04 Mar 2008, 12:00pm by Guest
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.
205 comments, Last at 12 Nov 2010, 10:44am by Glandos
21 Dec 2007, 01:53pm by Guest
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.
23 comments, Last at 25 Dec 2007, 6:27pm by Kent
07 Dec 2007, 02:13pm by Guest
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.
4 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2007, 1:45pm by jonathantu
05 Oct 2007, 12:22pm by Guest
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?
16 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2013, 5:02pm by John Fox
17 Aug 2007, 01:33pm by Guest
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.
47 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2007, 11:35am by dennis egan
08 Aug 2007, 12:39pm by Guest
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.
39 comments, Last at 20 Aug 2007, 5:28pm by hector
29 Jul 2007, 05:37pm by Guest
Guest columnist Zac Hinz offers something to help get you through the pre-training camp summer doldrums: a look at what positions make the most sense to devote more of a team's salary cap to, based on correlations between salary and DVOA.
37 comments, Last at 14 Aug 2007, 6:00pm by steelersalarycap
14 May 2007, 11:44am by Guest
Jaff Bathurst returns for a post-draft recap of the AFC North. The Ravens got players at the positions they needed, the Bengals got guys who aren't on the prison track, which they needed, the Browns got what everyone thought they needed, and the Steelers got linebackers, which they always think they need.
72 comments, Last at 21 May 2007, 3:39pm by MattB
09 May 2007, 04:17pm by Guest
It was a great draft for the NFC South. Carolina and Atlanta loaded up on talent, Tampa Bay did some heavy rebuilding on the defensive side of the ball, and the Saints went small-school shopping again, after an SEC pitstop in Tennessee.
32 comments, Last at 21 May 2007, 1:28am by Alex
08 May 2007, 07:51am by Guest
Just in case you thought you were through with the 2007 NFL Draft, here's the annual Football Outsiders Draft Report Card Report. Guest columnist Jake Schumaker examines some teams whose drafts the experts agreed on, and some they emphatically disagreed about. Plus your team's draft has a GPA, and odds are it will have a hard time getting into NFL grad school.
67 comments, Last at 19 May 2007, 11:40pm by skippyx