Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

16 Jul 2012, 12:52pm by Tom Gower

Forte, Rice Reach Contact Agreements

As reported by Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with running back Matt Forte on a four-year deal in the hours before today's deadline for multi-year deals for franchise players. No details yet, but Adam Schefter indicated the deal is for about $8 million a year. Ray Rice and the Ravens have also now agreed to a contract.

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36 comments, Last at 19 Jul 2012, 12:40pm by chemical burn

16 Jul 2012, 01:05am by Tom Gower

MMBQ, Eric LeGrand-Style

With Peter still on vacation, this week's MMQB guest columnist is former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand. He says nice things about his collegiate coach Greg Schiano, talks about his ESPYs experience and his life as it is right now, and advocates a return to the old NFL kickoff rules notwithstanding his injury coming on a kickoff.

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12 comments, Last at 18 Jul 2012, 2:56pm by tuluse

11 Jun 2012, 12:52am by Tom Gower

MMQB: Goodell Off The Grid

In this week's MMQB, Peter King travels to Arthur Blank's resort in Montana and talks to Roger Goodell about fun topics like the NFL's role in helping players adjusting to life after their playing days and head trauma. PK also talks to one of the former players in the consolidated concussion litigation, Rich Miano, and gives his annual Father's Day book recommendations.

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107 comments, Last at 19 Jun 2012, 8:15pm by LionInAZ

04 Jun 2012, 03:30pm by Tom Gower

MMQB: The Texans' Offseason Changes

In this week's Monday Morning Quarterback, Peter King talks with GM Rick Smith about the Texans' offseason changes, including the value of being emotionally detached from his plays and the 20-70-10 roster strategy. The recent information on the Saints' ledgers, Jim Harbaugh's ridiculousness regarding Peyton Manning, and reports the Dolphins' decision to appear on Hard Knocks actually wasn't the decision of owner Stephen Ross.

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68 comments, Last at 08 Jun 2012, 12:57pm by chemical burn

28 May 2012, 09:17am by Tom Gower

MMQB: Trade Deadline

In this week's Monday Morning Quarterback, Peter King writes about how the new later trade deadline might have changed the fate of one of the teams that ended up with a very high pick in the 2012 draft. Also covered Bears general manager Phil Emery, the change in the publishing schedule of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, and Jim Brown's thoughts on Adrian Peterson.

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43 comments, Last at 31 May 2012, 7:45pm by chemical burn

09 May 2012, 04:19pm by Tom Gower

Four Downs: AFC West

Time for AFC West questions, including: Will the Chiefs get competent play from Matt Cassel this year? And can Cory Liuget step up for San Diego?

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36 comments, Last at 18 May 2012, 10:59pm by Insancipitory

27 Apr 2012, 03:58pm by Tom Gower

FO 2012 NFL Draft Day Two Live Blog

FO is back for another night of live-blogging the NFL draft. Here's an archive of our chat for rounds two and three, and a thread to use to discuss the entire draft (including rounds four through seven) all weekend.

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24 comments, Last at 08 May 2012, 8:46pm by chemical burn

26 Apr 2012, 08:00pm by Tom Gower

FO 2012 NFL Draft Day One Live Blog

Once again this year, FO will be live-blogging the first three rounds of the NFL draft. Here's an archive of our first chat, and a thread to use to discuss the draft until round two starts Friday night.

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32 comments, Last at 19 Feb 2013, 11:41am by nobelboy

03 Apr 2012, 10:31am by Tom Gower

The 2006 Draft: Six Years Later

Tom Gower continues an annual FO tradition of looking back at the draft from six years ago. Remember choosing between a spread quarterback from Texas and a dropback passer from USC? Yeah, that didn't work out.

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159 comments, Last at 08 Apr 2013, 12:55pm by Anonymousse

19 Mar 2012, 11:53am by Tom Gower

Peyton Manning to Broncos

Our long national nightmare is finally over, as Chris Mortensen has announced Peyton Manning will sign with the Denver Broncos, barring an unexpected contract talks snag per Adam Schefter. Schefter adds the Broncos will try to trade Tim Tebow.

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271 comments, Last at 24 Mar 2012, 9:47am by Dragon Pie