EdjSports Co-Founder Football Outsiders Frank Frigo

Frank Frigo

Co-Founder of EdjSports
Creator of the NFL's first fully customized simulation model
Louisville, KY

FRANK FRIGO has a passion for games and markets. He is a former winner of the Backgammon World Championship in Monte Carlo and has held the number one international ranking of both on-line and live match play. Before co-founding EdjSports, he had an active 20-year career in commodity markets with an emphasis on structuring wholesale energy transactions. In 2001, he co-created the NFL’s first fully customized simulation model, Zeus, that shook the conventional wisdom of NFL coaching staffs. Frank has consulted with several NFL and NCAA Division 1 football programs and his work in sports analysis has been featured in Esquire, Fox Sports, ESPN, The New York Times and Showtime’s “Inside the NFL.”

Frank Frigo's Archive

The Shifting Wind

Coaches appeared to be going for it on fourth-and-short routinely, often in their own territory, and yet commentators’ heads weren’t exploding. Has the thinking really shifted, and is it here to stay?

NFL Week 16 December 27, 1:43 pm ET
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NFL Week 16 December 27, 1:43 pm ET
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Late-Game Leverage

Fourth-down strategies in the late stages of a football game can become justifiably more aggressive. However, these decisions still require careful calculation and are often quite complex, especially when the game is close.

NFL Week 14 December 14, 12:54 am ET
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NFL Week 14 December 14, 12:54 am ET
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