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Off The Charts Football Podcast

Mar 31, 2022

On this special episode of the Off The Charts Football Podcast, Mark Simon (@MarkASimonSays) and Matt Manocherian (@mattmano) spotlight women in football through conversations with ESPN football writer and analyst Mina Kimes (@minakimes) and football researcher Robyn Ritchie (@RR_SportsStats) and 

Mina discussed the most intriguing NFL stories of the offseason, her opinion on this year's QB draft class, her perspective on the league's new diversity initiative for coaches, the evolution of women in football, and her advice for young girls who want to work in the game. (0:53)

Robyn is a sports statistics researcher and PhD student, and she talks about her background (including pursuing work in data analytics of Curling!), her work on punt returns for the Big Data Bowl, what she wants to do in research moving forward, and her advice for those who might want to do the work that she does. (12:27)

March is Women’s History Month and we’re happy to put a spotlight on women doing good work in the sport. Thank you for listening as always. You can email the show with feedback at and don't forget to follow on Twitter @SportsInfo_SIS and Instagram @sportsinfosolutions. For more, check out: