Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

15 Mar 2004, 01:15pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: When the Heart Rules the Mind

What do we want more, a winning team or a likable one? Russell Levine offers a requiem for John Lynch's career in Tampa, with lessons that are just as important for 31 other sets of NFL fans. Plus, as our resident Michigan grad, Russell has thoughts on Drew Henson.

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01 Mar 2004, 12:27pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Troubled Times at CU

In his first column of the offseason, our resident college football commentator addresses the worst headline in a bad offseason for the NCAA. What went wrong at Colorado? Is that school an exception, or just the school that happened to have its situation brought to light? How much was Gary Barnett responsible for the situation there?

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02 Feb 2004, 07:22am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Two-Pointer for Hire

Could there be a new candidate for the Keep Choppin' Wood special playoff coaching award? Exploring the world of the two-point conversion, Russell says that John Fox looked into the eyes of destiny and blinked.

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26 Jan 2004, 01:29pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Chariots of Fire

Why there will never, ever, ever, ever be an actual college football national championship.

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19 Jan 2004, 11:07am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Mirror Images

Think the 2003 Panthers are the 2001 Patriots? You aren't alone. Russ has comments on the conference championships and discusses Philadelphia's future, wasted timeouts, and Eagles Court. Five minutes to Wapner!

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12 Jan 2004, 05:23am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Adventures in TiVo Land

Russell wrestles with his TiVo and somehow still manages to see most of this weekend's spectacular schedule of playoff action. Second guesses galore, the joy of play faking, and Dan Dierdorf gets shot in the butt. Seriously.

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05 Jan 2004, 12:25pm by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Trojan Curfew

We woke up Monday morning, and the sun was still shining, gravity still worked, and the rivers had not turned to blood... even though there were co-national champions in college football. A review of all the big bowl games, plus a look at Wild Card Weekend, from a man who believed in Payton Manning.

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29 Dec 2003, 07:39am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Bowled Over

Russell takes a look at the best week of football the year can bring us -- plenty of bowl games, wrapped around the BCS controversy, followed by four wild card games. It's Oklahoma vs. LSU vs. evil injury-causing Nokia logos.

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22 Dec 2003, 07:25am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Blinded by Glaring Flaws

This week, Russell takes a look at the six teams headed to the AFC playoffs, each of which has one obvious weakness. Also this week: Randy Moss does his best impression of Andre 3000, Delaware does its best impression of Michigan, Ben Roethlisberger does his best impression of a top ten pick, and Joe Namath does his best impression of a staggering wino.

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15 Dec 2003, 06:15am by Russell Levine

Confessions of a Football Junkie: Cell Block

Bring us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free... and your homeless football columnists seeking asylum. This week Russell Levine moves over from the on-hiatus Football Network website with his weekly comments on pigskin both college and pro. This week: Joe Horn makes a call, Rich McKay makes a move, and Auburn makes a big mistake.

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