27 Aug 2015, 10:56pm by Aaron Schatz
Want to hear me talk about Football Outsiders Almanac 2015 and the upcoming season for about a half an hour? I made my annual appearance on The Sports-Casters podcast. You'll want to forward in about 30 minutes to hear my interview. They also talk to Adam Lazarus about his new book on the glory days of the Joe Gibbs Redskins.
27 Aug 2015, 11:28am by Mike Tanier
What's the best way for analytics to help teams? The answer is pretty clear. We don't write about it much at FO because it's all internal data that we can't get on the outside, but the best analytics are the sports science analytics that will improve player performance and help prevent injuries. We know how to prevent a lot of the non-contact preseason injuries that are caused by a "one size fits all" method of practice and a poor understanding of how to slowly ease into conditioning. But the data doesn't help if the coaches won't change their ways.
9 comments, Last at 29 Aug 2015, 12:04am by jguariglia
25 Aug 2015, 11:50pm by Scott Kacsmar
Orlando Scandrick tore his ACL on Monday. We look at other season-ending injuries to starters from the injury database. (Click to read more.)
19 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2015, 4:34pm by Tom Gower
25 Aug 2015, 12:18pm by Scott Kacsmar
We look at how many snaps teams used on players they drafted in 2014. (Click to read more.)
13 comments, Last at 31 Aug 2015, 8:45pm by Football.Head
24 Aug 2015, 12:12pm by Andrew Potter
The Packers lose Jordy Nelson for the 2015 season.
17 comments, Last at 26 Aug 2015, 10:19am by Raiderjoe
23 Aug 2015, 12:25pm by Aaron Schatz
Regarding an error on the stats regarding base, nickel, and dime defenses in Football Outsiders Almanac 2015. (Click to read more.)
21 Aug 2015, 02:43pm by Aaron Schatz
As is now an annual tradition, Deadspin brings the world a survey of the fabulous Football Outsiders Almanac 2015, with a paragraph from each of the 32 NFL chapters to give you a taste of the book if you haven't bought it yet. (And if you haven't bought it yet, why not? Sterling has tuition payments and Scott needs money for dinner.)
2 comments, Last at 22 Aug 2015, 9:53pm by LionInAZ
19 Aug 2015, 05:34pm by Aaron Schatz
A couple of very unfortunate injuries today at practice: one predictable, one not. The latter would be Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who will now miss his second NFL season after tearing his ACL trying to cut on a pass route. I certainly don't need to explain to FO readers just how much the Panthers had a two-man passing game last year: Greg Olsen and Benjamin. This is a huge loss for the Panthers. Meanwhile, down in Miami, Louis Delmas tore his right ACL for the second time in nine months. The guy just can't stay healthy.
12 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2015, 4:06am by saurabhrampal2
18 Aug 2015, 06:16pm by Scott Kacsmar
Football Outsiders is seeking applicants to fill two intern positions to work on the injury database this season. (Click to read more.)
Comparing the final Football Outsiders F/+ projections to the AP poll and conventional wisdom.