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  1. Dockett's emotional value is immeasurable

    Josh Weinfuss

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The impact of Darnell Dockett's loss on the field is quantitatively measurable. The analytics will dissect Dockett's numbers. They'll show how many sacks and tackles he was projected to have in 2014. They'll tell the Cardinals h...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. Watkins' style may not translate to NFL

    Mike Rodak

    Earlier Thursday, we passed along grades from third-party analytics website Pro Football Focus, which deemed Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel a "poor" starter based on his play last season. Another major football analytics site, Football Outsid...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  3. PFF deems EJ Manuel 'poor' starter

    Mike Rodak

    Pro Football Focus, a major third-party analytics website that grades NFL players, deemed Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel a 'poor' starter in a depth chart posted Thursday. The website, which assigns numerical grades based on film analysis of ...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  4. Giants drafted for love, not need or value

    Dan Graziano

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jerry Reese is a scout, and not afraid to admit it. The New York Giants GM has a scouting background, and even in the era of advanced analytics he remains an unabashed fan of the profession's role in NFL roster-building. Last...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. 2014 NFL draft - Ranking top wide receiver prospects based on met...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner ranks the top wide receiver prospects in this year's draft class based on several different measurements and performance metrics.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  6. Bills rank 26th in Google searches

    Mike Rodak

    Just how popular are the Buffalo Bills? One way to answer that question is to use Google searches. In a blog post published Friday for fivethirtyeight.com, an analytics website recently acquired by ESPN, noted statistician Nate Silver compiled Goo...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  7. Evaluating Tony Romo: Analytics or skill?

    Calvin Watkins

    There was a major discussion regarding analytics and how it pertains to football last week. Bill Barnwell wrote a nice piece about it on Grantland and this quote from Tennessee coach Ken Whisenhunt was my favorite. When asked about analytics, Whi...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  8. NBA and MLB embrace analytics, NFL is reluctant - ESPN The Magazi...

    Nate Silver

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Nate Silver writes that analytics can solve a lot of mysteries in sports. It's when humans get involved that things get complicated.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  9. NBA and MLB embrace analytics, NFL is reluctant - ESPN The Magazi...

    Nate Silver

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Nate Silver writes that analytics can solve a lot of mysteries in sports. It's when humans get involved that things get complicated.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  10. Hot Read - How will scouts avoid missing the next Vontaze Burfict...

    Ryan McGee

    Hot Read: Ryan McGee writes that NFL scouts whiffed on Vontaze Burfict. How will they avoid missing the next Burfict?

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  11. Ken Whisenhunt on analytics

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt has a civil engineering degree from Georgia Tech. That might have led me to think he'd be into football metrics. But that's not really the case. In a Tuesday morning interview with the W...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  12. Penn State right guard John Urschel makes NFL combine predictions...

    John Urschel

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Penn State right guard John Urschel writes that lineman try to up their stock at the combine. But the math genius determines that better numbers in Indy rarely add up to success.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  13. Penn State right guard John Urschel makes NFL combine predictions...

    John Urschel

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Penn State right guard John Urschel writes that lineman try to up their stock at the combine. But the math genius determines that better numbers in Indy rarely add up to success.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  14. Missouri a blueprint for the NFL?

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Michael Sam's coaches, teammates showed support. But it wasn't perfect, either.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  15. Another (final) look at the 2-point decision

    Paul Kuharsky

    Bill Barnwell of Grantland is one of the people I look to for help in understanding proper decision-making from an analytics perspective. Fortunately for me, his "Thank You For Not Coaching" column doesn't run until Tuesdays, which gave me a two-d...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  16. Mexicos latest gamble based on intangibles, superstitions

    Eric Gomez

    SAN DIEGO -- It's an unfair, uneven debate that produces headaches for those devoted to the logical side of sports. The numbers, the analytics, the tangible data ... all of it takes a back seat to what many purists will argue holds the true essence o...

    Blog | October 31, 2013