Sports Info Solutions Announces Finalists for Football Analytics Challenge

This weekend, Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced the three finalist groups for its Football Analytics Challenge. Team 1 – Andrew Rogan and Robert Bernhardt Team 2 – Zachary Feldman, Michael Egle, and Anthony Reinhard Team 3 – Emmett Kiernan The finalists, who were chosen from 34 total submissions, will compete in a live final event […]

Seven stats for 2020: Key numbers that could define the season for Alabama

Nick Saban is going into his 14th season as head coach at Alabama. He’s attempting to win his sixth national championship during his tenure at Alabama. He’s replacing one on-the-field assistant coach and one off-the-field coach. The Crimson Tide are looking to improve on the two losses they suffered, the first time they lost more […]

Titans’ Ryan Tannehill reaches another level in dream season

Ryan Tannehill, who had 22 touchdowns and just six interceptions during the regular season, played well enough this season to convince the Titans to either sign him to a long-term contract or franchise-tag him for the 2020 season. All he did was save the Titans’ season after Marcus Mariota started 2-4. Tannehill, who threw just […]

Inside the advanced metric that loves Aaron Rodgers this season

Stats are like podcasts: their numbers are seemingly endless, and it’s hard to know which one to listen to at a given time. That’s why when Sports Info Solutions came out with its Total Points stat, which had Aaron Rodgers as having created the most points in the NFL this season, eye brows raised. Who […]

Did The NFL Embrace More Analytic Ideas In 2019?

After 17 thrilling weeks, the 2019 regular season has ended and the NFL is getting ready to kick off the playoffs. But before we get to the league’s “second season,” Sports Info Solutions would like to first take a look back and see how the NFL has performed in some basic analytic principles. The NFL […]

SIS announces the promotion of Matt Manocherian

January 2, 2020  Sports Info Solutions is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Manocherian to the position of Vice President, Football and Research. Matt Manocherian joined the company in 2016 as a football consultant and assumed the position of Director of Football Development the following year. He has overseen the expansion of its football […]

Tackles Don’t Matter: Evaluating Run Defense Through Statistics

Even with the increased emphasis on passing in the modern NFL, designed runs still account for close to 40 percent of all offensive plays. Yet, there still has been a general lack of quantifiable metrics to evaluate individual defender performance against the run. Tackles, forced fumbles, and only recently broken tackles make up the small […]

How Drop Depth Affects Our View Of Quarterbacks

While watching a game, most of us are at least peripherally aware of the effect that a play’s design has on the outcome. Obviously, there are many facets to that, but one that has an almost immediate impact is the depth of a quarterback’s drop. Typically we think of this in terms of one-, three-, […]

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