Las Vegas Bowl
24 Apr 2017

2017 NFL Draft Prop Bet Cheat Sheet

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Hey, now you can (legally) wager on the NFL draft in Las Vegas! With the draft right around the corner, let’s take a quick dive into the available prop bets. I pulled 30 years of NFL draft data from Pro Football Reference and made some visualizations to explore historical draft

KennyGolladay
17 Apr 2017

Visualizing WR Market Share And Age: How to Find Crazy Production Late

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Over the last several years, Jon Moore has done a tremendous job advancing our understanding of the intersection of age and market share receiving production. Today, I’ve enlisted Jim Kloet to help present these visualizations for the 2017 class. In this post, we’re focusing on the super sleepers from

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13 Apr 2017

Visualizing Market Share And Age: Josh Malone and the Tier 3 WR Prospects

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Over the last several years, Jon Moore has done a tremendous job advancing our understanding of the intersection of age and market share receiving production. Today, I’ve enlisted Jim Kloet to help present these visualizations for the 2017 class. In this post, we’re focusing on Tier Three receiver prospects

Chris Godwin
12 Apr 2017

Visualizing Market Share And Age: The Trendy WRs in Tier 2

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Over the last several years, Jon Moore has done a tremendous job advancing our understanding of the intersection of age and market share of receiving production. Today, I’ve enlisted Jim Kloet to help present these visualizations for the 2017 class. In this post, we’re focusing on Tier Two receiver prospects

rookie rankings
07 Apr 2017

Visualizing WR Market Share And Age: The Elite Prospects

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Over the last several years, Jon Moore has done a tremendous job advancing our understanding of the intersection of age and market share of receiving production. Today, I’ve enlisted Jim Kloet to help present these visualizations for the 2017 class. In this post, we’re focusing on Tier One receiver prospects

rookie wide receiver rankings
28 Mar 2017

Visualizing Market Share And Age: 2017 Wide Receivers, Summary View

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Market share and player age are very important factors to consider when projecting wide receivers from college to the NFL. RotoViz has done some great work highlighting the importance of these pieces of information on a prospect’s outlook as a pro (see Kevin Cole’s work using decision trees and Jon Moore’s

Tom Brady Combine
20 Feb 2017

NFL Combine Trends Over Time

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It’s NFL combine time! In the spirit of the season, and building on the rich history of both pre-draft scouting and data visualization here at RotoViz, I took a look at historical trends in several combine metrics, focusing specifically on offensive skill position players.

RotoViz Mock Auction
15 Aug 2016

RotoViz Mock Auction 2016: Complete Results And Strategic Insights

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The Setup Mock auction drafts can be a great way to gauge players’ values and test out different budget allocation strategies, but really: they can be a huge pain in the ass. They take FOREVER, because nobody thinks to bid in more than $1 increments and always as the auction

BruceArians
09 Aug 2016

Which NFL Coaches Give Rookies The Most Market Share?

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Predicting the performance of a player in the NFL with any degree of accuracy is challenging, which is why most of us aren’t DFS millionaires right now. Predicting how a rookie will perform in his first NFL season is even more difficult, given the relative lack of historical

jordanmatthews
03 Sep 2015

12 Writers Dish on the RotoViz Writers Auction

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Let’s Get it Started – Mike Beers Countless articles on fantasy football strategy have been published this summer, and I would take the under on one percent of them being dedicated to auction drafts. At their core, standard drafts and auction drafts are both about the same thing: constructing a