Monthly Archives: January 2011

Quick Slant: Descriptive versus Predictive

This is the first of my posts that I’ll call “Quick Slants”. These posts will be short and to the point, sometimes discussing a current event, a hot topic, or just a random topic I’m interested in. In this post, I … Continue reading

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Rush/Pass Distribution and Drive Success, Part 1

When evaluating a team’s offense, two of the most important statistics are Yards Per Rush and Yards Per Pass. Put simply, you want to know how many yards, on average, calling a rushing or a passing play will net you. … Continue reading

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The Championship Myth

Full disclosure: I’m a huge Colts fan. I love Peyton Manning. Conversely, I’m not particularly fond of the Patriots or Tom Brady. Because of this, I thought that this would be a good time to discuss what I call “The … Continue reading

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If you like sports, numbers, and logic…you’ve come to the right spot. If you rely on your instincts, gut feelings, and hunches…this is probably not the place for you. With this blog, I plan to objectively analyze sports (primarily football, … Continue reading

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