Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

03 Dec 2007, 09:22pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: L(S)U-nacy

This was a weird year in college football. But not even that can explain the stretch that LSU just went through on its way to the national title game. Plus, the final regular-season BlogPoll ballot and the JLS Trophy (college division).

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123 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2007, 12:26pm by J

03 Dec 2007, 01:43pm by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Week 13

Lofa Tatupu blows up the Eagles with a hat trick, the Redskins conclude an unimaginable week, the Colts put a hold on their division in a very close game, the Browns take themselves out of a winnable game, and the McCowns nearly outdo the Mannings for one magical day. Also: Is it just us, or does the rule book need a few tweaks?

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226 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 10:07pm by e

30 Nov 2007, 11:56am by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Packers at Cowboys

In a very special Audibles, the Game of the Century (NFC version) turns into yet another referendum on the rule book. Aaron Rodgers takes a big step forward, Tony Romo becomes the new target of fawning announcer clichés, and Bryant Gumbel and John Parry compete to see who can chop the most wood in three hours.

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192 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 1:20am by Nathan Z

29 Nov 2007, 09:02pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Silly Season

Sure, there's another week left in the college football regular season. But another campaign has already kicked off: the silly season of coaching changes. Orson Swindle of EDSBS.com returns to the SDA podcast to discuss the mayhem and break down all the relevant games.

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260 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 1:34pm by JDog

29 Nov 2007, 04:51pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Protecting Favre

The Packers can beat the Cowboys -- if they can keep the Cowboys' front seven away from Brett Favre. Mike Tanier reviews Packers game tapes to discover the secret behind their league-leading Adjusted Sack Rate. He discovers that slant routes and max protection schemes, not great blocking, are the reasons why Favre's jersey is so clean. NOTE: Now includes a post-game update.

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19 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2007, 1:46pm by Eric

29 Nov 2007, 02:33pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index: Week 13

Missouri may top the human polls heading into the final week of the regular season, but Brian Fremeau's college ranking system says that the best team in the country is still LSU. Plus, Brian looks at strength of schedule and how it is used in the FEI.

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31 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2007, 2:23am by Sid

29 Nov 2007, 01:01pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: November 29, 2007

Dude. In this week's TWIQ -- brought to you courtesy of some random beer, dude -- Neil Rackers does his best Sean Penn impersonation, Arthur Blank denies Bobby Petrino's plan to pull a Saban, and Rod Marinelli threatens to cut the minds out of Detroit radio. Dude!

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42 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2007, 1:39pm by Sid

28 Nov 2007, 06:27pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Sloppy Seconds

This week, Bill Barnwell asks if we can learn anything from a game where punts don't even bounce on the turf, while Jason Beattie reviews other games played on in adverse conditions. Plus Best Bets, Loser League, and Keep Choppin' Cactus.

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27 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2007, 1:57pm by Sid

28 Nov 2007, 01:24pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The Anti-Pats Blueprint?

The Philadelphia Eagles managed to do the unthinkable Sunday night and actually play four competitive quarters against the New England Patriots. Does that mean the Eagles have unveiled a blueprint that other teams can follow to beat the Patriots? We explore that question in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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192 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2007, 6:45pm by Charger Charlie

27 Nov 2007, 06:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

Wondering how much Sunday night's surprising near-loss to the Eagles dropped New England's DVOA rating? Would you believe the answer is "not much at all?" The top eight teams all stay basically the same, while good things are happening in Minnesota and Ohio.

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161 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 5:16pm by Sid