Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

25 Sep 2006, 08:28pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Quick Reads: Week 3

Not my best effort, but I'm a bit under the weather.

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56 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2006, 11:12pm by B

23 Sep 2006, 11:18pm by Aaron Schatz

Game Previews: CHI-MIN, IND-JAC

With so many marquee NFL games this week, the league may need to buy a bigger marquee. Two of the biggest feature undefeated division rivals: one a defending division champion, the other a 2005 second-place team trying to unseat them.

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30 comments, Last at 27 Sep 2006, 10:33pm by ackpfft

21 Sep 2006, 04:35pm by Aaron Schatz

No Maas!

Yes, this is a blog devoted entirely to chronicling everybody's least favorite FOX announcer. I supposed they could cross-promote with Fire Joe Morgan.

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42 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2006, 4:00pm by Will Allen

21 Sep 2006, 12:48am by Aaron Schatz

Great Moments in DVOA Hate Mail

The Atlanta Falcons proved DVOA right last year after their late season collapse. (Click link to read more.)

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20 Sep 2006, 01:09pm by Aaron Schatz

Was Shell Watching Raiders' Offense?

On opening night, Ron Jaworski took Art Shell to task for calling too many long pass plays with seven-step drops. The Raiders offensive line simply could not hold up in the face of pressure and Aaron Brooks couldn't get passes off. This week against Baltimore, same thing, but after the game, Shell claimed he only called two seven-step drops all game. John Ryan of the San Jose Mercury-News called up Jaws, and Jaws watched the BAL-OAK tape and counted 13 seven-step drops. Who's right? I don't know about you, but my money is on Jaws.

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48 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2006, 5:18am by hwc

20 Sep 2006, 11:27am by Aaron Schatz

Rage, Rage Against the Dying of the Highlight

I think most Football Outsiders readers would easily pick Bob Costas over Chris Berman, but would you pick NBC's new Football Night in America over ESPN's old NFL Primetime? Robert Weintraub from Slate thinks not, and I agree. Thanks to reader Jimmy Ryals for the tip.

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71 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2006, 3:03am by Jerry

20 Sep 2006, 01:04am by Aaron Schatz

Why does DVOA rank New Orleans so low?

The Saints are 2-0…and 31st in DVOA. Aaron Schatz explains why and compares them to other teams with similar starts in the DVOA era. (Click link to read more.)

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19 Sep 2006, 05:20pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 3 DVOA Ratings

Two games played, two sets of DVOA ratings. One represents 2006 only, while the other is our new rating that combines 2006 with the preseason projection. Baltimore rules the roost in one, Seattle in the other. Freedom of choice is what you want, freedom of choice is what you've got. UPDATE: Commentary is now found here on FOXSports.com.

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227 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2006, 3:39pm by Chuck

19 Sep 2006, 01:09am by Aaron Schatz

Has Reggie Williams turned the corner?

Is Reggie Williams hot start to the season real or a fluke? Aaron Schatz uses similarity scores to try and find out. (Click link to read more.)

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18 Sep 2006, 08:04pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Quick Reads: Week 2

Here's the latest Quick Reads at FOXSports.com with PAR for all quarterbacks in Week 2 plus the top running backs and receivers. Peyton Manning has one of the best quarterback performances in FO history, but did anyone notice? Michael Vick has one of the best quarterback rushing performances in FO history, and everyone noticed. Plus, one of our favorite whipping boys pulls the big donut against the Chargers.

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68 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2006, 3:47pm by Wanker79