Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Dec 2007, 02:17pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Texans over Buccaneers

The Buccaneers lost, but maybe a little perspective is in order. Luke McCown runs out of magic on third down. Andre Johnson makes the Texans a radically different team. Sage Rosenfels is a competent NFL quarterback. Plus, the story of two stud defensive ends who took very different paths to the NFL.

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21 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2007, 10:19am by Mr Shush

10 Dec 2007, 01:43pm by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Week 14

The Patriots continue their quest for perfection, but not before they teach Anthony Smith a lesson about shutting the heck up. The Cowboys keep their spot at the NFC's top team, but not before getting the bejeezus scared out of them by the Lions. Plus: What do the Baltimore Ravens and a pancake have in common?

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296 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2013, 11:32pm by will my ex ever call me again

07 Dec 2007, 05:12pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Sunday Sweeps

LaDainian Tomlinson, Adrian Peterson, Derrick Ward and others performed end runs around the opposition last week. How can a simple sweep turn into a long touchdown against an NFL defense? Mike Tanier discovers that the key to running outside is often the blocking inside.

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22 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2007, 10:27pm by Victor

07 Dec 2007, 03:58pm by Russell Levine

Junkie Special: Colt Brennan for Heisman

It's time for the stiff-armed statue to be handed out. Russell's choice for the award is Colt Brennan of Hawaii, who has carried his team to the BCS. And if it seems like Russell has a strange fascination with Hawaii football, yes, you're on to something.

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55 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2007, 3:50pm by zlionsfan

07 Dec 2007, 02:13pm by Guest

Book Review: Bowls, Polls, and Tattered Souls

In his new book, Stewart Mandel attempts to do the impossible: Make sense out of college football. Guest writer Tom Gower finds that Mandel makes an admirable effort, but ultimately comes up short.

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4 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2007, 1:45pm by jonathantu

06 Dec 2007, 05:05pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index: Week 14

After all the controversy, our college football ratings say that the BCS got the championship game almost right. After all, LSU has held the top spot all year, and we've got Ohio State at number three. Find out which team at number two got screwed by sequence, and which two of their conference rivals are teams to watch in 2008.

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32 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2007, 1:42am by Sid

06 Dec 2007, 06:07am by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: December 6, 2007

This week, Mike Tomlin vows to end our long, national nightmare, Jon Kitna prepares for a flood of Biblical proportions, and Bob Sanders makes one fifth grader very popular for a day. All this, plus surfing and chicken, together at last.

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66 comments, Last at 08 Dec 2007, 12:24am by pearl jam

05 Dec 2007, 04:35pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: You're a Legend, Horace

Bill takes a look at the most legendary fantasy performances in playoff history for this week's Scramble, likely bringing up this year's only Horace Copeland reference on FO. Meanwhile, Jason Beattie explores the sad life of Dolphins players and fans.

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44 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2007, 9:56am by mush

05 Dec 2007, 12:30pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Barrett Ruud

Buccaneers middle linebacker Barrett Ruud hardly showed up in the stats for Sunday's game against the Saints. But does that mean he had a bad game? We explore in this week's Every Play Counts.

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13 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2007, 3:02pm by coltrane23

04 Dec 2007, 05:30pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

Hey, remember last week when the Patriots almost lost to Philadelphia, and it didn't affect DVOA? Yeah, it didn't quite work that way this week. Plus: Jacksonville is so inconsistent that their inconsistency has no consistency, and check out the new Premium matchup view.

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163 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2007, 12:22pm by mactbone