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Three Ways Analytics Impacts the NFL

Feb 1, 2019 |

Fans will hopefully enjoy a ton of action on the field Sunday when the Los Angeles Rams line up against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. But what fans likely won’t see is how analytics is impacting football behind the scenes. Read more…

What the NFL Teaches Us About Business Intelligence

Apr 27, 2016 |

When people think of leaders in business intelligence, the National Football League probably isn’t the first to come to mind. After all, the league just hired its first chief information officer three years ago, and it’s more well-known for bone-crunching hits than for information technology. Read more…

In-Game Tracking is Latest NFL Dataset

Sep 9, 2015 |

As the National Football League gears up for its 96th season, it is following in the footsteps of other major sports leagues by embracing emerging data technologies to provide on-field player tracking. Read more…

How Madden’s Ratings Czar Rules NFL Analytics

Mar 13, 2015 |

Donny Moore probably knows more about the 2,600 players in the National Football League than anybody. As the so-called Ratings Czar for EA Sports, the company behind the Madden football video game franchise, Moore’s numeric assessment of how well each player runs, passes, catches, and tackles holds an improbable level of sway over the game. Read more…

Big Data Dispelling Preconceived Notions in the NFL

Aug 22, 2013 |One of the most commonly used examples when discussing what in the world “big data” is, is the now famous Moneyball case study, where the Oakland Athletics major league baseball team was able to use analytics to break the game down in ways that previously hadn't been done before. With the NFL season bearing down on us, we ask the question “what about the NFL?” Read more…

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