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  1. NFL draft: Some receivers to watch, some to avoid

    Adam Teicher

    Pro Football Focus has an interesting story looking at combine results and projecting which wide receivers might be underrated and overvalued. Wide receivers will be of obvious interest in this year's draft to the Kansas City Chiefs. PFF's theory...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  2. Morning links: Blitz percentages

    Eric D. Williams

    Good morning. Nathan Jahnke of Pro Football Focus provides information on blitz percentages for every NFL team. And once again, the results were not good for San Diego's defense. Defensive coordinator John Pagano's group blitzed 29.4 percent o...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  3. Browns defense tackled well but defended run poorly

    Pat McManamon

    The best tackling team in the NFL last season? Pro Football Focus says it's the Cleveland Browns. In 1,188 snaps, the Browns missed 102 tackles. PFF determined that's a ratio of .086 missed tackles per snap, a number PFF calls tackling efficien...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  4. NFL Nation TV talks Hall of Fame

    Paul Gutierrez

    Join us at 3 p.m. ET, 12 p.m. PT Thursday for the second special NFL Nation TV Super Bowl Week Spreecast. Episode No. 42 will review ESPN.com's recent joint venture with Pro Football Focus, which broke down how many "above-average" players each t...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  5. Morning Ram-blings: Ranking young talent

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- For St. Louis Rams fans who might not have appreciated the Pro Football Focus study saying the team is 10 players away from being a Super Bowl contender, ESPN NFL Insider Matt Williamson offered a silver lining earlier this week. ...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  6. Takeaways from PFF roster study -- John Clayton's mailbag

    John Clayton

    John Clayton's mailbag: An in-depth roster study by Pro Football Focus illustrates how tough it is for bad teams to make quick turnarounds.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  7. One of Eagles' 'Missing Pieces' is a QB

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The collaboration between Pro Football Focus and ESPN's NFL Nation provided some interesting insight into the league by identifying how many above-average players each team was from competing in the Super Bowl this year. The Philad...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  8. By this measure, Chiefs are long way from Super Bowl

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In case you missed it, Pro Football Focus put together an interesting chart looking at how many players it defined as good or elite each NFL team was from being a Super Bowl-caliber team. PFF concluded the Chiefs were eight abo...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  9. Cowboys have to 'put socks back on' all over again

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- On Sunday, ESPN and Pro Football Focus unveiled a project to determine how close each team not in Super Bowl XLIX is to playing in the Super Bowl. The Dallas Cowboys were deemed to be the closest of the 30 teams not in the Super B...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  10. Morning Ram-blings: A long way to go?

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- On Monday morning, we revealed our Super Bowl project done in conjunction with the folks at Pro Football Focus in which the goal was to determine how far away each team is from being a Super Bowl contender. According to Pro Foot...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  11. Morning Roar: Lions ranked No. 20 in terms of young players

    Michael Rothstein

    Earlier this week, Pro Football Focus deemed the Detroit Lions five players away from being able to win a Super Bowl. Colleague Matt Williamson chose to look at teams from another metric -- their players age 25 or under. There, the Lions didn't fa...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  12. Is Indy nine players away from being a Super Bowl contenders?

    Mike Wells

    Hopefully you've had an opportunity to check out ESPN's NFL Nation Super Bowl Project that was paired with Pro Football Focus. Based off snap count, PFF rated every significant player on each team -- minus Seattle and New England -- by four categorie...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  13. Are Jets eight players away from Super Bowl contention?

    Rich Cimini

    Everybody is familiar with the saying, "The (insert team name) are only one or two players away from competing for a championship." ESPN.com, in conjunction with the smart folks at Pro Football Focus, went all-in on a project that hammered that ve...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  14. How close are the Detroit Lions to the Super Bowl?

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions have never been to a Super Bowl. In the Super Bowl era, the team has won just one playoff game. As part of a giant project that dropped over the weekend, the folks over at Pro Football Focus looked at every player who played 250 ...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  15. Where I agree, disagree with PFF on grades: Keenan Lewis, Curtis ...

    Mike Triplett

    ESPN's NFL Nation reporters and Pro Football Focus both took a detailed look at the rosters of every team that failed to make the Super Bowl this season, with PFF using its grading history to determine "how far away" each team was. I had some stro...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  16. How close are Texans to reaching a Super Bowl?

    Tania Ganguli

    Sunday night we unveiled an extensive project addressing how close or far each NFL team's roster is from being that of a Super Bowl contender. The numbers were chosen by Pro Football Focus, which ranked every player who played at least 250 snaps ...

    Blog | January 26, 2015