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ESPN: Busting NFL's Biggest Myths

At ESPN+, here's a look at some of the biggest NFL myths that have been busted by analytics. If you're a regular reader, you'll be familiar with a lot of these: there's no such thing as establishing the run, you don't have to finish the season hot to do well in the postseason, pressure rates tell us more than sack totals, you don't need to run more to improve play-action, and so forth. A good summary of things we have learned at Football Outsiders.

Sep 04, 2019