Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

11 Jan 2010, 01:45pm by Bill Barnwell

Mike Tanier Chat At The Fifth Down Blog

Go chat with Mike Tanier at the New York Times's Fifth Down Blog right now!

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19 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2010, 6:13pm by bubqr

08 Jan 2010, 12:44pm by Mike Tanier

NY Times: Wild Card Matchups

Here are Mike Tanier's matchup previews for the New York Times. Saturday is linked above, Sunday can be found here.

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3 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2010, 12:36am by Whatev

02 Jan 2010, 11:36pm by Doug Farrar

Breakdown: Pocket Protector

The final Washington Post animated breakdown of the 2009 season details how the Redksins could use tight end motion to augment their abysmal pass protection and open up opportunities downfield. Thanks to Chris Rukan for making those animations look so exceptional, and to Emil Steiner and Gene Wang for the opportunity to contribute.

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01 Jan 2010, 03:27pm by Mike Tanier

NY Times: Week 17 Matchups

The fewer teams still in playoff contention, the more Mike Tanier jokes. Always a good thing. Plus: Five reasons for optimism in Detroit, without even mentioning Jim Schwartz!

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9 comments, Last at 09 Jun 2011, 6:54am by wholesale new era hats

01 Jan 2010, 03:21pm by Mike Tanier

NYTimes: Titan Chasing a Rare Mark That Matters

Mike Tanier on why nobody cares about stat milestones in the NFL. (Free registration required.)

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6 comments, Last at 04 Jan 2010, 4:02pm by Jim Glass

27 Dec 2009, 08:41am by Doug Farrar

Breakdown: Catching the Cowboys Off-Guard

This week's animated play diagram for the Washington Post details how the Redskins might counter clearout concepts with disguised and delayed blitzes.

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1 comment, Last at 28 Dec 2009, 9:53am by Dean

26 Dec 2009, 01:24pm by Mike Tanier

NY Times: Week 16 Matchups

This week, learn the Bills' signature play, the new Favre veto rules, and the equalizing force that has brought Tom Brady down to the level of mere mortals. (Hint: It cries.)

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5 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2009, 8:06pm by Happy Fun Paul

21 Dec 2009, 05:24pm by Doug Farrar

Breakdown: Bringing in Reinforcements

This week's animated play breakdown in the Washington Post details one way the Giants are adding bodies to their front four to shore up outside contain and enhance their pass rush.

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3 comments, Last at 24 Dec 2009, 5:23am by tuluse

18 Dec 2009, 04:42pm by Mike Tanier

NY Times: Week 15 Matchups

This week in Mike Tanier's New York Times matchups column: The Packers and Steelers play "Freaky Friday," the Cowboys play "Find a Kicker," and the Jets play "Rollerball."

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10 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2009, 12:33pm by TomKelso

12 Dec 2009, 08:27pm by Doug Farrar

The Breakdown: A Vertical Challenge

This week's Washington Post Gameday animation details how the Raiders might spread the Redskins' nickel defense out and make plays against sloppy zone handoffs and improper positioning by deep cornerbacks - factors that have made Washington's defense vulnerable to vertical routes all season.

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1 comment, Last at 17 Dec 2009, 5:14pm by jebmak