Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Jan 2005, 03:08pm by Aaron Schatz

TMQ: There She Is, Miss Cue!

TMQ this week talks about how football is the most emotional sport, lambasts Mike Shanahan's fourth down decisions, makes a small error in asserting that nobody picked the Steelers to have a winning season (Yo! Gregg! Over here! FO predicted the Steelers as division champs!), and celebrates the who-dat players of the week, Shaun McDonald and Cam "Nickels" Cleeland of the St. Louis Rams.

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10 Jan 2005, 03:01pm by Aaron Schatz

Snap Judgment: Wild Weekend

ESPN Page 2's Snap Judgment is here with some commentary on the Wild Card weekend for quarterbacks, the Football Outsiders QB ratings for the first four playoff games, and a little more publicity for my criticism of the Brady-Manning nonsense.

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08 Jan 2005, 03:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Favre from Heaven

Slate on a favorite subject around here -- the media's deification of Brett Favre. Thanks to reader Barry Goodberg for pointing this out.

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07 Jan 2005, 06:30pm by Aaron Schatz

AFC Wild Card Preview

This week will mark the fourth time in thirteen months that the Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts have faced off. Denver's 2-1, but do they have any chance of making that 3-1? And what chances do the fading Jets have against the surging Chargers? For want of a rotator cuff, the season may be lost. With help from Michael David Smith's tape analysis and our Football Outsiders statistics, Aaron previews the AFC wild card contests.

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07 Jan 2005, 03:20pm by Aaron Schatz

More FO Back-Patting

And the winner of King Kaufman's expert predictions contest is... us! King compared the predictions of 27 experts, plus his own predictions and those of his readers, and the most accurate predictions were from the Football Outsiders staff consensus which correctly chose five division winners and three wild cards, plus we were split on the Colts and we took the Falcons for a wild card instead of the division. King, we'll be working on our plane tickets to St. Louis for that dinner.

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07 Jan 2005, 02:53pm by Aaron Schatz

NFC Wild Card Preview

St. Louis may be the worst team to ever make the postseason. Seattle has crumbled since the Rams shocked them in Week 5. Minnesota can't play on grass. Green Bay can't stop opposing quarterbacks. Welcome to the wonderfully mediocre world of the NFC playoffs. With help from Michael David Smith's tape analysis and our Football Outsiders statistics, Aaron previews the NFC wild card contests. Plus, a special bonus, a new cartoon. Warning: Mikes Under Pressure!

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05 Jan 2005, 08:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Football Commentary: Week 16-17 Strategy Review

More reviews of the major coaching decisions from our friend William Krasker. Issues analyzed this time include the Jets going for two with a 26-21 lead in St. Louis, Buffalo's field goal from the Pittsburgh 11-yard line leading 17-16, and a couple events from the San Diego-Indianapolis tilt. Plus, when is a Hail Mary better than a last-second field goal try?

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05 Jan 2005, 05:41pm by Aaron Schatz

FO Chat at Baseball Prospectus

For those who missed it, here is the transcript of my online chat at Baseball Prospectus. No, Washington does not have a "god defense." That's a typo.

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05 Jan 2005, 12:52pm by Aaron Schatz

The 10 Ugliest Uniforms in the NFL

Blogger "3martini" proves that in the NFL, there's no accounting for lack of taste. Too bad he didn't also include "alternate" uniforms, or else this list could have been 25 teams long. The Bengals, of course, are number one. My god, their new uniforms this season are hideous. (Hat tip: Off Wing Opinion)

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04 Jan 2005, 02:18pm by Aaron Schatz

TMQ: Survival of the Fittest

TMQ is here with his regular season wrap-up, featuring the usual look at great plays and bad plays, and maybe the all-time worst Buffalo chicken-out punt. Gregg also shares my bad feeling about Philadelphia's recent slide, backups or no backups.

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