Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

08 Nov 2011, 06:54am by Vince Verhei

Week 9 Quick Reads

Aaron Rodgers is halfway to posting perhaps the best season a quarterback ever had. We break it down, plus a look at the best players of Week 9. (Dolphins fans may want to print this one out.)

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82 comments, Last at 09 Nov 2011, 7:09pm by Vince Verhei

01 Nov 2011, 12:23pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Rams over Saints

What is the blueprint for shutting down New Orleans' passing game? It starts with getting pass pressure without blitzing.

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9 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2011, 4:38pm by Vince Verhei

01 Nov 2011, 10:32am by Vince Verhei

Week 8 Quick Reads

Does Tim Tebow's performance in the fourth quarter this season mean anything when his play up to that point is so miserably, other-worldly bad? Plus, big days for a couple of Eagles, intriguing days for a couple of Ravens, and Chris Johnson's latest terrible game.

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131 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2011, 1:44pm by Pat (filler)

25 Oct 2011, 01:10pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Texans over Titans

The story of two teams headed in opposite directions. Plus: Will the return of Andre Johnson free things up even more for Arian Foster?

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4 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2011, 10:24pm by jw124164

25 Oct 2011, 09:23am by Vince Verhei

Week 7 Quick Reads

A tribute to Mike Wallace, last of the deep threats. Plus, find out where Tim Tebow's sucky performance ranks in one of the suckiest weeks for quarterbacks in recent memory.

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100 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2011, 4:02pm by horn

18 Oct 2011, 03:55pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: 49ers over Lions

We look at two of the Lions' weaknesses that were exposed in their loss to San Francisco: an inability to stop big runs and a lack of a reliable second target next to Calvin Johnson.

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10 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2011, 1:30pm by Vince Verhei

18 Oct 2011, 08:35am by Vince Verhei

Week 6 Quick Reads

What's the best tactic to use for goal line passing, and why is Philadelphia doing it so wrong? Plus, the best (and worst) passers, runners, and receivers from around the league.

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63 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2011, 2:27am by dbt

17 Oct 2011, 07:50pm by Vince Verhei

The 49ers and the 'Wham' Play

If you read Audibles this week, you saw a conversation about the San Francisco 49ers and how they used 'wham' blocking techniques to neutralize Ndamukong Suh. Chris Brown of SmartFootball.com has done an excellent write-up of one of those plays for Grantland, with screen caps and diagrams showing how the 49ers set up and executed the play, and how Frank Gore was able to take advantage of it.

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7 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2011, 4:04pm by jimbohead

11 Oct 2011, 12:57pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Seahawks over Giants

This week we look at the latest team to baffle the dominant NFC East power that is the Philadelphi-- oh? There's a different team this week?

The Seahawks are improving as the season goes on. We look into the where and the how of that, and why they were able to stun the Giants, ruining your suicide pool in the process.

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6 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2011, 10:34am by Eddo

11 Oct 2011, 10:31am by Vince Verhei

Week 5 Quick Reads

A look at the mechanics of DYAR explains why some players rank higher or lower than expected. Top players this week include athird-string quarterback making his second start and a fifth-year running back who has (still) never started in his career.

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