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NBA Player Rankings: 4/8/21

I decided to tweak the TNC formula to factor in the percent of a player’s made field goals he is assisted on. I just feel like the current formula is still a bit skewed towards big men. A thought occurred to me, after updating the rankings and seeing that Bam Adebayo was ranked ahead of […]

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How Difficult is it to Have a Successful Draft?

I went through every NFL draft since 2000 and tallied up the number of Pro Bowlers by round: Now, it looks like talent is dropping off in recent years, but it’s just because the players drafted from about 2017 on just haven’t been in the league long enough to realize their full potential. You can […]

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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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NFL Statistical Quarterback Rankings: Week 13

I applied the same concept from the team statistical rankings to Quarterbacks: taking their ranks in important statistical categories and averaging out the ranks to find a single overall average. Then we calculate the median, and then list how far above or below the median each quarterback is. The 10 stats I used: Passing TDs: […]

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NFL Team Statistical Rankings: Week 12

First I will list the raw statistical rankings, then the rankings with strength of schedule factored in. As a reminder, the raw rankings take into account the following: Point differential, Yards per play, Passing offense, Passing defense, Rushing offense, Rushing defense, Scoring offense, Scoring defense, Turnover margin. Here they are: Saints (7.3): The Saints are […]

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Best Team In the NFC

After a somewhat rocky start (remember Brady forgetting what down it was at the end of the game in Chicago?), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are now 5-2 and boast back-to-back blowout wins over the previously undefeated Green Bay Packers, and the Las Vegas Raiders—a team that people might dismiss, but which nevertheless was good enough […]

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