Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Feb 2007, 06:42pm by Mike Tanier

Super Bowl XLI Rundown

Aaron Schatz doesn't like to make specific predictions, so it's no surprise that the stat-filled FO preview doesn't take sides. Mike Tanier isn't quite so indecisive, which means that Rundown is filled with jokes and then, finally, a pick: Colts.

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19 Jan 2007, 12:39am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Four Teams, Four Plays

There's nothing fancy about this week's Too Deep Zone: just four teams, four plays (five actually), and lots of diagrams as Mike Tanier uses tape of last week's games to predict what the Bears, Colts, Patriots, and Saints have planned for the conference championships.

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51 comments, Last at 20 Jan 2007, 12:11pm by mb

17 Jan 2007, 10:39pm by Mike Tanier

Championship Rundown

Here are Mike Tanier's previews of the two championship games. Once again, we remind you that the AFC Championship is making most people into complete morons, and therefore we have given up on policing the message boards this week. We're sure plenty of people will find plenty to complain about here -- although, to be honest, there really haven't been many bitter Bears and Saints fans around, have there?

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16 Jan 2007, 11:22am by Mike Tanier

Farewell, Mr. Instigator

Robbie Tobeck is certainly not a household name, but he will be missed after his retirement. (Click link to read more.)

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15 Jan 2007, 01:11am by Mike Tanier

Overheard at FO

All the thoughts of the Football Outsiders staff from the weekend. (Click link to read more.)

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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