The Stats Room: Does Size Matter at the Goal Line?
The Stats Room: Does Size Matter at the Goal Line?

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Last week, we determined wide receivers likely have no predictable red zone "ability." The study was limited to season-to-season and 20-yards-or-less information. I decided to expand the study to include different yards-to-goal and in-season. The results didn't change.

To start with, I looked to see if taller wide receivers got targeted more as a team got closer to the goal line, as many fans and analysts consider ...

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