Written by: Ron Yurko (@Stat_Ron) A Tale of Two Runs In the first game of the 2016 season, the Cleveland Browns lined up on 3rd-and-20 following the Philadelphia Eagles sacking QB Robert Griffin III for a 10-yard loss (this sentence pretty much sums up the 2016 Browns). On the next play, Browns'
Analyzing the accuracy of Matthew Berry’s weekly fantasy football “Love/Hate” list for the 2016/2017 NFL season Written By: Aedan Marty (@FirstAedKit) Overview During the 2015/2016 NFL season, an estimated 74.7 million Americans spent $4.6 billion playing fantasy football , with both of those figures expected to grow in the coming years as fantasy sports
By: John McCool Despite consecutive Super Bowl appearances, and 3 straight double-digit win seasons, there was concern that the Seahawks wouldn’t even make the 2015 playoffs. By mid-November, Seattle stood at a pedestrian 4-5 after losing to the Arizona Cardinals. Local sports radio hosts and ESPN pundits labeled their receiving core
By: Suvrath Penmetcha (@savvysuv) Introduction With the Fantasy Football season upon us in just a couple days, we wanted to take a closer look at year-to-year consistency among QBs across statistics (i.e. TDs) to learn how past performance can be applied when drafting players. Methodology To that end, we used the nflscrapR package and
By Max Partlo (@maxwellpartlo) Almost exactly one year ago, in the NFC Championship game against the Packers, Russell Wilson flirted with the title of “Worst Playoff Performance in History”. However, staunch defense, a late rally, and some good fortune on an onside kick kept the game close. This allowed Wilson to
By Max Partlo There are certain realities of managing an NFL team, the first of which, is that it is very hard to become a good team. Secondly, it might be even harder to keep a good team together. Looking at the Seattle Seahawks, we saw a team so deep with young
By Max Partlo ³ The NFC championship game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks was an instant classic, and will go down in history as one of the most entertaining and improbable games in NFL history. Time and time again, each little thing went wrong for the Seahawks as