Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

26 Oct 2006, 01:59pm by Bill Barnwell

FO on BSMW: Pass-Catching Backs

There's nothing wrong with having a bit of a man-crush on Larry Centers, right? This week's Football Outsiders feature on the Boston Sports Media Watch looks at Centers, Chester Taylor, and other running backs who lead their team in receptions.

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33 comments, Last at 27 Oct 2006, 8:24pm by Bill Barnwell

13 Oct 2006, 11:12am by Bill Barnwell

Bills Release Troy Vincent

The politics of football...
The politics of injured reseeeeeeerve...

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31 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2006, 8:45pm by ZS

10 Oct 2006, 06:55pm by Bill Barnwell

FO on BSMW: Rundown

But, what about Randall Cunningham and Steve Young?
Burned to toast?
Vaporized to milk shake?
Or... escaped to ESPN?!?

Until we know, we'll have to see whether running quarterbacks do, as Bill Simmons hypothesized three weeks ago, flame out quicker than slower ones. Like Shredder.

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35 comments, Last at 13 Oct 2006, 1:57am by B

09 Oct 2006, 02:52pm by Bill Barnwell

McNabb, T.O. Love to Text

DJ Gallo's latest documents the secret text message exchanges between Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens (why didn't I hear about this on PFT?), and follows with a shockingly-allowed-onto-Page-2 Peter King reference.

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18 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2006, 1:28pm by Mshray

02 Oct 2006, 11:50am by Bill Barnwell

FO on BSMW: Bye Weeks

The first of two BSMW pieces this week take a look at the issue of early/late bye weeks affecting overall team performance, as brought up by the Dallas Morning News's Matt Mosley.

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18 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2006, 11:08am by Mitch Cumstein

01 Oct 2006, 12:00pm by Bill Barnwell

Pats Missing Wilson, Hobbs for Cincinnati Game

The Patriots will have neither Eugene Wilson nor Ellis Hobbs available for duty against the Bengals on Sunday; both, along with RT Ryan O'Callaghan, are listed as Out. I think this would make the Cincinnati passing offense a much stronger play in fantasy this week, particularly T.J. Houshmandzadeh and even Chris Henry.

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26 comments, Last at 04 Oct 2006, 8:19pm by terryh

30 Sep 2006, 01:20pm by Bill Barnwell

Seahawks Waive Kacyvenski, Sign Weeks

The Seahawks, today, waived former starting linebacker Isaiah Kacyvenski in order to promote running back Marquis Weeks off the practice squad. Kacyvenski, a Harvard graduate and special teams standout, would seem to fit in well on a certain team that used to collect these sort of guys like they were Pogs and has about twelve million dollars in cap room.

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9 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2006, 12:06pm by Scott de B.

24 Sep 2006, 09:47pm by Bill Barnwell

Simms Has Spleen Removed After Game

Chris Simms, apparently, was rushed to the hospital after today's game with the Panthers and has, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, had his spleen removed after rupturing it.

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26 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2006, 5:18pm by Matthew Furtek

21 Sep 2006, 02:02pm by Bill Barnwell

FO on BSMW: Itty Bitty RB Committee

This week's column, named after my favorite fantasy football team name of all time, takes a look at how teams employing a running back committee perform as opposed to similarly-skilled teams who use a single back.

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43 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2006, 10:50am by Bill Barnwell

13 Sep 2006, 11:36am by Bill Barnwell

FO on BSMW: What Happens to a Position Deferred?

This week, the lens is on teams who lose their two top wide receivers, and how they perform after doing so; a trip that takes us back, strangely enough, to Bill Belichick's tenure in Cleveland.

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20 comments, Last at 15 Sep 2006, 3:23pm by CaffeineMan