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Timo Riske

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2021 NFL Draft: Why trading up doesn't work out for most NFL teams

College & Draft
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PFF data scientist Timo Riske looks at NFL drafts from 2011 to 2018 to investigate how successful teams were at trading up.

by Timo Riske 9 hours ago

2021 NFL Draft: Are big boards biased toward certain positions?

College & Draft
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PFF's Timo Riske takes to the consensus big boards to see if they hold any predictive power over the NFL draft. The results are positive for the incoming offensive tackle and wide receiver class, two of the strongest position groups in the 2021 NFL Draft.

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2021 NFL Draft: Measuring positional draft success for every NFL team

College & Draft
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Yesterday we looked at how teams have allocated their draft capital toward different positions, so today we want to proceed by investigating which NFL teams have hit on their draft picks at every position.

by Timo Riske 6 days ago

2021 NFL Draft: Investigating past draft success, and what it means for the 2021 draft class

College & Draft
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PFF's Timo Riske compares past draft allocation to the 2021 draft class to see whether it will fit the teams’ habits.

by Timo Riske 7 days ago

Investigating positional aging curves with PFF WAR

NFL
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PFF data scientist Timo Riske looks at how fast the average NFL player ages and how it varies through different positions.

by Timo Riske 23 days ago

2021 NFL Free Agency: The best and worst deals so far

PFF's Timo Riske looks back at the first wave of 2021 NFL free agency and details his favorite and least favorite moves so far.

by Timo Riske 27 days ago

Examining the Ravens' overtime proposal: Fair game or ice-cold calculation?

PFF data scientist Timo Riske dives into the intricacies of the Ravens' spot-and-choose proposal, explaining how and why it works as well as taking a deeper dive into the game theory behind it.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago

Riske: A new look at historical draft success for all 32 NFL teams

With the 2021 NFL Draft now just over two months away, PFF looks back over the last four years to identify the teams that have had the most successful drafts.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago

Riske: The trade for Carson Wentz was a mistake that could cost the Indianapolis Colts in the long run

NFL
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The recent trade for Carson Wentz has hamstrung the Indianapolis Colts into building around a quarterback who might not be salvageable. PFF's Timo Riske examines the risk and limited reward that comes with last week's trade.

by Timo Riske 1 month ago Indianapolis Colts

Riske: Investigating the passing scheme and success of the Super Bowl teams

NFL
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PFF data scientist Timo Riske takes an in-depth look at the passing schemes of the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, focusing on quarterback play, receiving production and more.

by Timo Riske 2 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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