ok, wtf? TWO Edge-rushers for the Redskins? Do you even know who is on the Redskins' roster? I was gonna comment after the first one, but decided not to. However, A SECOND EDGE-RUSHER? Preston Smith is quite good and only 23. The Redskins signed Kerrigan to a big contract extension. Clearly the top two spots are on lockdown. Question mark: Junior Galette. Can he return from a second torn achilles and provide a spark at DPR? We'll see, but he's more than just a journeyman edge rusher. Now, would it be nice to have some more depth? Sure, but that doesn't mean the Redskins should bypass their glaring needs at LG, C, and DL, GLARING needs, just to get DEPTH. Not a starter, but DEPTH. Safety, ILB, and RB. Just some more positions of need for you.
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Posted June 18, 2009
Detailed 2008 NFL Stats Explanation
I have received several e-mails from people wanting me to support my 2008 Detailed NFL Stats with evidence of how I came to those numbers.
Here are my formulas for each statistics. I used ESPN.com for the basic stats to get my advanced stats.
Offensive Yards Per Play: Total Offensive Yards / (Passing Attempts + Rushing Attempts)
Defensive Turnover Rate: Total Turnovers / Total Defensive Plays
I hope this cleared up some of your questions and feel free to cross check my statistics. I think the television NFL analyst community does not do a good job of getting the most accurate statistics possible to its audience. In my opinion, breaking down statistics per play is the best way to eliminate as many variables as possible when doing research.