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Field Position and Penalties in the NFL: Do Penalty Rates Change Based off the Line of Scrimmage?

Where Do NFL Penalties Occur?             After doing some of these penalties’ studies, I got curious. Where do the penalties occur on the field? So, I decided to look at the number of penalties and penalty yards per 5-yard increments.             Below are 2 tables showing the number of penalties and penalty yards called per game basedContinue reading “Field Position and Penalties in the NFL: Do Penalty Rates Change Based off the Line of Scrimmage?”

Do NFL Ref’s Favor Certain Head Coaches? Putting a Point Value on an NFL HC’s Ability to Coach a Disciplined Team

Purpose of the Study             After examining and putting a point value on the penalty version of home field advantage, I wanted to check and see how much of that was because of the Head Coach. After all, a lot of people think that certain coaches are able to either manipulate the rules (cheat) or payContinue reading “Do NFL Ref’s Favor Certain Head Coaches? Putting a Point Value on an NFL HC’s Ability to Coach a Disciplined Team”

Does the Home Team Benefit From an Officiating Bias? Partially Valuing NFL Home-Field Advantage

Short and Simple             There’s no correlation between the number of penalties a team gets called for when they are at home vs when the same team is on the road for a season.              Some home teams do get called for less penalties at home compared to the opposing teams in their stadium. The Colts, TitansContinue reading “Does the Home Team Benefit From an Officiating Bias? Partially Valuing NFL Home-Field Advantage”

2020-2021 Season Recap

Now that the season is over, it’s time to reflect on how my game picks did this season. Below, is a table of how I did each week as well as my cumulative record for the season to date.  During the regular season I went 123-100 for a 55%-win percentage.  During the playoffs I wentContinue reading “2020-2021 Season Recap”

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