Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

18 Jan 2007, 02:14pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

The 2006 All-Keep Choppin' Wood Team

How bad is this year's All-KCW Team? Terrence Kiel didn't make it, and he was arrested for selling cough syrup. Chris Chambers didn't make it, and some of us are convinced he's a robot programmed to drop passes. Andrew Walter's holding a clipboard, and ... well, Andrew Walter's not bad at holding a clipboard. We think. Plus a playoff draft update and Jason Beattie's comic: a Tedy Bruschi joint!

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93 comments, Last at 23 Jan 2007, 9:10am by Insancipitory

10 Jan 2007, 10:43pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Not Too Amused

Bill and Alex, still subbing for Ian, have a conversation about the upcoming slate of games. Is Bob Sanders a difference-maker? Is Jeff Garcia's girlfriend still scummy? What's a live-r dog? Does it mean that Rex Grossman officially has a problem if Gil Thorp is concerned about him?

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69 comments, Last at 12 Jan 2007, 7:38pm by DenverMatt

03 Jan 2007, 10:40pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble: 2007 Playoff Fantasy Draft & Loser League Wrap-Up

This week's Scramble combines two FO traditions: our fourth Annual FO Staff Playoff Fantasy Draft, and a wrap-up of the second half Loser League contest. Plus, Dennis Green has anger management issues in Jason Beattie's latest cartoon.

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47 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2007, 3:21pm by Bill Barnwell

27 Dec 2006, 11:28pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: It'll Be A Breeze

If you woke up still on fire following the holiday slate of games, you'll feel Scramble's kiss this week. The Week In Quotes impresario Alex Carnevale joins Bill and joyously recounts the details of his fantasy plan. Plus, Gil Thorp returns!

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16 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2006, 6:29pm by Reinhard

20 Dec 2006, 04:58pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Chuffed

Win your Championship Game and Grandma can finally get those new dentures to eat pizza with. This week's Scramble takes a detailed look at every game of Week 16 and how the game within the game could affect your fantasy team's shot of winning the big one. Plus, the role of Gil Thorp in this week's comic will be played by Marmaduke.

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137 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2006, 5:41pm by Sid

13 Dec 2006, 06:59pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Let's Get Ethical

Scramble's saying all the things we know you like, making good conversation. This week, we'll take you to an intimate discussion of fantasy football trading, then to a suggestive Best Bets section. If you've been patient and good, you'll get to see the worst Losers of the week, and yes, you've brought out the animal in Jason Beattie, who has a new comic. This metaphor makes extraordinary rendition look ordinary.

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127 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2006, 2:43am by Sid

07 Dec 2006, 12:15am by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball's Parity Spectacular

Overs? Unders? Good teams? Bad teams? It's all the same in the NFL. Rob Bironas can go from being a Loser League favorite to kicking 60-yard game-winning field goals, and Bill's betting record isn't happy. Ian revisits the Over/Under bets for this season, and that doesn't make Bill or Ian very happy. Jason Beattie draws a comic, and that doesn't make Matt Millen very happy.

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91 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2006, 9:46pm by Sid

29 Nov 2006, 07:26pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Dirty Money

This week's Scramble for the Ball is all about that dirty money. Ian looks back at the AFC predictions, Bill gasps in amazement at the Browns offense, and ... Catholic Match Girl takes a seat on the bench. Plus: Denver fans love Jay Cutler!

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126 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2006, 6:43pm by Pat

22 Nov 2006, 02:30pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Block the Standing Still

Igor Olshansky was not having a ball on Sunday night when Marty Schottenheimer gave him the hairdryer treatment, but Bill says the anger was directed at the wrong person. Ian, meanwhile, directs his anger toward Ricky Proehl, Joe Theismann, and his own bets. Plus, a "classic" Jason Beattie comic!

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82 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 8:03pm by Bill Barnwell

15 Nov 2006, 06:01pm by Bill Barnwell & Ian Dembsky

Scramble for the Ball: Eli Doeslittle

There was a son once. It lit the whole damn sky. It kept everything alive. Nowhere, though, is there mentioned a second son who tries to light up everything but rises at random intervals and occasionally just doesn't show up at all. This week's Scramble takes a look at the second son, Eli Manning, and why he's the recipient of Football Outsiders criticism. Plus Best Bets, Not So Bad Bets, and Jason Beattie's latest comic!

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130 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2006, 1:40am by Stu