Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

07 Nov 2007, 06:07pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Electric Boogaloser

Bill announces the first-half Loser League champion and details the potential miasma of suck in Jacksonville and New York as part of the Loser League second-half preview. A certain walrus nearly chops his bucket, and Jason Beattie's blackmailer gets revealed, all in this week's Scramble!

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16 comments, Last at 09 Nov 2007, 2:34pm by Dash

31 Oct 2007, 06:26pm by Bill Barnwell

The Fourth-and-a-Half Quasi-Super Bowl Prop Bet Extravaganza!

Scramble for the Ball returns with some imaginary prop bets for the big game this week. Peyton Manning vs. Kevin Durant! Tom Brady vs. the League! The Patriots vs. Charlie Brown!

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37 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2007, 2:25pm by Herm?

24 Oct 2007, 07:02pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Buy Low, Sell High

Bill Barnwell identifies fantasy football trading opportunities and both overvalued and undervalued players; a Pro Football Hall of Famer shows up in the Loser League section; Ken Whisenhunt chops Anquan Boldin's wood; and Jason Beattie dreams about World Series tickets in this week's comic.

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41 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2007, 11:16am by Fargo

17 Oct 2007, 03:50pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Fair Trade

Bill takes a look at the ten most successful in-season swaps in NFL history. If you even remember the man who shows up twice, let alone name him, you have our utmost respect. Plus: the Packers' likely draft strategy, an unlikely KCW winner, and Jason Beattie's very old new cartoon.

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29 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2007, 1:10pm by Andrew

10 Oct 2007, 05:45pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Examining the Bar

Bill Barnwell polls friends and colleagues on what makes the ideal sports bar. Diagrams are included. Plus, wood is chopped, losers are shamed, and Gil Thorp meets a long-lost relative. Well, maybe.

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107 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2007, 6:10pm by Ben Stuplisberger

03 Oct 2007, 04:16pm by Doug Farrar

Scramble for the Ball: Meltdown!

The eruption from OSU head coach Mike Gundy has guest Scramble author Doug Farrar thinking about his favorite coaching rants of all-time. They're all here, from Herman Edwards to Jim Mora. Also here: Best Bets, the Loser League review, Jason Beattie's cartoon, and a Keep Choppin' Wood winner who is not named Winston Justice.

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35 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2007, 11:21am by Mr Shush

26 Sep 2007, 04:06pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Best Week Ever

Was last week's offensive explosion the greatest week for fantasy football in the DVOA era? Bill looks at this, revisits the half that saved the Giants' season and cautions against watching Derek Anderson next week pretty much anywhere but in Germany. Meanwhile, Jason Beattie asks a celebrity panel what's wrong in the Superdome, and we welcome a new addition to the Scramble family.

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53 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2007, 9:19am by Dash

19 Sep 2007, 03:32pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Pick Me Up

Bill takes a look at popular free agents in this week's Scramble, and attempts to determine whether they're suitable for your fantasy team's roster. Plus, the surprise Loser League MVPs through two weeks, the return of Keep Choppin' Wood, and Jason Beattie re-envisions "Face Off".

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54 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2007, 1:30pm by Matt

12 Sep 2007, 02:50pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Stars Of Week 1

National Jump to Conclusions Week continues as Scramble analyzes Week 1 studs of the past and how they did after their big games. Our prediction: Raymont Harris makes his only Scramble appearance of the year. A new batch of Loser League stars hits the spotlight, and Jason Beattie shows that Gil Thorp is ... smarter than Eric Mangini. Probably.

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44 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2007, 3:48am by Sid

05 Sep 2007, 02:24pm by Bill Barnwell

Scramble for the Ball: Mutations

We'll be honest: Scramble for the Ball gets pretty dorky this week. Mid-90's video games? Check. ABC TGIF opening? Check. The rules for a Yahoo league approximating PAR? Check. I think the only thing missing is ... oh, wait. D&D references? Check.

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33 comments, Last at 08 Sep 2007, 9:26pm by p.Red