A new metric: horizontal yards

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by NewsGrabber, Apr 1, 2009.

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    <em>Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky</em> <p>Nobody does better outside-the-box thinking on football stats than our friends at <a href="http://footballoutsiders.com/" target="_blank">footballoutsiders.com</a>.</p> <p>I took particular interest in <a href="http://www.footballoutsiders.com/stat-analysis/2009/re-evaluating-running-back-metrics" target="_blank">this fine piece</a> by Bill Barnell that was posted Wednesday.</p> <p>In the realm of his new concept -- horizontal yards -- the Titans were the league's top team in 2008.</p> <p>Be sure to look for them and for <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=4482" target="_new">Dallas Clark</a> in the charts that are part of the story.</p>

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