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18 Oct 2017, 03:44pm by Zach Binney

The Truth Behind Rising Injury Rates

Zachary O. Binney tries to explain the rise in NFL injury rates over the past decade. Are players getting hurt more often? Or are teams doing a better job of diagnosing and reporting injuries?

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9 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2017, 8:05am by jtr

22 Sep 2017, 03:13pm by Zach Binney

Turf Type and NFL Injuries: Part II

In our second look at turf and injuries, we look at specific stadiums, with some surprising results. It turns out the turf in Washington isn't nearly as dangerous as you may have been led to believe.

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8 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2018, 2:21pm by Johnsteve

21 Sep 2017, 02:04pm by Scott Kacsmar

Clutch Field Goals: Are the Chargers Cursed?

The Chargers missed another clutch field goal. Are they the unluckiest team when it comes to such plays? Maybe not, but one franchise has clearly had the most good fortune in crunch time since 2002.

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69 comments, Last at 25 Sep 2017, 11:57pm by ramirez

13 Sep 2017, 08:25pm by Zach Binney

Turf Type and NFL Injuries: Part I

Is natural grass really the safest surface for NFL players? And are certain artificial turfs safer than others?

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18 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2017, 5:40pm by qawrsdrfytgujhok

28 Aug 2017, 03:08pm by Scott Kacsmar

What Keeps a Great QB Out of the Playoffs?

Behind Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, the Patriots and Packers can tie the NFL record for consecutive postseasons with nine. What usually keeps a great quarterback out of the playoffs? Has the NFL made it easier for the best to keep making the tournament?

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50 comments, Last at 03 Sep 2017, 11:41am by dmstorm22

22 Aug 2017, 11:57am by Vincent Verhei

2017 KUBIAK vs. ADP: The Underrated

Who are the players who have been going off the boards too late in fantasy drafts this summer? And why do so many of them play in Detroit?

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18 comments, Last at 23 Aug 2017, 2:45pm by ALauff

15 Aug 2017, 01:34am by Vincent Verhei

2017 KUBIAK vs. ADP: The Overrated

We're back again with our annual look at which players are going too high in fantasy drafts. The lesson this year: watch out for running backs who were not in the NFL last season.

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11 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2017, 6:14pm by Tom Gower

14 Aug 2017, 05:44pm by Scott Kacsmar

DVOA by Routes: Defenses

Our final part to the 2016 pass route study focuses on defenses. Which routes have the best trade-off between throwing touchdowns and limiting interceptions? We also offer some thoughts on the evolution and future of advanced stats analysis.

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3 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2017, 8:08am by princemoga

10 Aug 2017, 03:27pm by Scott Kacsmar

DVOA by Routes: Quarterbacks

Part II of our route study looks at 2016 quarterbacks. Who threw the deepest digs and the shortest curl routes? Who was crazy enough to throw 42 go routes and 28 fades? We finally have data to answer these questions.

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30 comments, Last at 14 Aug 2017, 1:31pm by ramirez

08 Aug 2017, 01:04pm by Scott Kacsmar

DVOA by Routes: Receivers

Our first part of a study on DVOA by route types focuses on receivers. Which players were the most valuable on digs, slants, curls, and nine other routes? Also: is the WR screen bad for offense? And is Tavon Austin good at anything?

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16 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2017, 3:02pm by jtr