2017 Play of the Week – Week 15

Game: Falcons at Buccaneers Play: Freeman sparring in the open field with a slick set-up What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? I will be honest with you all here: I nearly started writing this post for the week’s best yesterday after seeing two standout plays that I felt would be way too…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 4

Game: Cowboys at 49ers AND Chiefs at Steelers Play: Big-time players make big-time plays (and cuts) What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? We have all heard the cliché comment, “big time players make big-time plays in big-time games,” right? Though some will say that week 4 of a regular season (even at…

Player Movement Evaluation – Barry Sanders: Is he the greatest mover of all time?

Three years ago, I wrote a movement analysis that I had intended would start a trend on Football Beyond the Stats when I published a breakdown of an all-time great, Deion Sanders. In case you missed it then, here is that blog post: https://footballbeyondthestats.wordpress.com/2013/08/19/deionsanders/ Though it was well-received at the time, I greatly dropped the…

2015 All-Movement Team: Offense

In case you’ve been waiting patiently for it…it’s finally here! For the third year in a row, here is the one “All-fill-in-blank NFL Team” that differs significantly from all others out there regarding the evaluation process. Our list is the only one you will find anywhere that is devised on all-around on-field movement proficiency and…

2015 Play of the Week – Week 14

Game: Vikings at Cardinals Play: All-day also shows movement mastery on a Thursday night What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? Over the last two weeks we have had repeat performers featured here on the Movement Play of the Week in Chris Ivory and Antonio Brown. I should’ve known that by acknowledging it…