2023 NBA draft projections: Will Victor Wembanyama become an All-Star?
How do Victor Wembanyama's All-Star chances stack up to those of prior top draft picks?
NFL game management cheat sheet: Guide to fourth downs and 2-point conversions
Curious about a fourth-down or 2-point conversion decision? ESPN's recommendation model can help.
NFL pass-rushing, run-stopping, blocking leaderboard: Win rate rankings for 2022
Our win rate metics stack the best run-blocking, run-stopping, pass-protecting and pass-rushing players and teams in the game for the 2022 season.
Which NFL teams are most, least analytics-advanced? We surveyed 21 team staffers
Which NFL team buys in to analytics the most? Which teams remain skeptical? And is momentum a thing? We surveyed team staffers from around the league for the inside word.
Big takeaways from ESPN's new pass-catcher stats: A.J. Brown is always open, Kendrick Bourne is underrated
Mark Andrews is elite, Kendrick Bourne is underused and Deebo Samuel's yards-after-catch production in 2021 nearly broke our new metrics.
Introducing Receiver Tracking Metrics: How our new NFL stats can better rate pass-catchers
Our metrics use player tracking data from NFL Next Gen Stats to analyze every route run and assess receiver performance in three distinct phases.
Who will lead the NFL in sacks this season? We projected the top 50 pass-rushers
Our pass-rush model still has Watt atop the pass-rushing chart, but there was plenty of movement behind the Steelers' star edge rusher.
Ranking all 32 NFL offensive lines: Projecting pass and run blocking for every team in 2022
We used our pass and run block win rate model to predict how all 32 offensive lines will perform in 2022. Which Super Bowl contenders have the top units?
2022 NBA draft: How likely are the Big 3 to become All-Stars?
ESPN Analytics' projections for the top prospects in Thursday's NBA draft evaluate boom vs. bust potential for the new class.
Rams' rollouts, a Burrow mirage and Donald's dominance: Five stat trends to watch in Super Bowl LVI
Which team will win Sunday? Let's take a deep dive into the numbers behind what could decide the game.
Ranking the 14 quarterbacks in the NFL playoffs: Strengths, weaknesses and what's at stake
Which playoff quarterback would you want on your team? Seth Walder ranks them 1-14 and spills their strengths and weaknesses.
2021 NFL pass-rushing, run-stopping, blocking leaderboard: Win rate rankings
ESPN Analytics created revolutionary new metrics to measure performance in both the run and pass game. Here are the leaders for the 2021 season.
The Bills should have gone for 2 twice Sunday: How it cost them and why it matters so much
Buffalo twice erred in passing up opportunities to go for two in the fourth quarter on Sunday, according to ESPN's win probability model.
NFL teams better or worse than expectations: FPI's biggest season swings, and what happened
Which teams are exceeding expectations -- or not living up to them? We looked at the five biggest swings in both directions from ESPN's preseason Football Power Index ratings.
Which NFL teams are most, least analytics-advanced? We surveyed 22 team staffers
Which NFL team buys in to analytics the most? Which teams remain skeptical? And which metrics matter most? We surveyed team staffers from around the league for the inside word.
Picking 12 underrated, overrated NFL players by the numbers -- and what the tape shows
We picked out NFL players who the numbers say are better or worse than their reputations suggest and looked to the game tape to see if it supported the metrics.
Who will lead the NFL in sacks this season? Projecting the top 50 pass-rushers
We created a model to predict which defenders could improve -- and decline -- at taking down quarterbacks this season.
Division favorites, win totals and the NFL's best (and worst) teams: Takeaways from the 2021 projections
The ESPN Football Power Index projections are live. Here's how our model believes the 2021 season will play out.
Projecting the NFL's best and worst pass-protecting offensive lines: 1-32 ranking
The Browns have invested heavily in their O-line, and it has paid off. Other teams aren't so fortunate. Here's where we predict all 32 teams will rank.
Should your team draft a first-round quarterback? Projecting rookies vs. 10 current NFL starters
What are the chances a rookie is better than the quarterback a team has now, for this year and beyond? We ran 10 teams through our model.
Is Mac Jones actually underrated? What the numbers tell us about whether he's worth a top-five pick
The Alabama quarterback is coming off one of the best statistical seasons in college football history. Does that matter for his NFL success?
Which free-agent pass-rushers could be steals? What their expected sacks totals tell us
Sack numbers tell only part of the story for pass-rushers. Which free agents should teams target -- and be wary of -- this offseason?
Going for 2 down 8 points: Why NFL teams keep doing it, and why analytics backs them up
Three teams this season have gone with an unconventional 2-point conversion attempt. Here's why they made the right call.