Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

07 Sep 2006, 04:56am by admin

2006 Season Predictions

Every season in the NFL, teams come from nowhere to make the playoffs and other teams collapse just as suddenly. And yet everyone who writes about football makes predictions before the season even though there is almost zero chance of picking the correct Super Bowl teams. Who are we to resist such peer pressure? Each member of the Football Outsiders staff picks 12 playoff teams, a Super Bowl matchup, and a few other surprises for 2006.

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117 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2007, 1:12am by Jason Mulgrew aka The Mul Dawg aka Lord J Rocka

07 Sep 2006, 03:27am by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: September 7, 2006

Manning vs. Manning gets a little violent before the game begins, Archie refers to himself in the third person, Rod Marinelli turns it up to 11, and Keyshawn Johnson tries to ape Will Carroll (no easy feat).

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16 comments, Last at 11 Sep 2006, 7:31pm by Steve Sandvik

07 Sep 2006, 12:56am by Aaron Schatz

2006 DVOA Projections

Here are the 2006 DVOA projections, including 5,000 simulations of the 2006 season to give each team's chances of making the playoffs or winning the division.

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138 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2006, 5:13pm by John Morgan

06 Sep 2006, 01:01pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Damaged Goods

This week's Scramble features players who can't achieve and should be sent back. Ian goes out on a limb and answers reader mail, while Bill takes a look at the players who might overachieve in Week 1. Plus, Loser League teams and the only Scramble column all season guaranteed to not have any excuses for why the previous week's Best Bets didn't work out!

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39 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2006, 2:41pm by Tom Kelso

05 Sep 2006, 07:15pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Can I Get a Ruling?

Russell puts college football's new rules regarding timing and instant reply under the microscope in this week's edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie. Plus, the first John L. Smith Trophy of the new season and the latest BlogPoll ballot.

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19 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2007, 3:26am by fooloof

03 Sep 2006, 03:50pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag

The latest mailbag features some items left out of PFP 2006, including which receivers were thrown the most (or fewest) long and short passes and which teams are trending upwards in 2006 due to the "third down DVOA" rule.

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21 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2006, 6:22pm by Nate

01 Sep 2006, 03:46pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: On Bended Knee

In the TDZ season premiere, Mike Tanier discovers a foolproof strategy for football success, only to discover that the world's not ready for his radical ideas. Find out what happens when correlation and causation walk a mile in each other's cleats.

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50 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2006, 4:56pm by Stats Inc.

01 Sep 2006, 12:39pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: September 1, 2006

One Buc Place witnesses the less glamorous side of the NFL, the steroids issue resurfaces, and the preseason finds many a temper flaring in this debut edition of The Week in Quotes (Football Outsiders remix). Plus: Voltron!

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56 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2006, 1:45pm by mactbone

31 Aug 2006, 08:04pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Welcome Back

Who needs the fourth week of the NFL preseason? It's time for college football! The season kicks off tonight and nobody's happier than Vinny and Russell, who get to wipe the slate clean on a, ahem, trying 2005. Check out the first Seventh Day Adventure of the new season, which doubles as the open thread to discuss college football all weekend.

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69 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2006, 10:14am by Scott de B.

31 Aug 2006, 02:43pm by Al Bogdan

Loser League 2006

What kind of fantasy league values Mike Nugent, J.P. Losman, and the San Francisco wide receiver corps? The Loser League, of course, our special fantasy league where the worse the players, the better your team. Al Bogdan previews this year's worst players so you can win the Open Loser League Challenge -- or just run a league with your friends.

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38 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2006, 3:28pm by Sid