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  1. Cowboys' 1991 draft earns high marks

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- There was a time when the way the Dallas Cowboys ran their draft room was the envy of the league. One of those years was back in 1991 and Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth ranked the Cowboys selecting Russell Maryland and Alvin Harpe...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  2. Morning Links: Allen makes all-rookie team

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO - Good morning and Merry Christmas. Mike Tanier writing for Sports on Earth rightly places San Diego Chargers receiver Keenan Allen on his all-rookie team. Tanier on Allen: "The Chargers became a Philip Rivers-Antonio Gates-LaDanian Toml...

    Blog | December 25, 2013
  3. Morning Links: Going for it on fourth down

    Eric D. Williams

    Mike Tanier, writing for Sports On Earth, provides a comprehensive piece on the reasons more NFL coaches should go for it on fourth down, and what plays are more successful. This piece provides some interesting perspective, given San Diego coach M...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  4. RTC: Widespread turnover for Colts

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... A thought on every team's draft from Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth. Houston Texans Receiver DeAndre Hopkins is expected to start opposite Andre Johnson and safety D.J. Swearinger will play in the three-safety package, ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  5. RTC: The logistics of the scouting combine

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... The five kinds of people we're certain to meet out of the scouting combine, from Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth. Houston Texans Reviewing the tight ends and their play in the 2012 season with Nick Scurfield of HoustonT...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  6. Considering Blaine Gabbert's age, status

    Paul Kuharsky

    When the Jaguars' new quarterbacks coach, Frank Scelfo, recently talked of how Blaine Gabbert would rank in the 2013 draft, some shrugged it off as spin. But Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth considers the idea that Gabbert's age means he could actua...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  7. RTC: Ryan Grigson aggressive for Colts

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... "The Texans should still triumph, but they must make the most of this opportunity; the road will not rise up to meet them as readily next year." An AFC South preview from Mike Tanier of the new site, Sports on Earth. How J...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  8. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top headlines from around the NFC South. Check out this Insider piece by Mike Tanier of Football Outsiders. No argument that the Falcons are looking for a return man, and the Saints could use some depth at cornerback. But ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  9. NFL: Biggest post-draft needs for every NFC South team

    Mike Tanier

    Football Outsiders examines the most pressing 2012 post-draft needs for every team in the NFC South.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  10. Charting Cliff Avril's value to the Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We've all heard the question in one form of the other: Is Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril really that good? Or is he a product of the attention drawn by his higher-profile defensive teammates? Mike Tanier of Football Outsiders took a close...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  11. Checking out NFC South needs

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFC South is up in the latest installment of division-by-division top offseason needs by Football Outsiders. Check out this Insider post by Mike Tanier, who elaborates on a lot of topics we've been talking about in recent weeks. He discusse...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  12. NFL: Biggest offseason needs for every NFC South team

    Mike Tanier

    Football Outsiders examines the most pressing 2012 offseason needs for the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  13. Colts QBs: Tanier tabs Manning over Unitas

    Paul Kuharsky

    In ranking Colts all-time quarterbacks, Mike Tanier did not take the easy way out. He looked at signal-callers who played in both Baltimore and Indianapolis, which meant a head-to-head Peyton Manning vs. Johnny Unitas debate. Manning wins, and Tan...

    Blog | July 06, 2011
  14. Simple defense should benefit Colts

    Paul Kuharsky

    If complicated schemes will be hard to piece together with OTAs missed and the possibility of shortened camps, then the Indianapolis Colts defense should benefit. According to Mike Tanier's analysis breaking down how often teams send different num...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  15. 2010 Patriots not disappointing enough

    Tim Graham

    In a piece for ESPN Insider subscribers, Football Outsiders senior writer Mike Tanier assembled his list of the 10 most disappointing playoff performances of the past 25 years. Tanier's criteria for inclusion were a great regular season or a roste...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  16. NFL: Analyzing the top 10 most disappointing playoff teams of the...

    Mike Tanier

    Mike Tanier reviews the most disappointing playoff performances by terrific regular-season teams of the past 25 years.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011