Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

15 Mar 2013, 03:13am by Tom Gower

The Jimmy Johnson All-Stars

The subject for our latest installment of coaching all-stars is Jimmy Johnson. Who joins the triplets on a team of his all-time best players?

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23 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2013, 4:01pm by Lance

01 Mar 2013, 11:53pm by Tom Gower

2013 Franchise Tags Thread (Latest: Branden Albert)

If NFL teams want to use their franchise or transition tag in 2013, they must do so by Monday afternoon. This thread lists players who have been tagged, with discussion.

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23 comments, Last at 12 Mar 2013, 6:56am by Franchise Consultant

01 Mar 2013, 09:46pm by Tom Gower

Joe Flacco Gets Paid

As first reported by Jay Glazer, Joe Flacco has reportedly reached agreement with the Baltimore Ravens on a contract extension. A source tells Adam Schefter the contract is for 6 years, $120.6 million dollars. Flacco was set to become a free agent when the new league year begins on March 12 unless the Ravens re-signed him or hit him with the franchise tag (the deadline for which is Monday).

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74 comments, Last at 09 Mar 2013, 4:24pm by Bright Blue Shorts

19 Feb 2013, 10:09am by Tom Gower

Four Downs: AFC South

The Texans will need to add more linebackers, the Jaguars need to address quarterback, the Titans want an interior offensive line, and the Colts need a defense. All of the defense.

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15 comments, Last at 26 Feb 2013, 6:46pm by nath

15 Feb 2013, 12:12pm by Tom Gower

The Norv Turner All-Stars

LaDanian Tomlinson or Stephen Davis? Antonio Cromartie, Champ Bailey, or Darrell Green? Who are the best players to suit up for Norv Turner?

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25 comments, Last at 26 Feb 2013, 11:51pm by Shattenjager

04 Feb 2013, 01:04pm by Tom Gower

MMQB: On the Super Bowl

In this week's Monday Morning Quarterback, Peter King writes about the only NFL game played on Sunday, plus thoughts on the Hall of Fame voting and the rest of the Super Bowl week experience. My favorite part was Jimmy Smith talking about the 49ers' final offensive play: "It was pretty obvious by then the receiver was being physical, and I was being physical, and the refs were letting that stuff go." Yep.

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4 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2013, 12:20pm by Bright Blue Shorts

03 Feb 2013, 10:32am by Tom Gower

Roster Construction, Super Bowl XLVII-Style

How do you build a good roster in the NFL? Let's look at how Baltimore and San Francisco built this year's Super Bowl rosters. (Click to read more.)

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11 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2013, 3:54pm by bravehoptoad

02 Feb 2013, 06:58pm by Tom Gower

2013 Hall Of Fame Class Announced

Larry Allen, Cris Carter, Curley Culp, Jonathan Ogden, Bill Parcells, Dave Robinson, and Warren Sapp were just announced on NFL Network as your 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinees.

Jerome Bettis, Charles Haley, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan, and Aeneas Williams all made the cutdown from 15 to 10, but were not among the five modern-era finalists. Tim Brown, Eddie DeBartolo, Kevin Greene, Art Modell, and Will Shields were the five modern-era finalists eliminated in the first cutdown.

Congratulations to the new enshrinees.

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58 comments, Last at 17 Feb 2013, 11:40pm by BigCheese

16 Jan 2013, 01:08pm by Tom Gower

Chip Kelly Hired By Eagles, Unless He Is Not

Per Chris Mortensen, Chip Kelly is the new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Jay Glazer and Ian Rapoport are both reporting the same thing, so it might actually be true. Until, you know, he backs out of the job in two days after Phil Knight unloads his dump truck in front of Kelly's house again or something.

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39 comments, Last at 18 Jan 2013, 9:20am by Jerry

16 Jan 2013, 12:38pm by Tom Gower

Bears Hire Marc Trestman As Head Coach

Well, this is an interesting move. The Chicago Bears have chosen Marc Trestman, head coach of the Montreal Alouettes, as their new head coach. Trestman went 64-34 as head coach of the Alouettes, including back-to-back Grey Cups. He last coached in the NFL eight years ago. His background includes work with Steve Young and Rich Gannon, plus he trained Cutler before the 2006 draft.

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66 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2013, 5:34am by dbt