Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

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

11 Jan 2007, 11:30am by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: January 10, 2007

It's a special almost-all NFC East edition of The Week in Quotes. The Giants players make Tom Coughlin look bad, Koy Detmer makes Tony Romo look bad, and the Washington Post makes everybody on the Redskins look very, very bad.

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70 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2007, 4:23am by Peter Libero

10 Jan 2007, 10:43pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Not Too Amused

Bill and Alex, still subbing for Ian, have a conversation about the upcoming slate of games. Is Bob Sanders a difference-maker? Is Jeff Garcia's girlfriend still scummy? What's a live-r dog? Does it mean that Rex Grossman officially has a problem if Gil Thorp is concerned about him?

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69 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2007, 7:38pm by DenverMatt

10 Jan 2007, 10:52am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The Colts' Run Defense

You already know the Indianapolis Colts -- the team whose run defense made us cover our eyes -- held Larry Johnson to 32 yards on 13 carries on Saturday. But how did it happen? We try to answer that this week in Every Play Counts.

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104 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2007, 6:47pm by Rob