Yesterday I showed which players were 2016’s most- and least- efficient pass catchers from the perspective of yards per target over expectation (YPTOE). YPTOE situationally adjusted a player’s efficiency based on down, distance, and yard line. Today, I will depth-adjust those numbers, because not all passing depths are created equal.
Let’s play a game.
Last offseason I introduced my metrics YPCOE and YPTOE, which stand for Yards Per Carry/Target Over Expectation respectively. I used them to identify season-long regression candidates for rushing and receiving efficiency, and it successfully identified Davante Adams and Dez Bryant as bounce-back candidates, while also correctly identifying Tyler Lockett and
It’s late March, and the RotoViz crew got together to do some spring cleaning at headquarters. Naturally conversation turned to everyone’s favorite red-blooded American tight end: Rob Gronkowski. Gronk is currently going off the board at the end of the second round in both MFL10 redraft leagues and dynasty start-ups. Is he
What if I told you that there was an NFL wide receiver that is still younger than the top two prospects in the 2016 draft class? This player had an extremely productive and versatile collegiate career but saw limited action as a rookie. With an improved coaching situation and very
Since coming out of Michigan at the tender age of 21, Devin Funchess has been a particularly polarizing prospect. Two years later and not much has changed. For some, including new teammate Captain Munnerlyn, Funchess just isn’t that good. Others point to the obvious big-play ability and
Sometimes we don’t want to believe what is in front of us. Social experiments have shown people walking right by free money. You can almost see them thinking, what’s the catch?
Cam Newton, Carolina’s star quarter back, injured his throwing shoulder’s rotator cuff on December 11, 2016, Week 14 against the then-San Diego Chargers. He played the last two games of the season with this injury, and performed relatively poorly.
For dynasty fantasy football players, an important part of the offseason is staying on top of player movement. Doing so helps us spot potentially undervalued situations. Quincy Enunwa’s role with the Jets qualifies.
“I rise…you fall!” Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots, “Transformers – Revenge of the Fallen”