Analytical Scouting: Dwayne Haskins, Kyler Murray score the best using quarterback stats that translate February 28th, 2019, SIS Featured The golden rule of NFL scouting is “traits over production.” However, that doesn’t mean statistical analysis isn’t important or widely used across the NFL. In my opinion, nothing will replace an educated eye when it comes to best understanding a college player’s talent and traits, but production-based metrics are a beneficial complement. Smart evaluators use all evidence available to best understand the players they study. More important than the implementation is the understanding. It is easy to drown in the overload of statistical information, which is why it is vital to focus on metrics that translate, especially at the quarterback position. Click here to read the rest of the article on TheAthletic.com.