Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Jan 2008, 02:47pm by Aaron Schatz

2008 NFC Divisional Round Preview

The Packers and Seahawks know each other well because of their similarities. The Cowboys and Giants know each other well because of their division rivalry. Who moves on to the NFC Championship? It all may depend on injuries and hot pants. Plus: Jason Beattie's latest cartoon!

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56 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2008, 5:41pm by Jacob Stevens

11 Jan 2008, 01:05pm by Will Carroll

Black and Blue Report: Divisional Round

Will Carroll is back to look at the divisional round of playoff games. How did the week off help this week's home teams? Which superstar may play this weekend after all? When injured Green Bay cornerbacks cover injured Seattle receivers, is it like football in slow motion?

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10 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2008, 3:37am by turbohappy

10 Jan 2008, 02:37pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: The Blueprint

It's been a much-overused word this season, but after watching 20 hours of game tape, Mike Tanier has a developed a blueprint for beating the Patriots. He swears it's foolproof. Has he discovered the secret to stopping the Patriots, or has he lost his mind? Judge for yourself.

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137 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2008, 1:46pm by allsmiley

10 Jan 2008, 11:41am by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: January 10, 2008

This week, Matt Hasselbeck wants the ball and he wants to score (again), Ellis Hobbs' reveals a surprisingly deep persecution complex, and numerous Redskins fans vow to never return to Seattle after being pelted by dead bird. Plus: it may be our last Week in Herm, folks, so let's go out with a bang!

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55 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2008, 1:52am by webmaster

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