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Our anti-dynasty rankings begin with a look at the teams that failed to make the top 50. Also: the worst stretches for each of the five franchises to never hit 30 dynasty points, including a pair of teams from the 1960s.
Football Outsiders' look at the worst teams in NFL history kicks off! Here's a look at the methodology behind our Anti-Dynasty Rankings and a list of all 58 teams that we'll be covering.
Our detailed look at positional size finds that the Pittsburgh Steelers like wide bodies, Dave Gettleman likes tall linebackers almost as much as he likes big linemen, and the Eagles' secondary was plain ol' tiny.
Our first-ever look at the size of NFL rosters yields some surprising results. The Seattle Seahawks were very short last year, but still the biggest team in the league. The Vikings were the opposite, preferring tall, skinny players. And the 49ers were tiny despite all their fullbacks and tight ends.
A look at historical aggressiveness on fourth downs shows how much the league has changed since 2018. An all-time list including 131 different head coaches is topped by recent unsurprising names (Pederson, Nagy, Payton) and more surprising older names (Bruce Coslet! Jim Haslett!).
Football analytics is slowly winning the battle over fourth downs, as 2020 was the most aggressive season in NFL history for go-for-it decisions. Thirty-three of 35 head coaches had an Aggressiveness Index above 1.0 last year! Find out who came out on top, with names both expected and unexpected.
Officially, Denver's Drew Lock and Philadelphia's Carson Wentz led the league in interceptions thrown last year, but one of them was much luckier than the other. Ben Roethlisberger, Nick Foles, and Tua Tagovailoa were also lucky, while fortune was not as kind to Russell Wilson and especially not to Kirk Cousins. We explain, and also wonder why defenders are dropping so many footballs these days.