Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

14 Nov 2005, 12:58pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag

Are third downs so important in DVOA that teams are punished for getting ten yards in just one or two downs? Are this year's best teams as good as last year's best teams? What's the best way to grade defensive backs for a simulation game? Plus: who the heck is reading this website, anyway?

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30 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2005, 6:49pm by Bright Blue Shorts

12 Nov 2005, 02:36pm by Aaron Schatz

FO on FOX: Midseason Projections

The midseason projection system says the big surprise team of the second half will be ... um, actually, this year it seems there won't be a surprise team in the second half. But we've got a look at trends in the first half and what that says about close playoff races in the next few weeks. Carolina fans, at least, will be pleased. (Note: actual DVOA projections added 6pm EST.)

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87 comments, Last at 23 Aug 2006, 11:35pm by brandon treat

12 Nov 2005, 10:53am by admin

Game Previews: MIA-NE, GB-ATL, CAR-NYJ

This week's game previews feature New England beginning the easy half of its schedule with a divisional matchup against Miami and Atlanta playing Green Bay in a game that looks like a mismatch in the standings but might not be. Plus, Michael David Smith on Steve Smith (no relation), the best little man in the NFL.

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11 Nov 2005, 07:58pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Form 1040

How did Russell manage to not make a single dollar despite going 5-2 in his picks and spending last Saturday in Las Vegas? In this week's Seventh Day Adventure, Vinny uncovers Russell's scheme to make the entire trip tax deductable, plus discussion of all the top college games this weekend.

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63 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2005, 11:09pm by Michael David Smith

11 Nov 2005, 11:32am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Goal-Line Gambles

Dick Vermeil rolled the dice at the one-yard line last week and won. Marty Schottenheimer opted to play it safe at the goal line; he won, too, but his critics howled. This week, Mike Tanier examines both Larry Johnson's heroic touchdown and the facts behind the Chargers' fourth quarter woes this season.

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37 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2005, 2:07pm by Nelphonious of Pennefielde

10 Nov 2005, 12:38pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Nick Saban's Front Seven

Before the season, we heard that Nick Saban's defensive schemes would make a big difference in Miami. But a close examination of the Dolphins' game against the Falcons indicates that execution is more important than gameplan. Take a look in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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57 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2005, 12:15pm by CaffeineMan

09 Nov 2005, 05:53pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Lollapaloser

Vivek and super-sub Ian are back breaking down Peyton's visit to Massachusetts, the Vikings' possible resurgance and the lost art of the punt. We've also got the results of the Week 1-9 Loser League contest as well as a look at T.O.'s secret plan to win back the public, courtesy of cartoonist Jason Beattie.

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09 Nov 2005, 04:58pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 10 DVOA Ratings, Atlanta-Free Version

OK, since the original DVOA ratings thread seems to have been taken over by a non-stop argument about the Atlanta Falcons, let's provide a place for people who want to talk about the other 31 teams. If you are an FO regular who has been turned off by the tone of the original discussion thread, this thread is for you.

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150 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2005, 2:41am by mark

09 Nov 2005, 11:13am by Will Carroll

Black and Blue Report: Week 10

There are multiple stories coming out of Kansas City to go with the multiple injuries to Priest Holmes. Will Carroll looks at why Holmes may be done for the season -- and for future seasons as well. Plus, this week's injury of choice is the hand: a cast for Marvin Harrison, pins for Shawne Merriman, and swollen fingers for Corey Bradford.

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33 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2005, 7:16am by James, London

08 Nov 2005, 05:19pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 10 DVOA Ratings, Shot to Hell Version

Indianapolis is number one, but five of their final eight opponents are in the top ten of this week's DVOA ratings. Commentary for the math-o-phobic is found here on FOXSports.com.

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653 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2006, 9:53am by sharif masawudu