Inspired by Matthew Berry’s always-interesting annual 100 Fantasy Football facts, I decided to come up with my own list of facts, stats, and findings as a result of my own fantasy football research.
Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden recently stated: “to try to judge our 53-man roster now is asinine.” According to Dictionary.com, “asinine” is defined as being “foolish, unintelligent, or silly; stupid.” Foolish, unintelligent, AND stupid? It’s like they shined the Bat Signal with my name on it.
In the 2014 NFL Draft, the first running back didn’t come off the board until the 54th overall pick. That’s the latest point in the history of the draft for the first running back to be taken.
Roughly speaking, “Predictive Analytics” is the concept of mining data, examining statistics, and creating models to make predictions about unknown future events. Sure, sounds fancy and high-falutin,’ but it’s really nothing more than a geeky version of examining past events and predicting what’s going to happen in the future.
The Washington Wizards have become increasingly resigned to the fact of losing Trevor Ariza, believing that the free agent will likely end up taking a more lucrative deal elsewhere, a source familiar with the thinking of the Wizards front office told the DMVTrifecta.
1. Just after 11:30pm yesterday evening, when I realized I had spent the past 30 to 45 minutes hearing names of which 75% will never be stitched on an NBA jersey, the Wizards made their first (and only) pick in last night’s NBA Draft (in the 2nd round, 46th overall).
Courtesy of the DMVTrifecta’s Contributor, Ryan Gracia. Gracia is a center midfielder for SC Balma in France. Gracia is a local product from Thomas S. Wootton high school in Rockville, Maryland and continued his playing career at George Mason University.
With Joel Embiid’s injury, the NBA Draft was thrown into chaos that can only be eclipsed by Lebron and Carmelo opting out of their contracts…oh wait, but that’s for another day. Now my 2014 Mock: