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Wild Card Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Wild Card Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized The playoffs have arrived with some juicy matchups to breakdown. Before we do that, let’s observe how each team got here. Over L2 seasons, 7 of 8 teams to reach Conference Championships had a T10 OE rating Only 2 of...

Week 18 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 18 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized It would be inappropriate to commence this week’s newsletter without addressing Damar Hamlin’s fight for his life, the significant progress he’s made in his fight to get back to who he was at 8pm EST on Monday night...

Week 17 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 17 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE As the stretch run continues to heat up and the playoff picture becomes more clear, it’s important to separate the contenders from the pretenders. If the playoffs started today, here’s a look at how...

Week 16 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 16 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE WEATHER There are going to be severe wind conditions across the Midwest on Saturday afternoon, which will have the most significant impact in the Browns-Saints game, which kicks off at 1pm on...

Week 15 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 15 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YPP RANKINGS - CURRENT VS WK 8 Reminder that before you place a wager on Minnesota in Wild Card Weekend that they rank 28th in the league in net yards per play with the ranks of the Bears,...

Week 14 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 14 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE NFL NET YPP RANKINGS - CURRENT VS WK 8 Miami has surged in their Net YPP output over the last month and a half. Miami has outgained each of its opponents over the L5 weeks on a YPP basis, though the...

Week 13 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 13 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YARDS PER PLAY RANKINGS We have been beating the drum for the past few weeks now, but the Vikings rank 28th in the league in Net YPP - this is a HUGE red flag. They rank 21st in the league in...

Week 12 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 12 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YARDS PER PLAY RANKINGS THROUGH WEEK 11 Though they are just 6-4, the 49ers rank 2nd in the league in the Net YPP ranking heading into Week 12 (5th in YPP; 2nd in YPP allowed). They are going to...

Week 11 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 11 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YPP RANKINGS We are at the point of the season where teams have found their identity and have settled into tiers: Super Bowl contenders, playoff teams, fringe Wild Card weekend participants,...

Week 10 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 10 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YPP RANKINGS: CURRENT VS WEEK 6 There are currently several teams whose Net YPP ranks tell a much different story than their record: The NY Giants were on a bye in Week 9, but at 6-2, they are...

Week 9 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 9 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YPP RANKINGS: CURRENT VS WK 5 The Titans are winners of 5 straight and have climbed out of the league bottom slot in Net YPP. They still rank in the league’s bottom 10, but they’ve held...

Week 8 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 8 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YPP RANKINGS: CURRENT VS WK 4 Seattle, Cincy and the NY Jets are the teams surging the most in the Net YPP rankings heading into Week 8 relative to their rankings following Week 4. Cincy has...

Week 7 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 7 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE NET YPP RANKINGS: CURRENT VS. WEEK 4 Tennessee is perhaps the most fradulent 3-2 team in the league through 6 weeks, ranking dead last in the league in net yards per play. There is a divergence...

Week 6 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 6 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE Net Yards Per Play Differential Rankings New England has climbed into the league's top 10 after thrashing the Lions at home last week. Denver is 2-3 and embarassed themselves in front of the entire...

Week 5 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 5 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE Net Yards Per Play Differential Rankings: Undervalued teams by net YPP rank: Indy: Yes, they have been brutal moving the ball and protecting Matt Ryan, but they outgained Tennessee 365-243 in a...

Week 4 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Week 4 Preview – Sporting Intelligence

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized AROUND THE LEAGUE Net Yards Per Play Differential Rankings: Buffalo has demonstrated its potential dominance early in the season, but struggled in the Florida humidity in Miami in Week 3 down 6 defensive starters....

Sporting Intelligence – Week 3 Preview

Sporting Intelligence – Week 3 Preview

AROUND THE LEAGUE Scoring in the NFL is down in 2022 through the first two weeks of the season relative to years past. Net YPP rankings entering Week 3: First half point differential rankings: Offensive Efficiency Rankings Across the League The Lions top the league in...

Sporting Intelligence – Week 2 Preview

Sporting Intelligence – Week 2 Preview

Concise & Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized WEEK 1 TAKEAWAYS Net yards per play is an excellent, all-encompassing metric to quantify a team’s success in yards per play gained on offense, less a team’s yards per play allowed on defense. Buffalo and Kansas City...

Sporting Intelligence – Week 1 Preview

Sporting Intelligence – Week 1 Preview

Concise and Impartial Matchup Analysis Visualized Week 1 of the NFL season is here. Sporting Intelligence will be producing a free, weekly newsletter to preview the upcoming slate throughout the course of the season. Sporting Intelligence’s mission is to harness the...