Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

20 Oct 2006, 04:07pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Running with Multiple Tight Ends

In the first of a two-part series, Mike Tanier breaks down game tape of the Cowboys, Redskins, and Patriots, examining how those teams use two-tight end sets to create mismatches and confusion in the running game.

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35 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2006, 2:14pm by Alan C.

20 Oct 2006, 01:17pm by Mike Tanier

The Saunders Shuffle

The Washington Redskins just changed formations. Mike Tanier discusses their pre-snap moves and how it is affecting the team in year one under Al Saunders. (Click link to read more.)

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19 Oct 2006, 03:40pm by Mike Tanier

Week 7 Rundown: Escape from Indianapolis

This week in the rundown: The Colts run, the Redskins run, then the Colts run some more. Then the Redskins run some more too. Plus: The Patriots try to stay out of North Korea, and Marty Schottenheimer fights his inner nature and tries to play Interesting Ball.

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44 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2006, 5:33pm by DrewTS

18 Oct 2006, 01:29pm by Mike Tanier

Who will unearth Fassel?

Come on down. Place your bets on where Jim Fassel will be working next year. (Click link to read more.)

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15 Oct 2006, 09:34pm by Mike Tanier

Overheard at Football Outsiders

Highlights from this week’s Audibles at the Line. (Click link to read more.)

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13 Oct 2006, 10:09pm by Mike Tanier

The Big Gradkowski

Mike Tanier explains how Bruce Gradkowski put on such a good performance Sunday. He also explains why this success is not likely to last. (Click link to read.)

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12 Oct 2006, 06:50pm by Mike Tanier

Week 6 Rundown: Is This the Week?

As in, is this the week the Steelers finally turn it around? Or will they be stopped by the 2-2 Kansas City Chiefs, led by the second-highest rated passer in the league (seriously) and an improved defense? Also in the latest Rundown: the Eagles vs. Little Tuna, Baltimore's media overreaction, and the new (now old) Atlanta offense.

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24 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2006, 3:04am by Kal

08 Oct 2006, 10:35pm by Mike Tanier

Super Spreads

Mike Tanier examines whether or not picking the favorite in a huge point margin really such a bad idea. (Click link to read more.)

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06 Oct 2006, 11:33am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Fire the Coach

Fire the Coach websites: are they big business or a net fad? Are they grass-roots fan movements or clearing houses for angry cranks? Mike Tanier casts a skeptical eye on anti-coach websites, and learns the hard way that he who heckles the coach may be heckled himself.

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60 comments, Last at 14 Sep 2011, 3:13pm by HolcombJeannette24

04 Oct 2006, 05:28pm by Mike Tanier

Week 5 Rundown: Oh No, T.O. Won't Go

Ah, the fetid, compost-like smell of overripe hype.

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69 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2006, 10:53am by Moses