Wide Receiver Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

How do NFL teams allocate resources? Dave Archibald has looked at the real price of contract extensions and draft picks on quarterbacks, running backs, and offensive linemen. In this installment, he looks at how teams evaluate wide receiver investment. NFL quarterbacks throw more and more passes each season, and teams invest heavily in the receivers that catch those passes.…

OSR Stats

Offensive Success Rate (OSR) tracks how well an offense has performed on any given play based on the down, distance, and result of the play. Success rate is a measure of how many plays gain 50% of needed yards on first down, 50% of needed yards on second down, or 100% of needed yards on third or…

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