Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Aug 2008, 11:18am by Doug Farrar

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 1

In the preseason, the final score isn't as important as what each individual player does. So we're back for another round of examining the individual matchups, looking at which stars seem ready to go and which backups are making a strong case for a roster spot.

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51 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2008, 1:05pm by jimm

08 Aug 2008, 10:41am by Doug Farrar

Taking a Pass: Fantasy Players to Avoid

Injuries, suspensions, and system changes can affect fantasy value for players at any position. Bill Barnwell and Doug Farrar reveal who they'll be skipping when their picks come on draft day.

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42 comments, Last at 14 Aug 2008, 7:32pm by Chuck Norris

07 Aug 2008, 11:19am by Doug Farrar

J-E-T-S Brett Brett Brett!

When news of the Brett Favre trade came down, the Football Outsiders staff started burning up the Internets just like everyone else. Here are our quick-hit thoughts about the deal that puts New York's "other" NFL team in the eye of the hurricane.

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130 comments, Last at 13 Aug 2008, 10:10pm by kleph

05 Aug 2008, 04:26pm by Aaron Schatz

Fifth Anniversary Special: Worst RB Seasons, 95-07

Going through the worst running back seasons since 1995 brings up a big question: What makes NFL head coaches lust after Ricky Williams so darn much?

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28 comments, Last at 07 Aug 2008, 11:15am by zlionsfan

04 Aug 2008, 04:00pm by Vincent Verhei

The Offseason In Quotes

Take a trip with us back in time as we break down the whole rotten Brett Favre saga, one embarrassing quote at a time. If you, like us, have had enough of that story, there's also news on Steve Smith's punchiness, Tom Brady hugging other men, and, of course, Herm.

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93 comments, Last at 08 Aug 2008, 6:22pm by Sid

31 Jul 2008, 02:25pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Field Generals

African American quarterbacks have made great strides over the past three decades; now historian Lloyd Vance is helping to preserve the history of their struggle. Plus: Football's latest Internet fad.

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98 comments, Last at 12 Aug 2008, 4:24pm by martial

31 Jul 2008, 10:09am by Aaron Schatz

Fifth Anniversary Special: Best RB Seasons, 95-07

Our list of the best running back seasons since 1995 includes plenty of Marshall Faulk, HOF ammunition for Terrell Davis, and a couple of unexpected names. Amp Lee?

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40 comments, Last at 25 Aug 2008, 2:13pm by Sam Larson

29 Jul 2008, 10:53am by Doug Farrar

The Hall of Fame Index, Part Two

Part two of our Hall of Fame review shows that the Raiders can't complain of being slighted like the Broncos can, but the Seahawks and Vikings might have an argument. Plus: Will somebody please beat the HOF voters over the head with a life-size portrait of Jim Marshall?

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149 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2008, 7:29pm by bachslunch

28 Jul 2008, 12:21pm by Doug Farrar

Every Play Counts: Michael Turner

Running back Michael Turner received a top-level contract from the Atlanta Falcons, but does he have what it takes to start? Doug Farrar reviews Turner's final appearance in a Chargers uniform.

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16 comments, Last at 06 Aug 2008, 10:47am by Hans Steiniger

25 Jul 2008, 12:43pm by Doug Farrar

The Hall of Fame Index, Part One

Not all franchises are treated equally by Hall of Fame voters. Doug Farrar and Mike Tanier investigated the matter team-by-team to find out which teams are well represented in Canton and which teams have been getting the cold shoulder.

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101 comments, Last at 08 Aug 2008, 7:10pm by bachslunch