Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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.

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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.

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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.

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

30 May 2008, 09:52am by Stuart Fraser

Four Downs: AFC North

The Browns traded away the top of their draft to fill their needs with veterans. The Ravens and Bengals used their combined 20 picks to address their needs. The Steelers ignored need and chose the best player available.

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27 comments, Last at 01 Aug 2008, 9:47pm by Miguel

27 May 2008, 03:41pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Four Downs: NFC North

The Bears ignored their shaky quarterback situation and went with a blocker. The Vikings ignored their shaky quarterback situation and traded for an all-world defensive end. The Packers shaky quarterback situation got even shakier as they added yet another passer with no career starts. The Lions may have the most un-shaky quarterback depth chart in the division, and they drafted a tackle to keep it that way.

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77 comments, Last at 19 Jun 2008, 9:18pm by Brian Teubert

22 May 2008, 10:22am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Paying the Bills

Can the Bills save Western New York by leaving Buffalo? Mike Tanier enlists the help of a leading economist and author to explore this paradox and learn more about mega-regions. Plus, five questions about scouting and teaching with Rob Rang, and an update on the Jamal Lewis and Tony Gonzalez signings in Atlanta.

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91 comments, Last at 02 Jun 2008, 3:40pm by Mike

20 May 2008, 02:56pm by Ned Macey

Four Downs: AFC West

The Broncos beef up their running game. The Raiders bank on McFadden. The Chargers fill their remaining holes. The Chiefs, meanwhile, stockpile picks and earn wild praise. Ned Macey takes stock of the AFC West teams after the draft.

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59 comments, Last at 04 Jun 2008, 12:59pm by Neoplatonist Bolthead

16 May 2008, 11:21am by Tim Gerheim

Four Downs: AFC South

The AFC South draft recap in a nutshell: The Colts took more offense, the Jaguars took more defense, the Titans took yet another running back, and the Texans finally took a blocker.

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101 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2008, 8:50pm by Bob in Jax

13 May 2008, 11:36am by Guest

Four Downs: NFC East

Draft day in the NFC East was all about trades. The Cowboys made a lot of trades, the Eagles made fans angry with a trade, and the Redskins actually used their picks instead of trading them away.

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131 comments, Last at 23 May 2008, 9:40pm by Pat

09 May 2008, 03:07pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Off the Charts

Do you have off-the-chart intangibles? How can you tell without an Intangibles Chart? If anyone can find a way to measure the immeasurable, it's Mike Tanier. Also, relive the 1983 draft with a very special edition of the Draft in Quotes.

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62 comments, Last at 14 May 2008, 1:08pm by Max