Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

22 Sep 2006, 10:27am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: K-P Duty

Michael Koenen's bid to be the first combination kicker-punter in over 25 years is officially over. But in the 1960s, K-Ps were relatively common. Mike Tanier charts the rise and fall of the double-duty kicker and analyzes the Falcons' attempt to turn back the clock with Koenen. Plus, a list that's sure to start arguments at water coolers around the nation: the top five kicker-punters in NFL history.

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62 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2007, 3:48pm by aron atteh koranteng

21 Sep 2006, 02:48pm by Mike Tanier

Week 3 Rundown: Saints Geaux Home

Here's our look at all the big games in a week filled with big games. This week featuring French and more commentary destined to turn Vikings fans into this year's Falcons fans.

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130 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2006, 6:21pm by DavidH

20 Sep 2006, 12:57am by Mike Tanier

The Last Days of Frank Corral

Michael Koenen could not make it a full year as a combo kicker/punter. How did the last guy who did it lose his job? (Click link to read more.)

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15 Sep 2006, 11:27am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Score. Pause. Rewind.

Mike Tanier breaks down the first touchdowns of the season at the subatomic level, searching for insights one frame at a time. Will he uncover hidden truths about the upcoming season? Will he be driven mad? Will he spell Manumaleuna and Lekkerkerker properly?

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47 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2006, 8:36am by Peter, Denmark

15 Sep 2006, 01:20am by Mike Tanier

Marty's Play Pamphlet

San Diego ran the ball 48 times against the Raiders, but how many different plays did they run? (Click link to read more.)

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14 Sep 2006, 10:33am by Mike Tanier

Week 2 Rundown: Rivalries Renewed

This week's rundown features appearances by Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, naked Joe Cullen, and -- unfortunately for Kansas City -- Damon Huard. Find out why that boy is poison.

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75 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2006, 3:50pm by billvv

08 Sep 2006, 05:59pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Parking Break

There are some things you take for granted when going to a game, like traffic jams and parking hassles. Believe it or not, most teams and cities work hard to make getting to the game, if not half the fun, at least a safe, pleasant experience. Mike Tanier heads to the desert and discovers what it takes to provide adequate parking for a football palace.

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31 comments, Last at 15 Sep 2006, 9:34am by Steve W

08 Sep 2006, 12:44am by Mike Tanier

Week 1 Rundown: Mannings Prepare to Duel

Mike Tanier's back, and he's got all the numbers on what you're going to see this season -- and this week.

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45 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2006, 9:25pm by Michael

01 Sep 2006, 03:46pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: On Bended Knee

In the TDZ season premiere, Mike Tanier discovers a foolproof strategy for football success, only to discover that the world's not ready for his radical ideas. Find out what happens when correlation and causation walk a mile in each other's cleats.

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50 comments, Last at 12 Sep 2006, 4:56pm by Stats Inc.

21 Aug 2006, 12:50pm by Mike Tanier

Stemming and Disguising Coverage

Offensive motion before the snap is tightly regulated. But defensive players can move around as much as they want, shifting formations and creating mismatches. Defensive coordinators call this pre-snap motion "stemming," and it is the subject of this summer's final Strategy Minicamp.

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48 comments, Last at 05 Jul 2007, 6:24am by Cam