The Contrarian – Week 3

Shawn Siegele uses the PFF Signature Stats to take a contrarian look at Matthew Stafford, Robert Griffin III, and Trent Richardson.

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Atlanta Falcons v Detroit Lions

The Contrarian – Week 3


Atlanta Falcons v Detroit LionsMost of the Contrarian columns I’ve written for Pro Football Focus in the past have dealt with big single-concept issues. This summer, for example, I looked at Adrian Peterson versus Jamaal Charles and examined how much a forced missed tackle is worth. During the 2013 season, I’m going to be bringing you a mix of columns like that and columns that look at some of the surprising splits generated by PFF’s game-charting adepts. You don’t necessarily want to act on all of the information, but sometimes all that stands between you and a profitable waiver wire pickup or roster defining trade is a faulty narrative.

Here are four narratives of note after two weeks.

 

1. Matthew Stafford and Robert Griffin III are better than fans think — not worse.

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Shawn Siegele is a lead writer for PFF Fantasy and creator of Money in the Banana Stand. He also contributes to RotoViz and FanSided. You can follow him on twitter @FF_Contrarian.

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