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  1. Challenges await Kaepernick, Newton

    Alok Pattani

    ESPN Stats & InformationColin Kaepernick's game-by-game QBR has varied based on the strength of his opponents.Sunday's NFC Divisional Playoff game features a matchup between two exciting, young, dual-threat quarterbacks looking to lead their teams on...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  2. The underrated units of the NFL playoffs

    Alok Pattani

    Heading into the NFL playoffs, each playoff team's offense and defense will be subject to even more detailed evaluation than usual. The traditional statistics used to evaluate NFL teams' offenses and defenses are based on yardage, which is an inc...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  3. Cowboys beat the bad, but lose to the good

    Alok Pattani

    Wesley Hitt/Getty ImagesSince Jason Garrett's first full season as head coach of the Cowboys in 2011 they are 20-20. The Dallas Cowboys had another 4th quarter meltdown in week eight, allowing Matthew Stafford to score the game-winning touchdown w...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  4. Did Ryan really improve the Dallas D?

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Information

    Matthew Emmons/USA TODAY SportsUnder Rob Ryan, the Cowboys forced just 1.3 turnovers per game, compared to 1.9 in 2010.After learning of his firing on Tuesday, former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan told's Tim MacMahon th...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  5. Stats & Info: Tell Rob Ryan basic numbers lie

    Alok Pattani / ESPN Stats & Information

    After learning of his firing on Tuesday, former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan told's Tim MacMahon the following: "I inherited a team that was 31st in the league in defense and made them better. I (expletive) made the...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  6. Wilson, Bradford gain in adjusted QBR

    Mike Sando

    The Total QBR metric we've consulted in evaluating quarterback play can be tweaked to account for strength of opposing defense. Alok Pattani of ESPN's analytics team passed along information showing how these adjustments would affect QBR rankings ...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  7. Is Brees' streak diminished by era?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Whenever you compare players from different eras, it makes for a great debate. With Drew Brees on the verge of breaking Johnny Unitas' record (47) for consecutive games with a touchdown pass, ESPN Stats & Information's Alok Pattani takes a loo...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. Adjusting for eras, Brees far from Unitas

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Info

    AP Photo/NFL PhotosJohnny Unitas and Drew Brees are tied for the NFL record with touchdown passes in 47 straight games.Drew Brees is currently tied with Johnny Unitas for the longest streak of games with at least one touchdown pass in NFL history. ...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  9. Patriots better off running late vs Cardinals

    Alok Pattani, ESPN Stats & Information

    Jared Wickerham/Getty ImagesThe Cardinals had just a 37.3 percent chance of winning after Ryan Williams' late fumble.On an NFL Sunday with several exciting endings, the Arizona Cardinals-New England Patriots game stood out. The obvious reason was tha...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  10. Stats & Info on Pats' late strategy

    Mike Reiss

    Alok Pattani of ESPN's Stats & Information department dissects two late-game decisions by the Patriots in their 20-18 loss to the Cardinals from a statistical perspective: 1. Passing vs. running on 2-point conversion. Tom Brady's pass to Rob G...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  11. NFL - Explaining the expected points metric

    Alok Pattani

    Alok Pattani of ESPN Stats & Information Group explains ESPN's new expected points metric.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2012
  12. Josh Hamilton and other sports rarities

    Albert Larcada, Alok Pattani

    According to the Elias Sports Bureau, there have been 200,519 regular-season games in the history if Major League Baseball. After Josh Hamilton's performance on Tuesday, there now have been 16 games in major-league history in which a single player...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  13. Stafford, Vick tops for Week 8 QBR

    Alok Pattani

    Tim Tebow couldn't find the come-from-behind magic on Sunday that he had in Week 7 against the Miami Dolphins. As a result, his Denver Broncos lost by 35 points to the Detroit Lions with Tebow's Total QBR among the worst by a quarterback in a single...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  14. New stat rates Mark Sanchez's game worst

    Alok Pattani & Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & Info

    Mark Sanchez's numbers on Sunday were so bad that they set the new standard for awfulness for ESPN's new Total Quarterback Rating. You may have heard about this new metric, devised by ESPN Stats & Information to rate quarterback performance on a s...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  15. 2011 Week 2: NFC West game changers

    Mike Sando

    A weekly look at the most pivotal plays involving NFC West teams, these from Week 2: NFC West teams accounted for six of the NFL's eight most pivotal plays this week, as defined by general win-probability estimates provided by Alok Pattani of ESP...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  16. Brady has most total value of Week 1 QBs

    Alok Pattani

    Steve Mitchell/US Presswire Tom Brady passed for a career-high 517 yards in the Patriots 38-24 win over the Dolphins on Monday. After leading the league with a Total QBR of 76.0 in 2010, reigning NFL MVP Tom Brady had an exceptional performance M...

    Blog | September 13, 2011