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?
In less than one week, we will have regular season football! As we approach the regular-season opener with the Packers and Bears facing off in Chicago, it’s time to finalize our team and player predictions. Today, let’s look at individual awards: Most Valuable Player (MVP), Defensive Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, … Continue reading NFL Award Predictions
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Every year, there are players who bounce back or break out to have tremendous seasons. We already looked at quarterbacks who could have great seasons, so let’s look at some running backs that will have a stellar 2018 campaign. Jerick McKinnon, San Francisco 49ers Despite never eclipsing 600 rushing yards in a season, Jerick McKinnon was able to earn a 4 year/$30 million contract from … Continue reading Five Running Backs Who Will Have An Outstanding 2018 Season