Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

22 Nov 2006, 02:59pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Larry Johnson

He went from a diapers-wearing backup to the top back in the NFL. What makes Larry Johnson so effective? We explore this week in Every Play Counts.

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24 comments, Last at 26 Nov 2006, 2:15am by NewsToTom

22 Nov 2006, 02:30pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Block the Standing Still

Igor Olshansky was not having a ball on Sunday night when Marty Schottenheimer gave him the hairdryer treatment, but Bill says the anger was directed at the wrong person. Ian, meanwhile, directs his anger toward Ricky Proehl, Joe Theismann, and his own bets. Plus, a "classic" Jason Beattie comic!

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82 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 8:03pm by Bill Barnwell

21 Nov 2006, 05:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

The new DVOA ratings shift things around a bit. The Giants and Colts fall, while the Jaguars, Panthers, and Browns rise. Wait a minute, did you say Browns? Commentary on FOXSports.com features the first annual DVOA Commentary All-Optimism Special. Plus a special announcement: Introducing the Football Outsiders Swag Shoppe!

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178 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 12:10pm by B

21 Nov 2006, 02:06pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: 49ers over Seahawks

Welcome to the NFC West, where you can be among the worst teams in football and still have a winning record. Also, a look at the emergence of Frank Gore, the struggles of the Seattle running game, and is Julian Peterson actually helping?

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61 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2006, 1:18pm by Joel

20 Nov 2006, 07:11pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Rematch, Anyone?

Rematch? No rematch? That is the only question seemingly left in this college football season. Russell takes a crack at the debate in the latest edition of Confessions of a Football Junkie. Plus, the JLS Trophy and his latest BlogPoll ballot.

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128 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2006, 4:01pm by nick