Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

08 May 2007, 07:51am by Guest

2007 Draft Report Card Report

Just in case you thought you were through with the 2007 NFL Draft, here's the annual Football Outsiders Draft Report Card Report. Guest columnist Jake Schumaker examines some teams whose drafts the experts agreed on, and some they emphatically disagreed about. Plus your team's draft has a GPA, and odds are it will have a hard time getting into NFL grad school.

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67 comments, Last at 19 May 2007, 11:40pm by skippyx

07 May 2007, 11:24am by Michael David Smith

Four Downs: AFC West

Michael David Smith takes a look at the AFC West's draft. We all know the Raiders took JaMarcus Russell first overall, but how about Oakland's wild fourth round? Mike Shanahan clearly loves the Florida defensive line, Kansas City's secondary is just as old as it ever was, and the Chargers took a receiver from LSU when the fans would have preferred a receiver from USC.

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80 comments, Last at 22 May 2007, 7:51am by kibbles

04 May 2007, 03:33pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: Draft Edition

Brady Quinn gives the most memorable lip-readable green room quote in NFL history, Jon Gruden realizes some statistics are meaningless, and if the Chiefs have picks, you know Herman Edwards has something to say about them. Plus: Hey, Eddie Kennison, what's the next thing we're supposed to complain about again?

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64 comments, Last at 21 May 2007, 8:50pm by fxstc111

02 May 2007, 06:55pm by Doug Farrar

Four Downs: NFC West

Doug Farrar reviews the drafts of the four NFC West teams for this round of Four Downs. You can probably guess how he feels about the Darrell Jackson trade. Learn which rookies are at risk to reprise a college scuffle -- hint: you let the first-rounder win if you want to make the team -- and who gets to be the Seahawks' new junk yard dog.

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80 comments, Last at 11 May 2007, 11:51am by mariosmith

27 Apr 2007, 09:35am by Guest

Rating Mel Kiper

All weekend long, we'll hear from the draft analysts. When you go back years later to look, does it turn out that they knew what they were talking about? Guest columnist David Cohen takes a microscope to the performance of Mel Kiper, everyone's favorite NFL draft guru.

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130 comments, Last at 18 Feb 2010, 11:52pm by Mandingo

24 Apr 2007, 04:35pm by Michael David Smith

2001 NFL Draft: Six Years Later

It's an annual Football Outsiders tradition: We examine the best and worst players from the draft six years ago. Take a look at our assessment and then tell us in the comments what you thought then -- and what you think now -- of your team's 2001 draft.

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153 comments, Last at 31 Mar 2013, 5:50am by psypeBydayDen

23 Apr 2007, 12:41pm by Doug Farrar

Rob Rang Q&A

NFLDraftScout.com Senior Analyst Rob Rang answers questions sent in by FO readers, and our own inquiries, in this exclusive Q & A. Learn about the Five Overrateds and the Big Sleepers, Rob’s own All-Draft team, what he’d like to change about the Combine, and much more.

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49 comments, Last at 02 May 2007, 2:07pm by PlugNPlay

19 Apr 2007, 10:12pm by Guest

FO Re-run: Draft Position

Last spring, guest columnist Tim Murray looked at every starter in the NFL to figure out what combination of high and low draft picks makes up each position. We've had so many people asking about this article that we decided to run it again.

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63 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2007, 3:28pm by Pat

17 Apr 2007, 11:55am by Guest

2007 Quarterbacks Draft Preview

David Lewin, creator of the college quarterback projection system, is back with a look at this year's two big passing prospects: JaMarcus Russell and Brady Quinn. Oakland fans may not like what he has to say.

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214 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2012, 4:58pm by quality software

15 Apr 2007, 12:59am by Alex Carnevale

Four Downs: AFC South

In the latest Four Downs, Alex Carnevale of BP and "The Week in Quotes" fame recaps the AFC South. He eulogizes Houston Texans quarterback David Carr, wonders if Pac-Man will still be looking for power pellets in Nashville, and previews the 2007 Bobby Douglass Memorial Broken Play Invitational.

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114 comments, Last at 18 Apr 2007, 5:24pm by Jeff