Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions welcomes SIS Business Development Analyst and fantasy sports expert Corey March (@marchmadness26) to the show to talk all things fantasy football. Matt and Corey break down the best value picks at quarterback (2:52), running back (12:42), wide receiver (20:27) and then discuss rookies that could make an impact on your fantasy team at the QB (31:36), WR (38:29) and RB (47:00) positions.
Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions welcomes SIS Injury Coordinator John Verros (@VerrosJohn) to the show to examine some of the highest profile injury risks for the upcoming fantasy season. John gives his expert opinion on a handful of quarterbacks (1:48), running backs (15:13), wide receivers (22:00) and tight ends (28:33) who are coming off injuries and provides insight into what to expect from them in 2019.
Former NFL Scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions (@SportsInfo_SIS) and football analytics pioneer Aaron Schatz (@FO_ASchatz) of Football Outsiders (@fboutsiders) break down all the key matchups in the game behind the game.
Scott Spratt (@Scott_Spratt) helped start the Sports Info Solutions Football Department when he was with the company in 2015, and he is the newest member of the Football Outsiders family. He also was the original host of the Off The Charts Football Podcast, and this is his first reunion with the show since his departure from SIS in 2017.
Amongst other accomplishments, Scott won an award at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference for his baseball research on the pitch framing metric Strike Zone Runs Saved (SZRS), and he was a finalist for 2018 FSWA football Writer of the Year.
Topics include Melvin Gordon's holdout (1:30), what Scott's research on pressure rates can tell us about the future performance of different quarterbacks and defenses (7:40), the history of the SIS-FO partnership (16:50), and what to expect from Cam Newton, Luke Keuchly, and the Carolina Panthers in 2019 (27:00).
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In this special holiday episode, former NFL scout Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) of Sports Info Solutions and football analytics pioneer Aaron Schatz (@FO_ASchatz) of Football Outsiders welcome John Shirley (@JshirleyAK) of the SIS R&D team to the show to discuss his recent article arguing that the Zero Blitz should be utilized more often (0:35). The podcast concludes with a re-air of Matt's appearance on The TaekCast (@taekcast) with Davis Mattek (@DavisMattek) from October 26, 2018 (10:28). You can read "The Case for the Zero Blitz" by going to Football Outsiders or by clicking here.