Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Sep 2008, 10:14am by Guest

What's a Perfect Game?

Against the Dolphins last year, Tom Brady threw the 20th perfect game in NFL history -- whatever that means. Guest columnist Pete Palmer tears apart the NFL's passer rating system, puts it back together, and suggests a new alternative.

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63 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2008, 9:03am by Albert

13 May 2008, 11:36am by Guest

Four Downs: NFC East

Draft day in the NFC East was all about trades. The Cowboys made a lot of trades, the Eagles made fans angry with a trade, and the Redskins actually used their picks instead of trading them away.

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131 comments, Last at 23 May 2008, 9:40pm by Pat

22 Apr 2008, 07:12pm by Guest

Feeling a Draft

Guest columnist Jason McKinley looks at past drafts with the one objective measure teams use to declare their opinion on players: salary. Which team's picks have earned more than the usual salaries of players chosen in their slots? The best-drafting team of 2000-2003 will shock anyone with access to YouTube.

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60 comments, Last at 01 May 2008, 11:55am by chuckv

17 Apr 2008, 11:54am by Guest

Four Downs: NFC East

The Cowboys are flirting with Pacman Jones. The Giants are still enjoying the Super Bowl afterglow. The Eagles were left standing at the altar. And the Redskins have a lot of draft picks, for once. Guest columnist Mike McGibbon leads Four Downs on a tour of the NFC East.

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44 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2008, 6:19pm by justme

04 Mar 2008, 12:00pm by Guest

Four Downs: NFC East

The first round of Four Downs wraps up with a look at the NFC East, a division so strong that the worst regular-season team in 2007 goes into 2008 as the defending Super Bowl champion.

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205 comments, Last at 12 Nov 2010, 10:44am by Glandos

21 Dec 2007, 01:53pm by Guest

Game Charters Speak II

Had enough of the Pats, Colts, and Cowboys this year? Join us for our special No-Winning-Teams edition of Game Charters Speak! We look at six teams with a combined record of 30-54, trying to figure out what went wrong in 2007 and how they can right the ship in 2008.

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23 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2007, 6:27pm by Kent

07 Dec 2007, 02:13pm by Guest

Book Review: Bowls, Polls, and Tattered Souls

In his new book, Stewart Mandel attempts to do the impossible: Make sense out of college football. Guest writer Tom Gower finds that Mandel makes an admirable effort, but ultimately comes up short.

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4 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2007, 1:45pm by jonathantu

05 Oct 2007, 12:22pm by Guest

Microfracture in the NFL

Inspired by the rehab of Seattle's Marcus Tubbs, basketball writer and Seahawks fan Kevin Pelton decided to follow-up an article on microfracture surgery in the NBA by looking at microfracture in the NFL. Who gets this procedure in the NFL, and are the results of the surgery different in football than they are in basketball?

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16 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2013, 5:02pm by John Fox

17 Aug 2007, 01:33pm by Guest

Which Football Factory Comes First?

College football fans across the nation like to argue about their school's ability to produce NFL stars, but those arguments have always been based on hyperbole and subjective opinions. In this guest column, Dan Davis tries to find a statistical way to settle things.

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47 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2007, 11:35am by dennis egan

08 Aug 2007, 12:39pm by Guest

10 Freshmen to Watch This Fall

Brandon C. Williams looks at ten freshmen most likely to make an impact this fall on campuses across the country. This is particularly good news for fans of Illinois.

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39 comments, Last at 20 Aug 2007, 5:28pm by hector