New York Jets 2014 Record: 4-12, missed playoffs, 2-3 in last five Jets impact rookies | Jets impact sleepers | More team previews Four downs 1st: 27th in DVOA* overall offense (27th pass, 17th rush) | 21st in DVOA* overall defense (24th pass, 11th run) 2nd: Ineffective at stopping all receiver types, but especially WR2s, (7.3 pass attempts […]
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While we look at defensive efficiency for the team totals, I’m looking at receptions and yards allowed for the individual matchups rankings. I also like to include some mention of Football Outsiders’ Defense-adjusted Value Over Average. They say DVOA isn’t helpful for fantasy players or at least isn’t as helpful as the yardage and receiving […]
In recent months I’ve become very attached to the belief that NFL backups aren’t ridiculously less talented than the starters. Knile Davis this season while Jamaal Charles was out and virtually all of the running back by committee situations out there are proof enough for me.
Fantasy football is like the stock market — success is all in finding values before the end-of-the-day bell. And while many fantasy football gurus spend oodles of time ranking the stud players and debating who to draft first, the savviest of owners know that striking it rich with a few under-the-radar lottery tickets can be […]
The media coverage of the Aaron Hernandez case has been downright ludicrous … unless you are a Patriots fan or have a certain tight end on your dynasty fantasy roster. And if you fall into either of the latter two categories, I feel your pain. The Patriots (technically now that is “former” Patriots) pass catcher helped my […]
After four weeks, averages in the NFL are supposed to start resembling what we can expect for the rest of the year. Week 5 is when a lot of sites release their initial rest of the way rankings and it’s when projections start to become more reliable. All things are going as expected, too. Brian […]
Compared to quarterback or receiver this year, the running back position is about as thick as a one-ply piece of industrial-grade toilet paper. And that is being generous. This is the age of the running back by committee. Teams don’t feel the need to invest super heavily in an elite back and ride him as […]