Vincent Verhei Profile

Vincent Verhei

Assistant Editor
Since 2007
Seattle, WA

VINCENT VERHEI has been a writer and editor for Football Outsiders since 2007. In addition to writing for Football Outsiders Almanac 2019, he did all layout and design on the book. During the season, he writes the “Quick Reads” column covering the best and worst players of each week according to Football Outsiders metrics. His writings have also appeared in ESPN The Magazine and in Maple Street Press publications, and he has done layout on a number of other books for Football Outsiders and Prospectus Entertainment Ventures. His other night job is as a writer and podcast host for pro wrestling/MMA website f4wonline.com. He is a graduate of Western Washington University.

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Ex-DET QB Erik Kramer Recounts Suicide Attempt

Five years ago, former Detroit Lions quarterback Erik Kramer attempted to take his own life. Though he survived the incident, he was left with severe brain damage that left him vulnerable to an ex-wife who he claims victimized him in a scheme that ultimately cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars. He tells his story to Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports in hopes that others suffering mental illness (including many of his former colleagues in the NFL) will seek the help they need. 

Aug 18, 2020