Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

22 Nov 2006, 11:09am by Mike Tanier

A Thanksgiving Football Prayer

Happy Thanksgiving! And what could you be more thankful for than high school football?

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19 Nov 2006, 11:27am by Mike Tanier

Overheard at FO

Thoughts from the FO staff on this week in football. (Click link to read.)

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17 Nov 2006, 10:05am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Jerry Rice, Rookie Bust

Mike Tanier remembers a time when Jerry Rice was hardly a legend, and Bill Walsh held a press conference to defend the first-round bust who had dropped 10 passes and threatened to keep the Niners out of the playoffs.

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16 Nov 2006, 11:05am by Mike Tanier

The Untouchable Mr. Gibbs

The Washington D.C. media is blaming everyone for the Redskins’ troubles right now. Everyone, that is, except Joe Gibbs. (Click to read more.)

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15 Nov 2006, 11:46pm by Mike Tanier

Week 11 Rundown: Marty Schottenheimer, Hellblazer

This week: Football Outsiders annoys more people by picking the Chargers and Cowboys to beat the Broncos and Colts. Plus, we highlight some of the bad matchups this week: Adam Goldberg vs. Julius Peppers, the Giants and Falcons vs. the injury bug, and Jacksonville vs. gamblers who want to keep from going insane.

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15 Nov 2006, 09:04pm by Mike Tanier

FO Mailbag: Damon Huard

Is Damon Huard capable of being a quality starter in the NFL? (Click link to read more.)

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13 Nov 2006, 09:32pm by Mike Tanier

Overheard at FO

Highlights from this week’s Audibles at the Line. (Click link to read more.)

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13 Nov 2006, 09:23pm by Mike Tanier

Stop Motion Near-Touchdowns: Kiwanuka's Pick

Think having five defensive starters hurt is a problem? Not if you are Tim Lewis and the New York Giants. (Click link to read more.)

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10 Nov 2006, 01:27pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Two Yards at a Time

The NFL rushing average may be over four yards per carry, but that figure is skewed by a few dozen big plays. After sorting through three years of data, Mike Tanier discovers that the average running play only yields 2-3 yards and learns that a surprisingly large percentage of runs go absolutely nowhere.

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09 Nov 2006, 02:03pm by Mike Tanier

Week 10 Rundown: Cotton Mather's Revenge

This week in the rundown: Cotton Mather, midi-chlorians, the Cliché-o-Matic, revenge of the A-Train, Raiders vs. Amalekites, the World's Largest Outdoor Fondue Party, and another reference to Heroes. Secret FO-Heroes connection: FO designer/tech guy Benjy Rose and Masi Oka (who plays Hiro) sang a capella together in college.

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51 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2006, 4:48am by TomC