Reacting To Chris Jones, Myles Garrett, and Derrick Henry Extensions: NFL Teams Clearly Still Behind The Curve

The week of July 15th is always a busy time for business in the NFL- it’s the deadline for players on the franchise tag to sign new extensions. For the most part, the attention was on quarterback Dak Prescott’s negotiations with the Cowboys, but instead, three different players signed new massive contracts. It’s nice to see Chris Jones, Myles Garrett, and Derrick Henry get rewarded … Continue reading Reacting To Chris Jones, Myles Garrett, and Derrick Henry Extensions: NFL Teams Clearly Still Behind The Curve

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 68 Running Backs From A Mathematical Perspective

After letting the numbers decide who the top 48 quarterbacks in the NFL were, let’s take a similar approach with running backs- we’ll look at the top 68 running backs in the NFL. We’ve already harped in the past that this is easily the least important position, but it’s still fun to rank them by taking them outside of their scheme and surrounding cast. To … Continue reading Ranking The Top 68 Running Backs From A Mathematical Perspective

NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing All Major Moves Prior To Legal Tampering Period

Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the sports world, it appears that the NFL free agency will proceed on time, which means the legal tampering period will start on Monday, March 16th. In this tracker, we’ll be analyzing every trade or signing that teams make prior to the legal tampering period, before doing the same with a new tracker  on Monday Broncos Acquire CB AJ … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing All Major Moves Prior To Legal Tampering Period

Top Ten Running Backs

After looking at the top ten quarterbacks in the NFL, it’s time to continue on with this series by ranking the top ten running backs. Ironically, after looking at the most important position, we’re now examining the least important and most replaceable position. Still, the top running backs are still able to make a major impact despite that, especially the top half of this list, … Continue reading Top Ten Running Backs