04 Sep 2005, 06:43pm by Michael David Smith
There's cautious optimism in the NFC North for improvement in the Bears' awful offense and everyone else's awful defense. As Michael David Smith writes in his final Four Downs, the emphasis is on "cautious."
22 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2005, 9:55am by Wicked
02 Sep 2005, 02:56pm by Al Bogdan
What kind of fantasy league values Drew Bledsoe, Josh Scobee, and the San Francisco wide receiver corps? The Loser League, of course, our special fantasy league where the worse the players, the better your team. Al Bogdan previews this year's worst players so you can win the Open Loser League Challenge -- or just run a league with your friends. (Plus, the return of Randy Moss's afro in the latest Jason Beattie cartoon.)
28 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2005, 10:17am by Gary R.
02 Sep 2005, 12:45pm by Will Carroll
The Bills get their backups in order, the Jets get their chemistry in order, and the Dolphins get their offense in order. Or not. Will Carroll sits in for the AFC East's final version of Four Downs.
10 comments, Last at 05 Sep 2005, 1:53am by johonny
We could all use a laugh or two right about now. To that end, the college football season returns Thursday, and with it comes the season debut of Seventh Day Adventure, our college picks column. Vinny and Russell will try to improve upon last year's decidedly mediocre performance. Also, use this as the open college thread to discuss the games all weekend long.
115 comments, Last at 09 Sep 2005, 4:02pm by CaffeineMan
01 Sep 2005, 10:01am by scramble
Al and Vivek return with more answers to your fantasy football questions. How do you deal with FLEX positions? What is value based drafting, and why is it so important? And what's the best way to set up a Yahoo or ESPN autodraft? Feel free to discuss anything fantasy related here.
68 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2010, 3:07am by uggs outlet
31 Aug 2005, 09:58pm by Russell Levine
There are more important issues in New Orleans, but this is a football site, so we talk football. In the final edition of Four Downs for the NFC South, Russell has the scoop on the homeless Saints and the latest news from their division foes.
38 comments, Last at 06 Sep 2005, 11:45pm by Danny
31 Aug 2005, 02:52pm by Mike Tanier
Finally fed up with years of bad defense, Minnesota and Kansas City have both transformed their defensive lineups with numerous free agents and top draft picks this offseason. Mike Tanier looks back at other recent teams that tried the same approach and finds mixed results.
16 comments, Last at 03 Sep 2005, 11:40pm by MikeT
30 Aug 2005, 12:31pm by Michael David Smith
After three weeks of preseason action, a number of young quarterbacks and running backs are struggling, while some young defensive players look very good. Plus, Week 3 is supposed to be "the week that matters," but maybe the week that matters doesn't matter as much as people think. Also use this as an open thread to discuss Week 4 of the preseason.
53 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2005, 11:29pm by Dcalla
30 Aug 2005, 12:05pm by Will Carroll
This week, O'Donoghue's Triad leaps from the pages of PFP 2005 to take down Andre Maddox and Boo Williams. Will Carroll also addresses a number of Green Bay injuries, takes on the Matt Birk situation, and makes more wrestling references than the average Scramble for the Ball.
63 comments, Last at 03 Sep 2005, 11:37pm by Carl
29 Aug 2005, 03:46pm by Russell Levine
Russell Levine brings us his NCAA football season preview, featuring a conference-by-conference look at the power leagues, plus coaches on the move, the latest changes to the BCS, players and games of the year, and much more.
35 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2005, 7:18pm by Tarrant