2012 Fantasy Football Statistics

2012 Scoring Settings Analysis – WRs

With the Super Bowl in the books, I appreciate you taking the time to check out the final Scoring Settings Analysis piece for 2012 before your annual fake sports hibernation spell. This series looks at the differences in player rankings between different league scoring setups. We first looked at how ...

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2012 Scoring Settings Analysis – RBs

Hello fake footballers and welcome to the second installment of Scoring Settings Analysis for the 2012 NFL season. The last time around, we looked at how the fantasy rankings of ...

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2012 Scoring Settings Analysis – QBs

As the commissioner of multiple leagues and a participant in many other leagues, I’ve played fake football with a variety of different league settings. In this article, I’ll be taking ...

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NFL Playoffs: Saturday Fantasy Football Target Breakdown

Welcome to Wildcard Weekend! Today we have the Bengals vs. the Texans and the Vikings vs. the Packers.  Let’s take a look at their targets for the season and then ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 15 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 15 of the Fantasy Football Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 14 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 14 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Week 14 Wide Receiver Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for the wide receiver defensive matchups for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks. I’ve made these sortable for ease of use. Most ...

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Week 14 Running Back Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for defenses against running backs for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks. I’ve made these sortable for ease of use. Most of ...

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Week 14 Quarterback Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for defenses against quarterbacks for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks. I’ve made these sortable for ease of use. Most of the ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 13 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 12 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

Here are rest of the season fantasy football strength of schedule numbers for each fantasy position. The numbers are smushed together from week 5 on. You can see the raw ...

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Defensive Matchup Statistics: Week 13

Here are the defensive stats vs. individual positions. This week I’m only using stats from week 5 on. I figure it takes teams a few weeks to jellify and also ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 12 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 12 of the Fantasy Football Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. ...

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Fantasy Football Defensive Matchup Statistics: Week 12

Hello everyone. We’ve got to hunker down this Thanksgiving week and get our lineups set to optimal positions. The playoffs are at stake! So here are the stats for defenses ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 10 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 10 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Defenses Against Wide Receivers

  I was having trouble finding completion percentages against individual positions, so I threw these numbers together. I’ve sorted them by completion percentage, but I added some other numbers for the ...

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Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

Here is the fantasy football strength of schedule for each position. Just click on the position you would like to see there at the bottom. The higher the number the ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 9 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 9 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Defenses vs Tight Ends: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses against tight ends. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Running Backs and Wide Receivers under those hyperlinks. Check out how well defenses play ...

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Defenses vs Wide Receivers: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses vs wide receivers. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Running Backs and Tight Ends under those hyperlinks. Check out how well defenses play ...

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Defenses vs Running Backs: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses vs running backs. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, and Tight Ends under those hyperlinks. FO – Football Outsiders rankings of ...

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Defenses vs Quarterbacks: Week 8

Check out how well defenses play against quarterbacks in the table below. You can check out the Defenses vs Running Backs,  Wide Receivers and Tight Ends under those hyperlinks. FO – Football ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 7 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 7 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Rest Of Season Fantasy Strength Of Schedule

Now that we have five weeks of data under our belts I think we can start looking a little harder at the Fantasy Strength Of Schedule for the rest of ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 6 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 6 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved ...

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Defensive Statistics vs QB, RB, WR, TE

I thought we could take a look at how defenses are stacking up against each offensive position so far this season. It’s always tough to know how much a defense ...

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NFL Player Target Percentages

I knew I’d get you with that title! Crazy stuff huh? Well, I am currently working on my target post over at Rotoworld and I decided to check out how ...

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Team Red Zone Numbers

Here are the numbers for NFL teams inside the red zone. I find these interesting, because amazingly, when the team your fantasy player is on, gets into the red zone, ...

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Defensive Statistics vs QB, RB, WR, TE

I thought we could take a look at how defenses are stacking up against each offensive position so far this season. It’s always tough to know how much a defense ...

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The Matchup Machine: Week 2 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 2 of the Matchup  Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over at thefakebasketball.com in our daily fantasy basketball matchups. It proved highly effective ...

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Fake Football Matchups: A Prelude To Statistical Strategery

If you know me from my Razzball days, you’ll know that I love stats and especially matchups stats. So while working on The Fake Basketball I discovered the stat EFF. ...

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The Fantasy Impact of Running Quarterbacks

  With the emergence of running quarterbacks like Michael Vick, Tim Tebow, and Cam Newton, I’ve often wondered how their team’s running backs are impacted. I have always believed the impact ...

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Wide Receiver Touchdown Rate

Touchdowns per receptions and targets are a couple of my favorite stats. Mainly because big fluctuations usually mean something went badly or awesomely. Take Austin Collie and Jordy Nelson. Please! ...

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Touchdown Regression Is Depressin’

Since I’m no Neil deGrasse Tyson this research I just finished up on touchdown regression is as scientific as Triumph The Insult Comic Dog at the Wiener’s Circle, but it is ...

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Percy Harvin: Breaking On Through

Thanks to Fantasy Football Pundit for his take on Percy Harvin. Follow him on Twitter for more great insights! Percy Harvin has been in the news recently for things that, ultimately, ...

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Goal Line Savvy and Not-So-Savvy Running Backs

I was wondering about effectiveness of running backs near the goal line so I took a look-see at, well, effectiveness of running backs near the goal line. Seems to make ...

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Value Based Drafting Trends: Part 1, The Wide Receivers

This article is a guest post by Frank DuPont, aka the Fantasy Douche. You can follow the Fantasy Douche on Twitter where he is simply @FantasyDouche. You can also find ...

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Running Back Finishes

Running backs have very short lifespans in the NFL. They wear down, get hurt, fumble away their jobs, or just stop being good. So I like to look at how ...

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How Does Running Back ADP Correlate To Results?

So I decided to take a quick look at ADP vs. Results for running backs because I’m still pretty firmly set in the draft running backs early camp and I ...

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NFL Quarterbacks Throw Mo’ and Better Making Running Backs Blue

This information is fairly easy to realize without the actual statistics but I made some graphs and I didn’t want to just hang them on my wall and stare at ...

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2012 Wide Receiver Strength Of Schedule

Good day Fake Footballers! I have returned with the wide receiver strength of schedule for 2012. Aren’t you ecstatic!? I know, me too. I’m currently listening to Jack White’s newest ...

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2012 NFL Strength Of Schedule: Quarterbacks

Much like my last look at the 2012 Running Back Strength Of Schedule, the Quarterback Strength Of Schedule is not the end all and be all of drafting tools, but ...

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