Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

08 Jan 2004, 04:30am by Aaron Schatz

Second Week Playoff Preview

Aaron breaks down those DVOA and line yard trends for all eight teams to help you know what to look for in this weekend's games. Last week, we told you that Carolina would throw long on Dallas, that Bobby Engram would be important to Seattle on third down, and that Clinton Portis would run all over the Colts. Hey, two out of three ain't bad! See, unlike Mike Vanderjagt, we got our mistake out of the way BEFORE the Super Bowl. Even more commentary this week to make up for it.

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06 Jan 2004, 10:51am by admin

Football Outsiders 2004 Offseason Contest: Old Faces in New Places

Can you read the NFL tea leaves better than the men from ESPN and SI? Match the coach with the job, the free agent with the team, and Keyshawn with the people who will Throw Him The Damn Ball in our first Football Outsiders offseason contest. Remember, entries must be sent by email, not just posted in the discussion, by midnight Monday! Don't include the four teams that already named coaches...

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06 Jan 2004, 10:49am by admin

TMQ Wild Card Discussion Thread

Come join our "unofficial official" discussion thread for this week's NFL.com Tuesday Morning Quarterback column. Plus, our resident cartoonist is still in shellshock over the Denver debacle.

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05 Jan 2004, 12:25pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Trojan Curfew

We woke up Monday morning, and the sun was still shining, gravity still worked, and the rivers had not turned to blood... even though there were co-national champions in college football. A review of all the big bowl games, plus a look at Wild Card Weekend, from a man who believed in Payton Manning.

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05 Jan 2004, 12:22pm by Aaron Schatz

The Special Teams Manifesto

Finally, the long-awaited explanation of our special teams ratings. Who were the best kickers, punters, and returners in the NFL in 2003, and how much were they really worth in points?

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01 Jan 2004, 05:22am by Aaron Schatz

Wild Card Weekend Preview

Aaron breaks down those DVOA and line yard trends for all eight teams to help you know what to look for in this weekend's games. Learn why the Titans and Ravens are mirror images, why the Cowboys need to watch out for the long bomb, and why Green Bay is correctly favored, but for the wrong reasons. Plus, Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis.

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01 Jan 2004, 05:22am by Aaron Schatz

Wild Card Weekend Preview

Aaron breaks down those DVOA and line yard trends for all eight teams to help you know what to look for in this weekend's games. Learn why the Titans and Ravens are mirror images, why the Cowboys need to watch out for the long bomb, and why Green Bay is correctly favored, but for the wrong reasons. Plus, Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis Portis.

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31 Dec 2003, 09:57am by Aaron Schatz

Football Outsiders Interview: Tom Curran

Hey hey, it's our first interview with someone other than ourselves! Tom Curran talks about covering the league's top team for the Providence Journal-Bulletin. What's it like to try to get information from the secretive Bill Belichick? What should fans of coach-less teams know about Romeo Crenel and Charlie Weis? Who might the Pats face in the Super Bowl if they can get there? And what does the present -- and the future -- hold for football journalism and the Internet?

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31 Dec 2003, 09:55am by Michael David Smith

Fun With Sacks, Part II

Last Monday, we took a look at sack rate to determine which teams did the best job of protecting the quarterback. What if the sacks are the fault of the quarterback? We break down four years of sack rates to see if some quarterbacks might be responsible for their own demise. For example, quarterbacks whose names rhyme with "Job Bronson."

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30 Dec 2003, 09:14am by admin

Guest Column: Know Your Playoff History

It's that favorite Late Show game: Know your cuts of meat, know your current events, know your playoff history. Six big ways to win big (in each conference)! Richie Wohlers tells you why Philadelphia will probably not face New England in this year's Super Bowl.

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