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SackSEER 2019
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SackSEER 2019

Our statistical projections for edge rushers in this year's draft agree with the consensus that the talent pool at the position is deep, but are surprisingly pessimistic about Ohio State's Nick Bosa, expected to be the first pass-rusher off the board Thursday night. Who has the best statistical profile? That's a surprise too.

9 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2019, 6:31pm by Noah Arkadia

Ramblings

NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: AFC West
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NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: AFC West

Just as major news concerning the Chargers' uniforms breaks, we cover their history of fashion changes, while also breaking down the classic threads of the Raiders, Chiefs, and Broncos. Plus: If the NFL is going to use pink every year for Breast Cancer Awareness month, what's the best way to do it?

6 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2019, 6:30am by Raiderjoe

Podcasts

Off The Charts Podcast: April 18
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Off The Charts Podcast: April 18

This week, Matt Manocherian and Aaron Schatz welcome NFL Next Gen Stats researcher Keegan Abdoo. We talk about draft strategies, defensive research, the Josh Rosen situation, and Keegan's career trajectory. (Click for audio link.)

1 comment, Last at 19 Apr 2019, 2:51pm by theslothook

Podcasts

FO on "What Would Sashi Do?" Podcast
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FO on "What Would Sashi Do?" Podcast

FO's Aaron Schatz and Nathan Forster appeared on Kevin Cole's "What Would Sashi Do?" podcast to discuss the FO draft models and what they say about 2019's prospects. Come dive in-depth into QBASE, SackSEER, BackCAST, and Playmaker Score.

Stat Analysis

BackCAST 2019
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BackCAST 2019

Sometimes statistical projections simply reinforce common consensus -- and sometimes they knock that consensus on its ear. Welcome to BackCAST's projections for 2019 running backs, where a likely Day 3 pick leads the way, and the scouts' favorites fare quite poorly.

3 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2019, 1:45am by Lebo

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Extra Points

2019 NFL Schedule Released
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2019 NFL Schedule Released

Rejoice, for the 2019 NFL schedule has been released to the public! Come discuss it with us here.

20 comments, Last at 21 Apr 2019, 12:03pm by Theo

Futures

Futures: Darnell Savage
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Futures: Darnell Savage

Bigger isn't always better. The Maryland defensive back's slight frame might push him out of the first round of the draft, but Derrik Klassen shows what he can offer to any defense in the league.

Stat Analysis

Snap-Weighted Age: 2018 NFL Rosters
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Snap-Weighted Age: 2018 NFL Rosters

The oldest team in the league ended up winning it all last year, but 2018 saw a significant breakdown in the relationship between age and success.

1 comment, Last at 19 Apr 2019, 9:27am by RickD

FO on ESPN: Feature Columns

ESPN: 2019 NFL Draft Guides
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ESPN: 2019 NFL Draft Guides

The Football Outsiders staff goes through all 32 NFL teams, with a guide to what you should look for in the 2019 NFL draft. What is each team's biggest need, what is a quiet need that is getting less attention, and what's a position they don't need to address at all?

Ramblings

NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: NFC South
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NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: NFC South

Say this for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints, and Bucs: none of them are drab. But which is a contender for the league's worst uniforms?

7 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2019, 3:00pm by Raiderjoe