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NBA Team Statistical Rankings: Mar. 29, 2021

Now that I have finished my NBA player statistical rankings, I can do my NBA team statistical rankings, since individual stars factor heavily into the team rankings. Like with my NFL team statistical rankings, these team rankings reflect the average of where a given team ranks 1-30 across a select group of team-based statistics. For […]

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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #1, Trevor Lawrence

Now that the 49ers have traded up to the third pick, it is all but assured that the first three picks will be quarterbacks. It’s even possible the first four picks are quarterbacks, and then potentially even five quarterbacks in the first 15 picks. This is an incredible draft in terms of QB talent. It […]

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Introducing the “Total Net Contribution” Stat

During the NFL season, I compiled team statistical rankings so that I could get a more objective read on which teams were the best and which teams were overrated. It was fairly predictive, although not perfect, but the one thing I’ll credit it with was convincing me to not give up on the Tampa Bay […]

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Zion Williamson is Insanely Efficient

Remember when people used to doubt Zion? “His weight!” “He doesn’t shoot the three!” “Injury-prone!” Well, he’s played 41 of 41 games now this year and is averaging the following: 25.7ppg 7.0rpg 3.4apg 62.6% eFG 65.9% True Shooting 9.9 made field goals per game, 15.9 field goal attempts per game 27.3 PER 25.7 points per […]

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Hard Truths for Bears Fans

After failing to acquire Russell Wilson via trade, Chicago Bears fans are ready to fire everybody from the head coach all the way up to the owner, and especially General Manager Ryan Pace. It’s clear that Bears fans really had their hopes up for Russell Wilson. A lot of them thought it was basically a […]

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What’s the Deal With the DeShaun Watson Situation?

I was hesitant to “go there” with the DeShaun Watson sexual harassment/assault allegations that have been piling up by the day (22 now), but let’s be honest: we’re all thinking the same thing here. Isn’t it a little odd that all this stuff comes out about Watson while he’s in a very public feud with […]

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Is Ryan Pace as Bad as Bears Fans Say He Is?

Ryan Pace was hired to be the Bears’ GM on January 8, 2015. We are now going in to season 7 of the Pace era, and the results have been, in a word, underwhelming. In an offseason that began with high hopes of trading for Russell Wilson, the Bears wound up with Andy Dalton, and […]

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What is Bill Belichick Doing?

The #1 story of NFL free agency 2021 has been the New England Patriots going on a massive spending spree. We’re currently two days into free agency–technically it’s the “legal tampering period” but teams and players can already agree to deals, so free agency has de facto begun–and the Patriots have already signed the following […]

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