Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Mar 2007, 02:56pm by Mike Tanier

Four Downs: NFC South

The free agent carousel is turning in the NFC South. June is busting out all over in Tampa, Patrick Kerney ditches Atlanta for a real nice clambake in Seattle, and Joe Horn blows high and blows low before blowing out of New Orleans. What's the use of wonderin' if the Panthers will make any moves when they are so low on cap space? You never walk alone when Mike Tanier breaks down the free agent action.

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129 comments, Last at 21 Apr 2007, 10:28am by Mr Shush

16 Mar 2007, 11:50am by Bill Barnwell

Opposition Matters

Conventional wisdom says that the great quarterbacks raise their games against elite opponents. In reality, the great quarterbacks raise their games against bad opponents. Bill Barnwell goes into the FO database to look at how the other team affects a quarterback's numbers. Bonus: For the first time in FO history, this one goes to 11.

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50 comments, Last at 08 May 2007, 5:24pm by Jack Neefus

15 Mar 2007, 04:16pm by Doug Farrar

The Eclectic Ben Grubbs

He's been a linebacker, defensive end, tight end, and even power forward. Now he's the top offensive guard in the 2007 NFL Draft. Learn about the training and scouting of offensive linemen as Doug Farrar introduces you to the pride of Eclectic, Alabama: Ben Grubbs.

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36 comments, Last at 28 Apr 2007, 6:58pm by Tom Kelso

09 Mar 2007, 12:54pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: 2007 Free Agency Special

After a hiatus, The Week in Quotes is back to tackle a variety of free agent-related happenings. You missed Herm, didn't you? Admit it or face his wrath.

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83 comments, Last at 16 Mar 2007, 2:38pm by Pats Hater

05 Mar 2007, 06:26pm by admin

FO Interview: Mark Waller, NFL International

How will the NFL follow up on next season's first-ever regular season game in London? Will there ever be an international player in the NFL? What's the future of NFL Europa? Mark Waller, senior vice president of NFL International, answers these questions and more in an interview with Football Outsiders.

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57 comments, Last at 14 Mar 2007, 11:04am by Paulo Sanchotene, Brazil

28 Feb 2007, 07:19pm by Aaron Schatz

Four Downs: AFC South

Aaron Schatz finishes off the first round of 2007 Four Downs with Jack Del Rio's thoughts on consistency, Houston's equivocation on David Carr, and Indy's chances of repeating. Plus: Whose responsibility is it to discipline Pac-Man Jones, really?

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63 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2007, 10:15pm by Joe

27 Feb 2007, 12:18pm by Guest

Four Downs: AFC North

It's time for goodbyes in the AFC North. Goodbye to Eric Steinbach, to Adalius Thomas, and to Ken Whisenhunt. Goodbye, unfortunately, to LeCharles Bentley. Goodbye to Jamal Lewis? Perhaps not. Guest columnist Jeff Bathurst sits in to bring us the latest from the NFL's industrial belt.

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91 comments, Last at 20 Mar 2007, 4:09pm by Gerela\'s Gorilla

22 Feb 2007, 12:36pm by Ned Macey

Four Downs: NFC North

The NFC North had three of the top six defenses last season, and now it has three new defensive coordinators. What does this say about the Bob Sanders you've never heard of? Plus: All the teams are loaded with cap room, but is there anyone out there to spend it on?

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152 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2007, 3:27pm by Jin

20 Feb 2007, 04:14pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Football Outsiders Awards Part II

For the fourth straight year, FO readers have made their choices in the Football Outsiders Awards. The second half of the awards features the best and worst commercials, writers, and television personalities, with an expanded look at what the readers think of the NFL's top broadcast teams.

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87 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2007, 2:19am by Great Scott!

19 Feb 2007, 11:31pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: The First Franchise Player

Wilber Marshall was the first player ever slapped with the franchise tag. He was also the first player ever to be ticked off about it. In a Too Deep Zone special, Mike Tanier looks back on 1993, when an angry linebacker threatened the league's newfound labor peace and Redskins-Oilers trades revolved around secret phone calls and midnight faxes.

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52 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2007, 10:02am by Mark Corsino