03 Jul 2014
This is the PDF download version of the best annual guide to the NFL, Football Outsiders Almanac 2014. Plus, FOA 2014 has you covered for the upcoming college football campaign as well.
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For the over 14 million people who play fantasy football every year; for the hardcore fan who wants information beyond sports page recaps; for everyone who bets on the NFL; and for the smart, casual enthusiast looking for entertainment and insight comes the essential preseason annual. With numerous statistical measures that go far beyond standard NFL stats, Football Outsiders Almanac gives NFL fans the kind of sabermetric-style statistical analysis that revolutionized the fan's understanding of baseball. It's also written with a knowing dry wit that gets under the skin of America's most popular spectator sport.
The New York Times Magazine compared Aaron Schatz to Bill James, the legendary guru of baseball statistics. Schatz and his team at FootballOutsiders.com are revolutionizing our understanding of professional football with their own collection of advanced and revelatory statistics as well as the results of the Football Outsiders Game Charting Project, which has broken down the last nine seasons of NFL games far beyond what is available in the official play-by-play.
Football Outsiders Almanac 2014 also includes college football coverage featuring the innovative stats of Bill Connelly and Brian Fremeau. There are stats and commentary on every team from the six BCS conferences, plus a baker's dozen of important independents and non-BCS programs. Like FO's NFL coverage, this college football analysis goes past just ranking the FBS teams 1-128 to break down the strengths and weaknesses of each program.
Football Outsiders Almanac 2014 includes longtime FO writers including Aaron Schatz, Rivers McCown, Scott Kascmar, Doug Farrar, and Mike Tanier. You also get this year's special additions: Jason Lisk, Christopher Price, and Chase Stuart.
If you've never bought Football Outsiders Almanac and want to know what it's all about, check out these free sample chapters:
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