Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

15 Sep 2006, 12:20pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Bush Family Got Over $100,000

From the AP: "New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush and his family appear to have accepted gifts, money and other benefits worth more than $100,000 from two marketing agents while the Heisman Trophy winner was still playing at Southern California, according to a report posted Thursday on Yahoo.com."

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99 comments, Last at 20 Sep 2006, 1:14am by Peter

15 Sep 2006, 01:26am by Aaron Schatz

The Ballad of Billy Yates

New England has taken an unorthodox approach to their practice squad. (Click link to read more.)

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15 Sep 2006, 01:20am by Mike Tanier

Marty's Play Pamphlet

San Diego ran the ball 48 times against the Raiders, but how many different plays did they run? (Click link to read more.)

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14 Sep 2006, 04:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Roger Brown is a Reactionary

Raise your hand if you want to read a really, really bad NFL analyst. Come on, you know you want to. I've got to give props to Alex Rubin, one of the FO interns, who thoroughly excoriates one of the lamest Week 1 "jump to conclusions" columns in newspaper history, written by Roger Brown of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. Honestly, this thing has to be seen to be believed.

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51 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2006, 12:14pm by In the know

14 Sep 2006, 12:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Pigskin Revolution on MNF

Remember William Krasker's footballcommentary.com? Well, there's a new website, Pigskin Revolution, that's doing much the same thing, with a strategy model that looks at the decisions that coaches make during games. Here's their review of Monday's Washington-Minnesota contest.

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35 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2006, 10:07am by Frigo

14 Sep 2006, 12:30pm by P. Ryan Wilson

No Game-Playing Here

I find it hard to believe the Jaguars weren't already game planning for Ben Roethlisberger. Bill Cowher mentioned Tuesday at his press conference that his quarterback was questionable instead of waiting until 3 PM Wednesday, the deadline for NFL teams to provide their injury reports. Some coaches are more secretive than others with injury news, but I'm not sure it makes much of a difference.

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27 comments, Last at 15 Sep 2006, 5:08pm by throughthelookingglass

14 Sep 2006, 01:31am by Aaron Schatz

Shaun Alexander, untouched and untackled

Does Shaun Alexander avoid the curse of 370 due to his propensity to run out of bounds and scoring long touchdown runs? Aaron Schatz examines that ability as well as compares him to other running backs in the league. (Click link to read more.)

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13 Sep 2006, 07:33pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Northern Colorado Backup Punter Arrested

Obviously, ROBO-PUNTER isn't the starter for the University of Northern Colorado. As one FO reader suggested via email, "As soon as [the backup is] eligible, look for the Bengals to sign him."

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25 comments, Last at 14 Sep 2006, 6:37pm by Trogdor

13 Sep 2006, 05:59pm by Aaron Schatz

Texans Deal Morency to Packers for Gado

OK, which bandwagon derails here? The Wali Lundy bandwagon or the Samkon Gado bandwagon (which has been in the shop since late last year)?

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33 comments, Last at 15 Sep 2006, 2:25am by emcee fleshy (ATL)

13 Sep 2006, 12:30pm by Aaron Schatz

Pigskin Tastes like Sausage

Bob Ryan says that if you want to enjoy football, don't read any contract negotiation stories. It's like going to the sausage factory -- if you enjoy sausage, you don't want to know how it is made. I know there have been a lot of complaints about too much Branch talk on FO lately; this article is more about football fandom in general. (Free registration required)

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53 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2006, 4:30pm by mactbone