Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

22 Aug 2007, 04:07pm by Aaron Schatz

Letting T.O. off the Hook

Hey, remember Bill Simmons' "T.O. number," measuring killer drops on third downs? Turns out T.O. doesn't actually lead the league in his own metric. (Click link to read more.)

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17 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2007, 10:00pm by Will Allen

21 Aug 2007, 03:23pm by Aaron Schatz

Chiefs and Johnson Agree to Six-Year, $45 Million Contract

$19 million in guaranteed money. Bring on the sub-four yards per carry average and nagging hamstring issues!

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37 comments, Last at 23 Aug 2007, 1:39am by Mike

20 Aug 2007, 11:02pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: Champ Bailey's Four Receptions

Champ Bailey may be the best cornerback in the NFL, but could it really be possible that he only gave up four complete passes on balls thrown his way last season? Actually, no. It's not possible. It's not even close to possible. (Click link to read more.)

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20 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2007, 5:28pm by Cam

20 Aug 2007, 12:32pm by Aaron Schatz

MMQB: Falcons Owner Blank Feels Betrayed by Vick

I know FO has had its troubles with Atlanta Falcons fans over the years, but Peter King has a point: Arthur Blank, the Falcons organization, and the Atlanta fans put their faith in Michael Vick, and he's really screwed them here. Also, if you meet Peter King in an airport restroom, try not to make a scene, okay?

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45 comments, Last at 21 Aug 2007, 7:25pm by Jerry

18 Aug 2007, 06:14pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: Jets Offensive Line

Hey, wait a minute... if Nick Mangold was so good as a rookie, how come the Jets' Adjusted Line Yards numbers are so terrible on runs up the middle? (Click link to read more.)

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5 comments, Last at 19 Aug 2007, 11:02pm by admin

17 Aug 2007, 11:27pm by Aaron Schatz

Peter King's All-Future Team

As noted in the previous Extra Point, Sports Illustrated has a feature this week where a leading writer for each sport picks an All-Time Dream Team, a current All-Pro Team, and an All-Future (2012) Team. Here's a link to Peter King's All-2012 Team for discussion. His rules: No players over 28, no college players other than those entering their fourth year of eligibility, because too many things can happen to a guy in five years. Fair enough.

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22 comments, Last at 20 Aug 2007, 12:19pm by crack

17 Aug 2007, 11:14pm by Aaron Schatz

Peter King's All-Time Dream Team

Oh, boy. This is going to spark some discussion. Sports Illustrated has a whole feature this week -- no idea if it is online only, or in the magazine as well -- where a leading writer for each sport picks three Dream Teams: One for history, one for now, one for the future. To be honest, I think the "all-current" team is boring -- it isn't like Peter King is the only guy who picks a current All-Pro team. The other two are more interesting, and each deserves its own XP discussion.

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23 comments, Last at 21 Aug 2007, 12:37am by Alex

17 Aug 2007, 02:55pm by Aaron Schatz

The Worst Running Back Seasons of All Time

Requested by Bill Simmons during the BS Report podcast, here's our list of the worst running back seasons of all time. (Click link to read more.)

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26 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2007, 1:27am by Texdave

16 Aug 2007, 07:36pm by Aaron Schatz

Aaron Schatz on the BS Report

Long awaited... Bill Simmons and yours truly discuss Pro Football Prospectus, WBRU, why the league should sell coaches' film to fans, possible sleeper teams for 2007, and how on earth a Patriots fan (me) could be such a Peyton Manning defender, even before Super Bowl XLI. This turned out to be the longest BS Report ever, it probably comes out as an hour or even more. Great fun. My one regret is that we went elsewhere when he asked about teams we were wrong about last year, and I never did get to talk about the Colts defense in the playoffs.

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57 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2007, 3:24pm by crack

16 Aug 2007, 06:19pm by Aaron Schatz

PFP Mailbag: Baltimore Front Seven Typo

Fixing a problem from this year's Baltimore chapter... (Click link to read more.)

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10 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2007, 12:35pm by coltrane23