Three Ways Analytics Impacts the NFL

Fans will hopefully enjoy a ton of action on the field Sunday when the Los Angeles Rams line up against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. But what fans likely won’t see is how analytics is impacting football behind the scenes.

Up to this point, the adoption of analytics in the National Football League has been tepid at best. Compared to Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association, where openly available player data and abundant analytics has energized fans and analysts alike, the NFL has lagged behind.

Author: Alex Woodie


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