Articles tagged "wildcard playoffs"

King of Props Expects High Fives

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 5, 2014

The King of Props' loyal subjects have celebrated routinely this season. Now 45-24-1, he expects to cash in when two players reach five here on Jan. 5.



Graphic Statistical Sex For 2013 NFL Playoff Contenders

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 4, 2014

The fortunes of every playoff team hinged upon one factor only: winning the battle of passing efficiency. This correlation, and impact of the arrival of Nick Foles in Philly, or the loss of Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay, is easy to see in the season-long Passer Rating Differential and point differential line graphs we plotted for each playoff contender.



Wildcard Trends: Favorites, Unders, Wintry Weather

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 3, 2014

Favorites have dominated recent wildcard play: the last wildcard underdog to cover was Tim Tebow's 2011 Broncos, who beat the Steelers outright. Oddsmaking analyst Mike Wilkening explores some of the top handicapping storylines this weekend.



Hot or Not? PRD Trends For Each Wildcard Contender

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 2, 2014

Two years ago we introduced Passer Rating Differential trend charts at the bequest of NFL Films, which wanted to use this CHFF Quality Stat as a way to measure which teams are statistically peaking entering the postseason. This year, the Eagles are hot! The Saints are not.



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?



Green Bay Packers Overwhelm Joe Webb, Minnesota Vikings

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 6, 2013

The Green Bay Packers washed the taste of last year's first-round elimination out of their mouths with a convincing win over the Vikings, who were forced to play behind inexperienced back-up QB Joe Webb



 



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