Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

24 Sep 2008, 01:18pm by Doug Farrar

Cover-3: Oh, Snap!

Steeler, Power, and Counter. These are the names of the Wildcat plays that beat Bill Belichick, and their architect draws them up on YouTube for your pleasure. Plus: The McFadden Zone-Read Option, and Ryan Clady's impressive day in Denver.

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20 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2008, 10:40am by jonramz

17 Sep 2008, 08:10am by Doug Farrar

Cover-3: The Replacements

Shane "Footsteps" Falco believed that glory lasts forever, but there are times when others must pick up the slack. This week, Cover-3 looks at three players asked to fill new roles, or old roles in new ways.

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14 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2008, 3:58pm by panthersnbraves

10 Sep 2008, 03:34am by Doug Farrar

Cover-3: New York State of Mind

All three New York teams won in Week 1. How'd they pull it off? In FO's new game analysis column, Doug Farrar puts Mathias Kiwanuka, Dwight Lowery, and Buffalo's special teams under the microscope.

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20 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2008, 8:02pm by Chris

01 Sep 2008, 11:20am by Doug Farrar

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 4

In this all-rookie installment of our preseason game review: a quarterback who may start before his time, a running back who dropped to the seventh round, and the cornerback who replaces a dubious legend.

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27 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2008, 5:11pm by masocc

25 Aug 2008, 10:38am by Doug Farrar

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 3

In this expanded version of Every Play Doesn't Count: The possible inglorious end of Rusher McFumbles, rookies in Houston and Atlanta get it right, and a former NFL scout weighs in on the Usain-Bolt-to-the-NFL debate.

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111 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2008, 9:57pm by NotQuite

18 Aug 2008, 04:12pm by Doug Farrar

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 2

This is another week for rookies to show what they can do, for fringe guys to find a way to stick on a roster, and for various statistical performances to be blown way the heck out of proportion. It's still the preseason, and here are the plays that ... well, sort of counted.

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32 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2008, 2:46pm by Rich Conley

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