Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

27 Nov 2007, 06:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

Wondering how much Sunday night's surprising near-loss to the Eagles dropped New England's DVOA rating? Would you believe the answer is "not much at all?" The top eight teams all stay basically the same, while good things are happening in Minnesota and Ohio.

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161 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 5:16pm by Sid

27 Nov 2007, 01:26pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Vikings over Giants

When the opposing defense scores more points off passes from your quarterback then you do, it makes it pretty easy to figure out what the problem is. Unfortunately for the Giants, the best way to fix their passing attack is sitting in an NBC studio. Plus: Minnesota, playoff contender? It has come to that.

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54 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2007, 9:49pm by Jin

26 Nov 2007, 06:52pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Aloha

Despite year-long chaos, we're close to a relatively controversy-free BCS -- including an invite for Hawaii should they finish an undefeated regular season. Plus, the JLS Trophy and the updated BlogPoll ballot.

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81 comments, Last at 29 Nov 2007, 3:20pm by witless chum

26 Nov 2007, 08:54am by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Week 12

The Patriots narrowly escape their first loss, and the Bears narrowly escape postseason oblivion in what may have been the game of the year. Predictions about the insanity of Philly talk radio abound, and Patrick Kerney goes off for the second straight week. Thanksgiving is covered in retrospect, the sanity of kicking to Devin Hester is once again discussed, and FO tackles the CFL!

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221 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2007, 10:41pm by Sid

23 Nov 2007, 05:49pm by Stuart Fraser

Players Have Opponent Adjustments Too

We frequently talk about how the difficulty of a team's schedule affects their statistical achievement, but what about the individual players? Join Stuart Fraser as he searches for the most extreme opponent adjustments of the DPAR era and discovers that 2000 was a very strange year for schedules.

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17 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2007, 4:42pm by Herm?

22 Nov 2007, 01:24pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Thanksgiving Feast

With much still to be decided in college football, this weekend offers a cornucopia of meaningful matchups. Russell breaks them all down with podcast guest Bruce Feldman of ESPN The Magazine.

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189 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2007, 2:20am by David

22 Nov 2007, 01:19pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: November 22, 2007

This week, we learn that John Fox has lost his short term memory, Channing Crowder is a geographical genius, and that the Tampa police can see the smell of drunk people (including Cato June). Also, things are beginning to melt down in Kansas City -- you know what that means, Hermaphrophiles!

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23 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2007, 9:50am by JoshuaPerry

21 Nov 2007, 06:27pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: B.S. Games

Bill takes a look at the best fantasy performances that did the least to help their team's actual performance in this week's Scramble. If you had ten carries and four yards rushing but scored three times, you're in. Plus, a "Dumb and Dumber" reference and classic Jason Beattie comic!

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23 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2007, 9:23pm by Truman

21 Nov 2007, 03:49pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index: Week 12

The more things change in the BCS rankings, the more they stay the same in the FEI rankings. Find out why Brian Fremeau's system still thinks the Ducks are No. 2, why Boise State is overrated, and why the FEI rankings don't take home field advantage into account.

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12 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2007, 10:11am by JKL

21 Nov 2007, 12:29pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: How Not to Cover Terrell Owens

Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens had the third-best DPAR game ever on Sunday against the Redskins. He was helped by a Redskins game plan that showed just the wrong way to cover him. We look at what Owens did right and the Redskins did wrong in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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36 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2007, 6:46pm by Chad Dukes