Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Dec 2016, 08:50am by Mike Tanier

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Digest: Chiefs, Steelers, Packers and the Art of Winning Ugly

Despite the headline, this is mostly snow pictures and Jeff Fisher jokes.

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3 comments, Last at 11:51am by PatsFan

01 Dec 2016, 03:52pm by Vincent Verhei

Jay Cutler Out After Shoulder Surgery

The Chicago Bears announced today that quarterback Jay Cutler will have surgery on Saturday to repair his torn labrum and go on IR. The news means the end of Cutler's season and, in all likelihood, the end of his career in Chicago.

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26 comments, Last at 10:55am by big10freak

01 Dec 2016, 03:29pm by Vincent Verhei

Rob Gronkowski Out After Back Surgery

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will soon be undergoing back surgery, and will miss the rest of the regular season.

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64 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2016, 7:00pm by runaway robot

30 Nov 2016, 07:02pm by Mike Tanier

NFL Mirror Images

A classic Mike Tanier conversation-starter here, as he looks at today's NFL starts and their historical comparables. Plus, it has neat art! So: Is Russell Wilson just Fran Tarkenton? Is Cam Newton just early-career John Elway? Is Antonio Brown the new Tim Brown? Dicsuss.

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8 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2016, 3:46pm by Tomlin_Is_Infallible

28 Nov 2016, 02:36pm by Andrew Potter

Week 12 Injury Aftermath

The weather may have turned colder, but for injuries Week 12 appears to have been the mildest of the year so far.

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10 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2016, 3:19pm by theslothook

28 Nov 2016, 09:59am by Mike Tanier

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Digest: Raiders, Buccaneers Thrill in a Scary Thanksgiving Week

In which I handcuff Nelson Agholor to Jeff Janis for comedic purposes and finally have the chance to use a Doctor Strange reference that people might actually get.

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5 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2016, 12:17am by Rich A

24 Nov 2016, 10:14am by Mike Tanier

Thanksgiving Proclamation: Hope, Healing, Unity, Acceptance ... and Football

Whenever possible, I try to assemble something special for Thanksgiving. Longtime readers know that our family celebrates not just Thanksgiving, but my oldest son's (and my) birthday. The holiday has always taken on a special significance to me, as I have always been a firm believer in our nation's civic spirit, a belief that has gotten rather rickety in the last few weeks.

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21 Nov 2016, 04:47pm by Andrew Potter

Week 11 Injury Aftermath

Week 11 brought just about the worst set of outcomes possible for the Cincinnati Bengals, while the Seahawks and Eagles were left with one healthy starter-level running back between them.

UPDATE: Andrew Luck, Jay Cutler also injured.

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5 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2016, 4:54pm by JohnxMorgan

21 Nov 2016, 02:45pm by Aaron Schatz

The Seahawks' 13th Man

Nice video profile of Seattle general manager John Schneider by Michael Silver of NFL.com. Why yes, that is a copy of Football Outsiders Almanac on his desk!

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10 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2016, 12:49am by Raiderjoe

14 Nov 2016, 06:16pm by Tom Gower

Alshon Jeffery Suspended Four Games For PED Violation

Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been suspended four games for a violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. The fifth-year wide receiver, playing this season under the franchise tag, ranked 16th among qualifying WRs in receiving DYAR and 20th in DVOA heading into yesterday's loss to Tampa Bay. He will miss Chicago's games at the Giants, home against the Titans and 49ers, and at Detroit before returning to face the Packers in Week 15.

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5 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2016, 10:17am by bigpoppapump