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Snap-Weighted Age: 2018 NFL Rosters
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Snap-Weighted Age: 2018 NFL Rosters

The oldest team in the league ended up winning it all last year, but 2018 saw a significant breakdown in the relationship between age and success.

1 comment, Last at 19 Apr 2019, 9:27am by RickD
Playmaker Score 2019
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Playmaker Score 2019

Marquise Brown -- top target for both Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray at Oklahoma -- is the top wide receiver prospect in this year's draft class ... which says a lot about how limited the prospects this year are.

1 comment, Last at 14 Apr 2019, 10:44am by gofastjoey
2018 Offensive Line Continuity Scores
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2018 Offensive Line Continuity Scores

While the Rams reached the Super Bowl thanks in large part to the perfect cohesion of their offensive line, their division rivals used as many starters as any team we've ever measured.

7 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2019, 7:09pm by Bobman
QB Functional Mobility Model 2019
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QB Functional Mobility Model 2019

Guest columnists Jeremy Rosen and Alexandre Olbrecht return to see which quarterback prospects in 2019 had the best footwork, and why that can be a valuable tool in predicting NFL success.

1 comment, Last at 09 Apr 2019, 5:59pm by Dan
Failed Completions 2018
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Failed Completions 2018

2018 saw some record-breaking performances in the field of failed completions. Learn about Nick Foles: King of the Dink-and-Dunk; the golden arms of the Buccaneers quarterbacks; and the empty calories that comprised Stefon Diggs' statline.

7 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2019, 4:48pm by Bryan Knowles
QBASE 2019
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QBASE 2019

As you'd expect, Kyler Murray and Dwayne Haskins are statistically the most promising quarterback prospects in this year's draft ... but how do we account for their inexperience when the track record for one-year college starters is so poor?

21 comments, Last at 05 Apr 2019, 3:49am by Theo
Top 25 Prospects in Review: 2007
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Top 25 Prospects in Review: 2007

Let's take a look at our first-ever top prospects list. What happened to Matt Schaub? What can we learn from the past, and how did Michael David Smith slay this list despite how limited information was in 2007? How would we evaluate these same players today?

6 comments, Last at 16 Apr 2019, 10:34am by Kitch
Play-Action Passing and Game Conditions
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Play-Action Passing and Game Conditions

Guest columnist Ben Baldwin returns with more analysis of play-action passing data. Is it best to use play-action when ahead, or when trailing? Late in the game, or early? And does it matter how often a team passes after showing a handoff -- and is that tendency becoming more common?

15 comments, Last at 26 Mar 2019, 3:19pm by Chappy
Speed Score 2019
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Speed Score 2019

An underwhelming class of running back prospects puts up a record-low combine performance.

22 comments, Last at 07 Mar 2019, 11:50pm by lightsout85
Evaluating Third-and-Long Strategy with Expected Points
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Evaluating Third-and-Long Strategy with Expected Points

Which routes and coverages work best when the offense needs to pick up big yardage in one play? And which individuals played best and worst in those situations?

5 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2019, 9:27am by garion333