Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

14 Jul 2008, 01:28pm by Doug Farrar

Every Play Counts: Jacksonville's Front Four

The Jacksonville Jaguars are on everyone's short list of Super Bowl contenders, but it's not just their offense that puts them there. Doug Farrar looks at a defensive line that was good in 2007 and may be even better after some offseason changes.

» More...

21 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2008, 1:02pm by *Legion*

11 Jul 2008, 06:45pm by Aaron Schatz

DYAR Mailbag

Aaron Schatz re-introduces True Yards (which now works correctly) and answers your questions about our new DYAR stats, explaining what changed and what didn't. Plus: Whatever happened to adjusting DVOA for weather?

» More...

107 comments, Last at 29 Jul 2008, 6:20pm by Jim Glass

07 Jul 2008, 04:05pm by Aaron Schatz

DPAR is Dead

With KUBIAK now on sale and Pro Football Prospectus 2008 ready to hit stores, it's time to introduce the big changes in our individual stats for the 2008 season. Say goodbye to DPAR and hello to DYAR and True Yards.

» More...

230 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2008, 8:32am by Ronjan

01 Jul 2008, 11:00pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Spread the Word

This week: The rise (or not) of the spread offense, safety blitzes and how to stop them, a review of Mark Bowden's book about the 1958 NFL Championship, and the real reason Daunte Culpepper became a video game superstar.

» More...

37 comments, Last at 06 Jul 2008, 8:11pm by Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabbadu

27 Jun 2008, 06:59am by Doug Farrar

Every Play Counts: Aaron Rodgers

He's replacing a legend three years after the biggest draft-day drop this side of Brady Quinn, and he's never started an NFL game. In the latest offseason EPC, we revisit Aaron Rodgers' performance against the Cowboys in late November. Doug Farrar answers your questions.

» More...

52 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2008, 4:05am by Chris C

23 Jun 2008, 02:27pm by Doug Farrar

Book Review: '77

In the fall of 1977, the fans of a growing western city bonded with their pro football team, and one of those fans was a nine-year-old boy named Doug Farrar. Thirty years later, he reviews the new book '77: Denver, the Broncos, and a Coming of Age.

» More...

26 comments, Last at 27 Jul 2008, 2:38pm by John

19 Jun 2008, 12:12pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Chicago Hope

Mike Tanier has some nice things to say about the Bears offense. Somebody feel his forehead! Plus, a Write-it-Yourself template for minicamp rookie profiles and an in-depth look at the contents of Larry Johnson's lunch bag.

» More...

69 comments, Last at 24 Aug 2010, 9:07pm by wholesale nfl jerseys

10 Jun 2008, 12:29pm by Doug Farrar

EPC: Earnest Graham

In the first of a series of offseason EPCs, Doug Farrar asks how Earnest Graham did so well against New York's outstanding front seven and ponders his future worth.

» More...

35 comments, Last at 30 Jun 2008, 2:25pm by ryan

05 Jun 2008, 02:00pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Tree of Knowledge

College wide receivers often come to the NFL unprepared for complex pro offenses. But are they so unprepared that all they know is the basic nine-branch passing tree? Mike Tanier investigates. Also, a look into the creation of PFP 08, and the first Walkthrough spelling bee.

» More...

33 comments, Last at 24 Jun 2008, 11:12am by Chris

03 Jun 2008, 12:02pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Interview: Bill Polian

Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian tells Football Outsiders how the 2006 Colts were different from the Colts of the past, which of his players have improved the most over their careers, and how he built the Carolina Panthers so fast.

» More...

49 comments, Last at 25 Jun 2008, 5:05pm by Tom D