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Off The Charts Football Podcast

Jul 11, 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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