Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

14 May 2007, 11:44am by Guest

Four Downs: AFC North

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.

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72 comments, Last at 21 May 2007, 3:39pm by MattB

09 May 2007, 04:17pm by Guest

Four Downs: NFC South

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.

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32 comments, Last at 21 May 2007, 1:28am by Alex

08 May 2007, 07:51am by Guest

2007 Draft Report Card Report

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.

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67 comments, Last at 19 May 2007, 11:40pm by skippyx

27 Apr 2007, 09:35am by Guest

Rating Mel Kiper

All weekend long, we'll hear from the draft analysts. When you go back years later to look, does it turn out that they knew what they were talking about? Guest columnist David Cohen takes a microscope to the performance of Mel Kiper, everyone's favorite NFL draft guru.

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130 comments, Last at 18 Feb 2010, 11:52pm by Mandingo

19 Apr 2007, 10:12pm by Guest

FO Re-run: Draft Position

Last spring, guest columnist Tim Murray looked at every starter in the NFL to figure out what combination of high and low draft picks makes up each position. We've had so many people asking about this article that we decided to run it again.

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63 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2007, 3:28pm by Pat

19 Apr 2007, 12:47pm by Guest

Draft Needs: AFC North

The draft needs series continues. Learn who might be the next great Steelers linebacker and the surprising identity of the one AFC North team that actually doesn't need a linebacker right now.

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14 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2007, 9:20am by mawbrew

17 Apr 2007, 11:55am by Guest

2007 Quarterbacks Draft Preview

David Lewin, creator of the college quarterback projection system, is back with a look at this year's two big passing prospects: JaMarcus Russell and Brady Quinn. Oakland fans may not like what he has to say.

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214 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2012, 4:58pm by quality software

12 Apr 2007, 10:10am by Guest

Four Downs: AFC North

Jeff Bathurst is back to recap the AFC North. The division has played a little bit of free agency musical chairs, and the Browns won, getting Eric Steinbach from the Bengals and ... uh, Jamal Lewis from the Ravens. But at least they won't be fighting the rest of the division for the privilege of drafting from the same group of linebackers. See what all this healthy competition is about in the latest Four Downs.

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75 comments, Last at 30 May 2007, 5:16pm by WhoDey

05 Apr 2007, 11:26am by Guest

Four Downs: AFC West

Guest columnist Jeff Bathurst drops in to review the AFC West in the calm before the draft's storm. He finds skeptics about the Broncos' biggest new additions, the Chiefs getting fired up for preseason, and the Raiders preparing for life with their latest boy genius coach. And can the Chargers possibly have a better season this year than last?

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71 comments, Last at 14 Apr 2007, 4:07pm by HUMPHREY

04 Apr 2007, 10:31am by Guest

Five Years of Draft Picks

Once upon a time, the ancient Greek priests at the Oracle at Delphi would sacrifice a goat and examine its entrails in an attempt to divine the future. Today, guest columnist Mike Horn does the same thing with the last five years of the NFL Draft. There's a lot more data involved, and the mess is much easier to clean up.

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44 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2007, 10:47pm by Mark