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Giants Blow Big Opportunity by Losing to Redskins

Note: I’m writing this piece as a fan, not an analyst.

Through two weeks, it had looked as though the Giants were a different team than they had been in the past. 1,568 more words

VIDEO: Knoxville (Tenn.) Catholic's DJ Mitchell makes crazy one-handed interception

DJ Mitchell from Knoxville Catholic in Tennessee makes a crazy one-handed off-balance interception in a 69-42 victory against Fulton (Knoxville).

Catholic opened the game with 21 unanswered points in front of a crowd that featured Tennessee football coach Butch Jones and defensive back Todd Kelly Jr. 72 more words


Our lexicon for defending in football isn’t good enough

Problem: Why is making more interceptions correlated less well with conceding fewer shots (as pointed to here and here) than making more tackles?

Hypothesis: One can quite easily ‘passively intercept’, by essentially having the ball passed straight at you, through no skill of one’s own; one is much less likely to ‘passively tackle’. 1,387 more words

Teenage Times are the best! Standing at 19!

So the draft is over; I haven’t managed to read all about it yet so I’m a bit unaware as to which team “won big time” and which one “drafted a bust”. 676 more words


Analysis: Stoke 0 Liverpool 1

I wasn’t planning to do one of these for this match, but as there were some impressive stats from a very good Liverpool display I thought I would. 656 more words

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Preparing for playoffs, Andy Dalton throws the *actual* worst interception of the year

Back in October, we deemed a Sam Bradford interception to be the worst of the year and, to be fair, it was horrible. He rushed it, threw it off his front foot for no apparent reason and underthrew his man in the end zone by a solid five yards. 208 more words