Football Outsiders Almanac 2014: The Essential Guide to the 2014 NFL and College Football Seasons

Football Outsiders Almanac 2014: The Essential Guide to the 2014 NFL and College Football Seasons

Bill Connelly, Doug Farrar, Nathan Forster, Brian Fremeau, Tom Gower


the main authoritative and cutting edge advisor to expert soccer (previously often called "Pro soccer Prospectus") is again for an all-new season with extra state-of-the-art statistical research, obsessive movie research, and trademark humor. contains entire assurance of all 32 NFL groups, research of offseason body of workers alterations, over 500 KUBIAK fable soccer projections, and breakdowns of each group from the 5 significant collage soccer meetings plus the head self sufficient and mid-major university groups. With quite a few statistical measures that move a long way past typical NFL stats, soccer Outsiders Almanac 2014 offers NFL enthusiasts the type of sabermetric-like statistical research that revolutionized the fan's figuring out of baseball. it is also written with a realizing dry wit that will get lower than the outside of America's hottest spectator game.

  • Groundbreaking crew and participant DVOA scores that right for state of affairs and opponent to bare which offenses and defenses are actually greater, and which avid gamers quite aid win games.
  • Exclusive facts from the soccer Outsiders video game Charting undertaking, unavailable in normal NFL stats, tells you which of them working backs face the main males within the field; which quarterbacks profit the main from yards after seize; which groups quite often blitz or run particular offensive formations; and which shielding backs cease the opposite team's passing video game, measured by means of cross insurance on each play instead of simply tackles.
  • Detailed info on every one team's functionality in 2013 through offensive and protecting team of workers package.
  • Detailed person stats for offensive linemen and protective players.
  • Extensive insurance of all 32 groups with week-by-week stats from the 2013 season, five-year functionality traits, and research of low season group of workers changes.
  • Exclusive 2014 predictions that provide the chances on every one staff as a brilliant Bowl contender ... or a contender for the head choose within the 2015 draft.
  • 2014 myth soccer projections for greater than 500 ability place avid gamers in accordance with the KUBIAK forecasting system.
  • Breakdowns on greater than 60 various university soccer groups and entire win-loss projections for all 128 department I-A (FBS) teams.
  • "A booklet that any self-respecting NFL fan must purchase." -- invoice Simmons, GRANTLAND.com
  • "Football Outsiders has now equipped a method that has a few severe traction in the back of it. i myself locate it fascinating." -- John Schneider, basic supervisor, Seattle Seahawks
  • "Exhausting, enlightening, marvelous in lots of instances, and an absolute must-read in case you just like the NFL. -- Peter King, activities Illustrated

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