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

Jeff Zimmerman takes another look at red-zone wide receivers to see if a player's height matters the closer a team gets to the goal line.

The Stats Room: Identifying the Ideal Red-Zone WR

Jeff Zimmerman goes behind the numbers to identify which traits make up the ideal red-zone wide receiver. The results surprised even him.

The Stats Room: Week 5 QB Projections

Jeff Zimmerman reviews how last week's projections turned out and takes a stab at Week 5 projections for quarterbacks.

The Stats Room: Week 4 QB Projections

Jeff Zimmerman reviews how last week's projections turned out and takes a stab at Week 4 projections for quarterbacks.

The Stats Room: Week 3 QB Projections

Jeff Zimmerman continues his quest for a better projections system with quarterback projections for Week 3.

The Stats Room: Week 2 QB Projections

Jeff Zimmerman checks how his projection system fared in Week 1 and lays out his quarterback projections for Week 2.

The Stats Room: Week 1 QB Projections

Jeff Zimmerman unveils projections for Week 1 using his unique system and compares it to RotoWire's projections. What's the biggest difference?

The Stats Room: Zman's WR Projection Model

Jeff Zimmerman moves to wide receivers with his unique projection model. If targets are evenly distributed, which receivers would move to the top?

The Stats Room: Zman's QB Projections

Jeff Zimmerman unveils his unique projections system, beginning with quarterbacks. Find out why Aaron Rodgers is not the top-ranked quarterback.

The Stats Room: Introduction to Analysis

Jeff Zimmerman details how he plans to investigate myths, conventional wisdom, what works and what doesn't in fantasy football this season.

The Stats Room: At What Age do QB's Decline?

Jeff Zimmerman looks at aging curves for quarterbacks to pinpoint the age that signal callers begin to decline. It might be earlier than most assume.

The Stats Room: Determining Replacement Value

Jeff Zimmerman walks through the process of evaluating the value for players replacing injured or suspended teammates and if it makes sense to draft them.

The Stats Room: Does Pairing QB, K Pay Off?

Jeff Zimmerman examines whether pairing a quarterback and kicker from the same team is a good draft strategy. The results surprised even him.

The Stats Room: How Long Does Last Year Matter?

Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to figure out just how much weight fantasy owners should give to the previous season when evaluating players.

The Stats Room: At What Age do Players Decline?

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes player aging curves to determine when NFL running backs and wide receivers can be expected to decline. Is Julio Jones headed for a fall?

The Stats Room: Don't Trust Second-Half Breakouts

Jeff Zimmerman analyzes whether a player's second-half breakout is predictive for the following season. It is, but not in the way most assume.

The Stats Room: Talent vs. Opportunity at WR/TE

Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to determine whether talent or opportunity is better in predicting the success of rookie wide receivers and tight ends.

The Stats Room: Are Early Round RBs Better?

Jeff Zimmerman explores whether running backs selected early in the NFL Draft are any more productive than their late-round brethren. The results might surprise you.