Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Feb 2018, 05:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Frank Reich to Be Indianapolis Head Coach

The Colts have quickly found a new head coach after the Josh McDaniels debacle, agreeing to terms with Philadelphia offensive coordinator Frank Reich. What I find interesting here is that Eagles QB coach John DeFilippo agreed to leave to become offensive coordinator in Minnesota just two days ago, even though he knew Reich was interviewing in Indianapolis. I wonder why he didn't wait a couple days to see if the Eagles' OC position might be opening up.

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41 comments, Last at 5:41am by The Ninjalectual

08 Feb 2018, 02:39pm by Aaron Schatz

49ers Make Garoppolo Highest-Paid Player

The 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo have agreed to a five-year, $137.5 million contract, source says. The biggest deal in NFL history on a average-per-year basis, until Kirk Cousins signs his next contract. In case you were wondering why Handsome Jimmy G. did not want to stay in New England as Tom Brady's backup for the $17-$18 million they allegedly offered him in a contract extension, this is why.

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148 comments, Last at 18 Feb 2018, 7:58pm by RickD

08 Feb 2018, 09:58am by Mike Tanier

Eagles Hosting a Super Bowl Parade for Underdogs Everywhere

Longtime readers will remember that I started at FO right around the Eagles-Patriots Super Bowl in 2005, writing ruminations about Philly Fans and talking about the values of fandom I would impart to my toddler son. (Click to read more.)

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17 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2018, 9:46am by dryheat

06 Feb 2018, 01:30pm by Aaron Schatz

McDaniels Turns Down Colts, Stays with Pats

Sources tell ESPN's Adam Schefter that McDaniels will not accept the Colts' head coaching job, and will instead remain with New England. Huge, if true. This is the very definition of breaking, so we'll see what happens.

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253 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2018, 1:12pm by ssereb

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