Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

14 Jan 2008, 11:46am by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: NFC Divisional Games

There's a Manning in the NFL's final four, but it isn't the one most people expected.Brett Favre returns to the Championship round for the first time in a decade, continuing his Elway-esque regeneration. Plus: The Seahawks go flat and Patrick Crayton looks bad. Welcome to NFC Divisional Round Audibles.

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145 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2008, 1:53am by Eugene

13 Jan 2008, 11:21pm by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: AFC Divisional Games

The Jaguars play close to the Blueprint, and still lose. The Chargers lose their top offensive players to injury, and somehow win. The first part of this week's Audibles tries to make sense of a world where Norv Turner is coaching in a conference championship game.

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332 comments, Last at 17 Jan 2008, 3:01am by jas

11 Jan 2008, 06:00pm by Aaron Schatz

2008 AFC Divisional Round Preview

Our AFC preview tries to figure out whether the Jaguars and Chargers can do anything to prevent yet another sanity-destroying Pats-Colts hypefest. Answer: Probably not. Plus, a long discussion of teams that either improved or declined significantly at midseason.

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100 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2008, 10:48am by Brett

11 Jan 2008, 02:47pm by Aaron Schatz

2008 NFC Divisional Round Preview

The Packers and Seahawks know each other well because of their similarities. The Cowboys and Giants know each other well because of their division rivalry. Who moves on to the NFC Championship? It all may depend on injuries and hot pants. Plus: Jason Beattie's latest cartoon!

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56 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2008, 5:41pm by Jacob Stevens

11 Jan 2008, 01:05pm by Will Carroll

Black and Blue Report: Divisional Round

Will Carroll is back to look at the divisional round of playoff games. How did the week off help this week's home teams? Which superstar may play this weekend after all? When injured Green Bay cornerbacks cover injured Seattle receivers, is it like football in slow motion?

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10 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2008, 3:37am by turbohappy

10 Jan 2008, 02:37pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: The Blueprint

It's been a much-overused word this season, but after watching 20 hours of game tape, Mike Tanier has a developed a blueprint for beating the Patriots. He swears it's foolproof. Has he discovered the secret to stopping the Patriots, or has he lost his mind? Judge for yourself.

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137 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2008, 1:46pm by allsmiley

10 Jan 2008, 11:41am by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: January 10, 2008

This week, Matt Hasselbeck wants the ball and he wants to score (again), Ellis Hobbs' reveals a surprisingly deep persecution complex, and numerous Redskins fans vow to never return to Seattle after being pelted by dead bird. Plus: it may be our last Week in Herm, folks, so let's go out with a bang!

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55 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2008, 1:52am by webmaster

09 Jan 2008, 06:09pm by Russell Levine

Junkie Special: Bowl Winners and Losers

With the bowl season now complete, Russell Levine takes a look at the winners and losers in college football's postseason.

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74 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2008, 7:20pm by Kevin 11

09 Jan 2008, 11:18am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Shaun Phillips

One player stood out above all others in the Chargers' wild card weekend win over the Titans, and it was not the first player you'd expect. Linebacker Shaun Phillips had a big game, a game we examine in this week's Every Play Counts.

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19 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2008, 7:37am by lobolafcadio

08 Jan 2008, 04:42pm by Aaron Schatz

2008 Postseason DVOA I

Here are weighted DVOA ratings, updated through the wild card round. Seven of the eight best teams according to these ratings are still in the postseason, with the Giants way, way down below -- even though their win over Tampa Bay had the best single-game DVOA of the weekend.

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117 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2008, 9:28pm by Matt Saracen - QB1 - Dillon Panthers