The inaugural Football Outsiders Coach Rankings show is here. Ian O'Connor and Vincent Verhei will be here every week to review the most impactful coaching decisions and rank them accordingly.
Vincent Verhei's Archive
The Kansas City Chiefs star had one of the best Week 1 games we have ever measured. We look back at other great opening day games in search of what this means for the rest of the year.
The Bills dominated opposing quarterbacks by erasing the deep ball, shoveling everything into the middle, and letting opponents complete all the wide receiver screens they wanted.
The Arizona Cardinals have signed their franchise quarterback to a long-term deal. Now they need to set him up with a complete NFL offense.
The Los Angeles Rams superstar set records last year, but on some routes he was a severe liability. Plus, why the Tyreek Hill addition is so big for the Miami Dolphins.
Our look at performance by pass-rush size in 2021 shows why the Raiders need Chandler Jones to win up front in 2022.
The Dolphins led the NFL in pressure rate last year, but was that due more to talent, or to scheme? Elsewhere, Atlanta's pass rush was historically bad, Buffalo's safeties were historically great, and Baltimore's secondary was historically hurt.
The 49ers are done with their veteran QB, partly because a good pass rush turns him into a turnover machine. And in Buffalo, Josh Allen specializes in beating pressure with his arms and legs alike.
San Francisco's rushing/receiving dual threat has signed a new deal with the 49ers. Will he be used the same going forward?
Wide receiver DK Metcalf and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms on a three-year, $72 million extension with $58.2 million in guarantees.