26 Jan 2007, 02:36am by Aaron Schatz
Just because the Cowboys don't have a coach doesn't mean we can't analyze their quarterback. (Click link to read more.)
25 Jan 2007, 07:31pm by Bill Barnwell
The world's most dangerous football reporter, FOX's Jay Glazer, is reporting that the Cowboys are interviewing Norv Turner with the idea that he might be their next head coach.
One day, we will be able to figure out which coordinators are suited for head coaching jobs and which coordinators are not. I think it is safe to say that one of the ways we will be able to verify the validity of such a tool would be the appearance of Norv Turner as a member of the latter group.
54 comments, Last at 30 Jan 2007, 2:49pm by Wanker79
25 Jan 2007, 05:37pm by Aaron Schatz
OK, folks, where is Jake Plummer headed in 2007? I suppose the Broncos could keep him, but he won't be a happy camper. I'm a big fan of the Cleveland idea. It just isn't happening for Charlie Frye, and that team could be ready to contend. Plummer is not a star, but he's not as bad as he looked last year.
40 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2007, 7:10pm by Chris
25 Jan 2007, 02:42pm by P. Ryan Wilson
Penalties declined in 2006 for the first time in six years. According to this New York Times article, "[p]enalties for offensive holding (down 34 percent) and defensive holding (down 32 percent) were among those showing the sharpest decline from 2005. Penalties for delay of game, defensive offside, false starts, pass interference and roughing the passer decreased at least 15 percent." Surprisingly, roughing-the-passer penalties also decreased this year. By 17 percent. (I don't believe it either.)
44 comments, Last at 27 Jan 2007, 12:59pm by Jerry
25 Jan 2007, 02:44am by Aaron Schatz
Bill Belichick has left the Patriots. Well, is leaving the Patriots. Well, could leave the Patriots. Well, sources believe he could. (Click link to read more.)
25 Jan 2007, 12:57am by P. Ryan Wilson
This makes sense: "According to knowledgeable sources, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has decided to hire Jason Garrett at least to be Dallas' offensive coordinator -- and possibly to be the successor to retired head coach Bill Parcells." No need to get caught in pesky details like job title and responsibilities. I imagine they'll just figure that out later.
35 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2007, 7:46pm by t.d.
24 Jan 2007, 06:00pm by P. Ryan Wilson
From the AP: "The NFL and its players union have agreed to more extensive testing for performance-enhancing drugs and have added the blood-boosting substance EPO to the league's list of banned substances." Sounds like a good start. (Free registration/bugmenot required.)
20 comments, Last at 26 Jan 2007, 3:27am by Levente, Hungary
24 Jan 2007, 11:31am by P. Ryan Wilson
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer: "The league is developing plans to put radios in the helmets of all offensive players, which would allow them to hear the quarterback's signals and line calls, essentially negating the advantage a home team's '12th man' provides." I haven't read this elsewhere, but it seems like a big deal. Commissioner Roger Goodell says he's not trying to take away the "12th man," but he wants "teams [to] perform at the highest possible level in a way that will allow ... fans to enjoy the experience as much as possible." Yeah, put me down for "No" on this one.
88 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2007, 10:09pm by Insancipitory
24 Jan 2007, 10:53am by Aaron Schatz
Which quarterback is most similar to Rex Grossman's roller coaster season? (Click link to read more.)