Chris Godwin
03 Jun 2017

Reverse Box Score Scouting to Find Rookie Breakout Candidates

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I’ve heard smart people say, when asked about the 2017 class of prospects, “there’s no Amari Cooper here.”1 In other words, there’s no Okay, I’ve only heard one person say that. But I’m pretty sure it was Evan Silva, and he’s smarter than a lot of other fantasy analysts put

cooper kupp
22 May 2017

Rookies RotoViz Like More Than I Do

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Following my award winning piece championing rookies that my fellow scribes are down on, it seems only fair that I turn my gaze in the opposite direction. To that end, here are players of whom I am less than enamored with, at least in relation to my colleagues

kenny-golladay
19 May 2017

Splitting the Camp – Rookies I like Better than RotoViz

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War! Since the publication of the RotoViz Rookie Rankings, the RotoViz Slack channel is filled with attacks against writers by other writers. There are heroes on both sides. Evil is everywhere…well, not really. But it is evident that certain writers have stronger feelings towards some players than others.

Army Recruiting
18 May 2017

Taking a Look Under the Hood

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Editor’s Note: John Lapinski won the 2017 RotoViz Writing Contest. His winning entry is here; the following version has been updated to reflect the NFL draft. If you’d like to write for RotoViz, we have a standing offer for new writers.

coreyclement
15 May 2017

Two Undrafted Free Agents That You Should Care About

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After the NFL draft ended, and the people of Philadelphia booed Roger Goodell for the final time (at least to his face), the process of adding players who had not heard their names called by the NFL teams began.

robertdavis
09 May 2017

2017 NFL Draft Reaction: Robert Davis Goes to the Washington Redskins

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Robert Davis was drafted with the 209th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL draft by the Washington Redskins. The Redskins lost DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon, but Davis still enters a crowded depth chart, with Washington previously making some big offseason moves. If he can manage to see the field, he

QB Success Model
09 May 2017

The Post-Draft 2017 QB Success Model

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Earlier this offseason I created the new and improved version of my QB success model. The QB success model uses several machine learning techniques to find the important variables in predicting QB success and in the implementation of the success classification itself. I’ve updated the results with the actual

daviswebb
08 May 2017

2017 NFL Draft Reaction: A Look at Davis Webb With the New York Giants

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Davis Webb was drafted 87th overall by the New York Giants as a lottery ticket future backup to Eli Manning.  As 36-year old Manning starts to slow down, the organization would like to have a future quarterback already on the roster, and Webb was considered by some to

sashibrown
08 May 2017

Our Favorite Picks from the 2017 NFL Draft

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Now that the NFL draft is over, Team RotoViz did what many of you did; got together after work and talked about our favorite draft picks.

cooper kupp
08 May 2017

2017 NFL Draft Recap – NFC West Edition

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Continuing our look back at how each division fared in the NFL draft, our attention turns now to the NFC West. One of the few divisions to have sent every team to at least one Super Bowl since the dawn of the 21st Century, the Cardinals, Rams, 49ers and Seahawks