Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Jan 2007, 06:14pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Protecting Rex Grossman

Does Rex Grossman have what it takes to win playoff games for the Bears? Maybe not, but he has what it takes to not lose them. Mike Tanier dissects three weeks worth of game tape to learn how coordinator Ron Turner uses simple schemes and short throws to hide his quarterback's weaknesses.

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09 Jan 2007, 10:51pm by Mike Tanier

Divisional Round Rundown

In this week's Rundown, we visit the Pigskin Lyceum, reminisce about the Colts' glory days in Baltimore, and learn how the Bears plan to bore their way into the Super Bowl. Plus crab cakes, Tony Soprano, Steve Miller, and one last foray into Tony Romo's personal life.

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70 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2007, 5:19pm by TomC

07 Jan 2007, 01:54am by Mike Tanier

The Colts Run Defense Revisited

The difference in the Colts run defense between the regular season and their game against the Chiefs. Mike Tanier breaks down what Indianapolis did differently this week. (Click link to read more.)

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07 Jan 2007, 01:42am by Mike Tanier

Overheard at FO

Thoughts from the Football Outsiders staff from this weekend's games. (Click link to read.)

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05 Jan 2007, 12:29pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Running Against the Colts

Everyone knows that the Colts run defense stinks. But we've studied the tape to find out why. Mike Tanier breaks down several running plays that have worked against the Colts and looks for the reasons behind their defensive collapse. It turns out that there is no shortage of culprits.

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76 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2007, 5:37am by Dave

04 Jan 2007, 10:54am by Mike Tanier

Wild Card Rundown

Get ready for the offensive shows in Seattle and Indianapolis, Eric Mangini and Bill Belichick don't like each other, and didn't we just write about the Eagles and Giants a couple of weeks ago?

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63 comments, Last at 07 Jan 2007, 12:51pm by billvv

31 Dec 2006, 02:11am by Mike Tanier

Overheard at FO on New Years Eve

Thoughts from the Football Outsiders staff from this weekend's games. (Click link to read.)

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29 Dec 2006, 12:04pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone 2006 All-Rookie Team

This year's All-Rookie Team is the most balanced in Too Deep Zone history. Of course, this is only the second year for the TDZ All-Rookie Team, but even if we had been doing this 20 years, this would probably be the most balanced team, with future superstars at the skill positions and no holes on the lines.

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96 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2007, 10:16pm by Chris

27 Dec 2006, 02:08pm by Mike Tanier

Week 17 Rundown: Not Slowed by Christmas

We don't get any "Winner Reaches the Playoffs" storylines in Week 17 this year, but we do have a lot of "One Team has Clinched, One is Still Alive" and "Playing for Pride," plus a couple of "Two Teams Hanging By a Thread" games. One of these years, there's actually going to be a tie in Week 17, so all those "need X or tie" playoff scenarios will actually mean something. Also this week: Everyone in San Francisco loves their balls!

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37 comments, Last at 30 Dec 2006, 10:34am by michael

26 Dec 2006, 11:22am by Mike Tanier

The Worst Coach of 2006

And the Winner of the 2006 Worst Coach of the Year Award is...drum roll please...(Click link to read more.)

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