Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

17 Oct 2007, 12:29pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Kansas City Defense

Not many people expected the Chiefs to be in first place after six weeks, but there they are, at the top of the AFC West, despite a steep decline from Larry Johnson. It's their defense that has the Chiefs in contention, and we examine that defense in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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19 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2007, 4:56am by t.d.

16 Oct 2007, 02:02pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

This week: The top six stay the same, San Diego and Carolina jump forward, and the NFC East rules while the NFC West is lousy again. We also continue to track where the Pats and Colts stand in the race for "best DVOA ever."

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212 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2007, 1:57pm by Andrew

16 Oct 2007, 12:22pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Saints over Seahawks

The Saints scored their first win of the season over Seattle. If they hope to turn their season around, they will need to continue to take what the defense gives them. Seattle, meanwhile, has lost their ability to move the ball on the ground. If they want to be a threat in the playoffs, they will need to do so on the arm of Matt Hasselbeck. Ned Macey looks at these and other aspects of New Orleans' upset win.

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22 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2007, 7:01am by Matt Saracen - QB1 - Dillon Panthers

15 Oct 2007, 05:15pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Chaos, Continued

It was yet another week of upsets in college football. Russell weighs in on the fallout and the initial BCS standings, hands out the JLS Trophy, and updates his BlogPoll ballot in the latest edition of Football Junkie.

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93 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2007, 3:16pm by Ben Johnson

15 Oct 2007, 05:56am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 6

This week's Audibles features Mike Holmgren losing his grip, the Patriots smacking down another opponent, Jeff Garcia's continued redemption, and Adrian Peterson gaining a nickname you probably wouldn't want to slap on a T-shirt.

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308 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2007, 6:29pm by gmc

12 Oct 2007, 05:41pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Patriots-Cowboys

Had enough Patriots-Cowboys coverage yet? No? Good. Mike Tanier examines a successful drive by each team to decide who has the edge on offense. Find out how the Patriots shift on the fly from the run 'n' shoot to power ball, and learn more about the versatility of Jason Witten.

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17 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2007, 1:02pm by Jon Coit

11 Oct 2007, 09:06pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Palm-Ball

Get ready for the weekend college slate -- and the Sunday BCS standings release -- as Russell breaks down the biggest games with BCS expert Jerry Palm. Plus, this is the college open thread.

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197 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2007, 4:54pm by Pat

11 Oct 2007, 12:31pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: October 11, 2007

Alge Crumpler begins the mutiny in Atlanta, Trent Green makes Peter King his BFF, and Steelers defensive lineman gets so bored beating the Seahawks he orders a pizza mid-game. Plus, you know it's a slow week for quotes when there's only one from Herm -- but it's a good one.

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64 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2007, 3:08am by Sid

10 Oct 2007, 05:45pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Examining the Bar

Bill Barnwell polls friends and colleagues on what makes the ideal sports bar. Diagrams are included. Plus, wood is chopped, losers are shamed, and Gil Thorp meets a long-lost relative. Well, maybe.

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107 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2007, 6:10pm by Ben Stuplisberger

10 Oct 2007, 11:48am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Washington Defense

Two years ago, they were great. Last year, they were terrible. Now they're great again. What's going on with the Redskins' defense? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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41 comments, Last at 13 Oct 2007, 5:39pm by Boss Hog