Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

27 Dec 2007, 12:18pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: December 27, 2007

This week, Warren Sapp leads a meltdown in Jacksonville, Philip Rivers impersonates Warren Sapp in Denver, and Herman Edwards explains Brodie Croyle's aura. Seriously. All this, plus Wade Phillips' daughter talks about stripping in public!

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52 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2008, 2:03am by Sid

26 Dec 2007, 05:34pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Seventeen Again

Bill has nostalgia for an age yet to come, when his fantasy leagues stop playing their championships in Week 17. He looks back at some great performances from otherwise-forgotten folk in this week's Scramble. Plus: You know Warren Sapp can't help it, he just can't help it.

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23 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2007, 3:44pm by Sid

25 Dec 2007, 03:20pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

The Patriots stay on top, but could the second-best team in football right now really be the Jacksonville Jaguars? Plus: Green Bay tumbles, the 49ers climb out of the gutters of history, and defensive parity gets even stronger. NOTE: Both DVOA Premium and Loser League are now updated through Week 16.

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150 comments, Last at 16 Aug 2011, 11:57am by BYERS29Maryellen

25 Dec 2007, 01:25pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Redskins over Vikings

The Vikings won five straight games by pounding the rock and stopping the run. What happens when the other team loads the box against Adrian Peterson and decides to throw the ball against their defensive backs in man coverage? Answer: A loss, and very likely a January tee time.

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39 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2007, 8:28pm by Pat

24 Dec 2007, 12:08pm by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Week 16

"Win and you're in" should be good motivation, but in Week 16 the teams playing out the string rose up and fought back. Also: John DiGiorgio enters the realm of FO favorites, Shaun Alexander experiences the sensation of actual blocking, and Warren Sapp just flat-out loses his mind.

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175 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2007, 6:25pm by Wanker79

23 Dec 2007, 06:27pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Steelers Defense

A few weeks ago the Steelers' defense looked good enough to make Pittsburgh a legitimate threat to Indianapolis and New England in the AFC. Now, not so much. What has changed? We examine the Steelers' subpar performance against the Rams in an early holiday-week installment of Every Play Counts.

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53 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2007, 1:42am by Dunbar

21 Dec 2007, 06:56pm by Aaron Schatz

Charting Defensive Backs 2007

Here's a look at our game charting data for defensive backs through Week 13. Which team's cornerbacks might be a lot better than we realized? Which Pro Bowl selection was a lifetime achievement award for a player having unexpected struggles in 2007? And how astonishingly bad has Jason David really been?

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69 comments, Last at 03 Feb 2008, 3:23pm by rob

21 Dec 2007, 01:53pm by Guest

Game Charters Speak II

Had enough of the Pats, Colts, and Cowboys this year? Join us for our special No-Winning-Teams edition of Game Charters Speak! We look at six teams with a combined record of 30-54, trying to figure out what went wrong in 2007 and how they can right the ship in 2008.

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23 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2007, 6:27pm by Kent

20 Dec 2007, 04:15pm by Brian Fremeau and Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure/ FEI Bowl Mash-Up

Bowl season is upon us! FO's college football experts, Russell Levine and Brian Fremeau, break down the undercard, the pre-New Year's weekend bowl games that kick off with tonight's San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl contest between the Utes and the Midshipmen. This discussion thread is where you can talk about all those games as they happen.

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42 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2007, 2:13am by lionsbob

20 Dec 2007, 12:12pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: December 20, 2007

This week, Big Tuna decides the Falcons need even more public humiliation, a Fox sideline reporter actually generates actual news (and is immediately accused of lying), and Terrell Owens suggests his quarterback is a little, um, unfocused. Plus: Bryant Gumbel proves he'd be much better doing the play-by-play for the Presidential debates.

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85 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2007, 2:40am by Tri Shanku