Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

27 Dec 2006, 11:28pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: It'll Be A Breeze

If you woke up still on fire following the holiday slate of games, you'll feel Scramble's kiss this week. The Week In Quotes impresario Alex Carnevale joins Bill and joyously recounts the details of his fantasy plan. Plus, Gil Thorp returns!

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16 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2006, 6:29pm by Reinhard

27 Dec 2006, 01:02pm by Michael David Smith

2006 Every Play Counts All-Pro Team

There are some names you'll expect (Tomlinson) and some names you won't (Meester). All deserve recognition as part of our annual Every Play Counts All-Pro Team.

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110 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2007, 12:08pm by Rich Conley

26 Dec 2006, 07:31pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 17 DVOA Ratings

The natural order of things has been re-established: the AFC is the superior conference, as Chicago falls behind New England and Jacksonville in the weighted formula. The Cowboys and Giants keep falling, the Saints and Eagles keep rising, and the 8-7 AFC teams are all better than the 9-6 AFC teams -- as long as you ignore Tennessee's first four games. Ratings here, commentary on FOXSports.com.

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113 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2006, 7:47pm by The Mul Dawg

26 Dec 2006, 06:14pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Christmas: Eagles over Cowboys

Merry Christmas, Eagles fans! Your team is in position to win the NFC East thanks to a win over TO and the 'Boys. The Eagles were written off by everyone, us included, when Donovan McNabb went down. Now, they have the inside track to the NFC East crown. Dallas, meanwhile, is falling apart fast. Their pass defense is in shambles. They finally figure out how to cover running backs and suddenly tight ends are killing them.

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34 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2006, 10:41pm by Sid

25 Dec 2006, 12:35pm by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 16

This week in Audibles: We begin the Larry Johnson death watch, weep at the Panthers-Falcons statistics, ponder the Alleged Indianapolis Run Defense, praise JetBlue, and watch the Bengals and Seahawks blow it at the end. Plus: Santa Claus knows who has been naughty and who has been nice, but does he know what Accuscore is?

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96 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2007, 9:39pm by AccuScore

24 Dec 2006, 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Preview: PHI-DAL

Christmas time is here, by golly, disapproval would be folly. Deck the halls with hunks of holly, fill the cup and don't say when. Kill the turkeys, ducks and chickens, mix the punch, drag out the Dickens. As the playoff race a-thickens, the Eagles face T.O. again.

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12 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2006, 3:25pm by Harris

23 Dec 2006, 02:17pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index Bowl Forecast

Back in November, a guest column introduced a new drive-based college ratings system called the Fremeau Efficiency Index. Now the FEI returns with the final regular season ratings and forecasts of the top 10 bowl games.

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22 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2007, 12:33am by Rocco

21 Dec 2006, 02:58pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: December 21, 2006

If a 2-12 team has a quarterback controversy and nobody hears it, does it make a sound? Who is the one player Chad Johnson won't trash-talk? Are you ready for the Belichick-Casserly feud? All this, and more Herm Edwards, in The Week in Quotes.

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39 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2006, 3:12am by MarkB

20 Dec 2006, 04:58pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Chuffed

Win your Championship Game and Grandma can finally get those new dentures to eat pizza with. This week's Scramble takes a detailed look at every game of Week 16 and how the game within the game could affect your fantasy team's shot of winning the big one. Plus, the role of Gil Thorp in this week's comic will be played by Marmaduke.

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137 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2006, 5:41pm by Sid

20 Dec 2006, 09:48am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Julius Jones vs. Marion Barber

Julius Jones is the starter in Dallas and Marion Barber is the backup. But Barber's numbers are vastly superior to Jones's numbers. What does Barber do that Jones doesn't, and why does Jones still get the starting nod?

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69 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2006, 1:06pm by BlueStarDude