Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

30 Jan 2009, 12:09am by Aaron Schatz

Super Bowl XLIII Preview

Football Outsiders presents Vivaldi's "Four Seasons," as performed by the Arizona Cardinals Symphony Orchestra (Kenneth Whisenhunt, conductor). Also use this thread for discussion during and after the game.

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267 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2009, 3:26pm by Whatev

16 Jan 2009, 02:24pm by Aaron Schatz

2009 NFC Championship Preview

We know that based on their season-long play, Philadelphia was a superior team to Arizona. But what if Arizona's games from Week 13-16 never happened?

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160 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2009, 11:54am by Spielman

16 Jan 2009, 12:02pm by Bill Barnwell

2009 AFC Championship Preview

What rivalry from the past is similar to Baltimore-Pittsburgh? How did the Ravens shut down James Harrison in Week 15? And what weakness in the Baltimore D has Pittsburgh failed to exploit?

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165 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2009, 4:03pm by Love is like a bottle of gin

10 Jan 2009, 03:19am by Bill Barnwell

2009 AFC Divisional Preview

What did the Ravens do to slow down the Titans' defensive line? Which journeyman cost the Ravens the game? How are the Steelers and Chargers like Heaven's Gate? And which team is primed to pull an upset? Bill Barnwell explores in the AFC Divisional Round preview.

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66 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2009, 8:43pm by Theo

09 Jan 2009, 02:30pm by Aaron Schatz

2009 NFC Divisional Preview

Has anyone noticed the Giants' pass defense falling apart? If Brandon Jacobs is healthy, will it even matter? And is there a playoff matchup with less history than Cardinals vs. Panthers? Aaron Schatz answers these questions and more with all the usual FO stats and tables.

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100 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2009, 12:46am by DVOA Fan

02 Jan 2009, 06:08pm by Aaron Schatz

2009 NFC Wild Card Preview

The Cinderella Falcons take on the Cardinals, who saw the clock strike midnight around Week 7, while the frustrating and inconsistent Eagles meet the frustrating and even more inconsistent Vikings. Aaron Schatz has things covered for the NFC wild card games.

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171 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2009, 6:29pm by Nall2323

02 Jan 2009, 02:50pm by Bill Barnwell

2009 AFC Wild Card Preview

Bill Barnwell analyzes film of the first Baltimore-Miami and Indianapolis-San Diego games to reveal some things likely to rear their heads again this weekend, plus the usual FO playoff preview stats and tables.

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114 comments, Last at 04 Jan 2009, 11:27pm by Megamanic

01 Feb 2008, 02:34am by Aaron Schatz

Super Bowl XLII Preview

We know the Giants have improved over their last four games, but what has specifically changed? Is it enough to pull the greatest upset in NFL history? What can the Patriots do to make sure that doesn't happen? Here's the Football Outsiders preview of Super Bowl XLII, overflowing with numbers and stats.

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205 comments, Last at 08 Dec 2012, 2:14pm by Consuelo

18 Jan 2008, 06:08pm by Aaron Schatz

2008 NFC Championship Preview

How did the Giants become the hottest team in the NFL? Could it really be as simple as "Eli Manning is playing better?" Why yes, it really is that simple. Is that better version of Eli Manning good enough to keep Brett Favre from his third NFC title? That may depend more on the Giants secondary.

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45 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2008, 11:44am by Gerry

18 Jan 2008, 02:44pm by Aaron Schatz

2008 AFC Championship Preview

New England continues its march to 19-0 and history. Can the hobbled Chargers possibly stand in their way? If they want the answer to be "yes," they'll need more consistency from the running game, most creativity in their blitz packages, and better play in the middle of the secondary.

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79 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2008, 11:46am by Herm?