Sports Info Solutions: Explaining Pressures Above Expectation

Sports Info Solutions: Explaining Pressures Above Expectation
Last year, SIS unveiled a new pressure metric, Pressures Above Expectation (PAE). It measures a player’s pressures against the likelihood they were to record one, considering factors like their alignment and down and distance.  This metric allows us to compare players’ relative talent across position groups, and we also found it could be used to […]

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Using Pressure-to-Sack Conversion Rates to Predict Sack Risers and Fallers

Using Pressure-to-Sack Conversion Rates to Predict Sack Risers and Fallers
As analytics rapidly get integrated into mainstream football analysis and thinking, it has become clear that defensive pressures are significantly better indicators of future defensive success than sacks. By using a defender’s pressure statistics to analyze how many sacks above or below average they produced, we can ascertain which players are prime to either improve […]

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