Articles tagged "Shorter"

Philadelphia-Indianapolis Proves To Be Game Of Firsts

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 16, 2014

For the first time in his career, Andrew Luck has lost two games in a row. Philadelphia also made an historic first.



What Took So Long? NFL Breaks 65-Year-Old Scoring Record in 2013

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 1, 2014

NFL games produced 46.82 points in 2013, breaking a largely unknown record for scoring productivity set back in 1948. Which begets the question: why did it take the NFL 65 years, and 25 years of legislative manipulation, to match the scoring pace of the leather-helmet era?



NFL Bottom Line: Stats That Defined Each Week 15 Game

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 16, 2013

Justin Henry caps off an upside-down week of action, in which five of the six 1-3 seeds in each conference lost their games. Only Seattle won.



Cold Hard Autopsy: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 5, 2013

The list of teams eliminated from playoff contention climbs to three. Coroner Justin Henry embalms a pair of NFC patsies. (CHFF)



NFL Myth-busting: Don't Blame Read-Option For Carolina Panthers' 7-9 Record

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 9, 2013

The read-option gets plenty of ink these days but NFL teams it on just 1.4% of plays in 2012. Scott Kacsmar's myth-busting summer begins with the trend the Carolina Panthers should embrace, not abandon in 2013.



Friendly NFL Climate, Great Quarterbacks Spark Rise in Passing Statistics

Cold, Hard Football Facts for June 11, 2013

Are NFL quarterbacks better, healthier or controlling the rule book? Scott Kacsmar examines the passing explosion and finds one unique group of active QBs we should be enjoying while they last.



NFL Stat Wars: YAC (Yards After Catch) Vs. YAT (Yards At Touch)

Cold, Hard Football Facts for June 10, 2013

Andrew Luck and the Colts were the NFL's most inaccurate team last year but were league a leader in YAT (Yards At Touch). I.E., they threw the ball too far down field. We look at YAT and YAC (Yards After Catch) and find that the latter especially is badly overvalued by stat crunchers.



Deacon Jones Rests in His Own Class of NFL Sack Masters

Cold, Hard Football Facts for June 4, 2013

Deacon Jones, the man who created the quarterback sack, has passed away at 74. Scott Kacsmar examines the NFL’s “official” sack leaders, who all owe respect to this pass-rushing pioneer.



Tall Task: Does Height Matter For NFL Quarterbacks?

Cold, Hard Football Facts for April 5, 2013

After Seattle shrimp Russell Wilson’s excellent rookie season, does height still matter for a NFL quarterback? Scott Kacsmar examines if bigger is better, or if NFL teams need to widen their thinking.



Slot Machines: Danny Amendola Is The Poor Man's Wes Welker

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 15, 2013

Danny Amendola does play a similar style of slot receiver to Wes Welker. He just doesn't play it as well, says Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar In fact, Amendola's career average of 8.81 yards per catch is the worst in NFL history.



 



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