Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Jan 2006, 09:50am by Michael David Smith

2005 Every Play Counts All-Pro Team

A year of scouring tape culminates with the Every Play Counts All-Pro Team, a collection of players -- many of whom were snubbed by the Pro Bowl -- who were the best at their positions this year.

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105 comments, Last at 06 Aug 2006, 3:44am by That Dude

29 Dec 2005, 11:17am by Michael David Smith

Every Free Agent Counts

We take a break this week from analyzing one specific game to reflect on 10 players who will become free agents in 2006, ignoring the big names like Terrell Owens and Shaun Alexander and instead considering some of the lesser-known players who could make a big impact.

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54 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2006, 3:46pm by george nyarko

22 Dec 2005, 12:43pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Osi Umenyiora and Willie Roaf

It was a battle for the ages on Saturday as an up-and-coming young defensive end, Osi Umenyiora, did battle against an experienced veteran offensive tackle, Willie Roaf. Find out who won in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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20 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2005, 2:08am by JasonK

15 Dec 2005, 12:20pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Carolina's Defense

Carolina has one of the league's top defenses, but on Sunday Tampa Bay managed four scoring drives and no turnovers. Was this a one-time problem, or a sign of things to come in the playoffs? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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26 comments, Last at 26 Dec 2005, 2:10pm by Charles

08 Dec 2005, 09:56am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: David Garrard

With Byron Leftwich out, David Garrard will be under center for Jacksonville during the stretch run and perhaps into the playoffs. Is he up to the task? We discuss in this week's Every Play Counts.

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37 comments, Last at 17 Dec 2005, 7:04pm by Lions fan

01 Dec 2005, 11:04am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: New Monsters of the Midway

Which players are responsible for the Bears' defense that has dominated the NFC? Michael David Smith looks at a few names you've heard and one you probably haven't in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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34 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2005, 10:18pm by someone

17 Nov 2005, 09:40am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Pittsburgh Defense

Pittsburgh's defense is great -- some might even say unsung -- but what really sets it apart? And why can't the Steelers stop passes to the running back? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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62 comments, Last at 09 Oct 2006, 12:11am by Richard

10 Nov 2005, 12:38pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Nick Saban's Front Seven

Before the season, we heard that Nick Saban's defensive schemes would make a big difference in Miami. But a close examination of the Dolphins' game against the Falcons indicates that execution is more important than gameplan. Take a look in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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57 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2005, 12:15pm by CaffeineMan

03 Nov 2005, 09:14am by Michael David Smith

Every Team Counts

Taking a break from writing about one specific aspect of one team, Michael David Smith empties his notebook with observations of all 32 teams in this season's installment of Every Team Counts.

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59 comments, Last at 08 Dec 2005, 11:58pm by e

27 Oct 2005, 12:34pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Cincinnati’s Defensive Line

The readers asked for it, and Every Play Counts delivers: A look at the Cincinnati defensive line. Warning: It's not a pretty picture.

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44 comments, Last at 07 Feb 2007, 5:12am by AxisMundi