Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

31 Oct 2006, 01:30pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Raiders over Steelers

The Steelers are 2-5. They must be a terrible team. They lack heart, dedication, and tal ... Wait, what's that? They were the better team on Sunday? The Raiders actually have a good defense? The Steelers have suffered from bad luck beyond the injuries to Ben Roethlisberger? Could Pittsburgh actually be a good team? Ned Macey argues they are in his look at one of the weirder results of the season.

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87 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2006, 1:09pm by Old Whippersnapper

30 Oct 2006, 10:13pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Dominoes Falling

USC's loss to Oregon State Saturday was the upset that set the dominoes falling in college football, with fallout felt across the nation. So says Russell Levine in this week's edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie.

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64 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2006, 3:54am by Vinny

30 Oct 2006, 12:39pm by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 8

The FO staff discusses wild upsets, Meadowlands wind, and the legacy of Roc Alexander in our weekly conversation about the games of the week. Plus: Al Bogdan returns!

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104 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2006, 1:50pm by Pat

28 Oct 2006, 12:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Preview: IND-DEN

The NFL's best offense against a historically stingy defense. A struggling offense, hit by one very important injury, against a struggling defense, hit by numerous injuries. Before they prepare to face rock, scissors tries to cut apart paper one more time. Plus, a bonus NY Sun excerpt, Michael David Smith addresses the clock-management blunders in Philadelphia.

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46 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2006, 10:14pm by Sundown

27 Oct 2006, 05:16pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Save the Craters

It was a dark and stormy night. All Mike Tanier wanted to do was drive home to his family in his gold Escalade. But instead, he was cornered by a shadowy figure in the employ of a demonic NFL despot. Does Tanier have what it takes to save the Craters from themselves? Does anyone?

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22 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2006, 6:24pm by LostInDaJungle

26 Oct 2006, 06:14pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Don't Call it a Cocktail

Both of them still over .500 for the year, Russell and Vinny are back with their guide to the upcoming weekend of college football -- now updated with the full slate of games. This also serves as the college open thread.

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177 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2006, 2:18pm by Pat

26 Oct 2006, 10:45am by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: October 26, 2006

If you're Herm Edwards, 3-3 feels like 6-0, plus steroids and Tiki's push to succeed Tim Russert as host of Meet the Press.

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84 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2006, 8:09pm by Sid

25 Oct 2006, 04:13pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Bizarro World

This week's Scramble looks at how the NFL world was turned on its head during Week 7. Among the important questions asked: Should Brian Westbrook have not scored? Will Matt Bryant win the FO Halloween Party? Can you be the worst player in Loser League and still hit a game-winning field goal? Plus, Jason Beattie's latest comic, all inside.

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107 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2006, 9:17am by Remembering

25 Oct 2006, 11:27am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Booger McFarland

Was Indianapolis wise to give away a second-round pick for defensive tackle Booger McFarland? Or was Tampa Bay wise to get rid of him? We explore his first game in a Colts uniform this week in Every Play Counts.

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87 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2006, 7:29pm by doktarr

24 Oct 2006, 04:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 8 DVOA Ratings

Chicago moves back into the top spot of this week's DVOA ratings, while the Giants make this year's Treacherous Three into a Gang of Four. Lots of good teams are packed closely together, but why is 2-4 Pittsburgh ahead of three 5-1 teams and the undefeated Colts? That's explained in the FOXSports.com commentary.

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268 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2006, 3:01pm by Jean Crawford