Does Double Dipping in the Draft Pay Off?

Does Double Dipping in the Draft Pay Off?
Take yourself back to the 2012 NFL Draft. It had been nearly three months since Eli Manning and the New York Giants knocked off (for the second time) Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI thanks to Mario Manningham’s impressive sideline footwork. Meanwhile, debates ensued about who the AP Offensive Rookie […]

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Pressure-to-Sack Conversion Rates: Team Outlook

Pressure-to-Sack Conversion Rates: Team Outlook
As analytics become rapidly integrated into mainstream football analysis and thinking, the understanding that defensive pressures are significantly better indicators of future defensive success than sacks has become cemented. Last week, we looked at pressure-to-sack conversion rates for individual pass rushers. By examining overall pressure statistics to analyze how many sacks above or below average […]

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