28 Aug 2007, 01:59pm by Brian Fremeau
Given the high rate of roster change in college football, can a ratings system based on past drive data from one season predict the next season? The answer, it turns out, is "better than you think." Brian Fremeau brings us the official debut of FEI on Football Outsiders, with a few picks for underrated and overrated teams heading into the college season.
84 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2007, 2:42pm by Bob Day
27 Aug 2007, 03:17pm by Russell Levine
After a summer of discontent for sports, college football is finally here to rescue us. So says Russell Levine in the college preview edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie.
37 comments, Last at 30 Aug 2007, 6:22pm by DD
27 Aug 2007, 10:42am by admin
Heath Evans goes wild, the Brian Leonard bandwagon picks up new passengers, Professor Kitna gets his comeuppance, Kevin Kolb and Brett Favre have something in common, and the inaugural entry in the First Annual Raiderjoe Essay Contest!
47 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2007, 6:33pm by Pat
23 Aug 2007, 03:24pm by Ben Riley
This week, the wheels start to come off for Michael Clayton, the wheels are already off for Herm Edwards, and the wheels on the Bus are preparing to go round and round the talk circuit. Plus: Wade Phillips' daughter Tracy reveals the truth about life at home with her disciplinarian dad ... and whether Doug Flutie hit on her.
61 comments, Last at 30 Aug 2007, 8:20pm by mshray
22 Aug 2007, 05:48pm by Bill Barnwell
The yearly tradition continues as Bill looks over the AFC teams and forecasts a gloomy year for some of last year's favorites. Actually, most all of them. Plus: Gil Thorp holds tryouts in Jason Beattie's latest comic. Guess which Steelers RB will be disappointed?
75 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2007, 6:40pm by Easy Like Sunday Morning
20 Aug 2007, 11:58am by admin
The FO crew is back, sharing thoughts on the latest round of preseason contests. Topics include a candidate for the next victim of the Curse of 370, some really terrible blocking around the league, the best and worst rookies so far, and stupid things said on televisions across America.
53 comments, Last at 25 Aug 2007, 3:26pm by Parker W.
17 Aug 2007, 01:33pm by Guest
College football fans across the nation like to argue about their school's ability to produce NFL stars, but those arguments have always been based on hyperbole and subjective opinions. In this guest column, Dan Davis tries to find a statistical way to settle things.
47 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2007, 11:35am by dennis egan
16 Aug 2007, 12:11pm by Ben Riley
Priest Holmes returns from the dead, the Steelers introduce "Steely McBeam," and Vernon Davis insults Antonio Gates and Tony Gonzalez. Plus: Jerry Jones is worth 10,000,000 three-topping thin crust pizzas from Papa John's -- does he really need their endorsement money?
44 comments, Last at 21 Aug 2007, 3:17pm by DB
15 Aug 2007, 08:54pm by Bill Barnwell
Like Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic, Bill Barnwell becomes the first pilot to fly solo on Scramble For The Ball! This week, Bill deals with unusual scoring systems, MJD vs. Cedric Benson, and how best to draft in a league where everyone else is dumber than you. Plus: Jason Beattie's first cartoon of the new season.
24 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2007, 1:45pm by Vivek
14 Aug 2007, 03:52pm by admin
Today, Football Outsiders launches its long-awaited premium database, featuring 11 years of DVOA data that you can sort and view in a variety of different formats. We also introduce our new assistant editor and announce a change to Extra Points. NOTE: Issues with entering the database should now be fixed.