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 Play of the Week – Week 15

Game: Buccaneers at Rams Play: Instincts plus movement control from Tavon Austin What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? Like any week within the NFL, there are numerous plays that involve movement behaviors from a player that I would deem exceptional and this week was no different. Not only did we have this…

2015 Play of the Week – Week 10

Game: Vikings at Raiders Play: All-Day long…from start to finish What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? Over the past month, it seems one way or another the Oakland Raiders have found their way to the Football Beyond the Stats Play of the Week…whether their players were responsible for that week’s top Movement…

2015 Play of the Week – Week 5

Game: 3 noteworthy games (but 5 plays!) Play: So much good can come on a Sunday (or Monday) What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? It seems that every year there comes an NFL Sunday (or Monday especially when Le’Veon Bell & Antonio Brown happening to be playing) when the list of choices…