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NFL Penalties: The Facts and Figures of Flags

In 1999, in a game against the Baltimore Ravens, the Tennessee Titans were penalized 15 times for 212 yards. Most teams would not be able to overcome such a deficit, but the Titans, who would eventually reach the Super Bowl that season, managed to pull out a victory in this particular game. Penalties can add up […]

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Players of the NFL and the NBA: A Side-By-Side Comparison

The NFL and NBA are both full of top-flight athletes around the world. Some of these individuals could make the roster in either league, but many of them are specialized for their particular sport of choice. Using data from our NBA Census and NFL census, we compared the population of each league side-by-side. Our findings […]

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The Unofficial 2013 NBA Player Census

This year sure has gone by quickly. It seems like just yesterday that the Spurs and Heat were duking it out in the NBA Finals. Now, here we are at the end of October, and the start of a new NBA season is upon us. With NFL action in full swing as well, this is […]

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Evolution of the NFL Offense: An Analysis of the Last 80 Years

When Peyton Manning threw for 462 yards and 7 touchdown passes in the NFL’s opening game this year, he got a lot of people’s attention. Peyton joined the ranks of only 5 other players in NFL history who have thrown as many touchdowns in a single game. The Broncos are considered by many to have […]

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The Unofficial 2013 NFL Player Census

For the most up-to-date information, check out the 2014 NFL Player Census.   With nearly 1,700 different players, the NFL is home to a highly diverse sample of the human population. Many players grew up in US metropolis cities like Los Angeles or New York, but some were born in the exact middle of nowhere. […]

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