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Timo Riske

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Recent Articles

Understanding 2021 Rookie Quarterbacks with Clustering and Bayesian Forecasting: How much confidence do we still have in Trevor Lawrence?

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Evaluating the 2021 rookie class of NFL quarterbacks, including Mac Jones and Trevor Lawrence, and predicting how their careers might turn out.

by Timo Riske 3 days ago

Riske: Ranking the 14 passing offenses ahead of the NFL playoffs

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Passing offense is the most predictive facet of football for playoff success. So which NFL playoff teams have the advantage in passing offense entering the NFL playoffs and wild-card weekend?

by Timo Riske 4 days ago

2021 NFL MVP: Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers gets closer to his second straight MVP Award

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 17 days ago

2021 NFL Playoffs: Your rooting interest guide for every NFL Week 16 game

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The NFL playoff race is reaching its boiling point. At this point in the season, you favorite team's chances might lie in the hands of a random matchup in the other conference, or worse yet, the divisional matchup between your two least-favorite teams. Timo Riske tells you who to root for.

by Timo Riske 23 days ago

2021 NFL MVP: Packers' Aaron Rodgers takes the lead, Rams' Matthew Stafford keeps himself in the running

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 23 days ago

2021 NFL MVP: Tom Brady takes the lead, Kyler Murray takes falls out of the top 3

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago

2021 NFL MVP: Kyler Murray extends his lead as NFC quarterbacks take over

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago

2021 NFL MVP: Matthew Stafford, Kyler Murray and Tom Brady all in the mix entering Week 13

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago

2021 NFL MVP: Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady climbs up the rankings ahead of Week 12

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago

2021 NFL MVP: Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott leaps into first place

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago

2021 NFL MVP: Matthew Stafford and Kyler Murray lead the way ahead of NFL Week 10

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 2 months ago

2021 NFL MVP: Matthew Stafford's odds keep rising, a new AFC dark horse emerges

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 2 months ago

2021 NFL MVP: Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott jumps into top 3, Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes tumbles out

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 2 months ago

2021 NFL MVP: Cardinals' Kyler Murray jumps to No. 3, Rams' Matthew Stafford takes the lead

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 2 months ago

2021 NFL MVP: Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford closing on Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

NFL MVP 2021: Patrick Mahomes on track for the MVP Award through four weeks

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Projecting which NFL player has the best chance of winning the 2021 NFL MVP award by predicting who will have the best combination of individual stats and team wins at the end of the season.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

Fluke Watch: Three NFL units that might not be what you think they are ahead of Week 3

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From the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offense to the Dallas Cowboys' defense, here are units whose performances through Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season may not be representative of their true ability.

by Timo Riske 3 months ago

Defensive Regression and Offensive Question Marks: Why to be skeptical about the Los Angeles Rams in 2021

The Los Angeles Rams' formidable defense in 2021 is set to regress, especially after key offseason departures, and they have a new quarterback in Matthew Stafford leading their offense.

by Timo Riske 4 months ago

Which second-year quarterback has the best chance to break out in 2021?

The 2020 NFL Draft was rich with young quarterback potential. Now that the rookie season for Justin Herbert, Tua Tagovailoa, Joe Burrow and Jalen Hurts is over, it's time to see which signal-caller can avoid the sophomore slump.

by Timo Riske 5 months ago

2021 NFL Betting: Best values and fades with current 2021 NFL season MVP odds

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Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes are understandably the favorites to win the MVP award for the 2021 NFL season.

by Timo Riske 5 months ago
Bio

Timo Riske joined PFF in a 2019 as a data scientist from Germany and will tell you the odds.

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