27 Aug 2004
Not to toot our own horns or anything, but the one and only Paul Zimmerman recommends a book in his mailbag today: "It's called Brassey's Pro Football Forecast ($21.95), and it's got a lot of meaningful, non-run of the mill analysis of each team, plus a lot of intricately evolved statistics you don't see elsewhere. Much hard work went into this book. Worth a look." That, in case anyone doesn't know, is the book we here at Football Outsiders co-wrote. Having heard it from Dr. Z, you know you need to order it now.
After three NFL seasons of kicking off from the 35-yard line, what has been the impact on touchbacks, returns, field position, scoring and injuries? Also, is this rule responsible for a record number of big comebacks?