Podcast: Bob Stoll on NFL conference championship games

On this episode of The Football Analytics Show, I’m joined by Bob Stoll, founder of Dr. Bob Sports and pioneer in football analytics. Both the Wall Street Journal and ESPN have done feature length profiles of his work.

Among other topics, we discuss:

  • the details behind his NFL model (1:55)
  • how Bob uses air yards to evaluate teams (5:10)
  • the surprising resource for NFL injury adjustments (9:50)
  • Tennessee at Kansas City (13:32)
  • Green Bay at San Francisco (18:30)

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Podcast: JJ Zachariason on NFL Divisional Playoffs, 2020

On this episode of The Football Analytics Show, I’m joined by JJ Zacharison of FanDuel and numberFire. JJ hosts The Late-Round Podcast for the FanDuel, the Living the Stream podcast and also writes extensively.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • how to project NFL performance based on college statistics, and the surprising statistic for college running backs (4:38)
  • how numberFire’s projections work (7:36)
  • Minnesota at San Francisco (8:43)
  • Tennessee at Baltimore (12:22)
  • Houston at Kansas City (19:23)
  • Seattle at Green Bay (24:35)

JJ uses his strong background in evaluating players for fantasy football to break down these games.

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Podcast: New Orleans and Super Bowl win probabilities

New Orleans might be the most complete NFL team on both sides of the ball. I break down the Saints and their odds to win the Super Bowl.

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