Conor McQuiston

Conor McQuiston

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How Valuable are Explosive Plays?

Every coaching staff in America at every level of the sport emphasizes the importance of explosive plays on offense. This begs the question, how valuable are these explosive plays? Is the emphasis on explosives unfounded, and should offenses then focus on dinking and dunking their way down the field? Let’s dive into the data and […]

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Calculating the Value of Special Teams

Calculating the Value of Special Teams

It is an old Bill Parcells adage that 100 net special teams yards translates to 7 points. This is a very simple proposition, and it’s in an easily testable form. If this is true, then when we plot net special teams yards against points scored we should see a linear relationship with a slope that […]

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