Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Jan 2009, 10:14am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: I am GM

There's a lot more to the life of a general manager than big trades and draft day decisions. Mike Tanier reveals the secrets he learned from Charley Casserly about the daily schedule of an NFL exec. Plus, game previews and the best way to protect a rookie quarterback.

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27 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2009, 12:11pm by deep64blue

30 Dec 2008, 03:18pm by Mike Tanier

FO in the NYTimes: Inside the Playbook

FO's media takeover continues. If you like Mike Tanier's "Microsoft Paint" play diagrams from Walkthrough, you'll love them with actual, professional illustration -- and animation! Link goes to BAL-MIA, but make sure you click on all four games.

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8 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2009, 6:23am by megamanic

17 Dec 2008, 06:35pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Tiebreaker's Blues

Mike Tanier is breaking ties with special guests and finds time to visit Creative Losses Incorporated.

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46 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2008, 10:27am by Kaveman

11 Dec 2008, 12:30pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Run Down

The Run to Win argument surfaces yet again! Mike Tanier skewers the logic that equates high rushing totals with success, then breaks down the league's most prolific running teams to see what really makes them tick.

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40 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2008, 7:29am by Mr Shush

04 Dec 2008, 08:39am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Make Straight the Path

The Broncos and Cardinals may not be very good, but their weak divisions gave them a clear path to the playoffs. Mike Tanier finds out what they'll do when they get there. Plus, checkpoints on the Canadian Border and Judah Ben Favre.

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47 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2008, 1:41pm by Hummingbird Cyborg

25 Nov 2008, 03:30pm by Mike Tanier

A Very Walkthrough Thanksgiving

Mike Tanier talks turkey with ex-Lions quarterback Eric Hipple and diagrams the combo routes your children will use to ditch you in the mall come Black Friday. Also, game previews in this early holiday Walkthrough.

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33 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2008, 11:49am by You suck

20 Nov 2008, 10:40am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Purple Village

Audubon, New Jersey, is traditionally Eagles country, but hometown hero Joe Flacco has the town seeing purple. Mike Tanier learns to cope with divided loyalty with the help of some friends and co-workers. Plus: Andy Reid's Red Sea Offense and mash notes from Jim Fassel.

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29 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2008, 5:28pm by Wait, what?

13 Nov 2008, 12:10pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Return of the King

The Jets are 6-3, the Packers 4-5. The Favre-o-philes are readying their love letters. Mike Tanier takes an in-depth look at the real impact of the Favre drama on the 2008 season. Plus, the only three-safety game in NFL history, fullback traps, robot legs, and much more.

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48 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2008, 1:39am by the silent speaker

07 Nov 2008, 12:48am by Mike Tanier

Instant Analysis: Brady Quinn

Here's a pass-by-pass breakdown of Brady Quinn's effort in the Browns' heartbreaking loss to the Broncos on Thursday....

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29 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2008, 5:02pm by The Hypno-Toad

06 Nov 2008, 12:20pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Common Bonds

The Titans and Bears have a lot in common: great defenses, rookie running backs, no-name receivers. Mike Tanier digs deeper to find other similarities. Also, DVOA No. 1 vs. DVOA No. 2 and a second look at the Sinister Six.

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37 comments, Last at 07 Nov 2008, 7:14pm by The Ninjalectual