Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

27 Jul 2017, 04:21pm by Scott Kacsmar

Jarvis Landry's Value, Part II

Our second look at Jarvis Landry's value examines the main reason his catches are lacking in value, and the new charting data that shows how Miami may not be using him properly.

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6 comments, Last at 28 Jul 2017, 4:56pm by lightsout85

26 Jul 2017, 02:57pm by Scott Kacsmar

Jarvis Landry's Value, Part I

Jarvis Landry is tied for the most catches (288) in NFL history thru three years, but why hasn't this translated into value for Miami's offense? What is his value compared to other No. 1 wideouts?

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6 comments, Last at 28 Jul 2017, 4:26pm by lightsout85

20 Jul 2017, 05:25pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Slot vs. Wide: Defense

Our final part in looking at slot vs. wide targets focuses entirely on defenses. Which first-round rookie corners had tough times in 2016? Who was the weak link in Denver's No-Fly Zone? Also: the Falcons have a secondary to watch out for in 2017.

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4 comments, Last at 27 Jul 2017, 9:41pm by LionInAZ

19 Jul 2017, 11:16am by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Slot vs. Wide: RBs and TEs

Part II of our look at slot vs. wide targets focuses on running backs and tight ends. Was Le'Veon Bell used more diversely than David Johnson? Also: is there actually a stat where Rob Gronkowski ranked last among his peers?

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5 comments, Last at 21 Jul 2017, 12:14pm by Led

17 Jul 2017, 03:38pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 Slot vs. Wide: WRs and QBs

We have new data showing where receivers line up at the snap, and how quarterbacks do throwing wide or to the slot. You might be surprised to see where Matt Ryan is best, and where Alex Smith struggled the most in Kansas City.

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8 comments, Last at 27 Jul 2017, 11:44pm by LionInAZ

11 Jul 2017, 12:14pm by Scott Kacsmar

Colin Kaepernick: Into the Black

With training camp approaching, Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent. We look at how more than just football reasons are driving this, and how Kaepernick would be an extreme rarity in NFL history if his age-30 season never actually happens.

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83 comments, Last at 21 Jul 2017, 9:17am by Bright Blue Shorts

22 Jun 2017, 05:14pm by Scott Kacsmar

Chiefs Extend Andy Reid, But Part Ways with GM John Dorsey

The Chiefs have extended Andy Reid's contract and parted ways with John Dorsey.

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8 comments, Last at 26 Jun 2017, 9:26am by barf

22 Jun 2017, 04:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

Defense and Pass Pressure, 2016

Denver's defense was still great at producing pass pressure, while two NFC East teams really improved over 2015. Also: pressure splits by number of rushers, and how sacks can be overrated. Just ask Brandon Graham (or Erik Walden).

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4 comments, Last at 24 Jun 2017, 8:49am by Whidbey Bronco

20 Jun 2017, 04:07pm by Scott Kacsmar

Quarterbacks and Pressure, 2016

A look at how passers did under pressure in 2016. Who extended the play the best: Aaron Rodgers or Russell Wilson? Is there any hope for Jared Goff after his rookie year? And does Ryan Tannehill consistently struggle with pressure more than his peers?

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23 comments, Last at 23 Jun 2017, 4:48pm by Vincent Verhei

08 Jun 2017, 04:24pm by Scott Kacsmar

2016 YAC+

Which players were truly best last year at gaining yards after the catch? Featuring surprising wide receivers and a dominant Gronk. Also: why does Bill O'Brien's Houston offense fail to produce YAC no matter which quarterback he starts?

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13 comments, Last at 10 Jun 2017, 1:40pm by Vincent Verhei