Analysis

Top Plays: Vikings vs Packers

The Vikings came out extremely focused. They brought a physical brand of football to this game, and I refuse to let that be lost because of the Aaron Rodgers injury. Regarding the injury: Yes, it was a legal hit. Yes, Rodgers usually gets a flag there. Yes, I sympathize with Rodgers and his health. I’m…

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E01: Pocket Protectors

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hz264-73fc00 Welcome to the introductory episode of the Pocket Protectors Podcast.  In this episode, Jayson, Eric, and Luke introduce themselves, talk football, and their favorite stats.

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Top Plays: Vikings vs San Francisco

The Vikings didn’t meet my expectations when they hosted San Francisco on Sunday Night. I watched the game in a grey shirt and soft-brimmed purple Vikings hat (because it’s preseason) and our team produced similarly boring results. I expected a healthy Riley Reiff, Latavius Murray, Laquon Treadwell, and Trae Waynes to noticeably improve that team….

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I Just Wanna Be Successful

For years we have learned “running the ball sets up the pass”, but the NFL evolved to passing the football, and dispelled that cliche. Efficiency statistics showed that running stats were weakly correlated to winning percentages of 0.15 per How Coaches Think: Run Success Rate. Brian Burke’s article analyzed how running success rate is a…

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