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8 men in the box stat for 2012 (1 Viewer)

Bigboy10182000

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I remember seeing this (maybe in a RB thread in the preseason) but can't seem to find it using the search. Anyone remember the title?

 
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Biabreakable

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Here is a post where I shared a nice article Khaled Elsayed wrote for PFF http://forums.footballguys.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=685937&hl=

Link to the post https://www.profootballfocus.com/blog/2013/05/08/facing-eight-in-the-box/

I am guessing they have that data or someone else does for the 1st 2 weeks of 2013. I did a cursory search but did not find any of that open source.

I did come across a few other nice links though. So will add those too.

Overview with some great stat data base categories also if looking for data (not this though :( ) http://www.sportingcharts.com/dictionary/nfl/eight-in-the-box-defense.aspx

Frank Gore has faced the most 8 in the box so far this season according to this http://www.ninersnation.com/2013/5/8/4312556/frank-gore-49ers-rushing-game-eight-men-in-the-box and this

http://49ers.pressdemocrat.com/2013/09/inside-the-49ers/gore-when-we-watch-the-film-we-see-eight-nine-men-in-the-box-thats-one-of-the-biggest-things/

Article pertaining to its relevance (somewhat, what I would like to see is yards/carry data for each play that 8 or more defenders are deployed to stop the run) http://www.coldhardfootballfacts.com/content/nfl-myth-busting-elite-running-backs-battle-eight-in-the-box-defenses/23392/

 

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