Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

10 Jul 2008, 01:26pm by Mike Tanier

FO Chat on BP.com: Mike Tanier

Mike took your Pro Football Prospectus 2008 questions over at BaseballProspectus.com today; here's the transcript. There were a number of questions on the NFC North. Also discussed: JaMarcus Russell and the Lewin Career Forecast, our surprising optimism about Carolina and Houston, and why Tom Brady's KUBIAK risk is "red." There will be another PFP 08 chat at BP.com next Thursday.

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33 comments, Last at 13 Jul 2008, 6:45pm by Yaguar

01 Jul 2008, 11:00pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Spread the Word

This week: The rise (or not) of the spread offense, safety blitzes and how to stop them, a review of Mark Bowden's book about the 1958 NFL Championship, and the real reason Daunte Culpepper became a video game superstar.

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37 comments, Last at 06 Jul 2008, 8:11pm by Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabbadu

19 Jun 2008, 12:12pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Chicago Hope

Mike Tanier has some nice things to say about the Bears offense. Somebody feel his forehead! Plus, a Write-it-Yourself template for minicamp rookie profiles and an in-depth look at the contents of Larry Johnson's lunch bag.

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05 Jun 2008, 02:00pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Tree of Knowledge

College wide receivers often come to the NFL unprepared for complex pro offenses. But are they so unprepared that all they know is the basic nine-branch passing tree? Mike Tanier investigates. Also, a look into the creation of PFP 08, and the first Walkthrough spelling bee.

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33 comments, Last at 24 Jun 2008, 11:12am by Chris

22 May 2008, 10:22am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Paying the Bills

Can the Bills save Western New York by leaving Buffalo? Mike Tanier enlists the help of a leading economist and author to explore this paradox and learn more about mega-regions. Plus, five questions about scouting and teaching with Rob Rang, and an update on the Jamal Lewis and Tony Gonzalez signings in Atlanta.

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91 comments, Last at 02 Jun 2008, 3:40pm by Mike

09 May 2008, 03:07pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Off the Charts

Do you have off-the-chart intangibles? How can you tell without an Intangibles Chart? If anyone can find a way to measure the immeasurable, it's Mike Tanier. Also, relive the 1983 draft with a very special edition of the Draft in Quotes.

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62 comments, Last at 14 May 2008, 1:08pm by Max

29 Apr 2008, 10:16am by Mike Tanier

Draft Review Chat at BP.com

Mike Tanier reviews the draft in this chat over at BaseballProspectus.com.

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45 comments, Last at 04 May 2008, 11:30pm by Alex

24 Apr 2008, 03:16pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Special Assignment

In the debut of his new column, Mike Tanier asks scouts which draft prospects will make the biggest impact on special teams. Plus, Ryan Grant's swing pass blues, a Jon Kitna prank gone wrong, and five questions with Scott Wright.

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26 comments, Last at 30 Apr 2008, 12:19pm by RickKilling

20 Mar 2008, 01:17pm by Mike Tanier

FO on ESPN: Faneca Provides Upgrade to Jets' Offensive Line

This week's FO column on ESPN.com explains how Alan Faneca upgrades the Jets all across the line, not just at left guard.

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24 comments, Last at 24 Mar 2008, 2:56pm by good grief!

27 Feb 2008, 10:21pm by Mike Tanier

Leaf Movie Philly Premiere

Now that the Academy Awards are over, we can turn our attention away from the Coen brothers and toward smaller, more personal independent filmmakers. Like Tim Carr and his labor of love, Leaf.

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27 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2008, 12:44pm by Marko