11 Aug 2014, 07:23am by Mike Tanier
Remember that episode of Star Trek TNG where Wesley created a warp bubble, and Dr. Crusher was trapped inside it, and the rest of the crew kept disappearing until it was just her and Picard on the Enterprise? And Picard was all like, "no biggie, we can pilot this starship ourselves?" But it was still creepy and spooky and a little desperate?
I can't say why I have been thinking about that episode a lot lately. I just have.
Anyway, here is a look back at the preseasons of some great rookie quarterbacks.
07 Aug 2014, 11:34am by Aaron Schatz
Talking about the Falcons of the last few years -- not as good as their record for a few years, then better than their record in 2013 -- with Mark Bradley of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
1 comment, Last at 07 Aug 2014, 1:34pm by bingo762
06 Aug 2014, 03:01pm by Aaron Schatz
Why our no-huddle offense numbers aren't fully trustworthy. (Click to read more.)
2 comments, Last at 07 Aug 2014, 2:19am by Jerry
06 Aug 2014, 09:39am by Aaron Schatz
Hey, kids! Podcasts! Yesterday I recorded an episode of the Sports-Casters podcast to promote Football Outsiders Almanac 2014. This one actually got deep into a discussion of the different kinds of NFL analytics and how Football Outsiders differs from other site. Hopefully I didn't get loopy and say anything obnoxious. I'll have a couple of other podcast links in the next couple days that we'll add to this post as we continue to promote the book.
04 Aug 2014, 12:19pm by Aaron Schatz
Time for another edition of America's favorite game show, "try to figure out the language of new NFL contracts." Right now, all we know is that Andy Dalton has been signed to a "six-year, $115 million" extension. How is it structured? Can the Bengals get out of it if Dalton doesn't improve his game? How does this contract compare to the one Colin Kaepernick recently signed? Right now, who knows? Bring on the leaked details, baby.
28 comments, Last at 05 Aug 2014, 3:47pm by commissionerleaf
04 Aug 2014, 07:42am by Mike Tanier
The Preseason Watchability Guide is back! It debuted on Walkthrough a few years ago. Stick around for the link at the end to my attempt to retrace Johnny Manziel's drinking steps in suburban Cleveland.
02 Aug 2014, 02:19pm by Rivers McCown
Steph Stradley and Rivers McCown on the state of the Houston Texans.
01 Aug 2014, 03:20pm by Aaron Schatz
Some roster changes here at Football Outsiders. (Click to read more.)
6 comments, Last at 02 Aug 2014, 2:21pm by Rivers McCown
31 Jul 2014, 12:08pm by Aaron Schatz
Special FOA 2014 guest author Jason Lisk goes on the 49ers Webzone "Better Rivals" podcast to discuss the San Francisco chapter. His interview begins at 0:57.
29 Jul 2014, 11:46pm by Tom Gower
As broken on Twitter by Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, the Arizona Cardinals and cornerback Patrick Peterson have agreed to terms on a contract extension. Peterson indicates the deal is for $70 million over 5 years with $48 million guaranteed, meaning one of the NFL's best cornerbacks will be plying his trade in Arizona for years to come.
3 comments, Last at 04 Aug 2014, 7:15pm by theslothook
In an opening week where even the elite teams in college football looked mortal, the SEC had two big surprises in Texas A&M and Georgia defeating their South Carolinian opponents by big scores.