32 Paragraphs About 32 Teams: A Thinking Fan's Guide To The NFL Season

32 Paragraphs About 32 Teams: A Thinking Fan's Guide To The NFL Season

The following is excerpted from the team chapters of the always-excellent Football Outsiders Almanac. Buy the PDF for $12.50 or order the printed book from Amazon. » 8/26/13 2:00pm 8/26/13 2:00pm

32 Paragraphs About 32 NFL Teams From The Football Outsiders Almanac…

The following is excerpted from the team chapters of the always-excellent Football Outsiders almanac. Buy the PDF for $12.50 or order the printed book from Amazon. » 8/22/12 5:05pm 8/22/12 5:05pm

32 Paragraphs About 32 NFL Teams From The 2011 Football Outsiders…

The following is excerpted from the team chapters of the always-excellent Football Outsiders almanac. Buy the PDF for $12 or order the book for $21.95. » 8/25/11 5:15pm 8/25/11 5:15pm

A Conversation With Football Outsiders EIC Aaron Schatz

My beach books aren't novels about Smith women discovering their sexuality, or biographies about forgotten historical figures, or leadership You-Can-Make-Millions-Out-Of-Your-Home-And-Here's-How. I read the Prospectus books. » 8/26/09 11:30am 8/26/09 11:30am

It's Not Just Seattle That Hates The Refs

A lot of what we've pointed out to you this morning has implied that the only people frustrated by the repeatedly terrible calls in last night's Super Bowl were angry Seahawks fans. We want to make clear that's hardly the case. » 2/06/06 1:00pm 2/06/06 1:00pm

Football Outsiders Join The Happy Family Of Fox

Some Web business news this morning: The crazy kids at Football Outsiders have signed a deal with Fox Sports to provide NFL content for their site. Editor-in-chief Aaron Schatz — who previously had been doing work for ESPN Page 2 — says Fox Sports will run original FO content Monday-Wednesday. Fox, as it tends to do,… » 9/26/05 9:58am 9/26/05 9:58am

We Have To Ask ...

Suggested questions for today's ESPN SportsNation chatters ...
11 a.m. NFL with Michael Smith: Wait, my bad, I thought you were Michael David Smith, from Football Outsiders. You know, the interesting one. You must get that a lot.
Noon. NCAA FB with Joe Schad: Covering the Dolphins for the Orlando Sentinel, have… » 9/22/05 11:30am 9/22/05 11:30am

Football Outsiders Poo On Skip Bayless Some More

Every successful enterprise needs a villain, and as Football Outsiders becomes more and more popular — their book just arrived at Deadspin World Headquarters and is being devoured with much haste, even as we type — their glee at picking apart ESPN "Cold Pizza" wax automaton Skip Bayless becomes more and more… » 9/09/05 4:51pm 9/09/05 4:51pm

More Net Nerds Hit It "Big" Time


We were impressed to see the folks from on ESPN2's Cold Pizza this morning, as much as we can be impressed to see anyone on Cold Pizza. We still don't think Football Outsiders is ever going to quite hit the levels of Baseball Prospectus, if just because people who watch baseball are just bigger computer nerds than… » 8/10/05 12:45pm 8/10/05 12:45pm