Monthly Archives: December 2018

JuJu Smith-Schuster may have met his match in Stephon Gilmore

Stephon Gilmore’s numbers vs No. 2 receivers make him a challenge for anyone to face

Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper face challenge with Colts’ zone

By PATRICK ROWLEY The Cowboys trading for Amari Cooper has turned their season around. Following their Week 8 bye Dallas was looking up at both the Redskins (5-2) and Eagles (4-4) in the standings. Since acquiring Amari Cooper, the Cowboys have gone 5-1 and are currently on a five game win streak, the longest current […]

Who have been the best pass defenders in 2018?

Who are the top players at defending against the pass in 2018? Let’s look at that specifically through pass coverage (rather than the pass rush) We will use the player’s ranking in our Total Points stat as the basis for judgment. What is Total Points? Total Points takes the Expected Points stat and distributes the […]

Stat of the Week: 2018 Year-End Awards

We’re nearing the end of the year, so this seems like an appropriate time to bestow some statistically-driven baseball awards for 2018. These will round out the awards already given by the BBWAA. Without further ado… The Hard-Hitter Award Baseball Info Solutions charting is such that every batted ball is deemed hard, medium or soft-hit, […]

The Hall of Fame Value Standard

Bill James devised a means to evaluate whether a player is Hall-of-Fame worthy.

Which NFL receivers are best at catching long passes?

Tyler Lockett, Tyreek Hill and who else?

Stat of the Week: A Statistical View of the College Football Playoff Field

The College Football Playoff field is set: the semifinal games on December 29 will feature No. 1 Alabama against No. 4 Oklahoma, and No. 2 Clemson against No. 3 Notre Dame. All four teams have had interesting storylines at quarterback, while also dominating in other facets of the game. Using Sports Info Solutions’ advanced metrics […]