Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

22 Dec 2005, 12:43pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Osi Umenyiora and Willie Roaf

It was a battle for the ages on Saturday as an up-and-coming young defensive end, Osi Umenyiora, did battle against an experienced veteran offensive tackle, Willie Roaf. Find out who won in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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20 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2005, 2:08am by JasonK

21 Dec 2005, 03:01pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Skins Going Hog Wild

Al and Vivek, like everybody else this time of year, are looking ahead to the playoffs, breaking down the Wild Card races in both conferences. They're also looking to the current fantasy playoffs and the imminent conclusion of the ever-exciting Loser League race. As always, this is the thread for fantasy discussion for the week.

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39 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2005, 11:25pm by Beige Tangerine

21 Dec 2005, 01:23pm by Will Carroll

Black and Blue Report: Week 16

With the perfect season gone, the Colts focus on the playoffs, and that means getting their players healthy -- a lot of players. Will Carroll has details on that plus other important players still trying to get into the postseason, including Marco Rivera, LaDainian Tomlinson, and Chris Simms. Plus, the Jaguars admit that Byron Leftwich may be back next week, as first reported here.

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27 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2005, 6:34pm by Dave

20 Dec 2005, 07:42pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

The Colts stay on top, the Giants move past the Seahawks, the Patriots move up six spots, which won't do anything to appease the Brady-lovin' masses, and the Raiders are inexplicably high, guaranteeing that my e-mail box is totally screwed. Plus a huge discussion of home-field advantage and what happens to great defenses the year afterwards in the commentary for the math-o-phobic, found here on FOXSports.com.

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313 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2005, 1:51pm by admin

20 Dec 2005, 02:20pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Chargers over Colts

They finally got to pop the champagne in Miami. Unlike in previous seasons, the Colts did not lose because of a leaky defense, they lost because of an offensive line that could not stop what has become a dominant San Diego pass rush. Meanwhile, both teams feature stud running backs that are banged up. One of them should now get some much-needed rest, while the other is likely to get more rest than he wants starting January 1.

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45 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2005, 1:18pm by Jerrod Sieberg

19 Dec 2005, 07:54pm by Russell Levine

Junkie's "Other" All Americans

This week, Russell Levine presents his "other" All-American college football teams. And yes, he is aware that some of his "other" All-Americans were also "actual" All-Americans, but they're probably not guys that most of the nation has heard of. Plus, the John L. Smith Trophy and a Seventh Day Adventure Bowl Spectacular preview.

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26 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2005, 4:06pm by Vinny

19 Dec 2005, 11:44am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 15

A look into the minds of the FO staff, with a few notes from our regular roundtable weekend e-mails. Plus, an aborted mailbag special and a discussion of the mid-90's New York Knicks.

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129 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2005, 9:07pm by Sid

17 Dec 2005, 01:23pm by admin

Game Previews: DAL-WAS, ATL-CHI

This Sunday, Dallas will try to pretend that the last four minutes of Week 2 never happened, while Michael Vick seeks to neutralize criticism of his passing by pointing to Kyle Orton on the other sideline. Aaron Schatz reviews two big NFC matchups and Michael David Smith discusses the undersized Chicago defensive line.

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19 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2005, 9:00pm by Rick

16 Dec 2005, 11:21am by Mike Tanier

The (Original) Fantasy Football Hall of Fame

A Hall of Fame and museum dedicated to fantasy football may soon be built in Southern New Jersey, and our own Mike Tanier was honored to serve on the selection committee. Find out all of the fascinating, not-at-all fictitious details in this week's Too Deep Zone.

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152 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2007, 2:34pm by Dan Walker

15 Dec 2005, 12:20pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Carolina's Defense

Carolina has one of the league's top defenses, but on Sunday Tampa Bay managed four scoring drives and no turnovers. Was this a one-time problem, or a sign of things to come in the playoffs? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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26 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2005, 2:10pm by Charles