Historical Comps for Jordan Howards’ Rookie Season
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Continuing my look at rookie running backs, and comparing them to recent players at the same position, attention now turns to the Windy City, and Jordan Howard of the Chicago Bears. I set the RotoViz Screener:
to find rookies from 2010 – 2016, and selected some basic production and usage numbers as variables. I also included draft pick. The influence of draft pick on a player’s opportunity declines over time, but it’s still relevant heading into a player’s second season. Then I asked the Screener to find seasons comparable to my target player.