Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

25 Jun 2018, 07:16pm by Zach Binney

Questionable Behavior

What does a player's status on the injury report really mean? To a large extent, that depends on which team he plays for, and what he does in practice during the week.

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3 comments, Last at 27 Jun 2018, 1:11pm by jtr

07 May 2018, 11:38am by Zach Binney

Fewer Practices Does Not Mean More Injuries

Bill Belichick says that players are getting hurt more because they are practicing less, but the numbers don't support that theory.

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40 comments, Last at 11 May 2018, 10:05am by nat

15 Mar 2018, 12:26pm by Zach Binney

Weight and Injuries

NFL football is a violent game, and traumatic injuries are unfortunate but unavoidable. But are bigger players more likely to be hurt than their smaller peers?

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16 comments, Last at 21 Mar 2018, 12:03pm by justanothersteve

28 Jan 2018, 05:57pm by Zach Binney

What Does 'Injury-Prone' Mean in the NFL?

Once a player misses time due to injury, what are the odds that injury will haunt him in years to come?

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40 comments, Last at 10 May 2018, 3:14am by Adrian---

10 Nov 2017, 02:50pm by Zach Binney

Do Thursday Games Cause More Injuries?

Richard Sherman's torn Achilles was just one of a long list of injuries to both teams in Thursday night's Seahawks-Cardinals game. Was this an anomaly, or are Thursday games more dangerous and likely to cause injuries?

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14 comments, Last at 14 Feb 2018, 4:13pm by jdkiskamp

18 Oct 2017, 03:44pm by Zach Binney

The Truth Behind Rising Injury Rates

Zachary O. Binney tries to explain the rise in NFL injury rates over the past decade. Are players getting hurt more often? Or are teams doing a better job of diagnosing and reporting injuries?

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9 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2017, 8:05am by jtr

22 Sep 2017, 03:13pm by Zach Binney

Turf Type and NFL Injuries: Part II

In our second look at turf and injuries, we look at specific stadiums, with some surprising results. It turns out the turf in Washington isn't nearly as dangerous as you may have been led to believe.

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8 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2018, 2:21pm by Johnsteve

13 Sep 2017, 08:25pm by Zach Binney

Turf Type and NFL Injuries: Part I

Is natural grass really the safest surface for NFL players? And are certain artificial turfs safer than others?

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18 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2017, 5:40pm by qawrsdrfytgujhok

03 Apr 2017, 04:38pm by Zach Binney

Fact Check: QB Injury Numbers

Some media outlets are reporting that quarterback injuries were way down in 2016. Our numbers say that just isn't the case.

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14 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2017, 6:01pm by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

02 Dec 2016, 04:36pm by Zach Binney

Injuries in the Post-Probable Era

Guest columnist Zachary O. Binney looks the effects of the removal of the "Probable" designation from the NFL's official injury reports.

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14 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 3:00pm by Zach Binney