Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

20 Nov 2006, 12:22pm by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 11

This week: The Indianapolis Colts are who we thought they were, Donovan McNabb and Brett Favre get injured, and Mike Nolan suits up. Plus: What's a 10-letter word for bitter AFC West rivals to call each other?

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192 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2006, 5:26am by Sam B

18 Nov 2006, 11:52pm by Guest

Will Jason Campbell Save the Redskins?

The Redskins traded up to get Jason Campbell in the first round of the 2005 draft; this week, they finally hand him the keys to the car. David Lewin uses this opportunity to revisit the college quarterback projection system he introduced in Pro Football Prospectus 2006. The system has been extremely accurate in 2006 -- just ask Philip Rivers -- and it predicts that Campbell will become a star.

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48 comments, Last at 29 Nov 2006, 10:27pm by David Lewin

18 Nov 2006, 06:28pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: IND-DAL, SD-DEN

For this week's game previews, we tell you why Dallas may be the biggest obstacle between Indianapolis and a perfect season, and empty the notebook on Denver and San Diego.

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33 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2006, 11:27am by Rick

17 Nov 2006, 01:13pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Football Armageddon

How do two Michigan grads prepare for the big game? By taking forever to post their picks! Vinny and Russell present their breakdown of Michigan-Ohio State, plus analysis of all the other big college games this weekend. Discuss the BCS semifinal, the Iron Bowl, and the Apple Cup all Saturday long in this thread.

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240 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2006, 5:42pm by Weekly Journalist

17 Nov 2006, 10:05am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Jerry Rice, Rookie Bust

Mike Tanier remembers a time when Jerry Rice was hardly a legend, and Bill Walsh held a press conference to defend the first-round bust who had dropped 10 passes and threatened to keep the Niners out of the playoffs.

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40 comments, Last at 31 Jul 2007, 7:37pm by Nathan

16 Nov 2006, 12:55pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: November 16, 2006

The central question this week--what did they know and when did they know it? Marvin Lewis, Travis Taylor and Marlon McCree all have a lot of 'splaining to do. Plus: Jessica Simpson, Travis Hafner, and pot roast.

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40 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2006, 1:44pm by Tom Kelso

15 Nov 2006, 06:01pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Eli Doeslittle

There was a son once. It lit the whole damn sky. It kept everything alive. Nowhere, though, is there mentioned a second son who tries to light up everything but rises at random intervals and occasionally just doesn't show up at all. This week's Scramble takes a look at the second son, Eli Manning, and why he's the recipient of Football Outsiders criticism. Plus Best Bets, Not So Bad Bets, and Jason Beattie's latest comic!

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130 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2006, 1:40am by Stu

15 Nov 2006, 11:08am by Michael David Smith

Every Team Counts

Taking a break from writing about one specific aspect of one team, Michael David Smith empties his notebook with observations of all 32 teams. You'll see some names you've seen a lot of this year (Roy Williams, Javon Walker), and also some you haven't heard much about at all (Kyle Turley, Jahri Evans).

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80 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2006, 1:17am by RC

14 Nov 2006, 05:51pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 11 DVOA Ratings

After a week of upsets, the DVOA rankings are much the same, but the differences between teams get smaller. This week's commentary is now available at FOXSports.com. Plus: Introducing the FO Playoff Odds Report, rough draft.

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316 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2006, 11:50pm by B

14 Nov 2006, 02:20pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Browns over Falcons

Remember when Michael Vick was turning the corner? Two weeks later, there are more questions than answers, and with Warrick Dunn slowing and the defense losing players left and right, the Falcons are a team in crisis. The Browns meanwhile are developing a decent defense, but is Charlie Frye the answer at quarterback? Plus the first ever "Bonus AGS" looking at a crazy Sunday filled with upsets.

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51 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2006, 12:10am by Sid