04 Oct 2013
Pretty cool stuff from Reuben Fischer-Baum over at Deadspin's new, nerd-inspired "Regressing" blog. He took FO's DYAR stats through Week 4, and made bubble charts for each offense, with bubble sizes reflecting how the offense's aggregate DYAR at a given skill position compares to the league average DYAR at that position. Offenses like the Panthers, Colts, Seahawks, and 49ers are pretty balanced in terms of the proportional value they're adding from each position, while the Bengals, Browns, Giants, Ravens, and [redacted] are being carried by a single position group. A couple of other things that stood out to me were
It sounds like Fischer-Baum will be updating these as the season goes on, so check back periodically if you want to sail away on a wave of visualization.
17 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2013, 2:37pm by Never Surrender
Possibly the closest Super Bowl matchup in history also poses the question: how much does it mean when certain aspects of an NFL team improve dramatically in the second half of the season?