03 Mar 2005, 11:29pm by Al Bogdan
The NFC East has been very active early on in free agency. Dallas already has new starters at quarterback, defensive tackle and cornerback. The Giants have a new face in the middle of their defense. Washington made a huge upgrade in the middle of their offensive line but will that be enough to offset their losses on defense? With all of this turmoil in their division, why has Philadelphia been so quiet in the first 24 hours of free agency? Al Bogdan takes a trip through the land of 6-10 in the latest edition of Four Downs.
01 Mar 2005, 11:00am by Ned Macey
Indianapolis hopes its defense can finally mature. Houston hopes its whole team can finally mature. Tennessee, well, their salary cap is a little bit too mature. Plus, which ex-AFC South player may be the most underrated player on the free agent market, and who was the slowest starter among the wide receivers of the 2004 draft? Ned Macey takes a look at the AFC South in the latest edition of Four Downs.
24 Feb 2005, 01:28pm by Mike Tanier
Journey out west to the division that defense forgot. Oakland adds one of the game's best receivers but will he bring Geritol for the defensive line? Is Arrowhead Stadium now the Coors Field of the NFL, scaring off defensive free agents? Plus, Denver joins the march to the 3-4, and finally, the People's Champion has come back... to San Diego?!?! Mike Tanier whips through the AFC West in the latest edition of Four Downs.
23 Feb 2005, 11:52am by Guest
Last week, guest columnist Bruce Stram introduced his economic theory for salary cap management. Today, in part two of Caponomics, Bruce expands the model to include bonus payments and amortized money, comments on the Indianapolis cap situation, and addresses two specific strategies: "Even Keel" and "Boom and Bust."
22 Feb 2005, 01:53pm by Russell Levine
For three straight years, the NFC South has sent a different team to the conference finals or beyond. New Orleans in 2005! (OK, maybe not.) Will Atlanta finally get Michael Vick a top wideout for next year? Will Tampa sign a host of mediocre veteran free agents again? Can Carolina build on its 6-2 second half? Russell Levine opens all the Doors on the NFC South in the latest edition of Four Downs.
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21 Feb 2005, 02:30pm by admin
This is an open thread for discussion of the 2005 NFL draft.
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18 Feb 2005, 01:55pm by Guest
Economists try to learn lessons about the real world by looking at relatively simplistic mathematical models of reality. These simple models have proven valuable in uncovering how markets work. Bruce Stram just happens to be an economist and he's applied the techniques of economic theory to the world of the NFL salary cap. Students, welcome to Caponomics 101.
17 Feb 2005, 12:03pm by P. Ryan Wilson
Baltimore replaces its offensive coordinator, Cincinnati replaces its defensive coordinator, and Cleveland tosses everyone over the side of the boat. Plus, who's your daddy: Plaxico Burress, or T.J. Whosyourdaddy? (I'm sorry, the mention of those two names just made Baltimore fans slobber on themselves. Don't even say "Randy Moss" around them.) Ryan Wilson has a trip through America's industrial heartland in the latest edition of Four Downs.
15 Feb 2005, 04:04pm by Aaron Schatz
The Football Outsiders readership speaks. Your views on everything from MVP to Coach of the Year, the most underrated and overrated players in the NFL, the best and worst announcing teams, and special awards like Keep Choppin' Wood and Most Annoying Commercial of 2004.
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14 Feb 2005, 01:47pm by Michael David Smith
The NFC North's most popular player might retire. The NFC North's most controversial (and most talented) player might get traded. Every team in the NFC North has replaced a coordinator. Lots of fun speculation ahead in the second edition of our new feature, Four Downs.