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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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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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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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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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Week 12 NFL Power Rankings: Kansas City Juggernaut

The Steelers-Ravens has just ended and thus concludes the longest week in NFL history. Finally. Let’s get into the rankings. I’ve added up and down #Stonks symbols (or a sideways arrow to indicate no change) next to the teams to show how teams compare to last week’s rankings. ↔️ Steelers: People might knock them for […]

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