Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Nov 2013, 07:25am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Confidence Game

Winning more and enjoying it less? Welcome to the Seahawks' and Chiefs' world! Stick around to the end for links to my latest Run to Win takedown and a (somewhat) tongue-in-cheek look at five teams that should be out-chipping Chip Kelly.

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21 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2013, 6:20pm by LionInAZ

01 Nov 2013, 06:33am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's NFL Game Riffs: Week 9

This week: the Ponzi scheme at the heart of Chiefs economics, Tony Gonzalez in an Andy Reid suit, Dallas Cowboys using educational software, a Josh McCown retrospective, and more. Always more.

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3 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2016, 3:52am by anwenrichardson

30 Oct 2013, 07:06am by Mike Tanier

Grading the Rookie Coaches

Tanier here, doing what I do best: assigning grades in November! There is some good data here about how much no-huddle teams are running and fourth down aggressiveness, plus my usual opinions.

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27 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2013, 2:49am by MC2

28 Oct 2013, 06:57am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Statement Wins

The meatier stuff is later in the article, incluing my own explanation for the uptick in ACL tears. There is also a link to a feature about teams with offensive tackle trouble. I was busy.

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8 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2013, 3:04pm by dryheat

25 Oct 2013, 07:09am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's NFL Game Riffs: Week 8

Stay till the end for an old-fashioned Walkthrough-style Hitchcock tribute.

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9 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2013, 8:46pm by Nathan

22 Oct 2013, 07:03am by Mike Tanier

The NFL's All Supporting Cast Team

Thought I would get a jump on the midseason All Pro teams, and do something different, by ranking the best slot receivers, nickel backs, and so on in the NFL in the first half.

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8 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2013, 7:43am by Anonymous2

21 Oct 2013, 07:06am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Rivalries Die Hard

Breakdowns of Ravens-Steelers, Jets-Patriots, and more, plus jokes about waterbongs and Wings records.

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4 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2013, 7:30pm by Cythammer

18 Oct 2013, 07:02am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's NFL Game Riffs: Week 7

It has been a busy week for me, with a bunch of historical articles and a toe-dip into the whole "Redskins" thing. But nothing stops the previews, which take a look at some major divisional rivalries with waning interest ... after the Colts-Broncos relationship drama.

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7 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2013, 4:53pm by Hummingbird Cyborg

15 Oct 2013, 10:21am by Mike Tanier

Disaster in the Making

History buffs: relive some of the worst quarterback disasters of the modern era! I use the Bills situation as an excuse to go back and look at the 1984 Bears, 1991 Eagles, and other teams that had to call people off the golf course or out of the office supply superstore to play quarterback. Jim McMahon's injury reports make up 35% of the word count.

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44 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2013, 6:07pm by nweb

14 Oct 2013, 07:09am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Receiverless Beds

A closer look at how the 49ers, Patriots, and Ravens are getting by with their depleted receiving corps. Some are doing better than others. Also, do-it-yourself offensive coordinator kits for those who dare to enter the altered state that is Todd Haley.

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68 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2013, 2:28pm by Bobman