Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

29 Jul 2013, 08:25am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Same Old Jets?

The answer to the question in the headline is No. John Idzik has them talking a good game, which is at least a step toward playing a good game.

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24 comments, Last at 09 Aug 2013, 5:03am by Joel Martinez

22 Jul 2013, 07:48am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Hot Rivals

Camp-style coverage kicks off with this very FOA-style breakdown of the 49ers and Seahawks, acting as if their Week 2 matchup was this Sunday, because we with it was. Over at my Tailgater blog I am putting up all sorts of team-based Heading into Camp articles, with ones about the Ravens and Rams already up!

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6 comments, Last at 23 Jul 2013, 2:14pm by Bobman

15 Jul 2013, 05:30pm by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Numbers Game

I tease FOA 2013 at Sports on Earth a little by using some examples from 2012 to explain how you can do your own do-it-yourself analysis. Much of what I am saying is preaching to the choir here, but it never hurts to break out the greatest hits package.

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7 comments, Last at 18 Jul 2013, 10:36am by Dean

08 Jul 2013, 07:15am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Let's Get Real

My survey of several of the fantasy football guides currently on shelves, plus a look at why buying a fantasy football guide off a shelf makes almost no sense in 2013.

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9 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2014, 4:07pm by sac longchamp bandouli

01 Jul 2013, 08:35am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Fandom in Crisis

This was really hard to write. The Hernandez case has made me feel physically sick a few times: an occupational hazard, no doubt. Here's what I think of the sport we love these days, and also what I think of people who use terrible crimes like this to be as callous or cynical as possible.

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32 comments, Last at 03 Jul 2013, 11:54pm by LionInAZ

24 Jun 2013, 06:44am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Keeping Their Options Open

Lots of option breakdowns!

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7 comments, Last at 26 Jun 2013, 3:12am by Jerry

18 Jun 2013, 06:49am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday*: All Third String Team

My all-third string team, because people are talking so much about third stringers these days. I based the list mainly on the name recognition of the guys: I have no doubt that there are 30 late-round rookies and undrafted free agents who are better than Chilo Rachal right now, but I went with people who have some kind of track record. Fun, a little informative, and about 2,500 words of non-stop passive aggression.

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5 comments, Last at 23 Jun 2013, 1:05am by LionInAZ

10 Jun 2013, 06:49am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Signal to Noise

The usual suspects get my unusual treatment.

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2 comments, Last at 14 Jun 2013, 12:10pm by zenbitz

03 Jun 2013, 06:52am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Running for their Lives

The Steelers running game: awful in 2012, sorta new in 2013. I will be writing the Steelers chapter for FOA 2013. That chapter takes more of a big picture view of the Steelers organization, but this article provides some sneak previews into the player, unit, and coaching comments.

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7 comments, Last at 15 Jun 2013, 12:27pm by steveNC

28 May 2013, 07:01am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday*: Mountains out ot Molehills

This Tuesday edition of Mandatory Monday finds me building Mount Rushmores out of mashed potatoes. An all 3rd string QB Mount Rushmore, a USFL Mount Rushmore, a glasses Mount Rushmore, and much more.

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21 comments, Last at 30 May 2013, 3:06pm by Dean