Predictions in Review: AFC South

February 26, 2014 Stat Recap

During the 2013 offseason, I wrote 32 articles under the RPO 2013 tag. In my Predictions in Review series, I review those preview articles with the benefit of hindsight. Previously, I reviewed the AFC West and the NFC West. Today, the AFC South, beginning with a straightforward case in Tennessee. Can Kenny Britt become the […]

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Examining Games with More than 15 Carries

August 12, 2013 Random Perspective On

Running back workload is a very difficult topic to tackle, and I don’t expect to make much of an indent into the subject today. But I do want to take a few minutes and look at some ways to measure heavy workloads. One school of thought is that the effect of carries is cumulative: Not […]

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Some Initial Thoughts Running Backs

July 1, 2013 Rushing

I’ve spent a lot of time this offseason looking at how to grade wide receivers; today I wanted to get some initial thoughts down on paper on running backs. I’m short on time today, which means a lot of data and not so much theory. One of the more underrated statistics to measure running backs […]

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Is Arian Foster declining?

April 2, 2013 Rushing

[House-keeping note: I've added the Salary Cap Calculator to the gray header tabs at the top of each page, so you can now easily get there no matter what page you're on at Football Perspective.] A quick look at Arian Foster‘s statistics over the last three years paints a picture of a player in decline: […]

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Previewing the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs – Sunday

January 13, 2013 Current Events

Yesterday, I previewed Saturday’s games with um, mixed results (skip the Denver-Baltimore preview and just read the San Francisco-Green Bay breakdown twice). Let’s take another crack at it by examining Sunday’s matchups. Seattle Seahawks (11-5) (+1) at Atlanta Falcons (13-3), Sunday, 1:00PM ET Once again, Atlanta is tasked with facing a dominant wildcard team. Is […]

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