Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

03 Dec 2009, 05:53pm by Vince Verhei

Jake Delhomme Sidelined With Broken Finger

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4709045

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9 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2009, 11:52am by jebmak

01 Dec 2009, 01:20pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bills over Dolphins

This week's Any Given Sunday looks at the future of the Dolphins, who desperately need a number one wide receiver and help in the middle of the front seven. Hey, you can't run a whole defense with just two really good strong safeties.

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30 Nov 2009, 10:17am by Vince Verhei

Audibles at the Line: Week 12

The FO crew takes on surprising comebacks in Tennessee and Atlanta, and a not-so-surprising comeback in Houston, and the continued dominance of Darrelle Revis.

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232 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2009, 4:56am by Jerry

25 Nov 2009, 10:21pm by Vince Verhei

Turkey Goes First In Page 2's Thanksgiving Food Fantasy Draft

First pick was obvious -- actually, first five picks are obvious. I was stunned to see sweet potatoes slip to 11, though, and sweet potato pie fall into the second round. On the other hand, I thought Chinese takeout and chitlins were pretty big reaches.

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19 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2009, 11:59pm by John

24 Nov 2009, 03:26pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: AFC West over AFC North

This week's Any Given Sunday does double-duty, looking at both the Oakland win over Cincinnati and the Kansas City win over Pittsburgh. Did these games represent the culmination of trends that could cost these teams their playoff spots? The answer will please Bengals fans and disappoint Steelers fans.

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4 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2009, 4:36pm by DFJinPgh

17 Nov 2009, 11:56am by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Packers over Cowboys

Last week's Any Given Sunday talked about how bad the Packers' offensive line was. Then they went out and beat the Cowboys. So what about the other half of the team? This week's Any Given Sunday talks about how their defense (top-ranked in DVOA) could drag that awful offensive line into the playoffs anyway.

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5 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2009, 8:16pm by Eddo

13 Nov 2009, 07:08pm by Vince Verhei

NFL: Cursing Worse Than Punching

The NFL fined Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler $20,000 for verbally abusing an official during the Bears' Week 9 loss to Arizona. They also fined defensive lineman Tommie Harris $7,500 for punching Arizona guard Deuce Lutui on the ground after a play.

Yes, the NFL finds foul language to be more than two-and-a-half times as offensive as physical violence.

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35 comments, Last at 16 Nov 2009, 3:56pm by MJK

10 Nov 2009, 12:03pm by Vince Verhei

ESPN AGS: Bucs over Packers

The vicious cycle of Green Bay weakness... sacks lead to punts, punts lead to field position problems, and field position problems lead to Tampa Bay's first win of 2009.

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9 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2009, 2:02pm by Ryan

09 Nov 2009, 01:18am by Vince Verhei

Audibles at the Line: Week 9

Should the Chargers give up on LaDainian Tomlinson? Should the Redskins give up on Jason Campbell? Should the Dolphins give up on the Wildcat? Should advertisers just give up? All this and more in Audibles.

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172 comments, Last at 10 Nov 2009, 11:42pm by Marver

04 Nov 2009, 05:10pm by Vince Verhei

Roy Williams: 'I'm The No. 1 Receiver'

Roy Williams in 16 games since being traded to Cowboys: 33 catches, 447 yards, three touchdowns

Miles Austin in the last three games: 21 catches, 482 yards, five touchdowns.

In the story, Williams claims that all the passes thrown his way are inaccurate, while those thrown to Austin are always precise. This is a fascinating case of a man in denial.

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30 comments, Last at 19 Nov 2009, 12:39am by Antique Furniture