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Coach Sean Payton made courageous decisions on the way to New Orleans’s first Super Bowl title.
The final game probability of the season from Advanced NFL Stats: Colts 52 percent, Saints 48 percent.
After watching the overtime in the Saints-Vikings game, do you think the system needs fixing? If so, what would you suggest?
The numbers don’t give the Jets much of a chance, but if Mark Sanchez avoids turnovers and the Jets get a couple of breaks, we should be in for quite a show in Indianapolis.
Once playoff time rolls around, having the better run defense appears to be the best predictor of success.
Are N.F.L. coaches catching on to the latest research that says kicking on fourth down isn’t always the smart call? Fourth-down conversion attempts were more common in 2009 than in any other year of the decade.
There is the best team. And then there is the champion. And only sometimes are they the same.
By Week 17, we’re lucky if we have a few games that matter. Fortunately this year, we have that and more.
According to one metric, the Giants-Redskins game on Monday night was the most lopsided game of the decade.
It’s that time of season when teams that have clinched their playoff seeds are resting their players, and this makes game predictions especially difficult.
The Giants and the Jets have been among the unlucky teams in 2009, along with the Redskins, the Steelers, the Buccaneers and the Rams, according to Advanced NFL Stats.
It’s Week 13 and the playoff picture is coming into focus. One of the interesting applications for a game probability model is to estimate the likelihood that teams will make the playoffs.
With the Broncos’ performance in significant decline and their quarterback situation unsettled, Denver is not the same team that surprised us earlier in the year.
The Jets’ real problem this season is interceptions. Their rate has climbed from a better-than-average 2.4% to a near-league-worst 5.3%. Only the Browns have had a higher percentage of passes intercepted this season.
New England Coach Bill Belichick is taking a lot of heat for his decision to attempt a 4th-down conversion late in the game against the Colts. Was the decision a good one?