Fantasy Football 2021 Dynasty Top-400 Rankings

To the average person, asking someone if they play fantasy football may be expected to induce a binary “yes or no” answer. However, for hardcore enthusiasts, this is not the case. Do you play PPR, half-PPR, or with multiple quarterbacks? Auction drafts, snake drafts, or linear drafts? What other scoring and roster setting quirks does your league have? There are so many intricacies when it … Continue reading Fantasy Football 2021 Dynasty Top-400 Rankings

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

Fantasy Football Deep Dive: Correlation + Stability Of Key Metrics

There may be no more difficult task in sports than projecting a player’s statistical output. While fantasy analysts should feel confident in their rankings, the fact of the matter is that there is so much variance within each game, that statistics tend to fluctuate on a yearly basis. However, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try our best to formulate ideal expectations on the value each … Continue reading Fantasy Football Deep Dive: Correlation + Stability Of Key Metrics

2021 NFL Dynasty Rookie Rankings

Recently, we have looked at the NFL Draft from a team perspective. Specifically, we examined how teams fared in allocating their resources properly. However, NFL general managers aren’t the only ones who have to make tough decisions right now! For owners of dynasty fantasy football teams, this time of year is a critical spot for team building: rookie drafts! Yes, we can rank players prior … Continue reading 2021 NFL Dynasty Rookie Rankings

The Hidden Gems Of The 2021 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is fast approaching, and it cannot be overstated how much it can define the outlook of an organization. Whereas free agency is for short-term gain, the amount of edges that can be exploited through the draft to maximize a franchise’s long-term well being. Between trading down, attacking valuable positions, and playing the draft board correctly, there are plenty of ways to get … Continue reading The Hidden Gems Of The 2021 NFL Draft

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

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 Study: Quantifying Offensive/Defensive Play-Calling

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

2020-2021 NFL Conference Championship Game-By-Game Model Projections

The divisional round was one of the most hyped-up weekends of football in recent memory, and we were treated to some interesting games! The league’s best offense (Packers), as expected, was able to take down the league’s best defense (Rams). Then, in a matchup between two progressive organizations with young quarterbacks, the Bills flexed their roster depth with a primetime win over the Ravens at … Continue reading 2020-2021 NFL Conference Championship Game-By-Game Model Projections