Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

27 Oct 2008, 11:55pm by Vincent Verhei

Kurt Warner: Hall of Famer?

An Audibles comment a few weeks ago concerning Kurt Warner's Hall of Fame odds caught the eyes of Ned Macey, and the debate was on.

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68 comments, Last at 03 Nov 2008, 6:10am by Bobman

21 Oct 2008, 11:25pm by Vincent Verhei

Browns Suspend Winslow For 1 Game

The Browns have suspended tight end Kellen Winslow for this weekend's game at Jacksonville. The cause? Calling out the team for not disclosing the staph infection he suffered, the latest in a list of such infections to strike Browns players.

Because when you've got a problem with staph infection running through your team, the best thing to do is punish players who complain about it.

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15 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2008, 9:43pm by Steelerfan1977

15 Oct 2008, 12:33am by Vincent Verhei

Scramble for the Ball: Game Geeks

What games do NFLers play away from the field? Better yet, what should they play? Plus, an angry Ram chops some wood, and a Loser League update.

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25 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2008, 7:40am by andrew

14 Oct 2008, 06:32pm by Vincent Verhei

Redskins sign Alexander

Desperate times call for desperate measures. With Ladell Betts injured, Shaun Alexander becomes the top backup to Clinton Portis. This is the same Shaun Alexander that the Bengals turned down in favor of Chris Perry.

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30 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2008, 8:08pm by Dice

22 Sep 2008, 06:16pm by Vincent Verhei

Ford Junior: I'd Fire Millen

Bill Ford, Jr., son of Lions owner William Clay Ford, has gone on record as saying he'd fire general manager Matt Millen if he had the authority. Of course, he doesn't have the authority, so this announcement doesn't really do Lions fans a lot of good.

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12 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2008, 10:09am by NickFantana

10 Sep 2008, 03:59am by Vincent Verhei

Seahawks Make Two Bewildering Cuts

Actually, the Seahawks made three cuts, but one seems reasonable: Punter Ryan Plackemeier was cut after a horrible game against Buffalo (including a pair of 22-yard punts, plus being partially responsible for Roscoe Parrish's touchdown return), and Seattle immediately signed Jon Ryan to replace him. Fine.

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23 comments, Last at 11 Sep 2008, 10:14am by Yaguar

08 Sep 2008, 09:09am by Vincent Verhei

Audibles At The Line: Week 1

With one of the two best players in the league probably gone for the season, can the FO staff resist the siren call of National Jump to Conclusions Week?

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160 comments, Last at 05 Dec 2011, 4:17pm by LeeGentry19

05 Sep 2008, 05:07pm by Vincent Verhei

Jason Peters Ends Holdout

Pro Bowl tackle Jason Peters, who missed all of training camp and the entire preseason while holding out for a new contract, has informed the team that he is ending his holdout. He is unlikely to play in the season opener against Seattle -- who, ironically, saw their own Pro Bowl tackle, Walter Jones, miss all of training camp for several years in a row before signing a long-term contract in 2005. Jones, however, never missed a game due to any of his holdouts.

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10 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2008, 6:13pm by KL

05 Sep 2008, 04:16pm by Vincent Verhei

Willie Anderson Joins Ravens

Four-time Pro Bowler Willie Anderson, cut by the Bengals last week, has signed with Baltimore. What's most interesting about this is the way he openly buried his old club on the way out the door: "They didn't cut me because I couldn't play. They cut me because I said I didn't want to play there anymore. After 13 years, you get tired of dealing with non-football issues."

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12 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2008, 12:09pm by whatnow

30 Aug 2008, 04:37am by Vincent Verhei

Vikings' McKinnie Suspended For First Four Games

Bryant McKinnie was arrested on four charges following a nightclub brawl in February. The suspension is not a surprise, but what took so long? As the Star-Tribune notes, the suspension leaves Artis Hicks at left tackle to square off against "the Packers' Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, the Colts' Dwight Freeney, the Panthers' Julius Peppers and the Titans' Kyle Vanden Bosch. Those four have a total of 225 career sacks."

Note to Tarvaris Jackson: Run!

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23 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2008, 11:53am by MJK