Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Dec 2011, 02:36pm by Rivers McCown

Five to Officially Join Big East Tomorrow

Yes, after months of waiting, the four schools that everyone already knew were going to the Big East -- Boise State, Houston, SMU, and UCF -- will officially announce that they are joining the conference. They will be joined by the Big East-est recruit yet, San Diego State. No, really.

According to Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com, the Big East will pursue Navy and Air Force as well in an attempt to reach 12 football members again.

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72 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2011, 5:41pm by tuluse

05 Dec 2011, 09:44am by Rivers McCown

Audibles at the Line: Week 13

The Denver Tebows continue their roll, Jason Garrett Norvs the Cowboys, and Nate Burleson is still having flags for offensive pass interference thrown at him this morning.

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224 comments, Last at 08 Dec 2011, 7:17am by T-Dub

04 Dec 2011, 09:51pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: The Jaguars' Ray of Hope

Here's a look at the Jacksonville improvement on defense -- right now, the biggest year-to-year improvement in defensive DVOA that we've ever measured.

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2 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2011, 1:37am by sjt

03 Dec 2011, 10:40am by Rivers McCown

Report: Chargers Will Fire Turner, Could Fire Smith Too

According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers president Dean Spanos feels he has "no choice" but to fire long-tenured coach Norv Turner at the end of the season, and that the odds of firing general manager A.J. Smith are now "75/25" as well. Smith is under contract through 2014, and has been with the Chargers since 2003.

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124 comments, Last at 05 Apr 2012, 12:56pm by sjt

02 Dec 2011, 11:37am by Rivers McCown

The Week In Quotes: December 2, 2011

Jack Del Rio's reign of terror is over, David Garrard can't make it through a day without someone calling him, and Chip Kelly is scouting parking lots in this week's best quotes.

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13 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2011, 9:05am by Kevin from Philly

30 Nov 2011, 05:34pm by Rivers McCown

Mike Leach to Coach at Washington State

CBS's Bruce Feldman is reporting that the Washington State Cougars will turn their football program over to former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach. Paul Wulff is out after guiding the Cougars to a 9-40 record over their past four seasons.

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20 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2011, 11:19am by justanothersteve

29 Nov 2011, 02:41pm by Rivers McCown

Colts Fire Defensive Coordinator Coyer

The Colts have fired defensive coordinator Larry Coyer. Indianapolis has been neck-and-neck with the Panthers for the worst defense in the NFL by DVOA for most of this season. The Colts defense has steadily declined since their 15th place finish in defensive DVOA in 2009. Linebackers coach Mike Murphy will take the reins.

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46 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2011, 11:08am by Mr Shush

29 Nov 2011, 12:02pm by Rivers McCown

Ndamukong Suh Suspended for Two Games

As was widely speculated on Sunday, Lions defensive tackle Ndaumkong Suh will be suspended for two games after stomping on Packers offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith during Detroit's loss to Green Bay.

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42 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2011, 5:10pm by RickD

28 Nov 2011, 10:53am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Texans QB Woes Edition

Peter King laments the loss of Matt Leinart, looks at the Ndamukong Suh scenario, talks about pushing the trade deadline back, and gives us a Dr. Z update.

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35 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2011, 5:08pm by Noah Arkadia

28 Nov 2011, 01:41am by Rivers McCown

Audibles at the Line: Week 12

The staff debates Stevie Johnson, discusses the future of Blaine Gabbert, and prepares the Norv Turner ASCII art for next year's almanac.

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205 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2011, 6:57pm by Nathan