Advanced NFL Stats

If you like football and you are a bit of a nerd, you will LOVE Advanced NFL Stats. Author Brian Burke uses stats from the last 8+ years of NFL game play to make some very interesting conclusions.

Here is an excerpt from his latest post on Onside Kicks

With 4 minutes left in the first quarter of last week’s Cardinals-Seahawks game, Arizona’s Neil Rackers booted a short but high ‘pooch’ kick that was quickly recovered by the kicking team. The kick recovery was worth a very considerable +0.12 WP. The Cardinals went on to score a touchdown, taking a 14-0 lead. How smart are onside gambles like this?

Bob Weber

My name is Bob Weber and I live in Greeley Colorado. This blog is my personal views, ideas, comments, etc.. You will probably learn more about me by reading the entries here than you will in this bio.