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.
It's another week off this week for Aaron Schatz, so Matt Manocherian welcomes John Todd and Nathan Cooper back to break down the offensive line, running back, tight end and linebacker position groups for the 2019 NFL draft based on the SIS Rookie Handbook rankings. (Click to read more.)
On this week's Off The Charts podcast, Aaron Schatz and Matt Manocherian talk about some of the best and most interesting under-the-radar moves of free agency, including Steven Nelson, Matt Paradis, and Adrian Amos. Plus, Buffalo throws a bunch of spaghetti at the offensive line. (Click for audio link.)
Aaron's on vacation, but Off The Charts is still up and running! Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian gives the listeners an inside look into some of the departments at Sports Info Solutions. Matt welcomes Senior Operations Analyst/Football Coordinator Dan Foehrenbach to discuss the Ops department (1:40), Business Development Analyst Corey March to talk about what's happening on the business side (10:29), and Research Analyst Bryce Rossler to give insight into what the R&D team is working on for the upcoming year (19:12). (Click for audio link.)
This week, Aaron Schatz and Matt Manocherian are joined by Mike Tanier to discuss Moneyball heresies. Was it right for the Sloan Analyics Conference to give an award to the Raiders for the Khalil Mack trade? Do we now have a problem where "analytics" has become synonymous in many circles with "tanking?" What really is the value of a draft pick compared to a veteran? (Click for audio link.)
Aaron Schatz and Matt Manocherian are joined this week by special guest Kevin Cole of RotoGrinders. We discuss an exciting week of trades and the first few days of NFL free agency, breaking down the biggest moves. Then we talk about what we can learn about real on-the-field football from fantasy football and DFS projections. (Click for audio link.)
This week's episode of the Off The Charts podcast takes on the question we ask each year in the FO awards balloting: which team is next year's most likely surprise Super Bowl contender? Matt and I break down the offseason situations for the top four vote-getters in this year's awards: Cleveland, San Francisco, Denver, and Tampa Bay. How can these teams improve and make the playoffs next year? (Click for audio link.)
On this week's episode, Matt Manocherian and I discuss how to evaluate QBs, WRs, RBs, and edge rushers using both NFL combine results and analytics to project player transition from college to the NFL. Lots of discussion here of what college experience (or lack of it) means, at a number of positions. (Click for audio link.)
I'm out again (this week due to illness, which is also why this is getting posted so late) so Matt Manocherian instead sits down with two SIS lead football scouts, Nathan Cooper and John Todd, to break down the wide receiver and cornerback classes for the upcoming draft according to the SIS Football Rookie Handbook.
I took the week off from the podcast for some school meetings, so instead Matt Manocherian and Sports Info Solutions guest Nathan Cooper get together to discuss the upcoming SIS Rookie Handbook draft guide. They discuss this year's quarterback and defensive line prospects. (Click for audio link.)