Fantasy Football 2021 Quarterback Rankings + Projections

With free agency and the draft well in the rearview mirror, we’ve reached the “dead period” of the NFL offseason. That is, unless you play fantasy football. Rather than focus on which players are in the “best shape of their lives” and tracking training camp statistics, this is a critical time for the formulation and finalization of rankings. Competitive drafts are already starting to take … Continue reading Fantasy Football 2021 Quarterback Rankings + Projections

NFL 2021 Team-By-Team Surplus Value Draft Boards

We are inching ever so closely to the NFL Draft, which means one thing: fans of every team spending countless amount of hours on various mock draft simulators mapping out every possible scenario for their team! Honestly, it’s easily one of the most exciting times of the year! The hard part about creating mock drafts for specific teams or even providing “what each team should … Continue reading NFL 2021 Team-By-Team Surplus Value Draft Boards

Changing The Way We Evaluate NFL QB Prospects

There is no more exciting time in the NFL, in my opinion, than the NFL Draft. Studies have shown that successful rosters are built through the draft, and it makes sense; the top players tend to be kept by their respective teams, and thus don’t often reach free agency. The surplus value of getting a cost-controlled player for four years, in addition to a fifth-year … Continue reading Changing The Way We Evaluate NFL QB Prospects

NFL: Playing “GM” For Every AFC Team Ahead of Free Agency

Last Sunday, we reached a sad point of the yearly cycle: it was the first Sunday without football. Fret not, though! With the NFL season coming to an end, we can shift our attention to a time that is arguably even more exciting than the actual season- the offseason. Optimism towards the future, player movement, the offseason provides us with a lot of entertainment, as … Continue reading NFL: Playing “GM” For Every AFC Team Ahead of Free Agency

NFL Deep Dive: How Important Is Mobility At The Quarterback Position?

Once upon a time, quarterbacks were expected to be statues in the pocket. As the team’s signal-caller, your job was to simply pass the ball and execute a game plan. If you weren’t a pocket passer, there probably was a lot of momentum for you to move to a different position. This was a much simpler time of football analysis, but now, the game has … Continue reading NFL Deep Dive: How Important Is Mobility At The Quarterback Position?

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 48 Quarterbacks From A Mathematical Perspective

When assessing who the best quarterbacks are, people have their different ways of evaluation. Some look at intangibles and playoff production, while others look at statistics such as passing yards and touchdowns. However, both of those methods have a flawed foundation, so I’ve come up with a different way to evaluate quarterback production. Using eight advanced statistics from Pro Football Focus, I’ve established a formula to rank … Continue reading Ranking The Top 48 Quarterbacks From A Mathematical Perspective

2020 NFL Draft Position-By-Position Breakdown

Between our rankings of prospects per position, our positional adjusted big board, a sample “what I would do” mock draft, and our team-by-team previews, we’ve certainly gone over what each team should do in the NFL draft. However, it’s now time for us to focus on the specific prospects. Today, we’ll go position-by-position, picking a prospect for each of the following classifications: best player, most … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft Position-By-Position Breakdown

2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Cornerbacks

We’ve gone through the entire front seven with out 2020 NFL Draft position rankings, but now, it’s time to get to the most valuable defensive position- cornerback. Though many believe that rushing the passer is the most important part of defensive play, having strong cornerback play forces the quarterback to hold onto the ball longer, which in turn  leads to more sacks. Therefore, in order … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Cornerbacks