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Air Yards: Through Week 5

by Staff Report on October 15, 2010

After reading a blurb from Pat Yasinskas on his NFC South blog about Josh Freeman and his average of 10.5 yards per pass through the air, leading the entire NFL. Something seemed off in the statistical ranking. Based on the stats that we keep here at Bucs Central for such statistical measurement of quarterbacks, […]

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Air Yards: Talkin’ YAC

by Staff Report on January 20, 2010

Typically many fans, pundits and analyst spend the season evaluating the downfield production of quarterbacks, by how many yards a ball is thrown past the line of scrimmage or how many yards per attempt a quarterback has as a sound measure of how effective a quarterback has done, but by putting it into perspective. A […]

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Air Yards

by Jim Johnson on March 14, 2009

While sifting through different stats & sites that break down stats I came across what Brian Burke of is coining as “Air Yards”. To get to the hidden stat within the game of football he subtracts the total number of YAC yards a team generates throughout the course of a game or season from […]