Explosiveness and Efficiency: Evaluating the Top Offenses, Defenses, and Teams of the NCAA Football Season

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] We’re headed down the home stretch of the college football season which means…

Introducing the CSP: A New Way to Contextualize Sack Production

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] All production is good and all sacks are good. I’m not here to…

Sean Payton and the Two Point Conversion

Two point conversions are a rare play even with the longer extra point attempts, but when they…

Quantifying the Sam Bradford Trade

Trading for players when desperate never yields the best value. But after Teddy Bridgewater‘s season ended…

MAVEM: Conference Based Drafting

Love or hate the draft, you know you want your team to draft well or it…

NFL Expected Sack Projections 2016

One of the most important factors to winning games is pressuring the opposing quarterback and totaling…

The 2014 QB Draft Class: Everyone but Johnny

Quarterbacks. Everyone wants to draft a young great one, but nobody’s really sure who to take,…

Player Evaluation: Modified Approximate Value Evaluation Model (MAVEM)

Front offices have been trying to perfect draft and player evaluation for years in order to…

NFL Running Back Usage

Dave Archibald examines how running back usage has changed as offenses have started to throw the ball with higher…

Data Based Approach to Drafting Kickers and Punters

With the 2nd round selection of Roberto Aguayo, a hot topic around NFL Draft media has…

The Real NFL MVP

The NFL doesn’t announce the league’s Most Valuable Player award until Saturday night, but there is…

Giving Up Ground: The New England Patriots Succeed with Unbalanced Passing Attack

Offenses have shifted to a primary focus on the passing game over the last decade. However,…

The Best Distance Control Punters of 2015

Punters are a misunderstood breed. Many analysts have struggled to adequately measure punting performance. Usage of…

Recapping the First NFL Season of Longer Extra Points

There was much discussion prior to, and early in, the 2015 NFL season regarding the effect…

Offensive And Defensive Success Rate Explained

Earlier this season Mike Backherms from Big Cat Country supplied us with his Offensive and Defensive…

Longer Extra Points & Field Goal Accuracy – Practice Makes Better?

Whether or not longer extra points have affected NFL kickers over the course of the 2015…