“If it doesn’t matter who wins and loses, why do they keep score?” Vince Lombardi uttered this quote over 60 years ago and it still rings true today. What better way to measure a team’s capabilities on the field than the final outcome of the game? And the person most responsible for a team’s success … More Why Tom Brady is better than Joe Montana – and it’s not even close
Staying true to his increasingly-accurate reputation of being a mercenary of sorts in the NFL, cornerback Darrelle Revis decided to leave the New England Patriots—where he won a Super Bowl in his first season with the team—to return to the team that drafted him, and where he made a name for himself: the New York … More Analyzing the Darrelle Revis Signing
If you are looking for live, in-game analytics for Super Bowl XLIX, numberFire has you covered. Our friends over at numberFire have developed an app that will deliver live analytics from the big game, including win probability, expected drive outcome, and much more. This app, available for both desktop and mobile devices, will allow you … More Super Bowl Live Analytics from numberFire
On Sunday, the New England Patriots will look to unseat the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX. The Patriots, 12-4 in the regular season and the #1 seed in the AFC, are coming off an easy win against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship while … More A Game for the Ages: Super Bowl XLIX Preview
In the AFC Divisional Round of the 2015 NFL Playoffs, the New England Patriots defeated the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 35-31. Tom Brady had to bring the team back from a 14-point deficit twice. The Ravens proved once again that playing at Gillette Stadium did not faze them. I took a look at … More Brady’s Moment: Observations from the Patriots vs. Ravens
In Week 13 of the 2014 NFL season, in what could very well have been a Super Bowl preview between the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots, the Pack emerged victorious on a cold night in Green Bay, Wisconsin, winning by a final score of 26-21. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 368 yards and … More Breaking Down the Key Plays in a Possible Super Bowl Preview
The ongoing debate about the best quarterback of all time becomes complicated when people mention Dan Marino or Brett Favre, men whose playoff accomplishments did not match their regular season success. In our generation, two players sit high above the rest: Tom Brady, winner of three Super Bowls, and Peyton Manning, whose eleven playoff losses … More Does Peyton Manning Perform Worse in the Playoffs?
We’ve decided to start doing a link drop on the blog to give you an idea of other places to look for interesting sports content. If we mention a weekly column/video/podcast/etc., it probably will not show up again in this space. Read something insightful? Let us know! Kirk Goldsberry visualizes ShotScore, how efficiently NBA players … More Link Drop 10/17