Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Oct 2007, 12:23pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Four Giant Aces

The Giants have been driving quarterbacks crazy by putting Michael Strahan, Osi Umenyiora, Jason Tuck, and Mathias Kiwanuka on the field at the same time. As Mike Tanier learns this week, there's more to this "Four Aces" package than just speed. Find out how the Giants are using athleticism, creativity, and discipline to make life miserable for offenses.

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28 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2007, 11:34pm by Jaime Speciale

19 Oct 2007, 12:01pm by Vincent Verhei

How Good Is Devin Hester?

Vince Verhei updates an earlier post analyzing Devin Hester and his place in history, then discusses the value of kick returners and the most accurate way to measure their contributions.

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46 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2007, 7:10pm by JonL

18 Oct 2007, 04:43pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Trojan Horse

It's rivalry week! USC-Notre Dame! Miami-Florida State! Hmmm... Doesn't seem as exciting as in past years, does it? Russell Levine and his guest, USC grad David Sweet of MSNBC Sports, break down the weekend in college football starting with Thursday's South Florida-Rutgers tilt.

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132 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2007, 9:06am by Pete

18 Oct 2007, 12:05pm by Vincent Verhei

The Week in Quotes: October 18, 2007

This week, Roy Williams devotes his life to comic books and pizza, everyone says something mean about a tight end, the Chargers get way too happy about their new wide receiver, and Willis McGahee tries to make nice with the city of Buffalo.

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56 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2007, 12:58am by Gihyou

17 Oct 2007, 06:22pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index: Week 7

Brian Fremeau is back with the season's first set of FEI Ratings. If you are an SEC fan who feels the conference is punished for being ultra-competitive, you will be happy. If you are a Boston College or Ohio State alum, well, not so much.

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36 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2007, 8:41am by John Grenci

17 Oct 2007, 03:50pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Fair Trade

Bill takes a look at the ten most successful in-season swaps in NFL history. If you even remember the man who shows up twice, let alone name him, you have our utmost respect. Plus: the Packers' likely draft strategy, an unlikely KCW winner, and Jason Beattie's very old new cartoon.

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29 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2007, 1:10pm by Andrew

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