Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Dec 2007, 04:15am by Aaron Schatz

Brett Favre Named SI Sportsman of the Year

I know I'm supposed to say something pithy here about how much the media loves Brett Favre, but the guy is having a remarkable year. Tim Duncan already won the thing, and they did the Red Sox back in 2004, so who's left? Roger Federer, perhaps? Colts fans, feel free to argue for Peyton Manning.

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37 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2007, 2:51am by Truman

04 Dec 2007, 03:51am by Aaron Schatz

Bart Scott's Hissy Fit, and Other Stories

I hope nobody minds if I share some thoughts on tonight's Patriots-Ravens game... (Click link to read more.)

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255 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2007, 9:25pm by TomG

03 Dec 2007, 10:49pm by Aaron Schatz

2007 Quick Reads: Week 13

Here's a look at the best and worst players of the week according to FO stats. It was definitely a week for the usual suspects to shine. Thanks to Doug Farrar for writing a lot of the comments, since I was out checking out my brother's band at the Middle East last night.

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47 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2007, 6:48pm by Soulless Merchant of Fear

03 Dec 2007, 05:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Roy Williams Likely Out for Year

Hey, remember when you put down $100 a few weeks ago because you got good odds on the Lions making the playoffs? Yeah, that wasn't such a good idea.

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18 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2007, 12:39am by Raiderjoe

02 Dec 2007, 11:21pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Best-Ever Teams Have No Title Guarantees

This week's ESPN MNF column looks at two things: How the Patriots compare to the teams covered in Eddie Epstein's book Dominance, and how their near-loss to Philadelphia compares to other near-losses by the NFL's greatest teams. Suffice it to say, one or two close wins doesn't say much about the Pats' overall greatness.

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38 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2007, 1:31am by DP

30 Nov 2007, 12:50pm by Aaron Schatz

QB Hurries Through Week 10

Here's an early list of players who lead the league in QB hurries. (Click link to read more.)

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25 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2007, 7:22am by thestar5

29 Nov 2007, 06:09pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN Numbers Crunching: Week 13

Here's the weekly look at random FO-related stats from each game. This week, find out which situation gives Dallas the biggest advantage over Green Bay, the ironic truth about Seattle penalties, and the mind-blowing dominance of the Tennessee Titans when it comes to the new statistic "quarterback hits."

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7 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2007, 3:27pm by AmbiantDonkey

28 Nov 2007, 10:40pm by Aaron Schatz

DVOA on AOL: Week 12

Here are the weekly team-by-team comments on DVOA, over at AOL. This week I talk about just how ridiculously consistent the ratings have been this year, possible secret weapons for the Cowboys against the Packers and vice versa, and a 35-year-old veteran whose success this season may surprise you as much as it surprised me.

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9 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2007, 3:40am by Temo

28 Nov 2007, 05:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Cardinals Lose Wilson, Green

Bad news for the Arizona Cardinals and their slim playoff hopes, as safety Adrian Wilson and cornerback Eric Green have both gone on IR. The FO cover curse strikes again?

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16 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2007, 4:38pm by footballprofessor

27 Nov 2007, 06:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

Wondering how much Sunday night's surprising near-loss to the Eagles dropped New England's DVOA rating? Would you believe the answer is "not much at all?" The top eight teams all stay basically the same, while good things are happening in Minnesota and Ohio.

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161 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2007, 5:16pm by Sid