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Ryan Tannehill leads the list of the top 10 most effective play-action passers

As data and analytics continue to help us evolve our thinking and deepen our understanding about football, one of the continued revelations is that play-action passing is a golden ticket to unlocking an efficient offense. Continued research by Steven Ruiz shows us that not only is play-action extremely effective, but it’s also likely underutilized by NFL coaches. Furthermore, while the run game and the subsequent fake are married to a certain degree, you don’t have to establish the run to boast a strong play-action game.

Translation: Play-action is good and the reasons teams should use it more are innumerable.

With the data provided by Sports Info Solutions, we can quantify quarterback performance in the play-action game. Using a composite score of several play-action passing stats …

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