Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

13 Feb 2007, 08:05pm by P. Ryan Wilson

TMQ: Another Season of Bad Predictions

This week, it's Gregg Easterbrook's annual Bad Predictions Review. He shows that most of the predictions were very, very wrong. Shocking, I know.

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55 comments, Last at 19 Feb 2007, 2:16pm by SteveNC

12 Feb 2007, 11:21pm by Aaron Schatz

Chargers Fire Schottenheimer

I have no actual story to link to, and I'm actually sort of supposed to be on vacation this week, but this is on the front page of ESPN.com and the San Diego Chargers website. Didn't they just decide not to fire him? Is the idea, "Well, we need new coordinators now, so let's just replace everyone?" Holy mackerel. (Late note: Now goes to NFL.com story.)

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538 comments, Last at 10 Mar 2007, 11:36pm by empty13

12 Feb 2007, 10:34pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Giants Release Arrington, Emmons, Petitgout

Al Bogdan mentioned it in the NFC East thread and now it's official: the Giants have released linebackers LaVar Arrington and Carlos Emmons, and offensive tackle Luke Petitgout. Tiki Barber remains retired, however.

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45 comments, Last at 14 Feb 2007, 3:09pm by Kyle

12 Feb 2007, 01:07pm by Michael David Smith

Andy Reid Takes Leave of Absence

Eagles coach Andy Reid will take a leave of absence to deal with family issues. He'll be back before the NFL draft.

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84 comments, Last at 15 Feb 2007, 3:22pm by Jeff

12 Feb 2007, 10:33am by Michael David Smith

MMQB: Why Jerry Chose Wade

Peter King interviews Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to find out why he chose Wade Phillips as the team's next head coach.

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55 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2007, 1:38pm by Erasmus

11 Feb 2007, 12:36am by Bill Barnwell

Brees Dislocates Non-Throwing Elbow

Drew Brees apparently dislocated his left elbow during the Pro Bowl on Saturday. Brees sure does like getting hurt at the end of the season in relatively meaningless affairs.

And since there was no discussion thread for the Pro Bowl, feel free to put your comments and discussion about the game in here.

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72 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2007, 3:02am by Jared Schreckengast

08 Feb 2007, 07:19pm by P. Ryan Wilson

Dr. Z's Commentator Rankings

Alrighty folks, it's Dr. Z's ninth annual Commentator Rankings. Like everyone else except the people in charge of programming at ESPN, he's not crazy about the Monday Night guys. Go figure.

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92 comments, Last at 13 Feb 2007, 1:03pm by zlionsfan

08 Feb 2007, 06:19am by Bill Barnwell

Phillips To Be Next Dallas Head Coach

The man with the extravagant scarf, Chris Mortensen, is reporting that Dallas will name Wade Phillips their next head coach.

How many Phillips are there who would be a better idea to hire as your head coach than Wade? I will start by humbly submitting Stone for consideration. Remember, gravitas.

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123 comments, Last at 11 Feb 2007, 2:10am by Gus

08 Feb 2007, 01:26am by Doug Farrar

NFL Prospects Head to Boot Camp

With the Scouting Combine fast approaching, approximately 320 college players are preparing for one whale of a job interview at the RCA Dome. Two of them, Mario Henderson and Gabe Hall, are getting ready at the Parisi Speed School in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and they're profiled in this New York Times article.

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18 comments, Last at 02 Mar 2007, 12:53pm by Johnny Zucchini

07 Feb 2007, 08:50pm by Bill Barnwell

Prince's Halftime Imagery Questioned

Oh come on.

NFL spokesperson Greg Aiello: " "We respect other opinions, but it takes quite a leap of the imagination to make a controversy of his performance...It's a guitar."

Would Greg Aiello lie to you? It was a guitar! Prince's penis is not three feet long and curled into the shape of his symbol. End of discussion.

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47 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2007, 6:35pm by DavidH