NFL

April 1, 2018

DAY/AV: Marino or Montana?

Earlier this week, Setting the Edge introduced the world to Defense-Adjusted Yards per Attempt Value (DAY/AV): Setting the Edge has been working on a massive project where we opponent-adjust every post-merger pass in NFL history. We know that the value […]
March 28, 2018

DAY/AV: What to Expect from a First Round Rookie Quarterback

Setting the Edge has been working on a massive project where we opponent-adjust every post-merger pass in NFL history. We know that the value of a passing touchdown is roughly equal to 20 yards. The guesstimation of an interception being […]
March 14, 2018

Jimmy Graham Will Help the Packers Become More of Who They Already Are

Former Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham signed with the notoriously cheap Green Bay Packers this week in what is likely going to be their biggest move on the offensive side of the ball this offseason. In […]
March 7, 2018

Aye Man The Eagles Are Gonna Have To Do Something

  The Philadelphia Eagles traded for Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett today….but they really didn’t have the money to make the move. While the Seahawks do have to eat the dead cap left from Bennett’s prorated signing bonus, the […]
March 1, 2018

2018 NFL Draft Report – Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA

Folks, draft szn is upon us. This year, I’m going to be covering the draft in a way different than we’ve seen it typically be covered in previous years. The draft, in my opinion, should be the starting point for […]
December 9, 2017

Contextualizing the Run: Offensive Run-Game Win Value – Quarterly Update 3

OrW tracks both teams and players and evaluates one thing—the frequency with which the subject can win the play by running the ball. How do we define this? An offensive run-game win is any run play (excluding kneel-downs) that keeps […]
November 8, 2017

The Update: Passing Wednesday (Week 9)

Terms to know: ANY/A (Adjusted Net Yards per Attempt):  ((passing yards – sack yardage) + (touchdowns * 20) – (interceptions * 45))/(pass attempts + sacks) ANY/A Value: (Team ANY/A – NFL Average ANY/A)*(pass attempts + sacks) [if defensive ANY/A Value, […]
November 3, 2017

Contextualizing the Run: Offensive Run-Game Win Value – Quarterly Update 2

OrW tracks both teams and players and evaluates one thing—the frequency with which the subject can win the play by running the ball. How do we define this? An offensive run-game win is any run play (excluding kneel-downs) that keeps […]