RotoViz vs. The Machine: Pitting Staff vs. App Wide Receiver Projections
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RotoViz has a great new Screener App, that helps you do some sophisticated analysis and regression work in just a few clicks. Here’s an exercise I did, using the Screener to create a wide receiver projection model, which I then compared to our composite staff projections. There are some interesting takeaways. First, here’s how I set up the model. Just as I did with running backs, I’m using per-game numbers to give better treatment to players who were good when healthy, but may have missed time. I’m also using just the 2010 – 2015 seasons. Here are the results.