Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Oct 2016, 11:02am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 7 Playoff Odds

Here's this week's playoff odds writeup for ESPN Insider. I went a little further here into the Bills' hot start vs.20 years of Bills hot starts that have all fizzled out. This is actually the highest-rated Bills team through six weeks since 1993.

» More...


13 Oct 2016, 01:26pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Why San Diego Should Trade Rivers

From one Rivers to another, a look at why the San Diego Chargers should trade Philip Rivers in the offseason -- and where they should trade him to.

» More...

7 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2016, 9:24am by hack clash of clans

13 Oct 2016, 11:11am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 6 Playoff Odds

Here's this week's write-up on the NFL playoff odds, with commentary on each team. This week's biggest game for playoff purposes is Kansas City at Oakland.

» More...

6 comments, Last at 13 Jun 2018, 6:04am by Alison-Paul

07 Oct 2016, 12:47pm by Sterling Xie

ESPN: Can Atlanta's Offense Avoid Repeat of 2015 Collapse?

Just like last season, the Falcons are off to a hot start behind an explosive offense. But will this year's team avoid a repeat of their 2015 collapse?

» More...


05 Oct 2016, 12:18pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 5 Playoff Odds

It's the new ESPN Insider feature running down our playoff odds for all 32 teams! This week, find out just how bad the AFC South is and how good the AFC West is. Plus: Why things will get tougher for the NFC East from here on.

» More...


30 Sep 2016, 11:43am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Are Broncos Better This Year?

So far, yes! But can their offense keep up this above-average production? And what happens when other AFC contenders get stars back from injury and/or suspension?

» More...


28 Sep 2016, 11:33am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Week 4 Playoff Odds

Here's a new weekly feature from us at ESPN Insider. We're starting our ESPN playoff odds report earlier than past years, and giving comments about all 32 teams each week. You'll find this on Wednesdays for the first half of the year, switching to Tuesdays in the second half. We also list the five most important games of the week for impact on playoff odds; this week's most important game is Carolina at Atlanta.

» More...

4 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2016, 10:23pm by LionInAZ

23 Sep 2016, 09:39am by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: How to End the Aaron Rodgers Slump

At ESPN Insider, we looked at the very real 14-game slump Aaron Rodgers has had dating back to last season. History shows for a great quarterback in his prime, this type of slump is most unusual, and it usually takes a change of health, scenery or a new head coach to snap out of it. For Rodgers, a new coach may be the only realistic option, and that just so happens to be the same change Brett Favre needed in Green Bay to get back to playing at a high level.

» More...

3 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2016, 8:49pm by ramirez

21 Sep 2016, 11:10am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Changes in Playoff Odds after Two Weeks

This ESPN Insider feature looks at the five teams that have seen the biggest rise in their playoff odds since the preseason, including the Eagles and Ravens, and the five teams that have fallen the most, including the Colts and Redskins.

» More...


14 Sep 2016, 12:06pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Jared Goff Should Start

New on ESPN Insider, Rivers McCown points out that Jared Goff's preseason stats were actually better than Carson Wentz's preseason stats, and not that dissimilar from some other recent top picks. Meanwhile, the best rookie in the preseason in recent history was Blake Bortles, who finished last in passing DYAR that year.

» More...

14 comments, Last at 16 Sep 2016, 11:28pm by LionInAZ