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Chargers history as 7+ point road favorites

How do the San Diego Chargers perform against the spread when they are 7 (or more) point favorites on the road?

BFTB Study: New offensive coordinators

An exclusive BFTB study on the effect of NFL teams hiring a new offensive coordinator.

A Gambler's Guide to 2014 NFL Betting: NFC

Taking a look at the NFC Over/Under team props in Las Vegas and picking out some of the best bets before the 2014 NFL regular season begins.

A Gambler's Guide to 2014 NFL Betting

Taking a look at the AFC Over/Under team props in Las Vegas and picking out some of the best bets before the 2014 NFL regular season begins.

Chargers sign a new backup QB, Kellen Clemens

Clipboard Kellen? The Chargers have a new backup quarterback: former Jet and Ram, Kellen Clemens.

2014 NFL Draft: Predicting RB Prospect Success

Charting running backs of past, present, and future to find a correlation with success.

Video: 3-D plotting of new RB measurements

The new metrics (Punch Score, Z-Speed Score, and Foot Speed) come together in a video showing each player plotted in three-dimensional space, allowing us to draw conclusions from the data and see just how useful the new metrics really are.

Foot Speed: Another predictive measure

By leveraging the 40 yard time and broad jump measurement from the NFL Combine, we can derive Foot Speed - a measure of a players' foot speed, which compliments our previously mentioned Punch Score and Z-Speed Score.

Z-Speed Score: a new and improved RB Speed Score.

Improving upon Bill Barnwell's Speed Score, used to predict the success of running backs based on their performance at the NFL Combine, by giving it a true mathematical foundation.

Punch Score: Identifying the RBs Speed Score Can't

This offseason, we will attempt to improve upon Bill Barnwell's famous "Speed Score", which is used to predict the success of prospective running backs by looking at their performance at the NFL combine. We start by introducing our "Punch Score".