1. NFL Stats Analysis: Why The NFL's QB Rating Formula Doesn't Work

    I did a little research this weekend.  I looked at the calculation for the current QB rating system, and you know what?  It kind of sucks.  Explanation of the Formula Here’s the formula—it’s based on four general categories...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about almost 5 years ago 1,253 reads 1 comments

  2. NFL Stat Analysis: Opposition Adjusted Quarterback Rating

    Opponent Adjusted Quarterback Rating: Week Two I recently put together a regression model to determine the factors that most drive the number of points a football team scores in any given game...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about almost 5 years ago 1,516 reads 0 comments

  3. NFL Stat Analysis: Yards Per Attempt: More Important Than You Think

    My goal is to get into more robust analysis than what you're about to read. But, just to get myself started, I started looking at some data to see if there is any way to predict a team's offensive output (in terms of points)...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about almost 5 years ago 1,378 reads 1 comments

  4. Haven't the Fans Suffered Enough: The New York Jets Need To Get Jay Cutler

    They stood there in their green and white jerseys—mouths agape. Did he just say that? “I want to kiss you.” The slurred words were like nails on a chalkboard to Jets fan...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 5 years ago 482 reads 1 comments

  5. A St. Paddy's Day Toast to Irish Athletes

    Despite being a country of only four million people, Ireland is a country with a rich and varied sporting history. Additionally, with the United States being home to another twenty -four million ...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 5 years ago 8,521 reads 38 comments

  6. Super Bowl XLIII - Three F%$king Incredible Plays

    Since the end of Super Bowl XLIII, I’ve been hearing quite a bit of debate as to whether this was the best Super Bowl ever. Don Banks says yes, as does Peter King. Bill Simmons says definitely not...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 5 years ago 2,154 reads 9 comments

  7. Cassel's New Start and McDaniels' Low IQ

    Josh McDaniels woke up on the couch with the TV blaring. He was still wearing his outfit from the night before—a No. 16 Cassel road jersey. He was surrounded by a half eaten bag of Cheetos, a pizza box full of crusts and an empty bottle of Patron..

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 5 years ago 231 reads 4 comments

  8. Discussion For December 17: Single Greatest Qb Seasons

    So, I'm always hoping to get on here and write something, but my day job keeps me fairly busy - as does my evening routine of lounging on the couch. In lieu of an article, I've decided to start an interactive discussion...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  9. ADHD Corner - NFL Week 4 Ruminations

    I'm a big fan of NFL articles that provide snippets (see Banks' Shots, MMQB, TMQ, and Morning Rush). I honestly don't have the attention span nor the mental capacity to absorb any more than a one line fact/musing/thought etc...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about almost 6 years ago 191 reads 0 comments

  10. College Football: Which Programs Produce the Most Starting NFL Quarterbacks?

    At the beginning of the football season, I did an analysis of where all of the quarterbacks in the NFL went to college. What I found was, for the most part, fairly random...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 6 years ago 16,661 reads 1 comments

  11. The Tom Brady-Peyton Manning Debate: Fuel to the Fire

    Brady vs Manning. The debate rages on. Last year, after the Super Bowl, there was article after article about why Peyton was better. Now, 50 touchdowns and an undefeated regular season later, everyone is on the "Brady is better" bandwagon...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 6 years ago 2,397 reads 16 comments

  12. Which Colleges Really Produce the Best NFL QBs?

    When you think of the storied programs of college football, you think of Michigan, Notre Dame, USC etc... So, logic would tell you that they would produce the most NFL talent and, therefore, the most NFL quarterbacks...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 6 years ago 10,035 reads 9 comments

  13. NFL Draft: History Shows Which Colleges Produce the Most First-Round Talent

    Miami has the most 1st round picks since 2000 with an ungodly 25. After Miami is Ohio State and Florida State (each with 13), Texas (12), Wisconsin, Tennessee, Penn State, Oklahoma, USC and Georgia (all with 8)...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 6 years ago 13,289 reads 0 comments

  14. How Good Is Randy Moss?

    I've always been a big fan of Randy Moss - going all the way back to watching the highlights of him sprinting through D1-AA defenses with those green and white striped Marshall socks...

    Luis Alberto Written by Luis Alberto about over 6 years ago 2,044 reads 11 comments