Sports Info Solutions Announces Football Promotions

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) is pleased to announce several promotions within its Football Operationsdepartment. Dan Foehrenbach has been promoted to the role of Football Operations Lead. He has run point onthe NFL and NCAA football operations at SIS since their inceptions. “Dan is a leader in its purest form,” said Matt Manocherian, VP of Football […]

SPORTS INFO SOLUTIONS TO HOST 2ND ANNUAL SPORTS ANALYTICS CHALLENGE TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA

After a successful inaugural event last summer, Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced today that it will host another football analytics challenge with all proceeds going to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Last year’s inaugural event successfully raised $4,382 for the United Negro College Fund. This year, SIS intends to raise at least $10,000. […]

Man overboard! Why defenses are getting killed in man coverage

One of the most egregious and eventually most fireable offenses any coach can make is to roll headlong into a new NFL trend without the personnel to make it work. For the rare Bill Belichicks of the world who change their modus operandi from year to year (heck, from week to week and drive to drive ) […]

Believe it or not, Alvin Kamara’s contract is a win for advanced metrics

If there’s a bigger divide in football today than the one between people heavily involved in the design and use of advanced metrics and people who believe against all available evidence that running backs matter as they did in previous eras, you’d have a hard time finding it. And while the absolute lockdown idea that […]

Wednesday Walkthroughs: Our favorite stats for understanding NFL football better

The nerds have won. Football is awash in advanced metrics, and even if it’s a little hard for the hardcore traditionalists to accept, it’s probably for the best. Still, sorting through the avalanche of numbers can be a challenge. To cut through some of that clutter, here’s a look at the stats some of our […]

Michael Thomas Is Setting Records, but Julio Jones Is the NFL’s Best WR

Julio Jones is a likely Hall of Famer. Michael Thomas set the single-season reception record last year. They’re both incredible wide receivers. Jones is slightly better. Sure, Thomas was voted the fifth-best player and top receiver by his peers in the NFL Network’s Top 100 countdown. Jones finished just 11th in the balloting and third among […]

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 […]

Why the NFL Needs to Redo Franchise Tags to Include EDGE Performers

The NFL could cost two franchise-designated performers millions of dollars based on nothing but an outdated argument over semantics. As such, the league needs to immediately change its current procedural setup to better reflect today’s game, those producing at a high level and the implementation of the franchise tag.  This past week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Shaquil Barrett and Pittsburgh […]

So long, goal-line fade: Why one of the NFL’s least efficient passing plays is disappearing

Calvin Johnson is appalled when he hears how rarely quarterbacks succeeded last season in throwing the goal-line fade, a pass he loved to catch during his playing days. Over the course of nine seasons with the Detroit Lions, the wideout mastered the art of hauling in lofty tosses to the back pylon, limbs outstretched as he leapt […]

SPORTS INFO SOLUTIONS TO HOST FOOTBALL ANALYTICS CHALLENGE TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

Sports Info Solutions (SIS) announced today that it will be hosting a public football analytics challenge with all proceeds going to the United Negro College Fund. Participants will be given access to SIS NFL play-by-play charting data from the 2019 season and are tasked with presenting the best solution to the question: Which defensive line […]

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