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Tackle Report - Week 4
By Jeff Ratcliffe •
Sep 23, 2014
FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2012, file photo, Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Charlotte, N.C. Kuechly has won the Associated Press 2012 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)
Unlike offensive statistics, tackles aren’t considered official in the NFL. Consequently, we see a lot of variation across the league in how home stats crews record tackles.
Knowing the tendencies of each home crew can provide a significant advantage in IDP leagues. So each week during the regular season, I’m going chart the tackles awarded and discuss the insights we gain from this data.
Here’s the numbers from all 16 games in Week 3:
Jeff Ratcliffe is the Assistant Managing Editor and resident IDP maven of PFF Fantasy.