Tag: Chase Stuart

  • Reads Listens Views 10/10/2014

    Reads Listens Views 10/10/2014

    Central Park North; Creepy Clowns in Deserted Town; Matt Bowen, Andrew Healey, Great Punt Returns; Color Blind or Color Brave, and more… What is Reads Listens Views? If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog, welcome.  I post links on Fridays to content I’m saving for later consumption or pieces that I found compelling. You […]

  • WR Size: Is It Valid Analysis? By Chase Stuart and Matt Waldman

    WR Size: Is It Valid Analysis? By Chase Stuart and Matt Waldman

    Chase Stuart of Football Perspective drops by to collaborate on the topic of wide receiver size and the limits of applying analytics to the subject. Matt Waldman: Stats Ministers and Their Church I’m a fan of applying analytics to football. Those who do it best possess rigorous statistical training or are disciplined about maintaining limits […]

  • Reads Listens Views 9/27/2013

    Reads Listens Views 9/27/2013

    Listens I – Moto Perpetuo as performed by Sergei Nakariakov This little ditty was composed for violin, but Nakariakov performs this endless tire drill with articulation (think footwork for running backs) that would put Barry Sanders to shame. By the way I listened to Wynton Marsalis perform this, but he slurred everything. Nothing wrong with […]

  • Reads Listens Views 1/4/2013

    Reads Listens Views 1/4/2013

    Now Accepting Prepayment for the 2013 RSP I’m spending the weekend with a bunch of Footballguys  watching the playoffs and talking shop. Meanwhile here’s some welcome news for those of you who have asked me when you can prepay for the 2013 RSP. The answer is now: If you wish to prepay for the April 1 download […]

  • Reads Listens Views 12/7/2012

    Reads Listens Views 12/7/2012

    Listens My bud Adrian is traveling through Asia. He met a Dane in Thailand, who hipped him to this Norwegian soul singer-instrumentalist. If you want proof that the world is round just let this pass through your brain one more time: A Texan in Thailand having a guy from Denmark recommend a Norwegian musician who sings […]

  • Reads Listens Views 9/28/2012

    Seeking Writers Unlike my pals Cecil Lammey and Sigmund Bloom, I have a a day job that does not involve football. It means that I have to cut back on some of my football writing at certain points of the year. One of those difficult choices involved saying good bye to my in-season version of […]

  • RSP Writers Project Q&A: Chase Stuart, Footballguys, Football Perspective, and Pro Football Reference

    Chase Stuart took an aggressive, offensive approach to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio Writers Project, spending $93.5 million of his $150 million salary cap on his offense. Can’t say I blame him. He has a nice mix of young skill talent and veteran grit and his dollar cost averaging for his offensive line could pay off. […]

  • RSP Writers Project: Chase Stuart, Footballguys, Football Perspective, and Pro Football Reference

    RSP Writers Project: Chase Stuart, Footballguys, Football Perspective, and Pro Football Reference

    Chase Stuart is probably what my dad envisioned when he had his first son back in 1970: a Manhattan lawyer with a proclivity for stats and history. Well Pops, one out of three ain’t bad – in baseball. Of course, his third try was the charm: my little brother is a Columbia grad student earning […]

  • Reads Listens Views 6/22/2012

    RSP Football Writers Project Update I got some additional input from Football Outsiders columnist Ben Muth on players values this week. – Muth, a former college and NFL offensive lineman whose popular column grades offensive line performance, was gracious enough to make some tweaks along with me and Rotoworld’s Josh Norris to get the values […]

  • RSP Writers Project Update: Basic Salary Structure

    Author’s Note: We’re at Stage II of our RSP Writers Project, which is creating the basic salary structure to build our teams. Footballguys.com staff writer and Bleacher Report Draft Analyst Sigmund Bloom has created the setup we’ll be using. Then we had Chase Stuart of Footballguys, NY Times Fifth Down Blog, and Smart Football fame […]