27 Dec 2006, 02:08pm by Mike Tanier
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!
37 comments, Last at 30 Dec 2006, 10:34am by michael
26 Dec 2006, 11:22am by Mike Tanier
And the Winner of the 2006 Worst Coach of the Year Award is...drum roll please...(Click link to read more.)
24 Dec 2006, 11:26am by Mike Tanier
Let nothing you dismay. Rundown will be finished this coming Tuesday. (Click link to read more.)
21 Dec 2006, 12:09pm by Mike Tanier
This week, Mike Tanier introduces Hermey the Football Outsiders Playoff Scenario Elf, looks for swagger in Seattle, smells onions in Detroit, pays respect to Run-Run, and decks the halls with boughs of holly (15-yard penalty for excessive celebration).
24 comments, Last at 22 Dec 2006, 9:13pm by Will Allen
19 Dec 2006, 11:39am by Mike Tanier
Mike Tanier goes on and on about the impending permanent takeover of Jeff Garcia as quarterback of the Eagles. (Click link to read more.)
15 Dec 2006, 01:49pm by Mike Tanier
Independent filmmaker Tim Carr plans to bring the story of one of the NFL's biggest busts to the silver screen in Leaf: an Almost True Story. Find out what it takes to turn one of the most reviled sports figures in recent history into the sympathetic lead character in an unconventional cautionary tale. (And no, this isn't one of Tanier's gags. It's a real movie.)
62 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2008, 4:46pm by sam
14 Dec 2006, 12:09pm by Mike Tanier
Match the "we're still in the playoff hunt" cliche to the player who said it! Plus, are you tired of hearing about the alleged Colts run defense? Not as tired as Maurice Jones-Drew and Fred Taylor, who wanted to lay down and rest but couldn't find anyone willing to tackle them. Plus: Tony Romo is not the savior, so let's pack up the hype machine and head to Vince Young's house.
31 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2006, 11:07am by MikeT
13 Dec 2006, 12:40pm by Mike Tanier
The Rookie of the Year race is coming down to the wire. Mike Tanier provides an analysis of which contenders remain. (Click link to read more.)
10 Dec 2006, 01:38pm by Mike Tanier
Thoughts of the Football Outsiders staff from this weekend's games. (Click link to read more.)
08 Dec 2006, 12:43pm by Mike Tanier
It's Week 14. Do you know where your offensive line is? Mike Tanier tracks the changes each NFL team has made this season on the offensive line and discovers which teams have enjoyed the most stability up front.
43 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2006, 10:18am by Justanothersteve