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Battle of the Big Running Backs: A Metrics Breakdown

December 5, 2013

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As fun as smaller scat backs like De’Anthony Thomas are, there’s not much better than seeing a big back run in the open field. That’s the case with this group of bigger backs who may be more known for their flashy, long runs than their propensity to slam it inside. Between Carlos Hyde, Andre Williams, […]

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 […]

A Metrics Breakdown: Ka’Deem Carey, Marion Grice, Antonio Andrews

October 29, 2013

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After my look at what many consider the top three running backs in the draft class, I wanted to break down some of the players that don’t present the same potential but are still good prospects. I chose to chart Antonio Andrews, Ka’Deem Carey, and Marion Grice. We have a wide range of backs here; […]

Tyler Wilson: Statistical Scouting Report

February 2, 2013

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Check out other scouting reports here: Geno Smith | Matt Barkley | Tyler Wilson | Mike Glennon The narrative surrounding Tyler Wilson seems to include his potential. People see Arkansas, the coaching change there, his injury and his last year and think that he can be something in the NFL. I don’t have Wilson’s stats […]