pro football

Is It Riskier to Draft an Unproven College QB?

With the 2021 NFL draft less than a month away, the Top 5 QBs are being analyzed and nitpicked six ways to Sunday. One of the most overlooked factors when evaluating a college QB is his years of experience playing QB in college. We tend to assume these guys have all played the same amount […]

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NBA

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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Final 2020 Regular Season Statistical Rankings

Now that all 256 games of the 2020 NFL season have been played, we have all the statistical rankings we need to compile our rankings of all 32 teams this season from top to bottom. Congrats to the New Orleans Saints, the top-ranked team in the NFL for 2020: Again, these are comprehensive rankings that […]

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Week 16 NFL Statistical Rankings

The formula has been solidified and is unchanged since last week. We have a new #1 team in the league, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They’re followed by the Packers, Chiefs and Saints, but all of the top 4 teams in the statistical rankings are fairly close to one another. The Ravens, Bills and Steelers make […]

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Week 15 NFL Statistical Ranks

A few more tweaks to the statistical rankings formula: Double-weighted offensive points per game scored. I read an article that looked at the stats that correlate most with winning, and, unsurprisingly, points scored per game was #1. So I double-weighted the category in my rankings. Double-weighted turnover margin. Second-highest correlation with winning. Although with this […]

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Week 14 NFL Statistical Rankings

I have made some tweaks to the system which I want to quickly go over: Doubled the importance of win %. I wanted the rankings to be as objective as possible, meaning the various statistical categories would not be weighted against one another subjectively and according to my own personal biases. But I did feel […]

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NFL Statistical Rankings: Week 13

I decided to expand the ranking system. It’s not because I didn’t like the original one, but because I wanted to include more important statistical categories. There are now 26 statistical categories that factor into the rankings, giving us what I believe to be a more complete assessment of teams. Here are the overall team […]

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