Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

24 Mar 2014, 06:50am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Disaster Areas

The Panthers receiving corps, Cowboys defensive line, and Chiefs offensive line take center stage as I try to solve the NFL's stickiest depleted-roster situations.

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21 Mar 2014, 07:00am by Mike Tanier

They Coulda Been Contenders (But Fortunately Were Not)

If the NFL playoffs had expanded to 14 games in 1990, back when it expanded to 12, we would have coped with lots of 8-8 playoff teams in the last 20+ years. Here are some of the worst, including the Schottenheimer Redskins and Bubby Brister Eagles.

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24 comments, Last at 25 Mar 2014, 3:05pm by nat

18 Mar 2014, 07:17am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Worst Mock Draft

Somehow the "ever" got dropped from the tagline, or else editorial did not thing it deserved it. By striving to create the worst possible mock draft, I get to discuss some free agent moves while shining a light on teams' strengths instead of weaknesses.

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6 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2014, 5:35pm by Mr Shush

14 Mar 2014, 09:38am by Mike Tanier

A Night at the Bum Phillips Opera

The gang at Monk Parrots have been working on this production for so long that I think I mentioned it in a Walkthrough. Bum Phillips: All American Opera is the labor of love of some intellectual folks of diverse tastes who wanted to tell a football story in a totally different way. Kindred spirits to the Football Outsiders gang, in many ways.

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3 comments, Last at 14 Mar 2014, 4:48pm by JoeyHarringtonsPiano

10 Mar 2014, 06:45am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Bargain Bin

Film breakdowns and musings on Cortland Finnegan, Jason Avant, and others. My Patriots GM for a Day feature is also on Sports on Earth as of Monday, and it includes Cialis jokes.

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3 comments, Last at 10 Mar 2014, 2:52pm by Arkaein

03 Mar 2014, 09:00am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Unsung Star

Everything you wanted to know about Alterraun Verner but were afraid to ask. Don't forget that me, Rob Weintraub, Russ Lande and Dan Pompeii are playing GM for a Day for all 32 teams, right though the start of free agency. Rob's Bengals essay should be on Sports on Earth now. I will be doing Chiefs (draft order was screwed up by individual schedules) tomorrow!

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5 comments, Last at 06 Mar 2014, 4:43pm by nat

24 Feb 2014, 07:47am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: The Forty Awards

The second annual Forty Awards recognize advancements and achievements in the field of delivering an NFL Combine to NFL Combine-starved NFL Combine fans. Winners include Mike Pettine, Morgan Moses, Blake Bortles, Jason Garrett, and many more.

Don't forget to check out the Sports on Earth ongoing GM for a Day series while you are there.

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4 comments, Last at 26 Feb 2014, 12:00pm by Kevin from Philly

17 Feb 2014, 08:47am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: NFL Combine Q&A

A little Michael Sam, a little Incognito, a lot of Blake Bortles, and an effort to help you get through the next two weeks with your sanity in check.

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6 comments, Last at 18 Feb 2014, 11:15pm by dbostedo

14 Feb 2014, 08:55am by Mike Tanier

Sports on Earth Mock Draft

Dan Pompeii. Russ Lande. Mike Tanier. Keepin' it unreal. 'Nuff Said.

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23 comments, Last at 17 Feb 2014, 7:40pm by LionInAZ

10 Feb 2014, 08:16am by Mike Tanier

Mandatory Monday: Ups and Downs

An offseason "risers and fallers" piece, in which teams with young cores and cash to spend (Eagles, Colts) get better and old teams in cap trouble fall (Saints, Steelers). Click around Sports on Earth for our GM for a Day series: Rob Weintraub has the latest installment, about the Buccaneers, but we are updating daily. Also: lots of Michael Sam coverage.

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3 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2014, 6:18pm by Sisyphus