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NFL Draft Value
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Thoughts on my college bowl pool
For the second year in a row I participated in an against-the-spread contest with some high school friends for the college bowl season. For...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Searching for sunk costs: UFAs vs. 7th round picks
In my last post I looked at the propensity for coaches to disproportionately use players drafted highly. Higher draft picks play slightly ...
Monday, May 11, 2015
Sunk cost and the NFL Draft
I’ve looked at the NFL Draft a lot since starting this blog. As the draft was here in Chicago this year, I found myself running into a numb...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Buyer Beware: Are players on better college teams more likely to be busts in the NFL?
Since I’m dipping my toe back into the water with this post, I figured I should stay in safe territory and look at some NFL Draft-related st...
Monday, September 22, 2014
No league for old men
Back in December of last year I went through some calculations with the data set I stitched together including both performance and salary ...
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