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Draft Trades Added

26th April 2013

Trying to keep up with all the activity around the 2013 NFL Draft, we've added draft transactions to the bottom of that page, as well as adding previous years (see 2012 trades and 2011 trades). In addition, I've added team-based trade summaries to each team draft page, through which I have learned that the Broncos briefly held the pick that turned into Doug Martin.

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2013 Schedule Released and Updated

19th April 2013

We have put up the full 2013 NFL schedule as well as each individual team's schedule.

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NFL Draft Tools Added to PI Player Season Finder

27th March 2013

In conjunction with the NFL Draft features you can find on the P-F-R front page, we've also added Draft criteria to the Play Index Player Season Finder.

Click "[+] Show draft options" at the bottom of the form to call up a sub-menu that lets you narrow your season finder search down to the year a player was drafted, the round/pick in which he was selected, the drafting team, his college/conference, position out of college, and more.

Give it a try, and be sure to let us know if you have any questions or comments.

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2013 NFL Draft Features at P-F-R

26th March 2013

Just a note that we've added the annual Draft Preview to the site, which shows the 2013 draft order along with the typical quality of players you can get at each slot (and the best players ever taken in each slot by Approximate Value).

New for 2013, we also assembled a list of 2013 draft prospects at each position, cross-linked with their stats pages (when available) at S-R/College Football.

These features go hand in hand with our Draft Section, which has results of all past drafts, and the customizable draft finder tool.

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2013 NFL Draft Prospects

22nd March 2013

We've added a table of NFL Draft prospects with their ages, schools, and links to their college stats (where available). If you're wondering who that guy is you've heard your team is working out, this is the place to look.

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Video: S-R Stat Table SHARE Tutorial

12th March 2013

Here's a 2-minute tutorial on how to embed professional-looking stat tables on your own blog:

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NFL Free Agent List

11th March 2013

NFL free agency begins tomorrow afternoon, so we've put up our yearly list of available free agents that will be updated as players sign. Keep an eye on it to see who's still available & who's worth signing.

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Check Out Our College Basketball Site!

7th March 2013

With March Madness coming up soon, here's a quick reminder to check out S-R/College Basketball, our college hoops site. It has all of the team ratings and player stats you need to help fill out your bracket this season, plus historical data (including scanned stat sheets going back to the 1940s) and a Play Index just for college basketball. Give it a try today!

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Passing, Rushing, and Receiving Stats Back to 1977

5th March 2013

Today I'm happy to announce a major addition to College Football at Sports-Reference.com. We now have passing, rushing, and receiving stats for all FBS (nee Division I-A) schools dating back to the 1977 season, and for schools from prominent conferences (ACC, Big 8/Big 7, Big Ten, Pac-12/Pac-10/Pac-8/AAWU/PCC, SEC, and SWC) we have passing, rushing, and receiving stats dating back to the 1956 season.

For more information about our data coverage, please see this summary. And if you have any questions or comments regarding these changes, please let us know.

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Approximate Value and Hall of Fame Standards

28th February 2013

PFR user Oscar asked today about whether we had a football version of Baseball-Reference's Hall of Fame standards using Weighted Career Approximate Value. To that end, I analyzed weighted career AV data on retired players who started their careers in 1950 or later. Here was a breakdown of all Hall of Famers in that group:

Maximum 159
90th percentile 130
75th percentile 114
Average 101
Median 101
25th percentile 88
10th percentile 73
Minimum (non-kickers) 31
Minimum 0

Using a regression formula, we can also say what your odds of making the Hall are at any given Weighted Career AV threshold:

Wgtd Career AV p(HoF)
160 100%
140 98%
130 94%
125 91%
120 85%
115 78%
110 69%
105 57%
100 45%
95 33%
90 23%
85 16%
80 10%
75 7%
70 4%
60 2%
50 1%
45 0%

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