Ranking The Top 121 Linebackers From a Mathematical Perspective

Recently, we’ve gone over who rates out as the best interior defenders and edge rushers in the NFL. Now, we’ll complete our deep dive in the front seven, this time looking at the top linebackers in the NFL. As football continues to evolve into a spread-out passing game predicated on speed, the value of the linebacker position, especially their ability to stop the run, has … Continue reading Ranking The Top 121 Linebackers From a Mathematical Perspective

Top Ten Inside Linebackers

Over the past couple days, we’ve looked at two positions to require pass-rushing and run defending abilities: edge rusher and interior defensive line. Today, let’s look at the most complex position on defense: inside linebacker. Linebackers have to excel in coverage, run defense, tackling, and on occasion, pass rush. Meanwhile, they also tend to be the leaders of the defense, and are in charge of … Continue reading Top Ten Inside Linebackers

NFL Free Agency Preview: NFC West

We have one more division to go before we are done with our NFL free agency previews, and it’s the NFC West. This division has an obvious top dog in the Rams, but both the Seahawks and 49ers are teams to watch out for in free agency. Meanwhile, the Cardinals should also be interesting; they’ll need to overhaul their roster for new coach Kliff Kingsbury. … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Preview: NFC West

St.Louis Cardinals Youth Movement Sets Them Up For Long Term Success

Out of nowhere, the Cardinals have snatched a 0.5 game lead for the 1st NL Wildcard spot. After firing manager Mike Matheny and sitting at .500, the expectation was that St.Louis was going to need to retool their team in order to set themselves up for future success beyond this season. That showed when they trade center fielder Tommy Pham, an MVP candidate last year, … Continue reading St.Louis Cardinals Youth Movement Sets Them Up For Long Term Success