Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

16 Oct 2006, 03:23am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: The Real Rookies of the Year

In which the Seahawks and Saints win last-second nail-biters, Ed Hochuli gets one right and Mike Carey probably doesn't, the Raiders hit a new high in low, that guy in Dallas finds his place, Kyle Boller and Philip Rivers live up to FO projections, and “Failure to Launch� develops an entirely new meaning.

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57 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2006, 4:25pm by morganja

09 Oct 2006, 03:32am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: The Value of Revenge

Two marquee games turned far more on the efforts of the "undercards" than the antagonists, especially the brilliance of one defensive coordinator. The hype story was revenge, but the real tale told was of incomprehensible noise when it came to that receiver from Dallas. The Chargers overcame last week's loss to send the Super Bowl champs into a deeper hole, and Albert Haynesworth may have a rival in the "Cheap Shot" department.

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38 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2006, 9:34pm by Jerry

04 Oct 2006, 09:34pm by Doug Farrar

Koren Robinson Gets 90 Days for Second DUI

From the AP: "Robinson appeared in Municipal Court in Seattle, where he pleaded guilty last year to drunken driving. At the time, he was given a five-year sentence that was suspended on condition he not drink or have any other law violations. The former first-round draft pick was then released by the Seattle Seahawks and signed by the Minnesota Vikings. But Robinson was charged with drunk driving again after he was stopped for speeding in August in Minnesota near the Vikings' training camp, leading to Wednesday's hearing.

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18 comments, Last at 06 Oct 2006, 10:42am by Doug Farrar

02 Oct 2006, 10:17am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: From Green Day to Green Bay

The Ravens and Chargers played to a thrilling (for Baltimore) and confounding (for San Diego) finish in the AFC's top contest. The NFC's #1 matchup was far less compelling, as the Bears thrashed Seattle in every possible fashion and took the conference lead. Jerricho Cotchery and Marques Colston get namechecks, the other receiver in Dallas is discussed, and the true magnitude of “370� is revealed again.

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26 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2006, 10:46pm by Sebastian

29 Sep 2006, 11:31am by Doug Farrar

Portis Feeling Like Himself Again

Clinton Portis' shoulder is feeling better, and that's good news for Redskins fans. But according to this Washington Post article (free registration/bugmenot required), Portis is retiring his wacky cast of midweek press conference characters ... and that's bad news for fun-loving football fans. Portis cites the fact that the team employee who helped pick out his outfits no longer works with the organization, and that his “inspiration has dried up.� Farewell, Coach Janky Spanky -- we loved your defense with the two extra Sean Taylors.

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26 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2006, 4:51pm by The Ninjalectual

27 Sep 2006, 01:39am by Doug Farrar

UPDATE: T.O. Says No Suicide Attempt

AP: The mercurial Dallas receiver was taken by a fire rescue crew to Baylor Medical Center on Tuesday night for undisclosed reasons. Doctors were said to be trying to induce vomiting, according to a television report. A reporter for TV station KTVT later said she saw Owens being wheeled down the hall. ESPN's Ed Werder is reporting that Owens suffered an adverse reaction to painkillers taken for treatment of his fractured hand. Bill Parcells mentioned in a press conference after the injury that pain medication had made Owens ill before.

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164 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2006, 10:17pm by Pat

25 Sep 2006, 11:45am by Doug Farrar

Thurman Arrested, Charged with Drunken Driving

Well, here isn't a surprise. Bengals linebacker Odell Thurman, already serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, was arrested Monday morning in Cincinnati after his SUV blew across a double-yellow lane near a sobriety checkpoint. Thurman subsequently registered over twice the legal limit on a blood alcohol test.

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26 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2006, 11:08pm by Kevin11

25 Sep 2006, 11:20am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: Division Rivalries Ruled the Day

Reviewing Cincinnati's revenge, Jacksonville's "almost" game, Minnesota's newfound respect, Steve Smith's insane value, why Ernie Accorsi should have let sleeping dogs lie, and a lot of numbers that (hopefully) hold some meaning.

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24 comments, Last at 27 Sep 2006, 2:59am by Levente, Hungary

22 Sep 2006, 12:28pm by Doug Farrar

The Commish's Big "To-Do"

Originally part of this week's "Manic Monday", this piece was split off because it didn't have a great deal to do with gameday. Published on Seahawks.NET as an overview of the issues I think Commissioner Goodell will find most pressing through the first few years of his tenure.

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48 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2006, 6:35pm by Kevin11

18 Sep 2006, 10:44am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: Seahawks Look Better

Reviewing Week 2 for FOXSports.com: Jake Delhomme struggles, Joseph Addai shines, and Aaron Brooks, we hardly knew ye.

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35 comments, Last at 22 Sep 2006, 12:28pm by steelberger1