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 130 Wide Receivers From a Mathematical Perspective

Recently, we let the numbers decide who the top running backs in the NFL were. Today, we’ll shift to a much more important skill position. Wide receiver is the most important non-quarterback position in the NFL, according to Pro Football Focus’ Wins Above Replacement (WAR) metric, so if there’s any position that can move the needle, it’s this one. The difference between an elite receiver and an … Continue reading Ranking The Top 130 Wide Receivers From a Mathematical Perspective

NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: NFC

We are two weeks removed from the beginning of the legal tampering period, and for the most part, NFL free agency has been settled. Sure, there are still some impact veterans on the open market, but most teams have already spent a large amount of their cap space, and there is no way to know when Jadeveon Clowney, Prince Amukamara, Logan Ryan, Everson Griffen, and … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: NFC

NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: AFC

We are two weeks removed from the beginning of the legal tampering period, and for the most part, NFL free agency has been settled. Sure, there are still some impact veterans on the open market, but most teams have already spent a large amount of their cap space, and there is no way to know when Jadeveon Clowney, Prince Amukamara, Logan Ryan, Everson Griffen, and … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: AFC

NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made After First Official Day of Free Agency

The quarterback carousel is mostly settled at this point, but with impact receivers and edge rushers still on the market, there is a lot left to be settled within NFL circles. This is actually the time where the smartest teams tend to come out on top, as players at this point generally are less reluctant to settle for one-year contracts- there are a lot of … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made After First Official Day of Free Agency

NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Made Made On First Day of Legal Tampering Period

Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the sports world, NFL free agency will proceed on time, which means the legal tampering period will start today. In this tracker, we’ll be analyzing every trade or signing that teams make on Monday, before doing the same with a new tracker on Tuesday. Packers Sign LB Christian Kirksey Contract Details: Two Years, $13 Million Grade: D+ The Packers … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Made Made On First Day of Legal Tampering Period

Extending Stefon Diggs Sets The Vikings Up For a Bright Future Ahead

On Tuesday, the Vikings gave wide receiver Stefon Diggs a five year, $72million extension. This extension has $40 million in guarantees and can go up to 5 years, $81 million. Diggs is now the fifth highest paid receiver in the league and the former fifth-round pick will now be expected to be one of the game’s elite receivers. Now, did Diggs deserve this contract and … Continue reading Extending Stefon Diggs Sets The Vikings Up For a Bright Future Ahead