Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

01 Feb 2006, 01:13pm by scramble

Scramble's Third Annual Super Bowl Prop Bet Extravaganza

Will Verron Haynes have more than 16.5 combined yards? Will there be more than 8.5 punts? Will Jerome Bettis gain more yards than Kobe Bryant scores points? The answer to these questions and more are inside Scramble for the Ball's third annual look at practically every wager you could make on the Super Bowl.

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41 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2006, 1:22pm by Al

25 Jan 2006, 10:10pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: All the Things We Said

A look back at all the sensible and ridiculous things the FO staff, and Vivek and Al in particular, said would happen this season. Plus some fantasy football keeper questions and an update on the FO playoff fantasy competition.

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48 comments, Last at 30 Jan 2006, 1:32am by Willsy

18 Jan 2006, 11:00pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Zebra Season

Usually at Football Outsiders, our take is very different from the conventional wisdom. But not today, as Al and Vivek line up to take shots at this weekend's officiating. Plus Best Bets, an update on FO's playoff fantasy teams, and the most obvious Keep Choppin' Award winner of all time.

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109 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2006, 6:31pm by Dan Riley

12 Jan 2006, 03:02pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: 2005 All-Keep Choppin' Wood Team

Al and Vivek unveil their 2005 All-KCW team. It's got an All-Pro, "the best back in the NFL," and a Super Bowl champion. And a lot of linemen who committed a lot of penalties. Also a playoff fantasy update and Best Bets for the Divisional round.

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79 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2006, 12:23am by CaffeineMan

04 Jan 2006, 02:17pm by admin

2006 Playoff Fantasy Draft

For the third straight year, the FO staff gets together to talk about the playoffs and put on our own playoff fantasy draft. Can the Giants go far in the playoffs? Will Chicago actually score any points? What is the "Patriots magic beans" theory? Of course, in a playoff fantasy draft, you want as many players from the top seeds as possible. Can we actually take three Seattle receivers? Yes, we can.

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90 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2006, 9:34pm by RLB

28 Dec 2005, 03:15pm by Al Bogdan

Scramble for the Ball: Tampa Bay's Nightmare

If you've ever wanted an in-depth look at a strength of victory tiebreaker situation, this is the article for you. There's also a fantasy draft gone horribly awry (Kevin Jones, anyone?) and an extraordinary smorgasbord of Best Bets from Al. Plus the newest Jason Beattie cartoon.

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30 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2006, 10:34am by NextCoast Winos

21 Dec 2005, 03:01pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Skins Going Hog Wild

Al and Vivek, like everybody else this time of year, are looking ahead to the playoffs, breaking down the Wild Card races in both conferences. They're also looking to the current fantasy playoffs and the imminent conclusion of the ever-exciting Loser League race. As always, this is the thread for fantasy discussion for the week.

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39 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2005, 11:25pm by Beige Tangerine

14 Dec 2005, 03:57pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Holiday Gift Guide

If you have an NFL team on your list, take a look at Al and Vivek's rundown of what they want this season. It includes a stockingful of coal for Matt Millen. Plus the Loser League system is back up and running, so there's a long-awaited update for you Loser champions. For the rest of you, this is the thread to discuss fantasy football as the playoffs begin.

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41 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2005, 12:57pm by cjfarls

07 Dec 2005, 04:45pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Fuzzy Logic

No matter how much analysis of the statistics and breakdown of the game tape we do, we self-proclaimed NFL pundits are still caught off-guard by the unexpected in the NFL. This week, Al and Vivek look at some of the unexpected things that happened in Week 13. As always, this is also the place for discussion of fantasy football and Christmas coaching comics.

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75 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2005, 5:56am by NF

30 Nov 2005, 01:01pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Playoff Smackdown

Whatchu Gonna Do When Al and Vivek's Playoff Predictions Run Wild on You? Our self-proclaimed tag team champions break down the chances for all the playoff contenders and make some predictions that range from the bold to the outrageous. Also inside: the 1972 Dolphins star in the latest Jason Beattie cartoon, "Indianapolis Intrigue."

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97 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2005, 3:20am by CaffeineMan