Author Archives: Joe Bussell

Gambling on a Gambler

Johnny Manziel is one of the hardest evaluations I’ve ever encountered. Even before ever turning on the tape, the sort of pop culture fame that has followed Manziel creates preconceived notions that must be ditched before evaluating his play on … Continue reading

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Obstinacy and Analytics in the NFL

The NFL is a league of 32 separate entities that are all working towards a common goal (profit) while competing against each other. There is massive conduit that connects all 32 teams that allows staggering amounts of information to flow … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 Roster Evaluation

In 2013, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fell way short of the preseason projections. Because of this, the coaching staff and general manager were unceremoniously released. But what went wrong? Was it coaching or did the roster lack talent? Like any … Continue reading

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