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2014 Top Cornerback Metrics Breakdown

November 30, 2013

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So I’m going to do things a bit different with the CBs. If you’ve read my previous post on the problems with CB stats (HERE), you’ll understand that the stats are rather ambiguous and need to be explained in detail to make sense. I’m going to have this post serve as the main stats page […]

Lies, Damned Lies, and Cornerback Stats

November 19, 2013

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Normally I’d have a piece up on another position group and three new players to break down the stats of. I actually have a considerable amount of data on cornerbacks Jason Verrett, Kyle Fuller and Darqueze Dennard, but I’m not posting it quite yet. Stats for CBs are rather nebulous. Whereas you can look at […]

Breaking Down the Metrics of Mike Evans, Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry, and Allen Robinson

November 12, 2013

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Matt Waldman has an interesting article (http://mattwaldmanrsp.com/2013/09/05/on-scouting-wide-receivers/) on scouting wide receivers and the role (or lack thereof) of analytics in scouting wide receivers. While I’m not looking at speed scores, broad jumps, or 3 cone times – I’m taking an analytic approach myself. Rather than predicting how a receiver is going to do in the […]

2014 Top Wide Receivers: Sammy Watkins, Brandin Cooks, and Jordan Matthews

November 6, 2013

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Wide receivers are one of my favorite positions to chart and analyze. Sure, a lot is contingent on scheme and QB play, but with enough data you can really start to get a feel for a player. Luckily, I’ve got a lot of data on the wide receivers – probably more than I can use […]