Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Dec 2007, 04:35pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: You're a Legend, Horace

Bill takes a look at the most legendary fantasy performances in playoff history for this week's Scramble, likely bringing up this year's only Horace Copeland reference on FO. Meanwhile, Jason Beattie explores the sad life of Dolphins players and fans.

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44 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2007, 9:56am by mush

05 Dec 2007, 12:30pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Barrett Ruud

Buccaneers middle linebacker Barrett Ruud hardly showed up in the stats for Sunday's game against the Saints. But does that mean he had a bad game? We explore in this week's Every Play Counts.

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13 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2007, 3:02pm by coltrane23

04 Dec 2007, 05:30pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

Hey, remember last week when the Patriots almost lost to Philadelphia, and it didn't affect DVOA? Yeah, it didn't quite work that way this week. Plus: Jacksonville is so inconsistent that their inconsistency has no consistency, and check out the new Premium matchup view.

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163 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2007, 12:22pm by mactbone

04 Dec 2007, 01:48pm by Ned Macey

Any Given Sunday: Raiders over Broncos

The Broncos playoff hopes disappear in a sloppy loss in Oakland. The Broncos run game is struggling so badly, they could not run on the Raiders. Meanwhile, a banner day in the McCown household, the debut of JaMarcus Russell, and a bad pass defense despite two standout cornerbacks.

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22 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2007, 9:03pm by forcefulmuffin

03 Dec 2007, 09:22pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: L(S)U-nacy

This was a weird year in college football. But not even that can explain the stretch that LSU just went through on its way to the national title game. Plus, the final regular-season BlogPoll ballot and the JLS Trophy (college division).

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123 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2007, 12:26pm by J

03 Dec 2007, 01:43pm by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Week 13

Lofa Tatupu blows up the Eagles with a hat trick, the Redskins conclude an unimaginable week, the Colts put a hold on their division in a very close game, the Browns take themselves out of a winnable game, and the McCowns nearly outdo the Mannings for one magical day. Also: Is it just us, or does the rule book need a few tweaks?

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226 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 10:07pm by e

30 Nov 2007, 11:56am by Doug Farrar

Audibles at the Line: Packers at Cowboys

In a very special Audibles, the Game of the Century (NFC version) turns into yet another referendum on the rule book. Aaron Rodgers takes a big step forward, Tony Romo becomes the new target of fawning announcer clichés, and Bryant Gumbel and John Parry compete to see who can chop the most wood in three hours.

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192 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 1:20am by Nathan Z

29 Nov 2007, 09:02pm by Russell Levine

Seventh Day Adventure: Silly Season

Sure, there's another week left in the college football regular season. But another campaign has already kicked off: the silly season of coaching changes. Orson Swindle of EDSBS.com returns to the SDA podcast to discuss the mayhem and break down all the relevant games.

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260 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 1:34pm by JDog

29 Nov 2007, 04:51pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Protecting Favre

The Packers can beat the Cowboys -- if they can keep the Cowboys' front seven away from Brett Favre. Mike Tanier reviews Packers game tapes to discover the secret behind their league-leading Adjusted Sack Rate. He discovers that slant routes and max protection schemes, not great blocking, are the reasons why Favre's jersey is so clean. NOTE: Now includes a post-game update.

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19 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2007, 1:46pm by Eric

29 Nov 2007, 02:33pm by Brian Fremeau

Fremeau Efficiency Index: Week 13

Missouri may top the human polls heading into the final week of the regular season, but Brian Fremeau's college ranking system says that the best team in the country is still LSU. Plus, Brian looks at strength of schedule and how it is used in the FEI.

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31 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2007, 2:23am by Sid