2016 Mover of the Year – David Johnson

Year in and year out, the Mover of the Year blog post ends up being my favorite one to write. Many people may think it’s relatively easy to select the recipient of the award but in reality it gets relatively nerve-wrecking because it’s something that to me I just have to get right! Because of…

2016 All-Movement Team: Defense & Special Teams

Picking up where we left off yesterday, we now come to our 2016 All-Movement Team for Defense and Special Teams. As you will see below, we see some all too familiar faces as well as some potential upsets with some players getting leapfrogged because of some of their highly proficient peers. Defensive Line/End General Movement…

2016 All-Movement Team: Offense

Here we are again! It’s time to recognize the players across the National Football League whose performance, like this blog’s namesake, goes well beyond the stats that they put up over the NFL season. Instead, this list is all about who the athlete is, from a movement performance standpoint, when we compare him versus his…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 17

Game: Chiefs at Chargers Play: The King of the Hill strikes again What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? I will be the first to admit that there are times that I may sound like a broken record here at Football Beyond the Stats. Usually this is for a very good reason; it…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 16

Game: Ravens at Steelers Play: The Bell rung on Christmas more than once for Baltimore What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? When I talk to many of the blog’s readers, I always find that there are a good number of people who still believe that I am selecting a player’s overall movement…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 15

Game: Packers at Bears Play: Two teammates tearing it up! What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? It happens at least once every season where two plays are so close in comparison to their overall movement proficiency that I can’t decide which one to deem most masterful for the week so I end…