Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

09 Jan 2008, 06:09pm by Russell Levine

Junkie Special: Bowl Winners and Losers

With the bowl season now complete, Russell Levine takes a look at the winners and losers in college football's postseason.

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74 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2008, 7:20pm by Kevin 11

09 Jan 2008, 11:18am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Shaun Phillips

One player stood out above all others in the Chargers' wild card weekend win over the Titans, and it was not the first player you'd expect. Linebacker Shaun Phillips had a big game, a game we examine in this week's Every Play Counts.

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19 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2008, 7:37am by lobolafcadio

08 Jan 2008, 04:42pm by Aaron Schatz

2008 Postseason DVOA I

Here are weighted DVOA ratings, updated through the wild card round. Seven of the eight best teams according to these ratings are still in the postseason, with the Giants way, way down below -- even though their win over Tampa Bay had the best single-game DVOA of the weekend.

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117 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2008, 9:28pm by Matt Saracen - QB1 - Dillon Panthers

08 Jan 2008, 11:39am by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Giants over Buccaneers

The way to beat the Giants is to stop the run, take away the deep pass, and make Eli Manning beat you with precise throws, right? The Bucs tried that but were thwarted by Manning, who was exceptionally accurate. Meanwhile, a fierce pass rush and a banged-up Joey Galloway combined to shut down the Tampa Bay offense.

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38 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2008, 12:59am by Douglas Nix

07 Jan 2008, 02:09pm by Brian Fremeau and Russell Levine

BCS Championship Spectacular

SDA has the BCS National Championship covered from every angle. Orson Swindle of EDSBS, Brian Cook of MGoBlog, and Bruce Feldman of ESPN offer their thoughts on the SDA Podcast, while Brian Fremeau provides the written preview. This also serves as the discussion thread for the game.

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175 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2008, 7:02pm by DD Ohio

07 Jan 2008, 06:40am by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: AFC Wild Card Games

Jack Del Rio and Mike Tomlin compete for the Keep Choppin' Wood award, while the Titans found out what happens when you ask your defense to win the entire game alone. A stunned populace must now consider the possible reclamation of A Man Called Norv.

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175 comments, Last at 10 Jan 2008, 4:53pm by Jonathan

06 Jan 2008, 11:15pm by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: NFC Wild Card Games

FO takes on the Wild Card games, one conference at a time. Were the Giants this good all along, or were the Bucs this bad? Can anybody block the Seattle defensive line? And when will networks finally stop playing grunge music when going to commercial during Seahawks games?

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81 comments, Last at 09 Jan 2008, 10:51pm by Chris

05 Jan 2008, 05:16pm by Aaron Schatz

Wild Card Preview 2008: NYG-TB, SD-TEN

The Sunday games are not as close as the Saturday games, but that doesn't mean an upset isn't possible. The Giants will get in Jeff Garcia's face and hope Eli Manning's big game against New England is no fluke, while the Titans hope they can beat the well-rounded Chargers with nothing but defense and the power of Bironas.

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25 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2008, 9:48pm by Chris

04 Jan 2008, 07:07pm by Aaron Schatz

Wild Card Preview 2008: WAS-SEA, JAC-PIT

Time for those legendary, stat-packed Football Outsiders playoff previews, complete with funky, team color-coordinated week-to-week DVOA graphs. First, we tackle Washington at Seattle and Jacksonville at Pittsburgh.

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68 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2008, 6:02pm by Boss Hog

04 Jan 2008, 04:31pm by Bill Barnwell

A Second Helping of Secret Sauce

In a followup to last year's article on what wins in the playoffs, Bill Barnwell reveals which top contender might not have what it takes to compete in the 2007 postseason. Prepare for a shock.

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128 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2008, 1:43pm by Eric P