Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

30 Dec 2005, 01:53pm by

SDA Bowl Spectacular Part II

The college bowl season is turning serious, and despite the events of the Alamo Bowl, Vinny and Russell are back to offer their insight and analysis of the New Year's weekend games. We've also set up a special separate thread for discussing the Rose Bowl, and you'll find that here.

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179 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2006, 10:03am by James Stephenson

30 Dec 2005, 10:00am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: All-Rookie Team

The first annual Too Deep Zone All-Rookie Team is built for smashmouth football. The linebackers are outstanding, the secondary is solid, and the running back can move the chains. There's even depth at punter. Just don't expect a great passing attack.

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47 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2006, 11:19pm by Björn

29 Dec 2005, 11:17am by Michael David Smith

Every Free Agent Counts

We take a break this week from analyzing one specific game to reflect on 10 players who will become free agents in 2006, ignoring the big names like Terrell Owens and Shaun Alexander and instead considering some of the lesser-known players who could make a big impact.

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54 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2006, 3:46pm by george nyarko

28 Dec 2005, 03:15pm by Al Bogdan

Scramble for the Ball: Tampa Bay's Nightmare

If you've ever wanted an in-depth look at a strength of victory tiebreaker situation, this is the article for you. There's also a fantasy draft gone horribly awry (Kevin Jones, anyone?) and an extraordinary smorgasbord of Best Bets from Al. Plus the newest Jason Beattie cartoon.

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30 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2006, 10:34am by NextCoast Winos

28 Dec 2005, 12:22pm by Will Carroll

Black and Blue Report: Week 17

Without Tedy Bruschi, the Patriots might not go far in the playoffs. The same goes for the Bengals and Deltha O'Neal. And the Redskins may not even be in the playoffs without Mark Brunell. Will Carroll has medical updates on these players and others in this week's Black and Blue Report.

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24 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2005, 1:36am by mactbone

27 Dec 2005, 06:22pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 17 DVOA Ratings

Here are the latest DVOA ratings through Week 16, with Seattle, Pittsburgh, Washington, and Kansas City all getting hot just in time for the playoffs. Too bad the Chiefs won't actually be there. Commentary for the math-o-phobic on FOXSports.com here. Wed noon: Incorrect values on original tables are now fixed.

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265 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2005, 5:20pm by putnamp

27 Dec 2005, 01:58pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Bills over Bengals

Playing to stay in the hunt for a first-round bye, the Bengals fell at home to the lowly Bills. Ned Macey investigates the long-term future of the Bills quarterback situation and the short-term future for the Bengals in the playoffs. Neither looks too bright.

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26 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2005, 8:24pm by Ryan Mc

27 Dec 2005, 09:38am by Russell Levine

BCS Isn't Perfect, but It'll Have to Do

The BCS is a case of "if you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with." Face it, college football fans, we're not getting a playoff anytime soon. In the meantime, the BCS isn't the miserable failure that it's portrayed to be. So says Russell Levine in this week's edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie.

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60 comments, Last at 04 Jan 2006, 9:25pm by Rich

25 Dec 2005, 01:47pm by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 16

A look into the minds of the FO staff, with a few notes from our regular roundtable weekend e-mails.

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123 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2005, 8:52pm by thad

24 Dec 2005, 01:38am by admin

Game Previews: DAL-CAR, ATL-TB

Aaron Schatz previews two big Saturday clashes between NFC playoff contenders, and Michael David Smith looks at a history of great San Diego offenses -- and bad defenses.

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17 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2005, 2:25pm by Smeghead