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2022 NFL season's top 10 off-ball linebackers: Roquan Smith trade gives Ravens two of the best
Nov 04, 2022
Dealt from Chicago to Baltimore, Roquan Smith was one of the biggest names to change teams before the NFL trade deadline. Where does he land in the Next Gen Stats analytics team's ranking of the top 10 off-ball linebackers right now?
2022 NFL season's top 10 tight ends: Travis Kelce, Mark Andrews and David Njoku headline position
Oct 13, 2022
Who are the most impactful tight ends in the NFL right now? The Next Gen Stats analytics team provides a ranking of the top 10 players at the position in 2022, with some names that could surprise you.
2022 NFL season's early top-10 safeties: Derwin James at No. 1; rookies paying immediate dividends
Sep 29, 2022
Safeties play a critical role in today's NFL. So, who are the top dogs at the position in the early goings of the 2022 season? The Next Gen Stats analytics team's top-10 ranking spotlights familiar names, breakout studs and instant-impact rookies.
Top 10 big-play wide receivers entering Week 3 of 2022 NFL season: Stefon Diggs, Tyreek Hill dazzle
Sep 22, 2022
Which team boasts not one but two of the most exciting pass-catchers in football? The Next Gen Stats analytics team ranks the top 10 big-play wide receivers heading into Week 3 of the 2022 NFL season.
Top 10 rookie debuts of the 2022 NFL season: Drake London, Dominique Robinson stand out
Sep 15, 2022
Did any rookie get off to a better start than Drake London? Does Derek Stingley Jr. look like a foundational piece for the Texans? The Next Gen Stats analytics team ranks the top rookie debuts of the 2022 NFL season.
NFL Week 15's biggest decisions: Going for it gives Lions boost vs. Cardinals' conservatism
Dec 20, 2021
Fourth-down aggressiveness helped give Dan Campbell's Lions an edge against Kliff Kingsbury's Cardinals, who took a more conservative approach. The NGS team evaluates several of the biggest decisions from Week 15 so far.
NFL Week 10's biggest decisions: Mike Zimmer outwits Brandon Staley on fourth down
Nov 15, 2021
Did Mike Zimmer outwit Brandon Staley in the Vikings' big win over the Chargers? Is "Riverboat" Ron Rivera pulling all the right levers once again? Since when is Sean Payton ... conservative? The NGS team digs into several of the biggest decisions from Week 10.
Next Gen Stats Decision Guide: Fourth-down superlatives at midpoint of 2021 NFL season
Nov 10, 2021
Which NFL teams have made the best calls on fourth down? What about the worst? And who's made the most impactful decisions? The Next Gen Stats team provides fourth-down superlatives midway through the 2021 NFL season.
NFL Week 9's biggest decisions: Brandon Staley's, Mike Vrabel's fourth-down calls pay off
Nov 08, 2021
Despite a recent string of failed fourth-down attempts, Brandon Staley's continued aggressive approach paid off for the Chargers on Sunday. The NGS team digs into several of the biggest decisions from Week 9.
NFL Week 6's biggest decisions: Chargers right to go for it on fourth down; Cowboys' results mixed
Oct 18, 2021
Was Chargers coach Brandon Staley justified to go for it on two failed fourth-down tries? Where did the Cowboys' Mike McCarthy step up -- and where did he falter? The NGS team breaks down Week 6's biggest decisions.
NFL's best fourth-down decision-makers: Kevin Stefanski, John Harbaugh among top coaches
Sep 08, 2021
Is there any better decision-maker on fourth down than the Browns' Kevin Stefanski? What about John Harbaugh's aggressive approach with the Ravens? The Next Gen Stats Analytics Team eyes the top fourth-down decision-makers in the NFL.
Introducing the Next Gen Stats Decision Guide: A new analytics tool for fourth down, two-point conversions
Sep 07, 2021
Next Gen Stats introduces a new tool that will take the analytics on fourth down and two-point conversions to the next level. With the help of tracking technology, fans will have the opportunity of knowing the optimal decision BEFORE THE PLAY.
The Cheetah factor: Why Tyreek Hill's clearly the most explosive player in the NFL
Feb 05, 2021
When the Kansas City Chiefs take the field in Tampa on Super Bowl Sunday, they'll have one of the biggest X-factors in the NFL today: Tyreek Hill. Keegan Abdoo and Mike Band explain what makes "Cheetah" the most explosive player in football.
Busting Super Bowl LV narratives: Truth about Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, Rob Gronkowski and more
Feb 02, 2021
Is Tom Brady a system quarterback? Should the Buccaneers try to blitz Patrick Mahomes? Has Rob Gronkowski lost a step? Keegan Abdoo and Mike Band use Next Gen Stats to discern the truth behind some bold narratives surrounding Super Bowl LV.