Monthly Archives: January 2019

A statistical comparison of Outland winners Quinnen Williams and Ed Oliver

Both can make a good case, but one fared better in the advanced metrics

A statistical comparison of Outland winners Quinnen Williams and Ed Oliver

The advanced metrics seem to favor Williams. We take a closer look.

Stat of the Week: Hall of Fame Value Standard Part II

Last week’s Stat of the Week looked at Bill James’ newest creation, the Hall of Fame Value Standard (HOF-V), and how it analyzes the worthiness of some of the debatable position player candidates on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot. To supplement that, here’s a look at the pitcher candidates of a similar debatable status. […]

How the Eli Apple Trade Helped Transform the Saints Defense

In the first game following their Week 6 bye, the Saints faced a 17-7 deficit heading into the 4th quarter against the Ravens. Thanks to the Saints potent offense, they were able to salvage a one-point win that moved them to 5-1 on the season. Despite the win and the league’s third-best winning percentage, the […]

Preview: NFC Divisional Round – Eagles vs. Saints

Notes on Drew Brees going deep, Nick Foles under pressure, and more.

Preview: NFC Divisional Round – Cowboys vs. Rams

On Dak Prescott negating the Rams pass rush, Jared Goff vs the zone, and much more.

Preview: AFC Divisional Round – Colts vs. Chiefs

Notes on Andrew Luck vs the Chiefs pass rush, Patrick Mahomes’ big-play capability and more.