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Better Rivals podcast: PFF’s George Chahrouri on the value of advanced stats, season projections

David and Oscar are joined by George Chahrouri of PFF to discuss how analytics can help us better understand football and projections for the 49ers’ coming season.

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On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, George Chahrouri of Pro Football Focus joins us in an analytics-slanted episode of Smart Football Month. What are expected points and how can they help evaluate decision making? (10:21) What is clustering and how can it help us group quarterbacks more constructively? (42:14) And most importantly, what does the data tell us about the 49ers in the coming season? (53:59) All that, plus a lightning round from the dark web, Witherspoon gets invited to DBU, and Jimmy dates a porn star.

Episode Resources

Robert Klemko’s article on Richard Sherman’s cornerback summit.