Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

01 Nov 2006, 11:41am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Baltimore's Linebackers

Ray Lewis still gets most of the attention, but does he deserve it? And how do his fellow linebackers fit into the Ravens' defense? We explore that and other questions in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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41 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2006, 11:12pm by Anthony

25 Oct 2006, 11:27am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Booger McFarland

Was Indianapolis wise to give away a second-round pick for defensive tackle Booger McFarland? Or was Tampa Bay wise to get rid of him? We explore his first game in a Colts uniform this week in Every Play Counts.

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87 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2006, 7:29pm by doktarr

19 Oct 2006, 03:08pm by Aaron Schatz

EPC Special: Why Can't Arizona Run?

Who bears responsibility for Arizona's crushing loss on Monday night? The coaching staff? Edgerrin James? The offensive line? If it's the offensive line, which linemen are Arizona's biggest problems? Aaron plays MDS for a day and breaks down every play of the last ten minutes in a search for clues.

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70 comments, Last at 23 Oct 2006, 10:51am by Ian

18 Oct 2006, 10:34am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Julius Peppers

Is Julius Peppers underrated? That might sound silly, but hear our case that he's the best defensive player in football in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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84 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2006, 6:57pm by Chili Pepper

11 Oct 2006, 10:56am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Miami's Offensive Line

For the first four weeks of the season, the Miami Dolphins' offensive line was lambasted for its inability to protect Daunte Culpepper. But a funny thing happened when the offensive line had a different quarterback to protect: the Patriots only sacked Joey Harrington once. Which Miami offensive line is the real one? Find out the answer to that question -- and why Ronnie Brown is in for a long year -- this week in Every Play Counts.

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60 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2006, 7:13pm by KLR

04 Oct 2006, 11:04am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The New Orleans Defense

After a surprisingly strong first three games, the Saints had a defensive letdown in the fourth quarter against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Is the real New Orleans defense the one that played so well against Atlanta Monday night, or the one that allowed the Panthers to march down the field late in Sunday's loss? Find out this week in Every Play Counts.

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26 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2006, 4:42am by zrude1

27 Sep 2006, 12:05pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The Bears' Passing Attack

Last year the Bears couldn't pass to save their lives. This year they're one of the league's top passing teams. What happened? We discuss in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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108 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2006, 10:57am by bearsfan_eric

20 Sep 2006, 11:05am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: LaVar Arrington

A change of environment was supposed to work wonders for LaVar Arrington, who wore out his welcome in Washington. Now that he's with the Giants, is he back to his Pro Bowl form? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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64 comments, Last at 25 Mar 2007, 2:10pm by bad credit

13 Sep 2006, 03:30pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Mario Williams

He was the surprise first pick in the draft. How did he do in his first game as a pro? Find out as we take an in-depth look at Mario Williams in this season's first installment of Every Play Counts.

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154 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2007, 2:34pm by The Spirit of Bill Oliver

29 Aug 2006, 10:49am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Doesn't Count: Week 3

Week 3 is the closest thing the preseason has to meaningful games, and the starters often play beyond halftime. The plays still don't count, but in our third week of preseason analysis, we're getting an idea of how these teams will look when the games really do count.

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64 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2006, 9:22am by shadrivers