Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Oct 2007, 02:43pm by Mike Tanier

Year of the Scab Part II

Our second excerpt from Mike Tanier's "Year of the Scab: The True Story of the 1987 Replacement Games" finds Mike Ditka sounding off, Randy White attempting to run over Tony Dorsett with a pickup truck, and ABC replacing Monday Night Football with "Star Trek III."

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17 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2007, 1:33pm by Saints_just_playin_for_draft_picks

03 Oct 2007, 10:05pm by Mike Tanier

Week 5 FOX Rundown

Looking forward to Week 5: The Super Bowl XL rematch, the last chance for the Saints, and pigeons, pigeons, pigeons!

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25 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2007, 5:30am by Trevor B

28 Sep 2007, 12:12pm by Mike Tanier

TDZ: Bengal Bungle

The Bengals defense bounced back from a 51-point debacle against the Browns with a good-but-not-great performance against the Seahawks. What went wrong against Cleveland that went right against Seattle? And what problems will haunt the Bengals defense for the rest of the season? Mike Tanier unspools the game tape to find out.

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30 comments, Last at 02 Oct 2007, 11:56am by Podge

26 Sep 2007, 05:38pm by Mike Tanier

Week 4 FOX Rundown

Rundown takes it way back to 1982. If you make the correct noises with your mouth, the image of Brett Favre in the column actually turns into Lynn Dickey. Well, maybe not.

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57 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2007, 9:27am by Sammy

20 Sep 2007, 11:12am by Mike Tanier

Week 3 FOX Rundown

Stop, hey, what's that sound? A cricket in my ear? The oncoming rush of the Jeff Garcia bandwagon? The devil on my shoulder telling me "more Norv Turner jokes?" Here's your look at Week 3 of the 2007 season.

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43 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2007, 4:09pm by Bobman

15 Sep 2007, 03:21pm by Mike Tanier

Year of the Scab

If you learned everything you know about the 1987 players strike from the movie "The Replacements," then you don't know the true story. Mike Tanier takes you back to the craziest, most contentious month in NFL history with an excerpt from his historical mini-epic, now available for download exclusively here at FO.

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25 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2007, 12:52am by jg

12 Sep 2007, 06:11pm by Mike Tanier

Week 2 FOX Rundown

Marlon McCree meets Scott Bacula, Eli Manning meets the vagueness of the NFL injury report, and the Bears and Saints prepare to teach NFL fans that one week does not a season make. It's all part of our Week 2 preview in the FOX Rundown.

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64 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2007, 4:26pm by donna

07 Sep 2007, 05:21pm by Mike Tanier

TDZ: Eli Overloaded

The TDZ season kicks off with a new format: all play diagrams, all the time. This week, Mike Tanier breaks down footage of Eli Manning to learn just what the Giants quarterback is doing wrong. It turns out to have nothing to do with funny pregame speeches.

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57 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2007, 12:17pm by Pete

05 Sep 2007, 06:15pm by Mike Tanier

Week 1 FOX Rundown

Bring it on, make it right. Lay back, we'll give you playback. Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream. And so forth. It's Rundown, you people know what to expect by now!

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32 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2007, 8:42pm by Reverendum

31 Aug 2007, 01:18pm by Mike Tanier

TDZ: On Bended Knee

Last year, Mike Tanier kicked off his Too Deep Zone column by introducing a revolutionary strategy for winning football games. The strategy was so revolutionary, in fact, that we're going to kick off the 2007 season -- and every season to come -- with the same article. Welcome to the column that became somewhat of a FO manifesto.

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35 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2012, 11:46am by Prosolution