Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

21 Jan 2005, 11:07am by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: The 2004 All Keep Choppin' Wood Team

You wanted the best, now here's the rest. Al and Vivek are here with a look at the players that hurt their teams the most this season. They also take a final look at the conference semifinals and make their Best Bets on the upcoming conference championships. Also: an update on the Football Outsiders Playoff Fantasy League, including the reader "best of the rest" contest, and Jason Beattie's cartoon has the secret to how Peyton Manning can finally beat the Patriots.

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13 Jan 2005, 11:09pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Where's the Run?

Al and Vivek try to figure out what happened to the running game during the NFL playoffs, talk about Randy Moss's butt, and preview this week's playoff games. Plus an Operation Enduring Freedom Edition of the Scramble Mailbag, an update of the Football Outsiders playoff fantasy competition, and this week's extremely disturbing Jason Beattie cartoon.

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30 Dec 2004, 12:17pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: A Series of Unfortunate Games

With a schedule full of meaningless games on tap this week, Al and Vivek do what they do best -- talk about how awful the Jets and Giants are. Plus, the Scramble Mailbag, a Loser League Update, the final results of the Scramble Survivor League, Best Bets, and the Keep Choppin' Wood Award. This is also the place for fantasy football discussion and questions if your league is crazy enough to count Week 17.

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23 Dec 2004, 12:31pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Indoor Fireworks Still Burn Your Fingers

With only two weeks left in the regular season, Al and Vivek revisit their playoff predictions once again. Plus, a fantasy football championship game edition of the Scramble Mailbag where the Scramblers attempt to figure out whether Brett Favre really does struggle playing indoors. Plus, Best Bets, a Loser League Update, and a gift for the 13th day of Christmas -- the Keep Choppin' Wood Award.

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16 Dec 2004, 03:43pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: New York, New York

Al and Vivek are back discussing the fates of the two New York football teams and answering questions in a jam-packed fantasy football playoff edition of the Scramble Mailbag. Plus, a Loser League Update, Best Bets and the southern-fried goodness of the Keep Choppin' Wood Award.

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09 Dec 2004, 12:45pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: The Kids Are Alright

Al and Vivek are here a day early, talking about the new batch of running backs that are using the second half of this season to make their marks. Plus, the Scramble Mailbag, Best Bets, and a Loser League Contest Update, and a two-sport edition of the Keep Choppin' Wood Award. This is also the place for fantasy football questions and discussion for this weekend's games.

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03 Dec 2004, 11:35am by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: By The Time I Get to Arizona

Have you been perplexed by the quarterback carousel in Arizona? So have Al and Vivek. The Cardinals, Redskins, Bears, Cowboys, and Giants all feel the wrath of the scramblers this week. Plus, the Scramble Mailbag, Best Bets, a Loser League Contest Update, and the Ayurveda-friendly Keep Choppin' Wood Award. This is also the place for fantasy football questions and discussion.

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25 Nov 2004, 01:15pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: I Missed the Bus

Al and Vivek are back to talk about the relative greatness of Jerome Bettis and all of the quarterback changes we saw in Week 11. Plus, the Scramble Mailbag, Best Bets, and the new and improved Keep Choppin' Wood Award. This is also the place for fantasy football questions and discussion.

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19 Nov 2004, 01:25pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Being Joe Gibbs

Al and Vivek talk about Washington's perplexing offensive strategy against Cincinnati last Sunday and once again revisit their playoff predictions. Plus, a Loser League Contest Update, the Scramble Mailbag, Best Bets, and the greatest award in the world (not just a tribute), the Keep Choppin' Wood Award. This is also the home for fantasy football discussions.

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12 Nov 2004, 12:15pm by scramble

Scramble for the Ball: QB Controversy Week

Al and Vivek take a look at the quarterback controversies beginning to brew around the league and make one up of their own. Plus, the Scramble Mailbag, Best Bets, suggestions for Part II of our Loser League Contest, and, the award that's been smooth since the days of Underoos, the Keep Choppin' Wood Award.

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