Passing Patterns in Seattle

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 mediocre, sparking rumors of… Read More Passing Patterns in Seattle

Fantasy Football: Performance Replication Across Seasons (Part I – Quarterbacks)

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 the… Read More Fantasy Football: Performance Replication Across Seasons (Part I – Quarterbacks)

QB Wasteland: Jets draft most QBs but Cleveland is where QBs Die

By Nick Citrone (@Pyrollamas) Business Insider recently created a chart showing the number of quarterbacks each NFL team has drafted since 1999. The New York Jets top the list with ten quarterbacks taken in the 16 year span. Many people, including CBS staff writer Sean Wagner-McGough, view this chart as proof that the Jets are actually… Read More QB Wasteland: Jets draft most QBs but Cleveland is where QBs Die