Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

04 Sep 2008, 10:34am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Everybody Hurts

In the first regular season installment of Walkthrough, learn what goes through Jeff Saturday's mind presnap and play Brett Favre Money Shot Bingo.

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44 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2008, 5:06pm by Some Dude

28 Aug 2008, 05:53pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Good Eats

Did ancient Romans tailgate on the backs of chariots? Perhaps Mike Tanier can get the scoop from a nutritional anthropologist. Plus: 10 ways to improve your football experience, and the Strahan/Barber tour of Greece.

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42 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2008, 8:38pm by Geo B

21 Aug 2008, 04:02pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Preseason, or Man's Search for Meaning

Sure, preseason stats are meaningless, but what else is there to talk about? In this week's Walkthrough, Mike Tanier delves into five years of preseason numbers in search of anything worthy of a column. Plus: Exhibition football on the Homer Television Network.

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44 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2008, 3:15pm by armchair journeyman quarterback

14 Aug 2008, 07:41pm by Mike Tanier


For this week's ESPN.com piece, in honor of tonight's Buffalo game in Toronto, a list of the top ten players who starred in both the CFL and the NFL.

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13 comments, Last at 16 Aug 2008, 7:45am by mike carlson

14 Aug 2008, 01:15pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Afterglow

Mike Tanier has the last word on the Brett Favre saga, and it somehow involves Brigitte Bardot, Anthony Michael Hall, and Charlemagne. Plus, a viewer's guide to Week 2 of the preseason.

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30 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2008, 6:19pm by jebmak

31 Jul 2008, 02:25pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Field Generals

African American quarterbacks have made great strides over the past three decades; now historian Lloyd Vance is helping to preserve the history of their struggle. Plus: Football's latest Internet fad.

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98 comments, Last at 12 Aug 2008, 4:24pm by martial

17 Jul 2008, 11:05am by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Psychiatric Help, 5 Cents

What does your fantasy draft strategy say about you? The doctor is in as Mike Tanier gets all Freudian with your need to draft Antonio Gates early, plus Q&A with new Deadspin editor A.J. Daulerio.

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76 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2008, 5:57pm by RB #25, Tulane

13 Jul 2008, 03:52pm by Mike Tanier

FO in the NY Times: Who are Likely Suitors in the Favre-a-thon?

If the Packers did let Brett Favre go elsewhere, where does he go? You've read this stuff all over the place -- but have you read it with that patented Football Outsiders style?

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47 comments, Last at 18 Jul 2008, 2:14am by phil

10 Jul 2008, 01:26pm by Mike Tanier

FO Chat on BP.com: Mike Tanier

Mike took your Pro Football Prospectus 2008 questions over at BaseballProspectus.com today; here's the transcript. There were a number of questions on the NFC North. Also discussed: JaMarcus Russell and the Lewin Career Forecast, our surprising optimism about Carolina and Houston, and why Tom Brady's KUBIAK risk is "red." There will be another PFP 08 chat at BP.com next Thursday.

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33 comments, Last at 13 Jul 2008, 6:45pm by Yaguar

01 Jul 2008, 11:00pm by Mike Tanier

Walkthrough: Spread the Word

This week: The rise (or not) of the spread offense, safety blitzes and how to stop them, a review of Mark Bowden's book about the 1958 NFL Championship, and the real reason Daunte Culpepper became a video game superstar.

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37 comments, Last at 06 Jul 2008, 8:11pm by Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabbadu