2016 Play of the Week – Week 13

Game: Panthers at Seahawks Play: Rawls roaring again What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? It’s hard to believe that we are already in the last quarter of the season. The time when player movement skills sometimes start to get a little more sloppy as the human organism tries to find ways to…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 9

Game: Broncos at Raiders Play: Bibbs (Wait, Who?) with some fined tuned Perception-Action Coupling What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? Today, you’re likely going to ask yourself, “Kapri, who?” or “who in the world is Kapri Bibbs and how did he get here?” This will especially be the case if you weren’t…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 8

Game: Cardinals at Panthers Play:  DJ with the hat trick What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? Okay, okay…I know, I know…this is starting to sound like a broken record. Arizona Cardinal’s Running Back, David Johnson, being named our top movement play of that respective week. Trust me; I feel your pain as…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 6

Game: Jets at Cardinals Play: DJ, back again! What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? Way back in Week 1 of this young season and even earlier before the season even began, I highlighted David Johnson, the RB of the Arizona Cardinals, as one of the new supreme movers on the scene in…

2016 Play of the Week – Week 5

Game: Bills at Rams Play: The real Shady standing up again What makes this the BTS Play of the Week? If you rewind back to 2013, you will see that LeSean ‘Shady’ McCoy was a very frequent player of discussion here at Football Beyond the Stats. That season, he was twice awarded our Movement Play…

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…