Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Sep 2007, 09:42am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Patrick Willis

What kind of player is the San Francisco 49ers' rookie linebacker? One who has the potential to be great but isn't quite there yet. Find out more in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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29 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2007, 1:28am by hector

11 Sep 2007, 11:23pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Tony Ugoh

Rookie left tackle Tony Ugoh has one of the most important jobs in the NFL: Protecting Peyton Manning's blind side. How did he do in his first night on the job? Find out as we launch the fourth season of Every Play Counts.

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50 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2007, 1:26pm by doktarr

10 May 2007, 11:07pm by Michael David Smith

FO Re-run: EPC Randy Moss

Here's another Football Outsiders re-run. This was the fourth Every Play Counts column ever written, and after this year's big trade, it makes for interesting reading. Join us in the time machine and come back to Minnesota in 2004, to find out if Randy Moss really takes plays off, and if there might be reasons other than laziness.

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72 comments, Last at 24 May 2007, 9:46pm by MarkB

30 Jan 2007, 11:10pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Colts Offensive Line

Do the Colts have a good offensive line, or do the skill players on the great Indianapolis offense mask some real problems up front? Find out in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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74 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2007, 10:42pm by Rob Sartelle

24 Jan 2007, 01:02pm by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The Thomas Jones Drive

The Bears' offense has been uneven this season, but it never looked better than it did late in the second quarter against New Orleans, when Thomas Jones carried eight times for 69 yards and marched into the end zone. How did that drive happen, and can it be replicated in the Super Bowl?

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71 comments, Last at 29 Jan 2007, 2:14am by Roundhouse

17 Jan 2007, 10:06am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Chicago's Defensive Line

Shaun Alexander had a big day at Soldier Field on Sunday. Will Reggie Bush and Deuce McAllister follow suit? We discuss in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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105 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2007, 5:26pm by Danalyst

10 Jan 2007, 10:52am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: The Colts' Run Defense

You already know the Indianapolis Colts -- the team whose run defense made us cover our eyes -- held Larry Johnson to 32 yards on 13 carries on Saturday. But how did it happen? We try to answer that this week in Every Play Counts.

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104 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2007, 6:47pm by Rob

03 Jan 2007, 11:46am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Jets' Offensive Line

The Jets' offensive line: Two rookies, two Arizona Cardinals cast-offs, one minimum-salary scrub. Doesn't sound like much, but there are some things to like about it. Find out more in this week's installment of Every Play Counts.

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53 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2007, 3:02pm by Chris

27 Dec 2006, 01:02pm by Michael David Smith

2006 Every Play Counts All-Pro Team

There are some names you'll expect (Tomlinson) and some names you won't (Meester). All deserve recognition as part of our annual Every Play Counts All-Pro Team.

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110 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2007, 12:08pm by Rich Conley

20 Dec 2006, 09:48am by Michael David Smith

Every Play Counts: Julius Jones vs. Marion Barber

Julius Jones is the starter in Dallas and Marion Barber is the backup. But Barber's numbers are vastly superior to Jones's numbers. What does Barber do that Jones doesn't, and why does Jones still get the starting nod?

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69 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2006, 1:06pm by BlueStarDude