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 152 Cornerbacks From a Mathematical Perspective

We’ve officially ranked the top players at each position in a defensive front seven, so now, it’s time to turn our attention to the most valuable part of a defense- the cornerbacks. With the way that passing offenses have evolved, teams have no choice but to be extremely deep at this position, regardless of what defensive scheme they run. At the same time, this tends … Continue reading Ranking The Top 152 Cornerbacks From a Mathematical Perspective

Super Bowl LIV Prediction

It’s finally here! For two long weeks, we’ve been waiting for Sunday, February 2nd; at 6:40 PM ET, the 49ers and Chiefs will face off in Miami in what should be an amazing Super Bowl. In my opinion, this is the most evenly-matched Super Bowl since Super Bowl XLIX, in which the Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24 on the infamous Malcolm Butler interception at the … Continue reading Super Bowl LIV Prediction

NFC West Preview and Prediction

This is it! Here is the final division preview, starring the NFC West. First: Los Angeles Rams (11-5) After fielding the league’s worst offense two years ago, the Rams had the best offense in points per game under new head coach last year under new head coach Sean McVay, and their record went from 4-12 in 2016 to 11-5 last year. Even though they lost … Continue reading NFC West Preview and Prediction