On this episode of The Football Analytics Show, I talk with Aaron Schatz, founder of Football Outsiders and pioneer in football analytics. He recently released his Football Outsiders Almanac that previews the 2018 season.
Among other topics, we discuss:
- The shocking preseason rank for Cleveland’s defense
- The hidden reason for the success of New England and Baltimore
- How to deal with the small sample size of Jimmy Garappolo
- The reason why the Indianapolis defense had talent last year
- Why we expect Jacksonville’s pass defense to decline beyond simple regression
I highly recommend checking out the Almanac, especially for the writing on all 32 NFL teams and the top 50 college football teams.
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