Who should win Coach of the Year in the NFL?

December 26, 2012 Coaches

Let’s get this out of the way. Bruce Arians, or an Arians/Pagano ballot, is going to win Coach of the Year. Period. But who should win it? Coach of the Year is one of the most difficult awards to predict each year. The award often goes to the coach who most outperforms expectations rather than […]

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Trailing by 15 in the middle of the 4th quarter, teams are foolish to not go for 2 after touchdowns

September 14, 2012 Strategy

Let’s start with the obvious: your odds of winning when trailing by 15 in the 4th quarter are really, really low. From 1994, the first season the two-point attempt was introduced to the NFL, to 2011, 68 teams have entered the 4th quarter trailing by exactly 15 points. Only one of those teams won. Over […]

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