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Rethinking Quarterback Stats in the Wall Street Journal

November 16, 2010 by


Mike Sielski has written the following article for the Wall Street Journal: Rethinking Quarterback Stats: Vick’s Heroics Show How Traditional QB Ratings Short-Change Runners; Dr. Berri’s Theorem Yes, Mike’s artice reference the research on NFL quarterbacks presented in The Wages of Wins and Stumbling on Wins.  Along the way, he also details the history of […]

The Pistons are (Basically) Who We Thought They Would Be

November 16, 2010 by


Joe Dumars – general manager of the Pistons – recently offered some thoughts on why the Pistons have struggled in 2010-11.  According to Dumars, the problem is an “inability to close out games”, which is related to the number of new faces employed by the Pistons.  Of course, the Pistons – relative to last year […]