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Eric Eager

VP, Research and Development • View all analysts

Recent Articles

Favorite NFL futures bets ahead of the NFC and AFC Championship

Betting
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Breaking down the playoff picture ahead of the NFC and AFC championship games to find value for Super Bowl LV futures bets.

by Eric Eager 1 day ago

2020 NFL Playoffs: A statistical view of the four remaining teams

NFL
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A deep dive into how the Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers got to this point and where their outlooks for the remainder of the 2020 NFL playoffs.

by Eric Eager 3 days ago

2021 NFL Draft: Projecting Alabama WR DeVonta Smith's impact as an NFL player

College & Draft
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Smith, the 2020 Heisman Trophy winner, caught 117-of-145 targets for over 1,850 yards and 23 touchdowns. He was the fourth-most-valuable player in all of college football in 2020 and the most valuable non-quarterback we’ve ever charted.

by Eric Eager 3 days ago

2021 NFL Draft: Projecting North Carolina RB Javonte Williams' impact as an NFL player

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Javonte Williams, was absolutely terrific in 2020, averaging over 7.0 yards per carry and 4.59 yards after contact per carry for the North Carolina Tar Heels. He projects well to the NFL level, making him an intriguing prospect ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft.

by Eric Eager 4 days ago

Favorite NFL futures bets ahead of the NFL divisional round

Breaking down the AFC and NFC playoff pictures ahead of the NFL divisional round to find value for conference championship and Super Bowl LV futures bets.

by Eric Eager 7 days ago

Doug Pederson leaves the Philadelphia Eagles with the seventh and worst head-coaching opening

Now that Doug Pederson is gone, the Eagles will be competing with six other teams for candidates over the next few weeks. But only three years after winning Super Bowl LII, the Eagles' current vacancy is the worst in the league for any aspiring head coaches.

by Eric Eager 11 days ago Philadelphia Eagles

Ranking the NFL's head-coaching vacancies and examining the top candidates

Six NFL head-coaching jobs are currently open, and the most enticing may be the team with the No. 1 overall pick and tons of cap space entering the offseason.

by Eric Eager 11 days ago

Favorite NFL futures bets ahead of Super Wild Card Weekend

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Breaking down the AFC and NFC playoff pictures ahead of NFL Super Wild Card Weekend to find value for conference championship and Super Bowl LV futures bets.

by Eric Eager 14 days ago

Interior Run Defenders Matter: Why players like Quinnen Williams and Daron Payne add more value to a defense than previously thought

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PFF's Eric Eager combs through the PFF database to show why top-tier run-stuffing interior defensive linemen can actually bring more value to a defense than we once thought.

by Eric Eager 22 days ago

Favorite NFL futures bets ahead of Week 17

With the 2020 NFL regular season winding down, the list of futures bets to target has narrowed. However, value still exists for a number of options.

by Eric Eager 22 days ago
Bio

Eric Eager joined PFF in 2015 as a contributor and consultant, and in 2018 as a data scientist. In 2020 he became the VP of Research and Development.

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