Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

24 Dec 2006, 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Preview: PHI-DAL

Christmas time is here, by golly, disapproval would be folly. Deck the halls with hunks of holly, fill the cup and don't say when. Kill the turkeys, ducks and chickens, mix the punch, drag out the Dickens. As the playoff race a-thickens, the Eagles face T.O. again.

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12 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2006, 3:25pm by Harris

23 Dec 2006, 02:17pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index Bowl Forecast

Back in November, a guest column introduced a new drive-based college ratings system called the Fremeau Efficiency Index. Now the FEI returns with the final regular season ratings and forecasts of the top 10 bowl games.

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22 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2007, 12:33am by Rocco

21 Dec 2006, 02:58pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: December 21, 2006

If a 2-12 team has a quarterback controversy and nobody hears it, does it make a sound? Who is the one player Chad Johnson won't trash-talk? Are you ready for the Belichick-Casserly feud? All this, and more Herm Edwards, in The Week in Quotes.

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39 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2006, 3:12am by MarkB

20 Dec 2006, 04:58pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Chuffed

Win your Championship Game and Grandma can finally get those new dentures to eat pizza with. This week's Scramble takes a detailed look at every game of Week 16 and how the game within the game could affect your fantasy team's shot of winning the big one. Plus, the role of Gil Thorp in this week's comic will be played by Marmaduke.

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137 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2006, 5:41pm by Sid

20 Dec 2006, 09:48am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Julius Jones vs. Marion Barber

Julius Jones is the starter in Dallas and Marion Barber is the backup. But Barber's numbers are vastly superior to Jones's numbers. What does Barber do that Jones doesn't, and why does Jones still get the starting nod?

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69 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2006, 1:06pm by BlueStarDude

19 Dec 2006, 05:51pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

San Diego moves back on top, the Saints and Bengals drop, and the NFC West is very, very, very bad. The new DVOA ratings are here, and the commentary available on FOXSports.com.

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180 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2006, 3:58am by the other Chris

19 Dec 2006, 12:30pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Redskins over Saints

New Orleans has been the NFL's most surprising team this year. Sunday, it was their turn to get surprised. The offensive line struggled, and Drew Brees better start throwing deep during the week like he does on Sundays, because the Saints' defense needs the practice. In Washington, meanwhile, Jason Campbell throws a pretty ball but needs to figure out where it is going.

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50 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2006, 12:39pm by Pat

18 Dec 2006, 06:23pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Podcasting the Bowls

Seventh Day Adventure on your iPod! What could be better than that? In an attempt to keep their sanity while still offering analysis and picks for all 32 bowl games, Vinny and Russell have gone high-tech with the first ever Seventh Day Adventure podcast. Listen in, or download it for later. How better to get the skinny on the Papajohns.com Bowl?

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17 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2006, 1:21am by MDS

18 Dec 2006, 12:11pm by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 15

This week: Russell Levine and Will Carroll ponder the NFL's first-ever four-man, three-voice broadcasting booth. MDS asks where David Carr stands on the list of top draft busts. Bill Barnwell and Mike Tanier have a Giants-Eagles pessimism-off. Plus: All Vince Young does is win, and all David Garrard does is win, but only one can win in the battle of guys who do nothing but win.

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180 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2006, 10:18pm by Jivas

16 Dec 2006, 02:24pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: JAC-TEN, KC-SD

Run run run run, do do run run. Run run run run, do do run run. Run run run run, do do run run. (And occasionally, passes to the two best tight ends in the league.)

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9 comments, Last at 18 Dec 2006, 12:34pm by B