Category Archives: NFL Football

HSAC’s Fantasy Value Handbook, Part II

Part II: Turning Weekly Performance into Seasonal Value by Sam Waters This is the second section of our guide to calculating player value in fantasy football. Each part will lay out a different aspect of the process. Part I is already … Continue reading

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HSAC’s Fantasy Value Handbook, Part I

This is the first section of our guide to calculating player value in fantasy football. Each part will lay out a different aspect of the process. Parts II, III, IV, and V will be published on our blog throughout the … Continue reading

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What Were the Chiefs Doing?

By David Freed With the NFL’s first regular season games looming, now seems like a good time to revisit key offseason transactions and discuss how they might actually impact the performance of certain teams. Today we’ll focus on the Chiefs. … Continue reading

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Links We Like: 3/29/13

It’s been a while since our last set of links, but we’re back in force to bring you the best reads from around the web for your weekend reading. – Jeff Sullivan analyzes Justin Verlander’s $180 million contract at FanGraphs … Continue reading

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Do NFL Teams Think the Combine Matters: Defense

By Anthony Zonfrelli As I studied the predictive value of NFL combine events on the draft picks of offensive players, this post examines which combine tests NFL front offices tend to focus on when selecting defensive recruits. This analysis, coupled … Continue reading

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Do NFL Teams Think the Combine Matters: Offense

By Anthony Zonfrelli Last February, HSAC member Kevin Meers analyzed which combine events (namely 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical leap, broad jump, 20-yard shuttle, and 3-cone drill) actually translate into future NFL success for each position. The original article used … Continue reading

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Grading the Accuracy of ESPN and Football Outsiders’ Power Rankings

By Cameron Dowd Hoards of NFL fans obsess over their team’s “Power Ranking”. Every Tuesday, thousands of people flock to the comments section of ESPN’s newest Power Rankings – mostly yelling through their keyboards, screaming that their team is actually … Continue reading

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