Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Feb 2018, 12:40pm by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Digest: Dawn of the Eagles Dynasty

This may have been a real changing of the guard in the NFL, because the Philadelphia Eagles are a young team bringing almost everyone back next year. Could this be the launch of an Eagles dynasty? Plus, the real MVPs of Super Bowl LII: the Philadelphia running backs.

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23 comments, Last at 07 Feb 2018, 10:14am by NoraDaddy

03 Feb 2018, 09:23pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Honors and 2018 Hall of Fame Class Announced

The NFL unveils its latest award winners and the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.

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38 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2018, 2:01am by The Ninjalectual

02 Feb 2018, 02:52pm by Scott Kacsmar

FiveThirtyEight: Sneaky Stats That Could Decide Super Bowl LII

At FiveThirtyEight, we looked at a few more stats to keep in mind for this Super Bowl, including New England's No. 1 ranking in weighted DVOA, its No. 31 ranking in defensive DVOA for the season, how Tom Brady has been dealing with pressure as he's gotten older, and how the game script has gotten so familiar in New England Super Bowls.

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7 comments, Last at 05 Feb 2018, 5:06pm by ChrisS

31 Jan 2018, 04:21pm by Bryan Knowles

Thursday Night Football to Move to Fox

Fox pays $3 billion for Thursday Night Football for the next five years.

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33 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2018, 12:05pm by jackiel

31 Jan 2018, 02:27pm by Robert Weintraub

Rob Weintraub's Pac-12 Alumni Trophies

Rob Weintraub picks the NFL's best player in 2017 from each school in the Pac-12 Conference. (Click to read more.)

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1 comment, Last at 31 Jan 2018, 5:35pm by dryheat

30 Jan 2018, 11:56pm by Vincent Verhei

Redskins Will Trade for Smith, Sign Him to Extension

The Washington Redskins have agreed to trade for Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith, and will sign him to a four-year extension with $71 million in guarantees.

This obviously means Kirk Cousins will be allowed to hit free agency, and that Patrick Mahomes will be the starting quarterback for Kansas City in 2018.

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92 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2018, 12:21am by RickD

30 Jan 2018, 11:26am by Robert Weintraub

Rob Weintraub's Big 12 Alumni Trophies

Rob Weintraub picks the NFL's best player in 2017 from each school in the Big 12 Conference. (Click to read more.)

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28 Jan 2018, 05:27pm by Robert Weintraub

Rob Weintraub's Big Ten Alumni Trophies

Rob Weintraub picks the NFL's best player in 2017 from each school in the Big Ten Conference. (Click to read more.)

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10 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2018, 3:19pm by Todd S.

26 Jan 2018, 02:43pm by Scott Kacsmar

FiveThirtyEight: The Experience Required to Beat the Patriots

A look at one of the more unique splits in NFL history: the Patriots are 15-0 in the playoffs against new opponents, but 12-9 in rematches in the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady era.

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3 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2018, 11:54am by FireSnake

25 Jan 2018, 04:06pm by Aaron Schatz

This Is The XFL, Version 2.0

In this Sports Business Journal article, Vince McMahon suggests that he's more interested in a serious football league this time around, not the crazy half-wrestling/half-football hybrid he attempted with the original XFL. The plan is to spend two years putting it together instead of just one, starting play in the spring of 2020 with 8 teams and a 10-week season. McMahon is hoping for faster games and more simplified rules when it comes to stuff like "what is a catch." He's planning to sign players who just missed NFL rosters, not to compete with the NFL for players. "It’s an opportunity to really re-imagine football -- not reinvent it," he says.

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34 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2018, 10:00am by Theo