Articles by Isaac Petersen

Call for Help: Lead R/Shiny Developer

September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dear Fantasy Football Analytics Community, In 2013, we at Fantasy Football Analytics released web apps to help people make better decisions in fantasy football based on the wisdom of the[...] The post Call for Help: Lead R/Shiny Developer appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Call for Help: R/Shiny Developer

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dear Fantasy Football Analytics Community, Four years ago, we released web apps to help people make better decisions in fantasy football based on the wisdom of the crowd.  Over the past[...] The post Call for Help: R/Shiny Developer appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

2017 Fantasy Football Projections

June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are releasing our 2017 fantasy football projections in a Shiny webapp using R.  The app allows you to calculate custom rankings/projections for your league based on your league settings.[...] The post 2017 Fantasy Football Projections appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics.
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Who Has the Best Fantasy Football Projections? 2017 Update

March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

In prior posts, we demonstrated how to download projections from numerous sources, calculate custom projections for your league, and compare the accuracy of different sources of projections (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).[...] The post Who Has the Best Fantasy Football Projections? 2017 Update appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics.
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2016 Fantasy Football Projections

May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are releasing our 2016 fantasy football projections in an OpenCPU app.  The app allows you to calculate custom rankings/projections for your league based on your league settings.  The projections[...] The post 2016 Fantasy Football Projections appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Which are More Accurate: Fantasy Football Rankings or Projections?

April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

When deciding how to compare players in fantasy football, managers have an important decision: whether to compare players with rankings or projections.  In this article, we compare the accuracy of[...] The post Which are More Accurate: Fantasy Football Rankings or Projections? appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Who Has the Best Fantasy Football Projections? 2016 Update

March 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

In prior posts, we demonstrated how to download projections from numerous sources, calculate custom projections for your league, and compare the accuracy of different sources of projections (2013, 2014, 2015).  In[...] The post Who Has the Best Fantasy Football Projections? 2016 Update appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Call for Help: Front-End Javascript/.NET Web App Developer

October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dear Fantasy Football Analytics Community, Two years ago, we released web apps to help people make better decisions in fantasy football based on the wisdom of the crowd.  Over the past[...] The post Call for Help: Front-End Javascript/.NET Web App Developer appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

2015 Fantasy Football Auction Draft Optimizer using OpenCPU

August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are releasing our 2015 update to the highly requested Auction Draft Optimizer in an OpenCPU app.  The app allows you to calculate custom projections for your league based on[...] The post 2015 Fantasy Football Auction Draft Optimizer using OpenCPU appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

2015 Fantasy Football Projections using OpenCPU

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are releasing our 2015 fantasy football projections in an OpenCPU app.  The app allows you to calculate custom rankings/projections for your league based on your league settings.  The projections[...] The post 2015 Fantasy Football Projections using OpenCPU appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

How Fantasy Football is Like Stock Picking (Including a Shiny App)

March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this post, I compare fantasy football to stock picking.  There are important lessons we can learn from financial forecasting that can be applied to forecasting football players’ performance. Fantasy Football[...] The post How Fantasy Football is Like Stock Picking (Including a Shiny App) appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Who Has the Best Fantasy Football Projections? 2015 Update

February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

In prior posts, I demonstrated how to download projections from numerous sources, calculate custom projections for your league, and compare the accuracy of different sources of projections (2013, 2014).  In[...] The post Who Has the Best Fantasy Football Projections? 2015 Update appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

How to Download and Run R Scripts from this Site

October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post outlines how to download and run R scripts from this website.  We have many Fantasy Football scripts that show how to download and calculate fantasy projections, determine the riskiness of a player, identify sleepers,[...] The post How to Download and Run R Scripts from this Site appeared first ... [Read more...]

Weekly Variability Simulation of Fantasy Football Projections

July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this post, I show how to estimate players’ week-to-week variability in fantasy football points.  In a prior post, I demonstrated how to calculate a player’s risk level, as defined[...] The post Weekly Variability Simulation of Fantasy Football Projections appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Win Your Fantasy Football Draft with These Shiny Apps: 2014 Update

July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

By popular demand, I updated the fantasy football draft optimizers with 2014 projections.  There are two draft optimizers (one for auction drafts and one for snake drafts).  The optimizers identify[...] The post Win Your Fantasy Football Draft with These Shiny Apps: 2014 Update appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Identify Fantasy Football Sleepers with this Shiny App

July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post describes a Shiny app that identifies fantasy football sleepers.  The app allows you to modify your league settings, and calculates robust averages of projections across numerous sources.  Best of all,[...] The post Identify Fantasy Football Sleepers with this Shiny App appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]

Scraping Fantasy Football Projections from the Web

June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this post, I show how to download fantasy football projections from the web using R.  In prior posts, I showed how to scrape projections from ESPN, CBS, NFL.com, and[...] The post Scraping Fantasy Football Projections from the Web appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics. [Read more...]
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