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

NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: NFC

We are two weeks removed from the beginning of the legal tampering period, and for the most part, NFL free agency has been settled. Sure, there are still some impact veterans on the open market, but most teams have already spent a large amount of their cap space, and there is no way to know when Jadeveon Clowney, Prince Amukamara, Logan Ryan, Everson Griffen, and … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: NFC

NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: AFC

We are two weeks removed from the beginning of the legal tampering period, and for the most part, NFL free agency has been settled. Sure, there are still some impact veterans on the open market, but most teams have already spent a large amount of their cap space, and there is no way to know when Jadeveon Clowney, Prince Amukamara, Logan Ryan, Everson Griffen, and … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Recap/Analysis: AFC

NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made Two Days Into Free Agency (Friday)

For the most part, the NFL landscape has been settled, as only one team (Patriots) appear to still be in the market for a quarterback, while most of the marquee free agents have found new homes. However, with players such as Emmanuel Sanders, Robby Anderson, and Jadeveon Clowney still available, teams still have the opportunity to add high-impact players. Our goal was to recap every … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made Two Days Into Free Agency (Friday)

NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made On Day Two of Legal Tampering Period

Even after a very active first day of free-agency signings and trades on the first day, there should be plenty of activity today, especially with the quarterback market. We already know Tom Brady is leaving the Patriots, but where will he and Phillip Rivers land? Let’s analyze every move (major or minor) made today, Tuesday March 17th. Seahawks Re-sign TE Luke Willson Contract Details: One … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Tracker: Analyzing Every Move Made On Day Two of Legal Tampering Period

Super Bowl LIII Prediction

In Super Bowl 53, the Rams and Patriots will face off in an intriguing matchup between old and new. Los Angeles has the young head coach-quarterback duo of Sean McVay and Jared Goff while New England will return to the Super Bowl for the third straight season with the infamous duo of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. On paper,these two teams are even, which makes … Continue reading Super Bowl LIII Prediction

Winners and Losers From NFL Week 2

After a wild week one, it would be expected if Week 2 failed to match the same excitement. Instead, it exceeded that, with so many field goals and yet another tie, this one between the Vikings and Packers. Let’s take a look at the biggest winners and losers from Week 2. Winner: Jacksonville Jaguars Without running back Leonard Fournette, it was fair to question if … Continue reading Winners and Losers From NFL Week 2

AFC West Preview and Prediction

Let’s wrap up the AFC division previews and predictions by looking at the AFC West. First: Los Angeles Chargers (11-5) Here come the Chargers. If Los Angeles had a capable kicker last season, they may have gotten a top two seed in the AFC. Instead, they missed the playoffs but now come into the season much hungrier. They’re still led by future Hall of Famer … Continue reading AFC West Preview and Prediction