Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

16 Jan 2004, 02:58pm by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: The Final Four

It's your last opportunity for second guessing before we get to this week's games. Ian and Al take on Dick Vermeil as well as 4th-and-26, and the Scramble mailbag takes on the question of defenses tiring as the season goes on. Best Bets addresses the conference championships, with discussion of both the line and the over/under on each game.

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08 Jan 2004, 02:59pm by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: All Keep Choppin' Wood Team

After a week of vacation, Ian and Al are tan, rested, and ready to talk about the playoffs. The men of Scramble talk about last weekend's games and make this weekend's Best Bets. Plus, the debut of the first annual All Keep Choppin' Wood Team, featuring the players who did the most to cut down their teams' 2003 seasons.

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25 Dec 2003, 01:15pm by admin

Week 17 Scramble/Open Thread

Running back by committee takes over in Philly, Minnesota, and -- for one week -- Denver. Discussion by committee is required to understand the NFL playoff tiebreakers. Lateral by committee gives John Carney the chance to chop wood. Discuss those things and more here, in our thread featuring a running discussion on all of this weekend's games. Check back often!

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18 Dec 2003, 02:35pm by Al & Ian

Week 16 Scramble/Open Thread

"Playoffs? You want to talk about playoffs? Are you kidding me? Playoffs?" -- Jim Mora. This is also the thread for a running discussion on all of this weekend's games, so check back often!

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11 Dec 2003, 02:11pm by Al & Ian

Week 15 Scramble/Open Thread

Ian and Al take a look at Super Bowl Futures. Who matches up best with the Patriots? Plus, a dip into the Scramble Mailbag. This is also the thread for a running discussion on all of this weekend's games, so check back often!

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04 Dec 2003, 02:30pm by Al & Ian

Week 14 Scramble/Open Thread

Why are the Miami Dolphins like The Simpsons? Why is the NFC North like Celebrity Poker Showdown? Why is 2003 a repeat (maybe) of 2001? Ian and Al tell all while discussing if potential playoff teams are "Oasis or Mirage." Plus Loser League Update, Best Bets, and the Keep Choppin' Wood Award lands in the Steel City. Talk about Scramble here, and join a running conversation on this weekend's games.

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26 Nov 2003, 12:33pm by Al & Ian

Week 13 Scramble/Open Thread

Ian and Al debate Mike Holmgren's call on 4th-and-1, celebrate Great Finishes Week, and introduce Bizarro Best Bets. Talk about Scramble here, and join a running conversation on this weekend's games.

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20 Nov 2003, 02:58pm by admin

Week 12 Scramble/Open Thread

This week, Ian and Al do not talk about the Giants and Bucs. OK, they do. But they also discuss the Colts, Pats, Raiders, Panthers, Rams, and Madden 2004. Comment here on this week's Scramble, or anything else related to this week's games, including your office pool and your fantasy start/bench decisions.

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13 Nov 2003, 02:32pm by Al & Ian

Week 11 Scramble/Open Thread

Ian and Al discuss how on earth the Falcons could upset the Giants, instant replay rules, and the return of the prodigal kicker. Rejoice, for it is once again the era of Rackers! Comment here on this week's Scramble, or anything else related to this week's games, including your office pool and your fantasy start/bench decisions.

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06 Nov 2003, 02:24pm by Al & Ian

Week 10 Scramble/Open Thread

This week Ian and Al dissect the battle for the Northern New Jersey, continue the discussion of overtime rules begun in the Week 9 Open Thread, and ooze plasma outta' their cerebellums. Plus, the Falcons suck. Comment here on this week's Scramble, or anything else related to this week's games, including your office pool and your fantasy start/bench decisions.

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