Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

02 Nov 2007, 01:45pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone Blender

Shhh... don't tell anyone, but there are 13 other games this week. Mike Tanier empties his TDZ notebook, examining blitz packages that work and zones that don't. No Pats or Colts here, but you will find out how Joey Galloway goes deep, how the Steelers get angry, and how the Philly D goes soft in the red zone.

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37 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2007, 9:15pm by Matt

31 Oct 2007, 05:28pm by Mike Tanier

Week 9 FOX Rundown

Hey, did you hear the Patriots and Colts are playing this weekend? This week's Rundown also looks at two other big-time rivalry games: Eagles-Cowboys and Ravens-Steelers, plus RoboKurt and Mel Brooks Presents A History of David Carr, Part I.

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43 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2007, 1:28pm by BadgerT1000

24 Oct 2007, 06:17pm by Mike Tanier

Week 8 FOX Rundown

This week's Rundown features Stuart Fraser's take on the NFL in London and frustration with personnel choices in Minnesota and Philadelphia. Plus: The Rams become the Browns, and vice versa!

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50 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2007, 12:08pm by TED F!@#ING GINN!?

19 Oct 2007, 12:23pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Four Giant Aces

The Giants have been driving quarterbacks crazy by putting Michael Strahan, Osi Umenyiora, Jason Tuck, and Mathias Kiwanuka on the field at the same time. As Mike Tanier learns this week, there's more to this "Four Aces" package than just speed. Find out how the Giants are using athleticism, creativity, and discipline to make life miserable for offenses.

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28 comments, Last at 26 Oct 2007, 11:34pm by Jaime Speciale

18 Oct 2007, 11:17am by Mike Tanier

Week 7 FOX Rundown

This week, we play America's favorite new game show, "Name Three Dolphins Starters on Offense" along with Willis McGahee's favorite game show, "Name Ways Baltimore is Better Than Buffalo."Plus: Don't sleep on the Steelers.

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21 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2007, 11:26am by Viva Pedro

12 Oct 2007, 05:41pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Patriots-Cowboys

Had enough Patriots-Cowboys coverage yet? No? Good. Mike Tanier examines a successful drive by each team to decide who has the edge on offense. Find out how the Patriots shift on the fly from the run 'n' shoot to power ball, and learn more about the versatility of Jason Witten.

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17 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2007, 1:02pm by Jon Coit

10 Oct 2007, 04:15pm by Mike Tanier

Week 6 FOX Rundown

Is the Curse of 43 stronger than the Curse of 370? Will Israel Idonije end the season with more kick returns than Devin Hester? If everyone is talking about the fact that everyone is talking about the Patriots and not the Colts, does this mean that everyone is really talking about the Colts, and nobody is talking about the Patriots? Plus: Breaking Andy Reid news! Or not!

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57 comments, Last at 13 Oct 2007, 3:18am by thestar5

05 Oct 2007, 02:43pm by Mike Tanier

Year of the Scab Part II

Our second excerpt from Mike Tanier's "Year of the Scab: The True Story of the 1987 Replacement Games" finds Mike Ditka sounding off, Randy White attempting to run over Tony Dorsett with a pickup truck, and ABC replacing Monday Night Football with "Star Trek III."

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17 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2007, 1:33pm by Saints_just_playin_for_draft_picks

03 Oct 2007, 10:05pm by Mike Tanier

Week 5 FOX Rundown

Looking forward to Week 5: The Super Bowl XL rematch, the last chance for the Saints, and pigeons, pigeons, pigeons!

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25 comments, Last at 05 Oct 2007, 5:30am by Trevor B

28 Sep 2007, 12:12pm by Mike Tanier

TDZ: Bengal Bungle

The Bengals defense bounced back from a 51-point debacle against the Browns with a good-but-not-great performance against the Seahawks. What went wrong against Cleveland that went right against Seattle? And what problems will haunt the Bengals defense for the rest of the season? Mike Tanier unspools the game tape to find out.

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30 comments, Last at 02 Oct 2007, 11:56am by Podge