Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

14 Dec 2005, 04:47pm by Mike Tanier

Week 15 Rundown

We look at this week's slate of games, featuring the Cowboys vs. trees, the Texans vs. the devil, and the Patriots vs. the Bucs for only the sixth time in NFL history.

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28 comments, Last at 18 Dec 2005, 6:23pm by DGL

09 Dec 2005, 10:46am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Short Runs

The Panthers and Cardinals are taking the phrase "three yards and a cloud of dust" too literally; they are in danger of averaging just three yards per carry for the season. Mike Tanier takes a look at the lowest rushing averages of recent history. Plus, quarterback self-passes and the ultimate college football argument settler.

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72 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2005, 11:29am by Tarrant

08 Dec 2005, 12:59pm by Mike Tanier

Week 14 Rundown

In the latest FOXSports.com weekly rundown: An interview with Ben Roethlisberger's thumb, the secret to beating the Cowboys, and the Panthers meet the Bucs. You know what that means, don't you? LESBIAN CHEERLEADERS!

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28 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2005, 3:40pm by Mshray

02 Dec 2005, 03:13pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Short Receptions

Are quarterbacks pumping up their stats with lots of three-yard completions? Mike Tanier takes all of the "weenie throws" out of the equation and discovers which teams and quarterbacks are completing lots of passes but getting nowhere fast.

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74 comments, Last at 16 Mar 2012, 1:32pm by parissportif

01 Dec 2005, 10:43am by Mike Tanier

Week 13 Rundown

Every game this week is a "must win." OK, not really, but there are some contests that will go a long way in determining who gets to play well into January. Falcons-Panthers, Broncos-Chiefs, and Bengals-Steelers are all big division games. The Eagles still aren't out of it, but they'll have to play the Seahawks. And the Texans-Ravens matchup could very easily be renamed the Leinart/Bush Bowl. All that's missing is cousin Eddie and his dickie.

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31 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2005, 2:59am by Sergio

25 Nov 2005, 12:57pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Zero-Point Energy

Shutouts aren't like regular wins and losses: the victor gains a confidence boost, while the loser is sent reeling. Or so you'd think. On the heels of a two-shutout Sunday, Mike Tanier looks back at six years of shutouts and learns that teams can bounce back from even the most embarrassing routs.

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9 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2005, 12:44pm by Ryan Mc

23 Nov 2005, 07:02pm by Mike Tanier

Week 12 Rundown

Yes, the Lions are part of our family on Turkey Day — lazy in-laws who never do the dishes or corral their children. The Cowboys invited better guests, as their game against the Broncos is one of the week's highlights. The Giants have protection issues, the Steelers have injury issues, and Trent Dilfer has a hissyfit in this week's rundown.

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14 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2005, 1:33pm by TomC

18 Nov 2005, 11:14am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Raw Recruits

Bill Parcells doesn't trust rookies, and he rarely gushes when praising a young player. But this year's Cowboys draft class has Parcells throwing caution to the wind and (nearly) invoking names like Lawrence Taylor. Mike Tanier profiles the best crop of rookies in the league.

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23 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2005, 2:00am by Tim L

16 Nov 2005, 09:31pm by Mike Tanier

Week 11 Rundown

We've discovered the one thing that will stop people from talking about T.O. for a while. That's right, one of us is officially going on record: The '72 Dolphins are popping the champagne Sunday night. Plus the usual look at the other games this week as well as the next cover of Celebrity Car magazine.

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44 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2005, 9:34pm by mshray63

11 Nov 2005, 11:32am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Goal-Line Gambles

Dick Vermeil rolled the dice at the one-yard line last week and won. Marty Schottenheimer opted to play it safe at the goal line; he won, too, but his critics howled. This week, Mike Tanier examines both Larry Johnson's heroic touchdown and the facts behind the Chargers' fourth quarter woes this season.

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37 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2005, 2:07pm by Nelphonious of Pennefielde