Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

29 Nov 2006, 12:26pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The Dallas Front Seven

The Dallas Cowboys consist of three people: quarterback Tony Romo, wide receiver Terrell Owens, and coach Bill Parcells. At least that seems to be this season's media script. But Dallas is 7-4, in first place, and looking like a Super Bowl contender because of its defense more than anything else. If nobody else wants to pay attention to the Dallas front seven, we will.

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54 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2006, 12:37pm by Sid

28 Nov 2006, 07:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

Chicago is still number one overall for the year, but our weighted numbers show Baltimore as number one by the slimmest of margins. The latest DVOA ratings are here, commentary now posted at FOXSports.com. Plus, can you guess where the Colts rank in Pythagorean wins?

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189 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2006, 1:59pm by jebmak

28 Nov 2006, 02:01pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Titans over Giants

There are meltdowns, and then there is what happened to the Giants on Sunday. The problem may have less to do with character and more to do with injuries. Meanwhile the Titans are actually a pretty good team with two amazing young talents in Pac-Man Jones and Vince Young. Plus, Eli Manning is a good quarterback, and that appears to be an insult.

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86 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2006, 10:58am by Wanker79

27 Nov 2006, 07:18pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Back to His Future?

It's college football's silly season as coaches coming off poor years are cast aside in favor of the latest "hot" candidate. Well, nobody's hotter than Rutgers's Greg Schiano. Russell takes a look at what could be in store for Schiano in the coming weeks, plus the JLS Trophy and his updated BlogPoll ballot.

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95 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2006, 11:45am by hrudey

27 Nov 2006, 11:25am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 12

If you wanted to read what the FO writers thought of this week's games, you are in luck, because this week's Audibles is jam packed with opinion. Topics include the decline and fall of Edge, the definition of pass interference, Tony Romo for MVP, John Fogerty, and Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles. Plus, how did the Giants blow a 21-0 lead in the fourth quarter? Vince Young fans know that Texas Is the Reason.

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188 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2006, 10:12pm by MFurtek

25 Nov 2006, 11:49am by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: NO-ATL, CHI-NE

Twenty-one years ago in New Orleans, the Bears embarassed the Patriots in Super Bowl XX. Nine weeks ago in New Orleans, the Saints embarassed the Falcons as they made their emotional return to the Superdome. The second game may be more recent than the first, but neither one really tells us anything about what to expect when these four teams play each other on Sunday.

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34 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 3:50am by Bearcat

24 Nov 2006, 02:15pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Falcons Mash-Up

Falcons stories usually begin and end with Michael Vick. In an attempt to say something different about the Falcons, Mike Tanier assembles a Falcons mix tape filled with steroid suspensions, statistical tidbits, charity basketball tournaments, and throwback jerseys. Unfortunately, Mr. Vick is just impossible to avoid.

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24 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2012, 6:17am by Patrick Willis Jersey

24 Nov 2006, 01:58pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: November 24, 2006

Thanksgiving around the NFL, Tiki Barber covers for Eli Manning in New York, and Warren Sapp is the victim of espionage. A special turkey-sized edition of The Week in Quotes.

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29 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2006, 6:06pm by Bobman

23 Nov 2006, 04:13pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Pwnd

How are Vinny and Russell handling Ohio State's latest punking of their alma mater? You be the judge. They take a look back to last Saturday and offer some picks for Thanksgiving week in this week's Seventh Day Adventure, now updated with the full slate of games.

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228 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2006, 6:54pm by hrudey

23 Nov 2006, 12:00am by Aaron Schatz

1997 DVOA Ratings and Commentary

Few NFL rivalries are as bitter as Denver vs. Kansas City. As they get ready to meet in the NFL's first-ever "third" Thanksgiving game, we figured it was the perfect time to post our long-awaited look back at the year Denver and Kansas City were the two best teams in the NFL -- which is also the earliest year for which DVOA currently exists.

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60 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2006, 5:16am by RICK