Tej Seth (@tejfbanalytics) from PFF and Michigan Football Analytics joins the show.
1:05: We talk about how he uses math to break down football and how he got started.
4:40: Seth explains why trying to establish the run is overrated.
7:00: He explains what “over expected” is and how he uses it to provide a more accurate sense of how effective players are.
8:15: How should NFL should evaluate college running backs coming into The League?
9:45: Why is YAC so difficult translate from college to the NFL?
10:45: Seth talks about what he learned from studying NFL defensive box counts in early-down situations.
12:20: What teams are the sharpest in the NFL when it comes to using the proper data to make decisions from the front office to the coaching booth to the sidelines?
14:50: He offers his thoughts on why Matthew Stafford’s talents were wasted in Detroit and what it was like to see Stafford’s Sunday Night performance.
18:45: He also talks about his other impressions from Week 1.
20:05: Seth tells us what he’s looking forward to in Week 2 and offers one strong opinion on a game where he thinks the wrong team is favored.
22:38: He also offers advice to any young people who are interested in diving into Football Analytics.