Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Oct 2004, 01:35pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 4 VOA Ratings

Here are the Football Outsiders team efficiency ratings after Week 4, along with Aaron's usual commentary for the math-o-phobic. Which teams are living up to our preseason projections, and which are not? Can looking at the past tell us anything about which teams will improve or fall apart over the course of the season? And does the win at Baltimore mean there is hope for the Kansas City Chiefs?

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04 Oct 2004, 07:18pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Back-Door Covers

Russell Levine reviews the weekend in college and pro football and offers thoughts on the agony of the back-door cover, the biggest statements of the week (other than the one made by his two year old daughter), and the whereabouts of Don Criqui. Plus, the weekly Mike Martz Award.

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04 Oct 2004, 12:04pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Look Kids: Big Ben, Parliament!

Ben Roethlisberger and Carson Palmer are both in their first year as starting quarterbacks. Therefore, the Steelers and Bengals are both destined for losing seasons. Right? Nope. Ryan Wilson explains why a quarterback's experience may factor into team success less than you think.

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01 Oct 2004, 12:01pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Off the Wagon

Vivek and Al are back to talk about the Jaguars and rethink their pre-season playoff predictions. Plus, as always, the Scramble mailbag, Best Bets, and the world famous Keep Choppin' Wood award.

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01 Oct 2004, 02:15am by Aaron Schatz

VOA Mailbag

Aaron answers your questions about VOA and our other statistics in his biweekly mailbag. Learn how many points a touchback is worth, how Kurt Warner could make our list of the top 10 passing performances since 2000 without throwing a touchdown, and what Aaron thinks of the new book Patriot Reign. Plus, a question about NFC West teams playing better at home leads to some interesting numbers about home field advantage in general.

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01 Oct 2004, 02:15am by Aaron Schatz

VOA Mailbag

Aaron answers your questions about VOA and our other statistics in his biweekly mailbag. Learn how many points a touchback is worth, how Kurt Warner could make our list of the top 10 passing performances since 2000 without throwing a touchdown, and what Aaron thinks of the new book Patriot Reign. Plus, a question about NFC West teams playing better at home leads to some interesting numbers about home field advantage in general.

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30 Sep 2004, 02:43pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: You From Jersey? What Exit?

Things are getting a little testy between the Seventh Day Adventure writers after Russell Levine felt the need to point out last week's results to Vinny Gauri. Plus, analysis and picks of the week's big college games (and Rutgers-Syracuse) and Neil Young references aplenty.

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29 Sep 2004, 04:41pm by Aaron Schatz

Mike Vanderjagt: Flush with an Ace Kicker

Indianapolis has the best kicker in the league, right? Nope. In this article reprinted from the New York Sun, Aaron explains why David Akers, not Mike Vanderjagt, sets the gold standard for kickers.

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29 Sep 2004, 10:16am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Randy Moss

Remember the brouhaha that erupted when the media realized that Randy Moss didn't try to block on running plays? That has simmered down, but has Moss's blocking improved? We discuss that in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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28 Sep 2004, 01:15pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 3 VOA Ratings

Here are the Football Outsiders team efficiency ratings after Week 3, along with Aaron's usual commentary for the math-o-phobic. Aaron explains why the 2004 Jaguars are superior to the 2003 Panthers, exposes the shocking truth about the Kansas City defense, and laments for his injury-riddled Super Bowl pick. Plus, the top ten passing performances of 2000-2004 according to Football Outsiders, topped by Peyton Manning's vivisection of the Green Bay Packers.

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