Football Folklore: 2017 Championship Quarterbacks

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, and Matt Ryan are one of the best…

Lamar Jackson: The Most Outstanding and Most Valuable Player

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] On Saturday night in New York City, Baker Mayfield, DeShaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers,…

Pythagorean Win Percentage in College Football

[dt_divider style=”thick” /] If you’ve listened to the Pylon U podcast this season, you’ve probably heard…

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…

September 12 Quick Kicks Podcast- Breaking Down Green Bay at Jacksonville

The first Sunday of the NFL season brought lots of excitement and close games with quite…

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,…