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DTR Inc. CEO Jay Goldberg Writes/Publishes New Fantasy Football Stat Book
The book is titled, Fantasy Football Sidekick - Wide Receiver Situational Stats (2015 Edition) and will be available at online booksellers very soon.
This book is not a ranking of wide receivers or expert advice on what wide receiver to draft.
So what can you find in this book?
On the 32 team pages; for their 2014 wide receivers:
--> snaps, targets, receptions, receiving yds, receiving TDs, % of snaps played, targets per snap, % targets caught, TDs per reception,% of team's targets, % of team's receptions, % of team's receiving yds and % of team's receiving TDs.
On the 32 team pages; for their 2014 pass defense:
--> team pass defense consistency factor (yds and TDs), plus average pass yards and pass TDs allowed broken out by: home/away, division/non-
--> also for each team's passing yds allowed and passing TDs allowed: the mean, midpoint, standard deviation, high game, low game, % of games gave up 300+ yds; and % of games gave up 3+ passing TDs.
ALL STATS ON THE TEAM PAGES ARE FOR 2014 SEASON ONLY
On the 96 player pages (3 WRs per team):
--> average receptions, yds (for player pages yds include receiving and rushing yds) and TDs (for player pages TDs include receiving and rushing TDs) for 2013 and 2014 by opponent
--> in addition the player pages include average receptions, yds (pass, run) and TDs (pass, run) broken out by: all games, home/away, division/non-
--> also for each player for receptions, yds (pass, run) and TDs (pass, run): their consistency factor (CF), the mean, standard deviation, high game, low game, % of games had 4+ receptions, % of games had 75+ yards; and % of games had 1+ TDs.
Each player page also has a graph showing the percent of games that player played against teams with a final 2014 pass defense ranking in the top 10, in the middle 11 and in the bottom 11.
ALL STATS ON PLAYER PAGES ARE FOR 2014 SEASON ONLY EXCEPT THE AVERAGE GAME LOGS BY OPPONENT WHICH IS FOR THE 2013 AND 2014 SEASONS
To allow for determining aggregate trends there are "group" studies (players/teams placed in groups and numbers generated for the group as a whole) and untraditional stat category leaders:
--> Graphs showing the performance for wide receivers drafted in the first 3 rounds of the NFL draft by round by year (2012, 2013, 2014) in their first year in the league (for receptions, yds and TDs)
--> Graphs showing how players with 70 or more receptions (receptions);
--> for players who had 5 to 7 receiving TDs as a group: the probability of scoring a TD (based on 2014 data) after one game with no TD/ with TD, two games in row a game with no TDs/ with TDs and three games in a row with no TDs/ with TDs.
--> Graphs for aggregate team defensive results by groups (top 10, middle 11, bottom 11) by home/away, etc.
--> Stat leaders/trailers for CF (receptions/
--> highest % of: targets per snap, receptions per target, team's targets and team's receiving TDs
The book will be available at online bookseller very soon, including Amazon where Jay Goldberg’s author page is http://www.amazon.com/