Official 2021 NFL Draft Prospect Model Projections

We are less than a month away from the NFL Draft! Without an NFL Combine and coming off of a COVID-19 impacted season where schedules were limited to within conferences and were of unequal length, in addition to many players simply not playing, this hasn’t exactly been the smoothest of draft cycles. Yet, by all indications, this is an incredibly talented draft class filled with … Continue reading Official 2021 NFL Draft Prospect Model Projections

Is NFL Free Agency Fool’s Gold? Evaluating Each Team’s Spending From This Offseason

Free agency can be a very exciting time for NFL fans; their teams get to add impact talent to their roster. However, are they receiving what they believe to be getting? After all, since these players are in great demand, their asking prices tend to be higher than it should be, and in most cases, teams oblige. Does that sound look adequate spending? In my … Continue reading Is NFL Free Agency Fool’s Gold? Evaluating Each Team’s Spending From This Offseason

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 83 Tight Ends From a Mathematical Perspective

After letting the numbers decide who the top 130 receivers in the NFL are, it’s time to do the same at the tight end position. For the most part, tight ends provide most of their value as a receiver, so the evaluation process is somewhat similar to that of wide receiver. Yet, tight ends have to at least be capable run blockers to be three-down … Continue reading Ranking The Top 83 Tight Ends From a Mathematical Perspective

Top Ten Tight Ends

After going over my controversial top ten wide receivers list, it’s time for to look at a  less talented position: tight end. With Rob Gronkowski retiring, it’s time for a changing of the guard at the position, but the problem is, there aren’t many top-tier tight ends. In fact, on this list, we have a rookie, someone who didn’t play last season due to injury, and multiple … Continue reading Top Ten Tight Ends