Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

18 Sep 2003, 01:19pm by Aaron Schatz

Press Check: 100-Yard Rushers and Wins

Two NFL writers say that Week 2 proved that rushing is the key to victory. We say that one week does not a season make.

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18 Sep 2003, 03:11am by Al & Ian

Week 3 Scramble/Open Thread

In this week's Scramble for the Ball, Ian and Al discuss the horrible losses suffered last week by their favorite teams, which two-week trends will continue for the rest of the year, and the Anquan Boldin Experience. Comment here on that column, or anything else related to this week's games, including your office pool and your fantasy start/bench decisions.

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16 Sep 2003, 01:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 Team Efficiency Ratings

Seattle is #1. Now with expanded commentary featuring actual sentences for those who are allergic to numbers. Aaron explains why Jacksonville and New England are mirror images, why Carolina is the worst 2-0 team in the NFL, and why Moe Williams and Onterrio Smith may have had a more valuable rushing day than Jamal Lewis.

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11 Sep 2003, 11:19am by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: Random Scramble

It's too early to jump off the Dolphins or Patriots bandwagons, but what the heck happened? Al and Ian take a look at the first week of 2003.

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10 Sep 2003, 04:19am by Aaron Schatz

In Focus: NFC North

The final division in our eight-part series analyzing our new stats. Moe Williams' consistency, Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila's weakness, and more...

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10 Sep 2003, 04:18am by Aaron Schatz

In Focus: AFC North

Continuing our division-by-division look at our new stats. The NFL says the Cincinnati Bengals ranked #17 in defense; we say they ranked #31. The difference demonstrates how our stats seek to remove situational bias. Plus: Tommy Maddox, fluke or not? We look at past players who have come back after long periods away from the NFL.

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06 Sep 2003, 12:49pm by Aaron Schatz

Falling Short of the Stick

How angry do you get when the coach of your favorite team calls an 8-yard pass on 3rd-and-9? Ever wonder how often your team does that? We've actually found a stat where Arizona is the best team in the NFL...

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04 Sep 2003, 11:48am by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: Auction Action

Ian and Al review their fantasy football auction. Running backs went for a pretty penny, and the bottom dropped out of the wide receiver market. Plus, Week 1 Best Bets.

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01 Sep 2003, 01:40am by Jason Beattie

Loser League 2003 Preview

What kind of fantasy league values Emmitt Smith, Troy Hambrick, and the Arizona wide receiver corps? It's the loser leaguel, of course, our special fantasy league where the worse the players, the better your team. Jason Beattie previews the 2003 Loser League season and explains the Cult of Rackers.

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26 Aug 2003, 10:22am by Aaron Schatz

In Focus: AFC South

Continuing our division-by-division look at our new stats. Does Eddie George really get the tough yards when it counts? Why should teams save their best defensive plays to show Payton Manning after halftime?

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