Category: Analysis

J.R.’s Big Board

Straight from “vixticator” himself, with the following message: “Still a work in progress. Want to publish where  i am now. Not necessarily a top 200 as much as how I rank whoever is on the board. Final ranking created by where it looked intuitively correct to place players, based on the information I have now. […]

Why is Mike Lombardi trotting out tired stereotypes as analysis?

Mike Lombardi posted a column recently on The Ringer about his seven quarterback insights. I won’t get too much into it here, but suffice to say that it was based in a ridiculous amount of intangibles and hindsight, and biased to the point of being racist. Deadspin covered it well:   Donovan McNabb played 13 […]

A Super Bowl preview

If you’re looking for more reading material on before today’s game, I’ve written up a short Super Bowl preview for Houstonia magazine.   It’s not as in-depth as some of the analysis we’ve done here (or as other outlets have done in preparation for the game), but it’ll give you a little something more to think […]

Wide Receiver Prospects, Part 1: Is there a “USC Curse”?

I’ve heard a lot of chatter about the “USC receiver curse” in recent years. how highly-regarded receivers from the school have struggled at the NFL level. With Nelson Agholor being talked about as though he was struggling to adapt, and JuJu Smith-Schuster potentially a high draft selection next year, I decided to do a little research […]

Draft Thoughts Part 3 of 4: These Are Not The Traits You’re Looking For

[ Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 ]   I’ve made notes throughout the first few parts of this mega-post regarding players who fell in the draft despite their obvious talent, notes that said I would address in part 3. Well, I apologize. Part 3 ran over 4500 words, so I broke it into two parts […]

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