Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Jan 2007, 12:39am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Four Teams, Four Plays

There's nothing fancy about this week's Too Deep Zone: just four teams, four plays (five actually), and lots of diagrams as Mike Tanier uses tape of last week's games to predict what the Bears, Colts, Patriots, and Saints have planned for the conference championships.

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51 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2007, 12:11pm by mb

18 Jan 2007, 02:14pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

The 2006 All-Keep Choppin' Wood Team

How bad is this year's All-KCW Team? Terrence Kiel didn't make it, and he was arrested for selling cough syrup. Chris Chambers didn't make it, and some of us are convinced he's a robot programmed to drop passes. Andrew Walter's holding a clipboard, and ... well, Andrew Walter's not bad at holding a clipboard. We think. Plus a playoff draft update and Jason Beattie's comic: a Tedy Bruschi joint!

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93 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2007, 9:10am by Insancipitory

18 Jan 2007, 11:24am by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: January 18, 2007

This week: The Chargers are angry, Mike Ditka is talkative, and Fred Thomas isn't a problem, really. Plus: What will become of the legendary Jim Fassel?

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120 comments, Last at 22 Jan 2007, 8:42pm by Sid

17 Jan 2007, 10:06am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Chicago's Defensive Line

Shaun Alexander had a big day at Soldier Field on Sunday. Will Reggie Bush and Deuce McAllister follow suit? We discuss in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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105 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2007, 5:26pm by Danalyst

16 Jan 2007, 04:04pm by Aaron Schatz

Postseason DVOA II

Here are weighted DVOA ratings through the postseason. The Colts' defensive turnaround moves them up -- but how unprecedented is it? And just how superior a performance did the Chargers screw up? Commentary now up on FOXSports.com.

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421 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2007, 9:02pm by Pat

16 Jan 2007, 02:29pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Colts over Ravens

The Indianapolis Colts are in the AFC Championship because of their defense and physical running game? What's wrong with the world? The Colts have made adjustments, but success on third downs accounts for a large part of their improvement. Also, Steve McNair may have sunk the Ravens, but he also propelled them to their best offense in years.

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99 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2007, 4:38pm by Debbie

15 Jan 2007, 01:24pm by admin

Audibles at the Line: Divisional Round

You stay classy, San Diego. And you too, New Orleans, with your "F--- da Eagles" t-shirts.

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406 comments, Last at 18 Jan 2007, 11:38pm by erik

12 Jan 2007, 05:56pm by Aaron Schatz

2007 AFC Second Round Preview

According to FO stats, the top four teams in football all play in the AFC. Baltimore and Indianapolis present the ultimate matchup of strength against strength. In San Diego, the two most balanced teams in the league face off, but only one can move on. Our playoff previews are overflowing with chunky stat goodness, plus a Chargers graph in electric blue.

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102 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2007, 2:13am by Sid

12 Jan 2007, 01:20pm by Aaron Schatz

2007 NFC Second Round Preview

Welcome to the undercard! Philadelphia and New Orleans are two talented, evenly matched teams. Chicago and Seattle face off in the Battle of Who Can Implode Less. As always, FO playoff previews are filled with chunky stat goodness, and the Seattle week-to-week graph has that bright green that's so popular with the kids these days.

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83 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2007, 6:47pm by Pat

11 Jan 2007, 06:14pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Protecting Rex Grossman

Does Rex Grossman have what it takes to win playoff games for the Bears? Maybe not, but he has what it takes to not lose them. Mike Tanier dissects three weeks worth of game tape to learn how coordinator Ron Turner uses simple schemes and short throws to hide his quarterback's weaknesses.

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46 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2007, 1:19am by Fnor