Team-building is just a fascinating phenomenon is sports, and, honestly, it is my favorite part about studying them. There are so many different strategies that lead executives take towards building a championship-caliber roster, and since they come from different backgrounds, their values are completely different. There isn’t a sport where this isn’t more obvious than in the NFL. While more executives are “analytically-minded” and have … Continue reading What Actually Wins NFL Games? Not What Conventional Wisdom Wants You To Believe!
With the NFL Draft fast approaching, we’ll hear a lot about the foundational positions in football, and how finding players at those positions is paramount. That conventional wisdom is correct, but what follows isn’t. For a long time, quarterback, left tackle, and edge rusher have been considered the most important positions in football. However, that is not the case; as the style of play has … Continue reading How NFL Teams Can Take Advantage of Positional Value When Building Their Roster
Wide receiver is a very stacked position in this draft class, which is great for teams who need skill-position talent on the perimeter. However, what about the teams who need the middle of the field threat and safety net for their quarterback? Tight end is a very difficult position to scout, as many of the top players at the position currently weren’t first-round picks, and … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Tight Ends