Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Mar 2007, 12:12pm by Mike Tanier

Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?

An NFL twist on the game show that contestants volunteer to be made fools of on national television.

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22 Feb 2007, 12:54am by Mike Tanier

Live, But Not From Indy

Mike Tanier isn't going to Indianapolis, but here's what it might be like if he did.

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19 Feb 2007, 11:31pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: The First Franchise Player

Wilber Marshall was the first player ever slapped with the franchise tag. He was also the first player ever to be ticked off about it. In a Too Deep Zone special, Mike Tanier looks back on 1993, when an angry linebacker threatened the league's newfound labor peace and Redskins-Oilers trades revolved around secret phone calls and midnight faxes.

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52 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2007, 10:02am by Mark Corsino

19 Feb 2007, 01:30am by Mike Tanier

The Terrible Mr. Turner

Is masochism the only explanation for San Diego hiring Norv Turner? Mike Tanier explores. (Click link to read more.)

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16 Feb 2007, 02:00pm by Mike Tanier

Four Downs: NFC South

Charles Grant braces for the franchise tag, the Bucs talk trade, Michael Vick calls his own shots, Keyshawn Johnson remodels a condo, and the god of wine dislocates his non-bead-tossing elbow. It's Mardi Gras in the NFC South, and everyone's invited except Dan Henning.

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92 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2010, 10:21pm by hero

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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21 comments, Last at 27 Jan 2008, 1:35am by Jay

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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