Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

31 Aug 2006, 08:04pm by

Seventh Day Adventure: Welcome Back

Who needs the fourth week of the NFL preseason? It's time for college football! The season kicks off tonight and nobody's happier than Vinny and Russell, who get to wipe the slate clean on a, ahem, trying 2005. Check out the first Seventh Day Adventure of the new season, which doubles as the open thread to discuss college football all weekend.

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69 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2006, 10:14am by Scott de B.

31 Aug 2006, 02:43pm by Al Bogdan

Loser League 2006

What kind of fantasy league values Mike Nugent, J.P. Losman, and the San Francisco wide receiver corps? The Loser League, of course, our special fantasy league where the worse the players, the better your team. Al Bogdan previews this year's worst players so you can win the Open Loser League Challenge -- or just run a league with your friends.

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38 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2006, 3:28pm by Sid

30 Aug 2006, 10:40am by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Sheep League Review

This week's Scramble features Ian's review of The Sheep League auction, with several Football Outsiders writers past and present as team owners. In case that's not enough, well, you can guess which recurring Scramble feature Rod Marinelli makes an appearance in.

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29 Aug 2006, 10:49am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 3

Week 3 is the closest thing the preseason has to meaningful games, and the starters often play beyond halftime. The plays still don't count, but in our third week of preseason analysis, we're getting an idea of how these teams will look when the games really do count.

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64 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2006, 9:22am by shadrivers

28 Aug 2006, 11:13am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Ready To Rumble

Get ready for college football with Junkie's comprehensive season preview, including games and players of the year, Heisman hopefuls, coaches on the hot seat, and much more. Plus, Russell offers up his preseason BlogPoll ballot.

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21 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2006, 12:58am by BIGDOG

25 Aug 2006, 12:46pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag

With our server problems finally fixed, Aaron sorts through three weeks of delayed e-mail to answer your questions about KUBIAK and Pro Football Prospectus 2006. Explained within: 2006 DVOA schedule strength for each offense, our wide receiver projections, the new method for adjusting kicker and defense ranks in KUBIAK, and just what the heck are those dots in the FOX score graphic.

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36 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2006, 6:25pm by zlionsfan

24 Aug 2006, 08:02pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: NFC Over-Unders Part II

The fourth and final Scramble for the Ball Over-Under Review takes a look at those teams expecting to sit pretty in the NFC, the conference where hope springs eternal and the smart money is on the other side of the ocean. Guess which mid-eighties NFC Central quarterback makes an appearance!

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68 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2006, 8:12pm by MES in shoulderpads

23 Aug 2006, 01:35pm by admin

FO E-Mail Problems Update

If you have sent us an e-mail over the past week, or asked to reset your KUBIAK password, please read this.

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22 Aug 2006, 01:18pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 2

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

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84 comments, Last at 25 Aug 2006, 7:42pm by Dodd

21 Aug 2006, 12:50pm by Mike Tanier

Stemming and Disguising Coverage

Offensive motion before the snap is tightly regulated. But defensive players can move around as much as they want, shifting formations and creating mismatches. Defensive coordinators call this pre-snap motion "stemming," and it is the subject of this summer's final Strategy Minicamp.

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48 comments, Last at 05 Jul 2007, 6:24am by Cam