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

November 12, 2013


Matt Waldman has an interesting article ( 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


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 […]

A Metrics Breakdown of Tavon Austin

February 14, 2013


You can find the past breakdowns of other wide receivers here: Tier 1 | Tier 2 Teams interested in a pure weapon for their offense may be looking no further than Tavon Austin. The electrifying wide receiver, running back, and return man did it all for West Virginia this year. Even with his excellent numbers, […]

Tier 2 WRs: Wheaton, Williams, Patton, and Hunter, A Metrics Breakdown

February 6, 2013


To see the breakdown of Patterson, Bailey, Hopkins and Allen: Tier 1 I had a few people question why I chose the tier 1 of wide receivers like I did. To answer that question, when I initially did the film study, those were the first four I picked as the top. To be honest, after […]

Tier 1 WRs: Allen, Patterson, Bailey and Hopkins, A Metrics Breakdown

February 4, 2013


To see the breakdown of Markus Wheaton, Terrance Williams, Quinton Patton and Justin Hunter: Tier 2 The wide receivers in this class are an intriguing bunch to say the least. Just like the quarterback class, there is no consensus best receiver in the draft. Unfortunately this makes it harder for teams and fans to predict […]