Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

24 Oct 2006, 01:29pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Texans over Jaguars

In the fierce battle for an AFC playoff spot, real contenders do not lose games to Houston. Jacksonville did just that behind a hobbled quarterback whose presence on the field may have been a mistake. Houston's quarterback, meanwhile, is finally playing at a high level thanks to a new coach and an excellent number one receiver.

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28 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2006, 9:10pm by Biffy

23 Oct 2006, 08:34pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Old Enough to Know

How good is 7-0 Rutgers? Good enough that this may be the best RU team the school's oldest living alumnus has ever seen. Plus, the John L. Smith Trophy and Russell's weekly BlogPoll Ballot.

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34 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2006, 5:11pm by zlionsfan

23 Oct 2006, 11:03am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 7

This week: Super Bowl quarterbacks go down, Joey Harrington goes back to pass over and over, the Patriots and Colts go up and down the field with ease, and a plethora of absurd field goals go through the uprights.

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152 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2006, 6:17am by Matthew Furtek

21 Oct 2006, 01:27pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: PIT-ATL, WAS-IND

In the 2006 NFL preseason, only two teams were winless: Pittsburgh and Washington. Those struggles have continued into the regular season, and each team has just two wins. Lose on the road this Sunday, and it may be too late to turn things around for a playoff run. Find out which team has a better shot at win number three.

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27 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2006, 11:49am by Tim

20 Oct 2006, 04:07pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Running with Multiple Tight Ends

In the first of a two-part series, Mike Tanier breaks down game tape of the Cowboys, Redskins, and Patriots, examining how those teams use two-tight end sets to create mismatches and confusion in the running game.

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35 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2006, 2:14pm by Alan C.

20 Oct 2006, 04:07pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Running with Multiple Tight Ends

In the first of a two-part series, Mike Tanier breaks down game tape of the Cowboys, Redskins, and Patriots, examining how those teams use two-tight end sets to create mismatches and confusion in the running game.

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35 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2006, 2:14pm by Alan C.

20 Oct 2006, 11:58am by

Seventh Day Adventure: Home Stretch

A day late, and probably a few dollars short if you've been following their advice, Vinny and Russell break down the Saturday's biggest college games in the latest edition of Seventh Day Adventure. Plus, YouTube links galore! This is also the college football open thread.

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154 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2006, 11:32am by Weekly Journalist