Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

31 Oct 2007, 06:26pm by Bill Barnwell

The Fourth-and-a-Half Quasi-Super Bowl Prop Bet Extravaganza!

Scramble for the Ball returns with some imaginary prop bets for the big game this week. Peyton Manning vs. Kevin Durant! Tom Brady vs. the League! The Patriots vs. Charlie Brown!

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37 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2007, 2:25pm by Herm?

31 Oct 2007, 03:43pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index: Week 9

Last week, the Bulls of South Florida lost their first game of the year, yet were still ranked No. 2 in the season's first FEI rankings. They've lost two games in a row now. Brian Fremeau looks at where they ended up and why they're in that position, and also breaks down the top 25 teams in the country by offensive and defensive strength.

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28 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2007, 7:29pm by Dwayne

31 Oct 2007, 11:13am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The Twilight of Warren Sapp

He was once among the NFL's best defensive linemen, but Warren Sapp is a shadow of his former self. We explore his role in the Raiders' defense in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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26 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2007, 1:05pm by Nathan

30 Oct 2007, 07:57pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 8 DVOA Ratings

The Patriots have officially slipped the bonds of reality, the first team ever to have a DVOA over 70% later than Week 5. The Colts are the best team of the past dozen years other than the Patriots. Maybe the hype is warranted this time? Plus: San Diego returns to the top five and Tennessee's defense widens its lead.

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201 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2007, 12:18am by Nat

30 Oct 2007, 11:56am by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Lions over Bears

The Lions are 5-2? Really? And they're not winning with an explosive passing game, but rather an opportunistic defense? They continue to feast on mediocre offenses but that may not continue. Chicago, meanwhile, is starting to realize that leaving good enough alone in the off-season may not have been the best strategy.

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45 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2007, 7:22am by Matt Saracen - QB1 - Dillon Panthers

29 Oct 2007, 05:38pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Midterm Exams

Several of college football's surprise teams faced their biggest test this past weekend. Russell has the grades, plus thoughts on some questionable coaching calls, Georgia's Mark Richt, and the latest BlogPoll ballot.

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60 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2007, 4:15pm by Pete

29 Oct 2007, 08:41am by admin

Audibles at the Line: Week 8

Two teams remain undefeated and two more stay winless, as America now prepares for the next installment of Pats-Colts. (Too bad the Rams and Dolphins don't play each other this year!) Also, the Jets try a non-defense defense, Andy Reid gets cute in the red zone, Frank Gore tries to remember what the red zone looks like, and the Saints and Chargers continue their positive turnarounds.

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452 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2007, 1:19am by Fergasun

26 Oct 2007, 02:30pm by admin

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 several weeks' worth of games on tape, they have insights on a number of teams, among them the Jets, Dolphins, Broncos, Texans and Saints.

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42 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2007, 11:19pm by Gonzo

25 Oct 2007, 05:26pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Clay Nation

Admit it. You've always wondered where the "'Bama Bangs" phenomenon started. And you really need to know which SEC fan base wears the most jorts. Those topics and more are addressed in this week's SDA podcast, which features Sportsline columnist and author of Dixieland Delight, Clay Travis. Oh, and we'll break down the games for you, too.

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138 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2007, 4:19pm by Pete

25 Oct 2007, 12:24pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: October 25, 2007

In this week's quote extravaganza, Chad Johnson makes Keyshawn Johnson look like a team-oriented player, Peyton Manning disses Tony Kornheiser, and Ray Lewis scares the hell out of everyone. Still.

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103 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2007, 6:20pm by Alex