Fine-Tuning Wins Above Replacement To Better Capture an NFL Player’s $/Year Value

  Whereas baseball is filled with advanced statistics, other sports, particularly football, have lagged behind. For analysis, the common fan too often turns to unstable, flawed statistics such as yards gained/allowed, turnovers, and touchdowns, and, as a result, NFL players tend to be more polarizing than MLB players- analysts are using different variables to compare players. Luckily for us,¬†Pro Football Focus’¬†grades and new Wins Above … Continue reading Fine-Tuning Wins Above Replacement To Better Capture an NFL Player’s $/Year Value

Ranking The Top 116 Safeties From a Mathematical Perspective

We have officially made it! For the last month, the numbers have given us an idea of who the top players are at every position, and today, we’ll finish up the series by looking at the top safeties in the NFL. Since we’re combining rangy free safeties with versatile chess-pieces, there are a lot of different styles of players on this list, which is what … Continue reading Ranking The Top 116 Safeties From a Mathematical Perspective

NFL Free Agency Preview: NFC North

Now that we’re done with the AFC, it’s time to preview free agency for each team in the NFC North. This a very talented division; three of the four teams are playoff contenders (Bears, Vikings, Packers), while the other remains a talented team (Lions). Free agency could determine who ends up on top, so each team must have the proper blueprint to success. What is … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Preview: NFC North

NFL Free Agency Preview: AFC West

Wrapping up the AFC, it’s time to preview free agency for the AFC West. This division has two stacked teams vying for a Super Bowl title (Chiefs, Chargers), a consistently mediocre team (Broncos), and a currently awful team that could make headlines this offseason (Raiders). It’s an interesting dynamic, and it will be interesting to see how it all plays out. Let’s take a look … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Preview: AFC West