Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Jan 2007, 05:34pm by Aaron Schatz

Final 2006 DVOA Ratings

Baltimore leads the final DVOA ratings for the 2006 season and goes into the playoffs with the Super Bowl favorite trifecta: First in DVOA, first in weighted DVOA, and first in Pythagorean wins. New England moves ahead of San Diego for the number two spot in weighted DVOA, and Philadelphia moves ahead of Chicago as the best NFC team of 2006. Indianapolis puts up the second highest offensive DVOA ever, Chicago the third highest special teams DVOA. Numbers here, commentary on FOXSports.com.

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126 comments, Last at 28 Feb 2012, 12:17pm by Robert20Morin

02 Jan 2007, 02:25pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Lions over Cowboys

The worst defense in the NFL since Week 13? None other than the Dallas Cowboys. Not exactly the momentum they want heading into the playoffs. Hopefully the Lions organization realizes that they were feasting on a wounded animal and not displaying potential for next season. All this, plus Tony Romo likes to drop the football.

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22 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2007, 3:03pm by Tim Wilson

02 Jan 2007, 12:24am by Aaron Schatz

370 Carries Revisited

We've mentioned it all season long, and now that Larry Johnson set a new NFL record for carries in a season, the "Curse of 370" is showing up in everything written by Football Outsiders. This article from the Seattle chapter of Pro Football Prospectus 2006 should help answer some of the questions people have about the 370-carry theory, including why we don't count receptions, and how a playoff appearance changes things.

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01 Jan 2007, 12:40pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: The BCS Bowls

Boise State crashes the party, Michigan tries to prove it's number two, and Wake Forest-Louisville is not a basketball game. Vinny and Russell break down the first four BCS bowls and offer their picks. This is also your discussion thread for all the New Year's Day bowl games.

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333 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2007, 3:50pm by Trogdor

01 Jan 2007, 11:36am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 17

This week in Audibles: Learn the new defensive strategy in Dallas, watch the Seahawks and Giants somehow stumble their way into the playoffs, and figure out when Larry Johnson's legs will officially fall off.

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109 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2007, 6:44pm by zlionsfan

29 Dec 2006, 12:04pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone 2006 All-Rookie Team

This year's All-Rookie Team is the most balanced in Too Deep Zone history. Of course, this is only the second year for the TDZ All-Rookie Team, but even if we had been doing this 20 years, this would probably be the most balanced team, with future superstars at the skill positions and no holes on the lines.

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96 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2007, 10:16pm by Chris

28 Dec 2006, 04:40pm by

SDA 2006-2007 Bowl Spectacular, Part II

Vinny and Russell offer up another bowl-season podcast covering the 15 remaining non-BCS games. This also serves as the open thread to discuss all these games.

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68 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2007, 1:12am by NewsToTom

28 Dec 2006, 02:18pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: December 28, 2006

This week, it's all about problems. Marcus Robinson has a problem with Brad Childress. The Oakland defense has a problem with the Oakland offense. Jim Mora has a problem with the media. And Cincinnati has a problem with the snap. You know who doesn't have a problem, though? Herman Edwards's mom.

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41 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2007, 1:14am by Ben

27 Dec 2006, 11:28pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: It'll Be A Breeze

If you woke up still on fire following the holiday slate of games, you'll feel Scramble's kiss this week. The Week In Quotes impresario Alex Carnevale joins Bill and joyously recounts the details of his fantasy plan. Plus, Gil Thorp returns!

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16 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2006, 6:29pm by Reinhard

27 Dec 2006, 01:02pm by Michael David Smith

2006 Every Play Counts All-Pro Team

There are some names you'll expect (Tomlinson) and some names you won't (Meester). All deserve recognition as part of our annual Every Play Counts All-Pro Team.

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110 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2007, 12:08pm by Rich Conley