Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

25 Dec 2017, 01:07am by Bryan Knowles

No Sunday Night Football Week 17

The NFL has decided not to flex any games to Sunday Night.

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15 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2017, 3:22am by The Ninjalectual

21 Dec 2017, 03:19pm by Scott Kacsmar

FiveThirtyEight: The Five-Year Rule to Winning a Championship

For FiveThirtyEight, I looked at The Five-Year Rule, which I first talked about in FOA 2017 in regards to the Chiefs this year. No team has ever started the same quarterback under the same head coach for more than five years and seen that duo win its first championship. Alex Smith and Andy Reid are currently in their fifth year together, and sure enough it could be the last if the Chiefs don't come through with a ring.

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20 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2017, 1:31pm by PatsFan

21 Dec 2017, 01:33am by Vincent Verhei

Rams Place Greg Zuerlein on IR

Most kicker injuries wouldn't warrant an Extra Point. Greg Zuerlein isn't most kickers.

The Los Angeles Rams have placed Zuerlein on injured reserve with a herniated disc. His season is over. Sam Ficken -- who last kicked in a competitive football game with the Penn State Nittany Lions in 2014 -- was signed as a replacement.

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11 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2017, 2:20pm by Aaron Brooks Good Twin

19 Dec 2017, 08:21pm by Bryan Knowles

Steelers Lead NFL with Eight Pro Bowl Berths

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a league-high eight players named to the initial Pro Bowl rosters this evening.

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28 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2017, 11:16pm by erniecohen

18 Dec 2017, 03:36pm by Andrew Potter

Injury Aftermath: Week 15

Four AFC contenders lose players as the playoffs near. Fortunately, all should be back for the postseason -- though for one team, that probably depends on their teammates running the table without them.

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15 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2017, 6:25pm by jtr

18 Dec 2017, 08:17am by Mike Tanier

Monday Morning Digest: Rams and Jaguars Have Turned the NFL Upside-Down

Featuring Nick Foles, the failed Aaron Rodgers hero quest, and a Cowboys-Raiders game that served as a microcosm for everything wrong with the NFL.

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17 Dec 2017, 09:05pm by Vincent Verhei

Richardson Announces He Will Sell Panthers

Friday, December 15: The Carolina Panthers announce they are launching an internal investigation into team owner Jerry Richardson amidst "allegations of workplace misconduct." (Click for more.)

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52 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2017, 1:09am by jackiel

17 Dec 2017, 02:52pm by Vincent Verhei

Marvin Lewis Reportedly Leaving Bengals

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that after 15 seasons as head coach, Marvin Lewis will leave the Cincinnati Bengals after the season.

Lewis' contract, and those of all his assistants, expires at the end of the year.

"If a head-coaching job does not materialize," Schefter writes, "sources said Lewis would be interested in working in another team's front office or as a coaching adviser for a former Bengals assistant coach who has gone on to become a head coach, such as Mike Zimmer, whose Minnesota Vikings host the Bengals on Sunday."

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20 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2017, 11:41am by Noah Arkadia

16 Dec 2017, 02:09pm by Aaron Schatz

Vince McMahon May Revive the XFL

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6 comments, Last at 18 Dec 2017, 3:41pm by Jeremy Billones

11 Dec 2017, 03:53pm by Andrew Potter

Injury Aftermath: Week 14

Carson Wentz is done for the year, as the Year of the Backup claims another starting quarterback.

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21 comments, Last at 15 Dec 2017, 2:19pm by morganja