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 83 Tight Ends From a Mathematical Perspective

After letting the numbers decide who the top 130 receivers in the NFL are, it’s time to do the same at the tight end position. For the most part, tight ends provide most of their value as a receiver, so the evaluation process is somewhat similar to that of wide receiver. Yet, tight ends have to at least be capable run blockers to be three-down … Continue reading Ranking The Top 83 Tight Ends From a Mathematical Perspective

Top Ten Tight Ends

After going over my controversial top ten wide receivers list, it’s time for to look at a  less talented position: tight end. With Rob Gronkowski retiring, it’s time for a changing of the guard at the position, but the problem is, there aren’t many top-tier tight ends. In fact, on this list, we have a rookie, someone who didn’t play last season due to injury, and multiple … Continue reading Top Ten Tight Ends

Ranking The Best Player At Each Position In The 2019 NFL Draft

With just four days to go until the NFL draft, teams likely have already made note of their main targets. Therefore, the rest of the week is sure to have a lot of rumors, that could be valid, but are most likely smokescreens so teams are in better positions to land their coveted prospects. In our mock draft, we discussed who those prospects will likely … Continue reading Ranking The Best Player At Each Position In The 2019 NFL Draft

Winners and Losers From NFL Week 1

Week 1 of the NFL was filled with so much excitement. Let’s recap this incredible week of football with the biggest winners and losers from Week 1. Winner: New York Jets With a rookie quarterback starting his first game in Sam Darnold, no one would’ve blamed the Jets or Darnold if they struggled on the road in Detroit. Instead, the Jets scored 31 unanswered after being … Continue reading Winners and Losers From NFL Week 1

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