Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

18 Aug 2008, 04:12pm by Doug Farrar

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 2

This is another week for rookies to show what they can do, for fringe guys to find a way to stick on a roster, and for various statistical performances to be blown way the heck out of proportion. It's still the preseason, and here are the plays that ... well, sort of counted.

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32 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2008, 2:46pm by Rich Conley

15 Aug 2008, 10:53am by Vincent Verhei

The Week In Quotes: August 15, 2008

This week you will find no quotes from any quarterback whose name can be rearranged to spell Fatter Verb. Instead we bring you updates on running backs in New England and Tennessee, wide receivers in Cincinnati, and the whole pathetic offense in Chicago. Plus: Herm on game shows.

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78 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2008, 12:38pm by Marcumzilla

14 Aug 2008, 01:15pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Afterglow

Mike Tanier has the last word on the Brett Favre saga, and it somehow involves Brigitte Bardot, Anthony Michael Hall, and Charlemagne. Plus, a viewer's guide to Week 2 of the preseason.

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30 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2008, 6:19pm by jebmak

12 Aug 2008, 11:16am by Aaron Schatz

Fifth Anniversary Special: Best and Worst WR/TE Games, 95-07

Next up for our look at the best and worst of the DVOA Era: wide receivers and tight ends, featuring Ocho Cinco, T.O., Tony Gonzalez, and Vincent Brisby's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

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36 comments, Last at 18 Aug 2008, 8:31am by Ralph

11 Aug 2008, 11:18am by Doug Farrar

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 1

In the preseason, the final score isn't as important as what each individual player does. So we're back for another round of examining the individual matchups, looking at which stars seem ready to go and which backups are making a strong case for a roster spot.

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51 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2008, 1:05pm by jimm

08 Aug 2008, 10:41am by Doug Farrar

Taking a Pass: Fantasy Players to Avoid

Injuries, suspensions, and system changes can affect fantasy value for players at any position. Bill Barnwell and Doug Farrar reveal who they'll be skipping when their picks come on draft day.

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42 comments, Last at 14 Aug 2008, 7:32pm by Chuck Norris

07 Aug 2008, 11:19am by Doug Farrar

J-E-T-S Brett Brett Brett!

When news of the Brett Favre trade came down, the Football Outsiders staff started burning up the Internets just like everyone else. Here are our quick-hit thoughts about the deal that puts New York's "other" NFL team in the eye of the hurricane.

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130 comments, Last at 13 Aug 2008, 10:10pm by kleph

05 Aug 2008, 04:26pm by Aaron Schatz

Fifth Anniversary Special: Worst RB Seasons, 95-07

Going through the worst running back seasons since 1995 brings up a big question: What makes NFL head coaches lust after Ricky Williams so darn much?

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28 comments, Last at 07 Aug 2008, 11:15am by zlionsfan

04 Aug 2008, 04:00pm by Vincent Verhei

The Offseason In Quotes

Take a trip with us back in time as we break down the whole rotten Brett Favre saga, one embarrassing quote at a time. If you, like us, have had enough of that story, there's also news on Steve Smith's punchiness, Tom Brady hugging other men, and, of course, Herm.

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93 comments, Last at 08 Aug 2008, 6:22pm by Sid

31 Jul 2008, 02:25pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Field Generals

African American quarterbacks have made great strides over the past three decades; now historian Lloyd Vance is helping to preserve the history of their struggle. Plus: Football's latest Internet fad.

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98 comments, Last at 12 Aug 2008, 4:24pm by martial