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

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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.