Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Aug 2008, 11:18am by Doug Farrar

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 1

In the preseason, the final score isn't as important as what each individual player does. So we're back for another round of examining the individual matchups, looking at which stars seem ready to go and which backups are making a strong case for a roster spot.

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51 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2008, 1:05pm by jimm

28 Jul 2008, 12:21pm by Doug Farrar

Every Play Counts: Michael Turner

Running back Michael Turner received a top-level contract from the Atlanta Falcons, but does he have what it takes to start? Doug Farrar reviews Turner's final appearance in a Chargers uniform.

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16 comments, Last at 06 Aug 2008, 10:47am by Hans Steiniger

14 Jul 2008, 01:28pm by Doug Farrar

Every Play Counts: Jacksonville's Front Four

The Jacksonville Jaguars are on everyone's short list of Super Bowl contenders, but it's not just their offense that puts them there. Doug Farrar looks at a defensive line that was good in 2007 and may be even better after some offseason changes.

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21 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2008, 1:02pm by *Legion*

27 Jun 2008, 06:59am by Doug Farrar

Every Play Counts: Aaron Rodgers

He's replacing a legend three years after the biggest draft-day drop this side of Brady Quinn, and he's never started an NFL game. In the latest offseason EPC, we revisit Aaron Rodgers' performance against the Cowboys in late November. Doug Farrar answers your questions.

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52 comments, Last at 17 Jul 2008, 4:05am by Chris C

10 Jun 2008, 12:29pm by Doug Farrar

EPC: Earnest Graham

In the first of a series of offseason EPCs, Doug Farrar asks how Earnest Graham did so well against New York's outstanding front seven and ponders his future worth.

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35 comments, Last at 30 Jun 2008, 2:25pm by ryan

22 Jan 2008, 11:59am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Patriots' Running Game

Was the success of New England's running game this season just a product of their record-setting passing attack? In the AFC Championship, we learned the answer is pretty clearly no.

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93 comments, Last at 26 Jan 2008, 1:33pm by Wowsas

16 Jan 2008, 12:04pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Packers' Run Blocking

The Seahawks finished the regular season with the league's fifth best rush defense, according to DVOA, but they were powerless to stop Ryan Grant of the Green Bay Packers last Saturday. How did Grant overcome the invaders from Seattle? With superior manpower and a serving of old-school football.

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44 comments, Last at 17 Jan 2008, 5:42pm by Xian

09 Jan 2008, 11:18am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Shaun Phillips

One player stood out above all others in the Chargers' wild card weekend win over the Titans, and it was not the first player you'd expect. Linebacker Shaun Phillips had a big game, a game we examine in this week's Every Play Counts.

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19 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2008, 7:37am by lobolafcadio

02 Jan 2008, 01:45pm by Michael David Smith

2007 Every Play Counts All-Pro Team

After 17 weeks of watching tape, it is time to name the fourth annual Every Play Counts All-Pro Team. This year's team has a lot of no-brainers, but it also features a new generation of talented young offensive linemen and some unexpected names in the secondary.

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148 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2008, 9:40pm by brandon

23 Dec 2007, 06:27pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Steelers Defense

A few weeks ago the Steelers' defense looked good enough to make Pittsburgh a legitimate threat to Indianapolis and New England in the AFC. Now, not so much. What has changed? We examine the Steelers' subpar performance against the Rams in an early holiday-week installment of Every Play Counts.

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53 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2007, 1:42am by Dunbar