Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

17 Oct 2006, 06:06pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

Chicago may have pulled out the victory, but their offensive ineptitude means a major tumble in our DVOA ratings, leaving the Bears slightly behind the San Diego Chargers. Plus: Three NFC East teams in the top six, and Pittsburgh becomes the latest team to leap up the charts after a blowout win. Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.

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223 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2006, 10:20am by Wanker79

17 Oct 2006, 03:42pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Bucs over Bengals

It was upset Sunday with a number of favorites losing close contests. Most of these favorites shouldn't worry too much about the upsets, but Cincinnati can't continue to ignore their struggles on offense after falling to the Bucs. In Tampa Bay, celebration of the victory surrounds optimisim over Bruce Gradkowski -- but such celebration should be muted unless they plan to enter an over-30 league.

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16 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2006, 9:01am by Nick

17 Oct 2006, 12:18pm by admin

Audibles Special: Arizona Shocks, Arizona Chokes

Never in the history of humanity have so many people asked the question: "Whaaaaa?"

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104 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2006, 2:24pm by Doug

17 Oct 2006, 12:02am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Road Trip Report

Russell has a roundup of his weekend trip to the Michigan-Penn State game, plus thoughts on the Auburn-Florida officiating, the Miami-FIU brawl, and his weekly JLS Trophy and BlogPoll ballot.

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68 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2006, 12:42am by NewsToTom

16 Oct 2006, 06:24pm by Aaron Schatz

Book Review: The Blind Side

Does Michael Lewis's new book do for football what Moneyball did for baseball? Actually, no -- but that doesn't mean FO readers won't enjoy it. A short review.

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14 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2006, 9:06pm by Mentos

16 Oct 2006, 10:50am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 6

This week: New Orleans looks very good, Nick Saban and Eric Mangini face off in a battle of bad playcalling, Kansas City fixes the DVOA blowout problem by getting blown out themselves, and St. Louis learns that clutch performance is a cruel mistress. Plus, learn why Buffalo-Detroit was the game of the day in Braintree, Massachusetts.

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201 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2006, 6:33pm by Rich Conley

14 Oct 2006, 04:35pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: PHI-NO, SEA-STL

Chicago, Chicago, Chicago. Doesn't this website ever talk about anyone else? Well, the NFC has five teams with just a single loss, and four of them face each other on Sunday. Two longtime contenders take on two surprise teams -- and two significant home-field advantages.

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39 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2006, 8:57am by someone

13 Oct 2006, 02:45pm by Guest

The Game Charters Speak

This week, we give Mike Tanier a well-deserved week off and turn Too Deep Zone over to our game charters. After watching every game of the season on tape, they have insights on a number of teams, among them Pittsburgh, Chicago, Seattle, Miami, and Buffalo.

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83 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2006, 2:43pm by Wanker79

12 Oct 2006, 06:43pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Midseason Report

College football has just about hit its halfway point, giving Russell and Vinny a chance to crow about early-season success. Seventh Day Adventure has the breakdown of the weekend's biggest games (and Clemson-Temple and Miami-FIU as well). This is an open thread to discuss college football all weekend.

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153 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2006, 7:09pm by Kevin11

12 Oct 2006, 12:34pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Conspiracy Theory

Are the Colts trying to lose? Can the Bears go 16-0? Will Tatum Bell finally stay the starter in Denver all year? Will running back prices in auction leagues finally drop after this year's "Big Three" meltdown? And how high can the point spreads against Oakland possibly climb? Plus: Andrew Walter has a posse.

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101 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2006, 4:39am by Sid