Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

01 Nov 2009, 03:47pm by Mike Tanier

In Philadelphia, Heroes with a Lunch Pail

With the Eagles playing (destroying) the Giants this afternoon and the Phillies hosting the Yankees tonight, here's a Mike Tanier special in today's New York Times, attempting to explain Philadelphia fandom to the New Yorkers. Not strictly football, but strictly awesome.

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13 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2009, 11:41am by Anger n S Philiy

30 Oct 2009, 05:34pm by Mike Tanier

NYT: Week 8 Matchups

This week, Mr. Tanier compares the Lions and Browns to geishas (which is probably an insult the geishas, football-wise), finds Saints covered in Fudge, and disagrees with the notion that Vince Young is a straight shooter with upper management written all over him.

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11 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2009, 1:22pm by CaffeineMan

29 Oct 2009, 09:19am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Enter the Elam-verse

Mike Tanier reviews Monday Night Jihad, Jason Elam's novel about a linebacker turned government operative tracking a tight end turned international terrorist. Yes, that's actually the plot. Updated with a special photo.

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82 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2009, 12:15am by littletinybroncos

23 Oct 2009, 03:37pm by Mike Tanier

NYT: Week 7 Matchups

Here's the Week 7 Matchup piece for the New York Times.

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14 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2009, 8:08am by Duff(Josh)

22 Oct 2009, 01:00pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Interventions

In this king-sized Walkthrough: Mark Sanchez interceptions, Donovan McNabb sacks, Michael Crabtree, Tiger Woods, Bono, and The Pigeon.

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42 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2009, 10:23pm by Moses

21 Oct 2009, 12:15pm by Mike Tanier

ESPN Insider Route-Running Glossary

We put together a glossary of route-running terms to accompany an article by Seth Wickersham in the next (non-naked) issue of ESPN The Magazine. The ESPN folks have tossed it online for those who have Insider, along with a pretty little flash app that lets you click through diagrams of the various routes.

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5 comments, Last at 21 Oct 2009, 7:46pm by KO

16 Oct 2009, 04:13pm by Mike Tanier

NY Times: Week 6 Matchups

Mike Tanier's Week 6 matchups.

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22 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2009, 2:04pm by andrew

15 Oct 2009, 02:55pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Get Smart

Chris Brown of SmartFootball.com sits down with Mike Tanier to break down the Dolphins offense. Plus, enter a dimension of sight, sound, and hyperactivity: the Red Zone.

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16 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2009, 8:55pm by BroncosGuy

09 Oct 2009, 02:57pm by Mike Tanier

NY Times: Week 5 Matchups

Pumpkin chuckin', Roethlisbergium, and the Kora Superdeep Borehole all figure into Mike Tanier's analysis of this week's NFL matchups.

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17 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2009, 7:00pm by Anonymous43252356

08 Oct 2009, 11:00am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Incomplete Education

What kind of quarterback completes less than 40 percent of his passes? Mike Tanier searches for passers who paved the way for JaMarcus Russell. Plus, Saints blitzes and end zone meta-brations.

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74 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2009, 9:00pm by Lou