Originally written on Ultimate NYG  |  Last updated 9/10/12
The amount of data crunching has been very large.  We have not completed and compiled all of the grades from all of the positions yet. While we are awaiting all of the returns from our staff, we coded every single play for many characteristics.  As an example, we tracked different types of pass plays, and slants jumped out at us for their success quantitatively- these small ball plays made a large contribution to Romo's success.  Dallas was 5 for 6 on slants, for 58 yards.  In an age where the NFL is about passing, the slant can move the team down the field.  It also tires and frustrates pass rushers because they cannot key off of 5 and 7 step drops. Early preliminary work by the grader of the Defensive Ends uncovered some trends which we will tie into the numbers this week... Boley Pic: Giants rush 4. Kiwi rushes from Rt DE spot. JPP and Tuck in the middle and Osi outside. JPP and Tuck get great push up the middle and Romo, because Kiwi kept his lane integrity, he had to step...
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