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Lau Sze Yui

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PFF Data Study: The effect of formation and team strength on box count

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During a football game, it's not uncommon to hear analysts and commentators refer to "the box count," which is often cited to describe the number of defensive players lined up close enough to the line of scrimmage where they can impact the opposing running game. However, box count isn't just a function of run defense -- it's actually highly correlated with offensive personnel.

by Lau Sze Yui 2 months ago

PFF Data Study: Examining a quarterback's effect on unblocked pass-rushers

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PFF data scientist Lau Sze Yui investigates the quarterback's role in the pressure that comes via unblocked pass-rushers.

by Lau Sze Yui 1 year ago

Running backs don't matter: A dive back into the popular NFL analytics phrase

In his debut piece for PFF.com, Lau Sze Yui reexamines the "running backs don't matter" movement, comparing PFF's models to those from Next Gen Stats.

by Lau Sze Yui 1 year ago

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