Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

28 Oct 2006, 12:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Preview: IND-DEN

The NFL's best offense against a historically stingy defense. A struggling offense, hit by one very important injury, against a struggling defense, hit by numerous injuries. Before they prepare to face rock, scissors tries to cut apart paper one more time. Plus, a bonus NY Sun excerpt, Michael David Smith addresses the clock-management blunders in Philadelphia.

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46 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2006, 10:14pm by Sundown

27 Oct 2006, 05:16pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Save the Craters

It was a dark and stormy night. All Mike Tanier wanted to do was drive home to his family in his gold Escalade. But instead, he was cornered by a shadowy figure in the employ of a demonic NFL despot. Does Tanier have what it takes to save the Craters from themselves? Does anyone?

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22 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2006, 6:24pm by LostInDaJungle

26 Oct 2006, 06:14pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Don't Call it a Cocktail

Both of them still over .500 for the year, Russell and Vinny are back with their guide to the upcoming weekend of college football -- now updated with the full slate of games. This also serves as the college open thread.

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177 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2006, 2:18pm by Pat

26 Oct 2006, 10:45am by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: October 26, 2006

If you're Herm Edwards, 3-3 feels like 6-0, plus steroids and Tiki's push to succeed Tim Russert as host of Meet the Press.

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84 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2006, 8:09pm by Sid

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