Last Year’s Sacks don’t predict Next Year’s Sacks

But Hurries do It’s been a few years since the analytics community taught us sacks shouldn’t be the “end all, be all” metric for pass rushers. Yet  many still fall for the trap. Even NFL teams, and their GMs, those who are paid (alot and solely) to select good players for their team, continue to … Continue reading Last Year’s Sacks don’t predict Next Year’s Sacks

AFC/NFC Championship Futures

Betting on football, especially the NFL comes with distinct advantages/disadvantages. On the “negative side”, with 22 humans on the field on any given play, the amount of chaos leads to variance very few other sports see (when looking through the lens of a sports bettor). However, on the plus side, because of this high level … Continue reading AFC/NFC Championship Futures

The Bears should Mortgage the Future for Fields

Pro Football Focus wrote a fantastic, compelling case for why the Bears should trade up (a lot) for Ohio State QB Justin Fields. You can read Anthony Treash's work here. I highly recommend subscribing to PFF's premium content, but to sum up the argument for mortgaging the future for Fields: Its really starting to look … Continue reading The Bears should Mortgage the Future for Fields