Texans Free Agent Wade Smith joins Sean and Rich in studio. Wade tells that several teams have called, but he’d like to stay with the Texans.
University of Houston Professor Wayne Winston discusses with Paul and Brien about the benefits of using analytics in the NFL.The NFL is steadily adapting the “Moneyball” mindset established in the MLB and recently adopted in the NBA. Dr. Winston uses an analytical approach to justify the drafting of Johnny Manziel with the number one overall pick. He believes NFL teams can create data sets to analyze the worth of players and to determine their position in the upcoming draft.
Alber Breer joined MaD Radio to talk about who the Texans could be looking at in free agency, including which quarterbacks might be a fit.
Super Agent Vinnie Porter joins Nate & Creight to discuss the beginning of the Free Agency period. They get into what exactly “guaranteed money” is, and also touch on the Jimmy Graham franchise tag dispute.
The former Texans defensive coordinator pointed out a couple of facts that suggest they did.
Is it really more dangerous for players to play up tempo? Or is it just more dangerous for Nick Saban?
Should the NFL be messing with extra points?
Ian Rapoport joined MaD Radio to talk about the value of first round draft picks, if the Texans really need to spend their first pick on a quarterback or if they can wait, and where Michael Vick might end up.
Are we really going to give the QBs more protection?
John Pollard of Stats LLC joins Nate Griffin and Patrick Creighton to break down the numbers of the Texans draft prospects. They also get into how in-depth Stats LLC’s analysis is, and how teams implement it into their routine. If you’ve ever wondered what the football equivalent of Moneyball is, this is for you!