Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

20 Nov 2007, 06:26pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 11 DVOA Ratings

Every NFC East team moves up, while the Broncos and Chiefs sneak up on the Chargers, the Titans take a tumble, and the Steelers take over first place in defense despite losing. We also bring you the first week-to-week graph of 2007, comparing the Pats to the last two teams to make a run at the perfect season.

» More...

207 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2007, 12:55pm by mrparker

20 Nov 2007, 03:55pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Jets over Steelers

Injuries in Indy are giving the Steelers a shot at that precious first-round bye, but their hopes for a second seed hit a snag against the lowly Jets. The offense has no margin for error and relies too much on Ben Roethlisberger to perform Herculean feats. Plus: gratuitous mentions of Michigan Wolverines in honor of Lloyd Carr's retirement.

» More...

45 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2007, 12:34pm by Justin Zeth

19 Nov 2007, 07:32pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Safe on the Sidelines

With the way this season has gone, maybe Ohio State has the easiest road to the BCS championship by simply not playing. Plus, thoughts on Lloyd Carr's retirement, another JLS for Coach O, and the updated BlogPoll ballot.

» More...

31 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2007, 3:58pm by Nall

19 Nov 2007, 01:37pm by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Week 11

It was a Sunday for questionable officiating, Norvalicious play-calling, conjugation of the verb "abate," a competitive game featuring the last two NFC champs, debate on Derek Anderson, and one colossally weird field goal.

» More...

230 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2007, 8:21pm by Mike D

16 Nov 2007, 03:43pm by Sean McCormick

Time to Go to Beck?

The Dolphins are making a quarterback change, turning the reins of the franchise over to a young player, just like the Jets and Bills have already done. How do teams perform when switching passers, and how do those new quarterbacks look the next year? Sean McCormick looks at those questions, and also look at which team needs to make a quarterback change to save their season.

» More...

41 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2007, 2:11pm by johonny

15 Nov 2007, 07:07pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Spanning the BCS

With teams closing in on BCS bids, Russell takes a look at the national college football scene with SundayMorningQB.com blogger Matt Hinton. Check out their picks, and use this as the college open thread all weekend.

» More...

218 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2007, 6:08pm by lionsbob

15 Nov 2007, 12:51pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: November 15, 2007

This week, Mike Nolan and Alex Smith debate Alex Smith's shoulder (and talent), Scott Linehan breathes a huge sigh of relief, and Patrick Crayton discusses his restroom habits. Oh, and there's some pretty good Herm too.

» More...

65 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2007, 10:49pm by Sid

15 Nov 2007, 02:26am by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index: Week 11

As the end of the season nears, the FEI list starts to look a little more like the BCS rankings. Brian Fremeau looks at who's most likely to play for the national championship, and why the Big 12 doesn't deserve to be a part of that discussion.

» More...

39 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2007, 9:15pm by Sid

14 Nov 2007, 04:29pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Here Comes The Grant Plow

It's Ryan Grant week at Football Outsiders! How unexpected was Grant's 119-yard performance, and what have been the best performances against similarly-crushing run defenses? Plus, a clutch hero shows up all over the wrong part of the column and Jason Beattie's cartoon knows the future for the 49ers offense.

» More...

18 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2007, 2:30am by louis

14 Nov 2007, 02:02pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: How the Packers Ran on the Vikings

The Packers' run offense against the Vikings' run defense looked like a mismatch on paper, but it didn't turn out that way on the field. Find out why -- and what it means for the Packers' playoff hopes -- in this week's Every Play Counts.

» More...

42 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2007, 3:18pm by Packer Pete