Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

21 Oct 2006, 01:27pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: PIT-ATL, WAS-IND

In the 2006 NFL preseason, only two teams were winless: Pittsburgh and Washington. Those struggles have continued into the regular season, and each team has just two wins. Lose on the road this Sunday, and it may be too late to turn things around for a playoff run. Find out which team has a better shot at win number three.

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27 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2006, 11:49am by Tim

20 Oct 2006, 01:11pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Mailbag: Champ Bailey

Aaron Schatz explains Denver’s poor DVOA against #1 wide receivers, despite the presence of Champ Bailey. (Click link to read more.)

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19 Oct 2006, 03:08pm by Aaron Schatz

EPC Special: Why Can't Arizona Run?

Who bears responsibility for Arizona's crushing loss on Monday night? The coaching staff? Edgerrin James? The offensive line? If it's the offensive line, which linemen are Arizona's biggest problems? Aaron plays MDS for a day and breaks down every play of the last ten minutes in a search for clues.

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70 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2006, 10:51am by Ian

19 Oct 2006, 01:20pm by Aaron Schatz

Mario Williams, defensive back

Aaron Schatz takes a look at Houston’s terrible offensive line, along with their strange propensity to drop Mario Williams into coverage. (Click link to read.)

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18 Oct 2006, 01:26pm by Aaron Schatz

The All-Time 11

Credit where credit is due ... this article from Cold Hard Football Facts is really cool. The staff decided to try to pick an all-time NFL team, but with a catch. They could only pick 11 players, who had to play offense and defense. The resulting article is far more historical than what you'll usually find over there, although they toss a couple of interesting recent players in there as well. Good grist for the debate mill here, and you'll learn something about the old NFL.

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105 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2006, 1:43pm by Sam B

18 Oct 2006, 01:25pm by Aaron Schatz

All Rex Grossman does is win

Just how bad was Rex Grossman’s performance Monday night? Did someone say “worst game ever?” (Click link to read more.)

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18 Oct 2006, 10:52am by Aaron Schatz

Tiki Barber Making Retirement Plans

Earlier this week in Quick Reads, I wrote about how Tiki Barber has staved off father time, with more value than any other running back in the league this year despite being 31 years old. Well, Tiki Barber himself seems to understand how this age thing works, and he's now saying this is probably his final season.

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62 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2006, 1:17am by black

17 Oct 2006, 09:25pm by Aaron Schatz

Edgerrin James and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

There are plenty of people who can be blamed for the Cardinals incredible collapse against the Bears. Aaron Schatz explains why Edgerrin James should not be left off the hook. (Click link to read.)

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17 Oct 2006, 06:06pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

Chicago may have pulled out the victory, but their offensive ineptitude means a major tumble in our DVOA ratings, leaving the Bears slightly behind the San Diego Chargers. Plus: Three NFC East teams in the top six, and Pittsburgh becomes the latest team to leap up the charts after a blowout win. Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.

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223 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2006, 10:20am by Wanker79

17 Oct 2006, 10:01am by Aaron Schatz

Dennis Green Totally Loses It

You asked for a link to this, you got it. "If you want to crown 'em, then crown their ass!"

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66 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2006, 2:02pm by empty13