Guest columnist John Kinsley reviewed every quarterback's deep passes from last season and found Andrew Luck at the top of the heap. Who else were the best (and worst) deep-ball throwers in 2018, and whose results changed the most from 2017?
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It's well known that football coaches are too conservative on offense, but are they overly conservative on defense too? Guest columnist John Shirley breaks down the results of Cover-0 blitzes and finds that they're not nearly as risky as you might think.
At Football Outsiders, we measure receivers based on what they do with the targets they get -- but what happens when you look at a receiver's ability to generate targets in the first place? And what does it tell us about Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett?
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Guest columnist Ben Baldwin returns with more analysis of play-action passing data. Is it best to use play-action when ahead, or when trailing? Late in the game, or early? And does it matter how often a team passes after showing a handoff -- and is that tendency becoming more common?
When kickoffs go into the end zone, should returners try to make a play, or just take a knee and settle for a touchback? Guest columnist Jack Duffin breaks down the numbers and finds teams are making the wrong decision more often than not.