Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

16 Oct 2006, 10:50am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 6

This week: New Orleans looks very good, Nick Saban and Eric Mangini face off in a battle of bad playcalling, Kansas City fixes the DVOA blowout problem by getting blown out themselves, and St. Louis learns that clutch performance is a cruel mistress. Plus, learn why Buffalo-Detroit was the game of the day in Braintree, Massachusetts.

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201 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2006, 6:33pm by Rich Conley

14 Oct 2006, 04:35pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: PHI-NO, SEA-STL

Chicago, Chicago, Chicago. Doesn't this website ever talk about anyone else? Well, the NFC has five teams with just a single loss, and four of them face each other on Sunday. Two longtime contenders take on two surprise teams -- and two significant home-field advantages.

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39 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2006, 8:57am by someone

13 Oct 2006, 02:45pm by Guest

The Game Charters Speak

This week, we give Mike Tanier a well-deserved week off and turn Too Deep Zone over to our game charters. After watching every game of the season on tape, they have insights on a number of teams, among them Pittsburgh, Chicago, Seattle, Miami, and Buffalo.

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83 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2006, 2:43pm by Wanker79

12 Oct 2006, 06:43pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Midseason Report

College football has just about hit its halfway point, giving Russell and Vinny a chance to crow about early-season success. Seventh Day Adventure has the breakdown of the weekend's biggest games (and Clemson-Temple and Miami-FIU as well). This is an open thread to discuss college football all weekend.

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153 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2006, 7:09pm by Kevin11

12 Oct 2006, 12:34pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Conspiracy Theory

Are the Colts trying to lose? Can the Bears go 16-0? Will Tatum Bell finally stay the starter in Denver all year? Will running back prices in auction leagues finally drop after this year's "Big Three" meltdown? And how high can the point spreads against Oakland possibly climb? Plus: Andrew Walter has a posse.

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101 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2006, 4:39am by Sid

12 Oct 2006, 11:49am by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: October 12, 2006

Owens vs. Bledsoe, Harrington vs. Culpepper, Cowher vs. Tafoya, and Philadelphia fans vs. structural engineering, all in the Week in Quotes.

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19 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2006, 12:59pm by mactbone

11 Oct 2006, 10:56am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Miami's Offensive Line

For the first four weeks of the season, the Miami Dolphins' offensive line was lambasted for its inability to protect Daunte Culpepper. But a funny thing happened when the offensive line had a different quarterback to protect: the Patriots only sacked Joey Harrington once. Which Miami offensive line is the real one? Find out the answer to that question -- and why Ronnie Brown is in for a long year -- this week in Every Play Counts.

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60 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2006, 7:13pm by KLR

10 Oct 2006, 03:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

If Rex Grossman played da Packers by himself, how many points would he win by? If Brian Urlacher was battling a hurricane, who would win? What if da name of da hurricane was "Hurricane Ditka?" Plus: Am I having another heart attack? These are da questions we must ask after looking at da latest DVOA ratings. Commentary found here on FOXSports.com.

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351 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2007, 11:47pm by Jeff

10 Oct 2006, 12:10pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Colts Survive Titans

The NFL was upset-free this weekend, but we may have seen the most surprising result of the season when the undefeated Colts barely held off the rebuilding Titans. The Titans have a few good, young players, but the real story is that the Colts are a mediocre team so far this year. Special props to Pac-Man Jones, who if he keeps this up may be able to release his own album.

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71 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2006, 8:58pm by Scott P.

09 Oct 2006, 06:15pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Chaos? Good.

In college football, it takes some chaos in the regular season to avoid all-out anarchy come bowl season. Russell takes a look at the fallout from the first major upset of the year in the latest edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie. Plus, the JLS Trophy and his latest BlogPoll ballot.

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129 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2006, 10:44pm by Peter