Something that is great about sports is how much of it can be quantified. We have plenty of metrics to evaluate players, and from there, can have a decent understanding of the value they provide for a team. However, the games aren’t just won the players; they need to be put in a position to succeed. In fact, given the importance of offensive and defensive … Continue reading NFL Study: Quantifying Offensive/Defensive Play-Calling
They may not be on fantasy football rosters, but it is impossible to overstate the impact NFL head coaches have. After all, the players on said rosters can be talented, yet if they aren’t being put in a position to succeed, it may not matter at the end. We have seen plenty of talented teams underperform, compared to teams that appear to overachieve. That is … Continue reading NFL Team Building: What Should Teams Be Looking For When Hiring a Head Coach?
While the 49ers and Chiefs are getting prepared to play in the Super Bowl in two weeks, the other 30 NFL teams are forced to look ahead to next season. For five teams (Redskins, Cowboys, Panthers, Giants, and Browns), that meant finding a new head coach, as each didn’t have the success this season that they hoped to have. Hiring a head coach is a … Continue reading NFL Head Coaching Hires Analysis/Reaction