The Wheel Route is Undefeated, Even Against Bill Belichick

For the Patriots, the 2017-2018 season ended very similarly to how it began. New England lost to the Kansas City Chiefs 42-27 to open the season, mainly due to Matt Patricia’s defense having no answers for how to stop Andy Reid’s offensive game plan. The same could be said for Sunday’s 41-33 Super Bowl loss…

NFL Offensive Investment by Position Trends

In the first five installments of the investment in offense series, Dave Archibald looked at team spending at various offensive position groups – quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, and the offensive line. Having covered the offensive positions individually, he now looks for trends in NFL offensive investment as a whole. The chart below shows…