Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

31 May 2007, 05:49pm by Mike Tanier

Every Stat Tells a Story: Hard Luck Hampton

How does a running back rush for 995 and 997 yards in consecutive seasons? Dave Hampton’s struggle to reach 1,000 yards is a tale of bad luck, bad coaching, and perseverance for a gifted running back on an often terrible team.

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38 comments, Last at 23 Jun 2007, 11:34am by Dennyworld

29 May 2007, 10:35am by Ned Macey

Four Downs: NFC North

The NFL draft may have been a month ago, but we have one last division to review. The Bears get a weapon for Rex Grossman. The Lions stay put and draft the best player on the board. The Packers upset their franchise player but may have still had a good draft. The Vikings draft some quality players but ignore their passing game.

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177 comments, Last at 07 Jun 2007, 6:56pm by zlionsfan

25 May 2007, 11:44am by Alex Carnevale

Four Downs: AFC South

Our draft review tour hits the AFC South, where the Colts filled their needs, the Jaguars filled their needs, the Titans did not fill their needs, and the Texans had so many needs that it was impossible to not fill their needs.

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70 comments, Last at 05 Jun 2007, 5:34pm by Mr Shush

21 May 2007, 02:25pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Four Downs: NFC East

There were plenty of draft-day headlines in the NFC East, including the first-round trade between Dallas and Philadelphia, the Redskins' characteristic lack of first-round picks, and the Giants' stubborn refusal to address their need at left tackle. Ryan Wilson covers the NFC East's post-draft outlook in the latest Four Downs.

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195 comments, Last at 30 May 2007, 11:46pm by Pat

18 May 2007, 12:53pm by admin

Familiar Words

Our statement regarding the article published on April 26 by NFL.com.

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285 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2009, 5:55pm by andy3887

16 May 2007, 02:19pm by Bill Barnwell

Four Downs: AFC East

The AFC East had an eventful draft, and it's all in the latest edition of Four Downs. Two of the teams made solid trades, and two of them made questionable first-round reaches but helped the cause with productive later picks. Bill Barnwell has all the details.

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190 comments, Last at 22 Jul 2007, 2:03pm by sebman2112

14 May 2007, 11:44am by Guest

Four Downs: AFC North

Jaff Bathurst returns for a post-draft recap of the AFC North. The Ravens got players at the positions they needed, the Bengals got guys who aren't on the prison track, which they needed, the Browns got what everyone thought they needed, and the Steelers got linebackers, which they always think they need.

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72 comments, Last at 21 May 2007, 3:39pm by MattB

10 May 2007, 11:07pm by Michael David Smith

FO Re-run: EPC Randy Moss

Here's another Football Outsiders re-run. This was the fourth Every Play Counts column ever written, and after this year's big trade, it makes for interesting reading. Join us in the time machine and come back to Minnesota in 2004, to find out if Randy Moss really takes plays off, and if there might be reasons other than laziness.

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72 comments, Last at 24 May 2007, 9:46pm by MarkB

09 May 2007, 04:17pm by Guest

Four Downs: NFC South

It was a great draft for the NFC South. Carolina and Atlanta loaded up on talent, Tampa Bay did some heavy rebuilding on the defensive side of the ball, and the Saints went small-school shopping again, after an SEC pitstop in Tennessee.

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32 comments, Last at 21 May 2007, 1:28am by Alex

08 May 2007, 07:51am by Guest

2007 Draft Report Card Report

Just in case you thought you were through with the 2007 NFL Draft, here's the annual Football Outsiders Draft Report Card Report. Guest columnist Jake Schumaker examines some teams whose drafts the experts agreed on, and some they emphatically disagreed about. Plus your team's draft has a GPA, and odds are it will have a hard time getting into NFL grad school.

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67 comments, Last at 19 May 2007, 11:40pm by skippyx