Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Oct 2006, 05:43pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Line Up

Ian and Bill look at the importance of line play this season, give up on Jamal Lewis, warn everyone not to buy high on Laurence Maroney, and visit a super fun week in the Loser League, all in the latest Scramble. Plus, a new Jason Beattie cartoon.

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125 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2006, 1:07pm by Adam B

04 Oct 2006, 11:04am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The New Orleans Defense

After a surprisingly strong first three games, the Saints had a defensive letdown in the fourth quarter against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Is the real New Orleans defense the one that played so well against Atlanta Monday night, or the one that allowed the Panthers to march down the field late in Sunday's loss? Find out this week in Every Play Counts.

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26 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2006, 4:42am by zrude1

03 Oct 2006, 08:56pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 5 DVOA Ratings

Chicago and San Diego are atop the league, both in DVOA for 2006 and the early-season DAVE formula. Also leaping up this week: Kansas City, Dallas, and Washington. UPDATE: Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.

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239 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2006, 5:42pm by Mike

03 Oct 2006, 06:48pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Redskins over Jaguars

It was certainly conceivable that Washington could beat Jacksonville, but did anybody see them scoring 36 points? Quietly, the Redskins have developed a dominant offense and actually are struggling on defense. Jacksonville, on the other hand, may not be the dominant force people thought and looks to be slightly above average, just like in 2004 and 2005.

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49 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2006, 12:57pm by Loose On the Lead

02 Oct 2006, 08:28pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Hot Seat Edition

After a month of college football, national title and Heisman contenders have emerged. But Saturday's results also helped put a trio of coaches firmly on the hot seat. Russell Levine takes a look in the latest edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie, plus the JLS Trophy and his BlogPoll ballot.

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33 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2006, 8:09pm by Andrew

02 Oct 2006, 10:46am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 4

A look into the minds of the FO staff, with a few notes from our regular roundtable Sunday e-mails. You can literally see Doug Farrar's hopes fall with the fortunes of the Seahawks, and there are a couple of off-the-cuff recommendations for what to do with Albert Haynesworth.

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256 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2006, 10:34pm by Don M

30 Sep 2006, 05:00pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: SD-BAL, CHI-SEA

The two biggest games of NFL Week 4 each match up two of the seven remaining unbeaten teams. They will be played on the first day of October, but these games may have major implications for playoff seeding in January.

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23 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2006, 10:13pm by The Mulgrew

29 Sep 2006, 06:28pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag

The latest mailbag features questions about DVOA, DAVE, dropped passes, and how Brady Quinn fares in our new rookie quarterback projection system. Plus: Now you can get our 2005 game charting data, and we uncover Pro Football Prospectus 2004: The Lost Year.

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40 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2006, 8:23am by aeneas1

29 Sep 2006, 11:58am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Snapped Out of It

One center, two centers, three centers, four. The Browns ran out of centers and they had to get more. Mike Tanier connects the dots from LeCharles Bentley to Hank Fraley, tracing the Browns' month-long scramble to fill one of the most important positions on the field.

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35 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2006, 3:19pm by Scorpious

28 Sep 2006, 07:00pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Going Blogging

College football season is hitting its stride, with key conference battles in the SEC, ACC, and Big Ten. Vinny and Russell, and some guests from the blogosphere, have the full rundown. Plus, this is the college open thread.

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154 comments, Last at 04 Oct 2006, 5:08pm by Travis