Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

22 Feb 2007, 12:36pm by Ned Macey

Four Downs: NFC North

The NFC North had three of the top six defenses last season, and now it has three new defensive coordinators. What does this say about the Bob Sanders you've never heard of? Plus: All the teams are loaded with cap room, but is there anyone out there to spend it on?

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152 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2007, 3:27pm by Jin

20 Feb 2007, 04:14pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Football Outsiders Awards Part II

For the fourth straight year, FO readers have made their choices in the Football Outsiders Awards. The second half of the awards features the best and worst commercials, writers, and television personalities, with an expanded look at what the readers think of the NFL's top broadcast teams.

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87 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2007, 2:19am by Great Scott!

19 Feb 2007, 11:31pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: The First Franchise Player

Wilber Marshall was the first player ever slapped with the franchise tag. He was also the first player ever to be ticked off about it. In a Too Deep Zone special, Mike Tanier looks back on 1993, when an angry linebacker threatened the league's newfound labor peace and Redskins-Oilers trades revolved around secret phone calls and midnight faxes.

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52 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2007, 10:02am by Mark Corsino

16 Feb 2007, 02:00pm by Mike Tanier

Four Downs: NFC South

Charles Grant braces for the franchise tag, the Bucs talk trade, Michael Vick calls his own shots, Keyshawn Johnson remodels a condo, and the god of wine dislocates his non-bead-tossing elbow. It's Mardi Gras in the NFC South, and everyone's invited except Dan Henning.

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92 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2010, 10:21pm by hero

14 Feb 2007, 03:55pm by Bill Barnwell

Four Downs: AFC East

Put on a pot of coffee; this edition of Four Downs is chock full of info. Bill Barnwell looks at overused running backs, second-half receivers, the Colts' #2 receiver, Dallas Clark, and the worst run defenses in the history of DVOA. See if you can guess what they all relate to before reading the article.

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77 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2007, 11:33pm by Josh

13 Feb 2007, 03:15pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Football Outsiders Awards Part I

For the fourth straight year, FO readers have made their choices in the Football Outsiders Awards. Here is the first half of the results, with the best and worst players and coaches of 2006.

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116 comments, Last at 14 Mar 2007, 1:52pm by Ryan

12 Feb 2007, 05:59pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Four Downs: NFC East

In 2005, the NFC East was the league's best division with a historically strong collection of coaches. In 2006, one of those coaches lost his ability to motivate, one lost his ability to pick personnel, one quit, and one needs time off for his family. Three teams made the playoffs, but two of them backed in. What will become of the NFC East in 2007?

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80 comments, Last at 26 Mar 2007, 9:00pm by Jason Mulgrew aka Lord J Rocka

09 Feb 2007, 04:32pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: The Final Bow

Our measly sum is only, oh, about 6,000 words. Scramble finishes off 2006 with our Free Agent Finale. Plus: Playoff Fantasy Draft results, the Prop Bet tallies, and, as always with Scramble, a goodbye.

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78 comments, Last at 16 Feb 2007, 2:20am by Bill Barnwell

08 Feb 2007, 11:50pm by Michael David Smith

Four Downs: AFC West

All four AFC West teams had disappointing endings to their seasons. One has a new offensive coordinator, one has a new defensive coordinator, and one has both. The fourth team has the same coordinators and quote-worthy head coach. Where do they go from here? Four Downs has some answers.

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79 comments, Last at 28 Mar 2007, 11:59am by T

07 Feb 2007, 01:26pm by Alex Carnevale

The Week in Quotes: February 7, 2007

This week: The NFL loves Christianity, unless it is attempting to put on a Super Bowl party. The NFL pension plan is bad, and concussions are even worse. Plus: What does the President of the United States have against the Chicago Bears?

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36 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2007, 12:05am by emcee fleshy (atl/sd)