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PFF Data Study: Receiving performance against man and zone coverage

We have recently seen that quarterback performance against man and zone coverage isn’t as predictive as overall performance, and the split between results against man and zone coverage is mostly noise and should not be expected to continue going forward. A natural follow up is to ask the same question from the standpoint of pass-catchers: Are there receivers who are better at separating against man coverage than against zone coverage or vice versa? Is the ability to separate against man coverage more important than to separate against zone coverage?

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