Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

08 May 2009, 11:52am by Ben Riley

Four Downs: NFC West

Ben Riley examines three teams with high-profile early draft picks, plus the defending conference champions.

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22 comments, Last at 16 Jun 2009, 11:05pm by yonk49

30 Mar 2009, 11:59am by Ben Riley

Four Downs: NFC West

When will the defending NFC champs realize they've overrated Tim Hightower? Is Seattle willing to take Malcolm Jenkins fourth? Ben Riley pokes around the comings and goings in the NFC West.

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33 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2009, 12:23am by bblackwell

03 Apr 2008, 09:29pm by Ben Riley

Four Downs: NFC West

Isaac Bruce leaves the Rams for the 49ers, Josh Brown ditches Seattle for St. Louis, and absolutely no one goes to Arizona because of complications related to Larry Fitzgerald's monster, cap-eating contract. Welcome to the free agency recap and draft preview edition of Four Downs: NFC West.

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61 comments, Last at 30 Apr 2008, 1:14pm by George

20 Mar 2008, 10:48am by Ben Riley

NFL Should Change "Sweep the Leg" Rule

We lost this one in the great server migration of 2007, but better late than never... Ben Riley takes on the rule against hitting a quarterback below the knees. Why doesn't it apply when the quarterback sees the hit coming and tries to protect himself? (Click link to read more.)

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21 comments, Last at 23 Mar 2008, 11:16pm by BDC

26 Feb 2008, 02:55pm by Ben Riley

Four Downs: NFC West

Ben Riley takes an off-season look at the NFL's worst division. Every year, somebody has to win this thing. Could 2008 be the year it isn't Seattle?

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46 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2008, 3:17pm by Quentin

07 Feb 2008, 08:30pm by Ben Riley

The Year in Quotes

You asked for it, and you shall receive. A year of Roy Williams. A year of Fred Taylor. And, oh yes, a year of Herm. Plus: not one, not two, but six Quotes of the Year!

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70 comments, Last at 28 Feb 2008, 11:53pm by the silent speaker

24 Jan 2008, 10:59am by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: January 24, 2008

This week, Nick Hardwick and Richard Seymour quarrel like a couple of [witches], Tiki Barber praises the Giants through clenched teeth, and Emmitt Smith invents a step between the NFC Championship and the Super Bowl. Plus: Girls in bikinis!

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99 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2008, 6:31pm by Cyrus

17 Jan 2008, 01:10pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: January 17, 2008

This week, T.O. sheds some crocodile tears for his quarterback, Norv Turner tells his quarterback to stop fraternizing with the drunkards, and Norm Chow blames his firing on ... his quarterback. No Herm, but we've got John Mayer!

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63 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2008, 5:22pm by Herm?

10 Jan 2008, 11:41am by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: January 10, 2008

This week, Matt Hasselbeck wants the ball and he wants to score (again), Ellis Hobbs' reveals a surprisingly deep persecution complex, and numerous Redskins fans vow to never return to Seattle after being pelted by dead bird. Plus: it may be our last Week in Herm, folks, so let's go out with a bang!

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55 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2008, 1:52am by webmaster

03 Jan 2008, 04:12pm by Ben Riley

The Week in Quotes: January 3, 2008

In this week's TWIQ, it's out with the old (Brian Billick, Mike Martz, Herm's entire offensive coaching staff) and in with the new (Reggie Bush and Kim Kardashian, Albert Haynesworth dissing Kris Dielman, and Tom Brady's movie reviews). All that, plus a priceless quote from a Bills fan who drinks coffee from a bowling ball.

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47 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2008, 12:39am by Nick B