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?
14 Aug 2007
Today, we are proud to announce the debut of our long-awaited Premium DVOA database. This database contains DVOA for every season from 1996-2006, including a variety of different splits that can be viewed in different ways and sorted at your leisure for research purposes or just for curiosity's sake.
Included in the database:
After the second week of the upcoming season, the database will be updated each Tuesday afternoon with the most current data from 2007.
The cost is:
IMPORTANT: If you have already purchased the 2007 KUBIAK projections, you still get the $50 package deal. DO NOT buy premium access until you have downloaded the latest version of the KUBIAK spreadsheet and found the $10 off code on the top of the "Instructions" sheet.
Click here to see a free sample of the Premium database, featuring 2006 DVOA data. (This is the same data that was available on our site as the Premium database beta version.)
As of now, the DVOA database only contains splits of team DVOA data. All numbers currently represent the regular season only. In the future, we plan on adding individual offensive and defensive stats as well as postseason DVOA and team stats like Adjusted Line Yards and Adjusted Sack Rate.
We hope that our devoted fans will really enjoy the new premium database, and we look forward to expanding it. Please note that we have deliberately limited "FO Premium" to the DVOA database and the KUBIAK fantasy football projections. We have left all content free so that we can continue to draw more readers, and so that the more casual fan can still enjoy the analysis at Football Outsiders.
While we're announcing new things and doing some housekeeping, here are three more notes: