Dallas Cowboys Defensive Player Value Comparisons

July 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last week, I published a comparison of Dallas Cowboys offensive player efficiency rankings .  This comparison listed our own grades and those of a few well-regarded football statistics companies.
The point of this was to make an attempt to “normalize” playing conditions (teammates, situations, and so on) to determine a particular player’s true value.
In that article, I wrote:
There have been some attempts to “normalize” outside factors and assign an objective value to players.  In fact, we are in the process of making such an attempt right now.  Until then, we wanted to take a look at the values of Cowboys players gathered by some other leading football statistics gurus (and compare them to our own 2009 Player Rankings ).
One source of efficiency-based value rankings is Advanced NFL Stats–a site we refer you to a lot. Advanced NFL Stats implements a statistic called Expected Points Added. We’ve...

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