Barnwell

SITE NEWS: Bill Barnwell Says Goodbye

FO's managing editor is moving on to the next step in his career.

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50 comments, Last at 28 Jul 2011, 12:32pm by Noah Arkadia

13 Apr 2011, 03:27pm by Bill Barnwell

Phil Simms: "The Stat Guys Are Idiots"

Phil Simms and Boomer Esiason have some, shall we say, strong feelings about statistics in football.

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98 comments, Last at 19 Apr 2011, 3:22pm by dbostedo

11 Apr 2011, 09:41am by Bill Barnwell

NFC South A "Quarterbacks" Division

In this PFT story on the Panthers requesting additional game footage on Cam Newton from Blinn College, there's a note on the bottom I'd like to share:

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68 comments, Last at 26 Apr 2011, 10:35pm by xiaoz

05 Apr 2011, 02:24pm by Bill Barnwell

The Ratio of Relative Importance

Northwestern student Keith Goldner is working on an Expected Points metric that has some promise; here, he attempts to measure the impact of each facet of the game.

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15 comments, Last at 08 Apr 2011, 11:41am by keithgoldner

05 Apr 2011, 02:17pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Pro Day 40s

This week's ESPN Insider feature looks at the 40-yard dash times of players who run at both the Combine and at Pro Days to note how "field effects" likely exist for different schools.

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7 comments, Last at 08 Apr 2011, 4:22pm by AlanSP

01 Apr 2011, 11:42am by Bill Barnwell

Nice Things About the Texans!

I shared some actually-positive stats about the Texans with Steph Stradley, including two places where their players led the league in this past season.

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6 comments, Last at 04 Apr 2011, 9:14am by Dean

31 Mar 2011, 02:27pm by Bill Barnwell

Chad Pennington Tears ACL Playing Basketball

Chad Pennington apparently tore his ACL playing basketball recently, an injury that should keep him out for the 2011 season.

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46 comments, Last at 11 Apr 2011, 10:18am by Dean

10 Mar 2011, 03:31pm by Bill Barnwell

ESPN: Speed Score 2011

Auburn's big back Mario Fannin sets a new Speed Score record at this year's combine. Plus: Speed Score smiles on DeMarco Murray and frowns on Mark Ingram.

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18 comments, Last at 16 Mar 2011, 10:15am by tuluse

07 Mar 2011, 12:52pm by Bill Barnwell

Wisdom of Crowds Review: Running Backs

Did Rashard Mendenhall meet his gaudy KUBIAK projection? And why did MJD fail to hit double-digit touchdowns? We wrap up our Wisdom of Crowds review by breaking down the backs.

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32 comments, Last at 18 Mar 2011, 5:31pm by Mark Pitcavage

03 Mar 2011, 05:00pm by Bill Barnwell

Saints Lock Up Pierre Thomas

The Saints have locked up running back Pierre Thomas, giving him a four-year deal. No word yet on terms.

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10 comments, Last at 08 Mar 2011, 7:22am by nath