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Roughing The Passer - He Who Cannot Be Touched

Saturday, February 18th 2017 2:01 pm
Jeremy
One of the reasons I started this site was to try and give context to all those things we "know" are true when it comes to who-gets-called-for-what. Depending on the claim sometimes the numbers are...

What Is A Play?

Sunday, October 23rd 2016 9:11 pm
Jeremy
Rolling out right now is probably the biggest site-wide stat adjustment I've ever done on this site. I've decided to change what it is I count as a play.
One of the frustrating things about running this site is that it gets labeled as a completely unreliable source any time any number doesn't jive with some other random source. One digit off on how...

Yes, Deflategate Is Kind Of A Big Deal

Tuesday, May 12th 2015 9:40 pm
Jeremy
The axe just fell on Tom Brady and the Patriots in regards to Deflategate. Tom Brady was suspended 4 games, the Patriots will lose a first round pick in 2016, a fourth round pick in 2017, and one...

Penalty Falacies - Swallowing the Whistle When It Matters

Friday, February 21st 2014 10:33 pm
Jeremy
No one likes a game that comes down to a call by the officials. However, there is a widely held belief that officials should "just let them play", especially in crucial moments, such as...

The Obligatory Answers to Questions That, Generally, No One Ever Asked

Friday, December 7th 2012 7:40 pm
Jeremy
Why make the site?
It all began with the classic confirmation bias filled internet argument over a player and their frequent ability to get away with murder, or not. I found it annoying that there was essentially no...

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Roughing The Passer - He Who Cannot Be Touched
Saturday, February 18th 2:01 pm
What Is A Play?
Sunday, October 23rd 9:11 pm
Yes, Deflategate Is Kind Of A Big Deal
Tuesday, May 12th 9:40 pm

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