Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

23 Dec 2005, 02:32pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: The Longest Christmas

Christmas may be one of the shortest days of the year, but the longest game in NFL history was played on December 25, 1971. Mike Tanier looks back on one of the most thrilling games ever played.

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12 comments, Last at 13 Apr 2007, 5:30pm by mark slaughter

23 Dec 2005, 03:12am by

Seventh Day Adventure Bowl Spectacular Part I

"It's the Most Wonderful Week of the Year" as Vinny and Russell offer their picks for the early bowl season in this week's edition of Seventh Day Adventure. What other jingles do the boys have on their minds? And most importantly, who will cover in the MPC Computers Bowl?

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49 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2005, 11:56pm by Rocco