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02 Sep 2013, 01:20pm by Scott Kacsmar

Trying to Improve Sack Rates

Using the game charting project, we are able to adjust sack rate, but can we improve it to learn why a quarterback gets sacked?

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10 comments, Last at 04 Sep 2013, 12:31pm by Ryan D.

30 Aug 2013, 12:10pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Solving the Matthew Stafford 1-23 Puzzle

Why is Matthew Stafford 1-23 against teams with a winning record? Scott Kacsmar solves the puzzle, but the answer should have been obvious: not only have the Lions stunk, they've also been incredibly unlucky.

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5 comments, Last at 02 Sep 2013, 1:02am by LionInAZ

28 Aug 2013, 03:52pm by Scott Kacsmar

FO Interview with KGNU (Denver)

On Tuesday I did a Metro radio interview with Greg Rasheed for "The Real Deal in Sports" on KGNU 88.5 FM in Denver. Greg's been a long-time supporter of Football Outsiders and has had one of us on for the last four years.

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2 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2014, 3:42am by annajames414

26 Aug 2013, 02:19pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Stats Not Always on Target

There are more NFL stats and metrics than ever before, but when subjectivity enters into the method of calculation, we must show more caution in trusting the data.

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22 comments, Last at 02 Aug 2016, 1:12pm by danbest

23 Aug 2013, 11:26am by Scott Kacsmar

2013 KUBIAK vs. ADP: The Underrated

Our second post comparing 2013 KUBIAK to ADP finds the underrated players in fantasy football you should consider waiting on.

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24 comments, Last at 07 Sep 2016, 7:47pm by super-admin

21 Aug 2013, 12:40pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: Welker's Potentially Historic Impact

Golly, Peyton Manning sure does like himself some slot receivers.

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4 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2013, 2:31pm by buy soundcloud plays

20 Aug 2013, 05:13pm by Scott Kacsmar

Von Miller Suspended Six Games

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has reportedly been suspended for the first six games of the 2013 season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. He will be eligible to return in Week 7 when the team plays the Colts in Indianapolis.

This should conclude a disappointing offseason for one of the league's brightest defensive stars. Miller has produced 30.0 sacks in his first two seasons and was expected to be relied on heavily with the departure of Elvis Dumervil to Baltimore.

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41 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2013, 7:06pm by jebmak

20 Aug 2013, 12:47pm by Scott Kacsmar

2013 KUBIAK vs. ADP: The Overrated

Part I of our look at KUBIAK rankings compared to ADP focuses on this year's overvalued players. From health scares to a steep learning curve for rookies, this is buyer's beware.

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40 comments, Last at 29 Feb 2016, 3:58am by lettre

16 Aug 2013, 02:54pm by Scott Kacsmar

The NFL’s Battle with Concussions and Severe Injuries

After 266 concussions in the 2011 season, the NFL had 265 in 2012. Is that progress? Scott Kacsmar expects the number of concussions to rise in 2013 ... but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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39 comments, Last at 25 Jan 2016, 1:50pm by Vibhav

12 Aug 2013, 04:49pm by Scott Kacsmar

ESPN: No Carries for Old Men

Can Adrian Peterson ever break Emmitt Smith's career rushing record? It's hard to imagine, given that fewer and fewer NFL carries are going to running backs over the age of 30. (Click to read more.)

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6 comments, Last at 28 Aug 2013, 1:19am by Karen Swift