Articles by Isaac

Expected Points by Position Rank in Fantasy Football

July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this post, I calculate the expected fantasy points scored by players based on their position and position rank.  This post is modeled after a post by Chase Stuart (see here), where he calculated players' expected fantasy points as a functi... [Read more...]

Calculate Fantasy Players’ Risk Levels using R

April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

In prior posts, I have demonstrated how to download, calculate, and compare fantasy football projections from ESPN, CBS, and NFL.com. In this post, I will demonstrate how to calculate fantasy football players' risk levels.  Just like when determin... [Read more...]

Download Fantasy Football Projections from ESPN.com using R

March 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this post, I will demonstrate how to download fantasy football projections from ESPN.com using R.  Having projections allows us to do many different analyses to determine our best possible fantasy team.  The projections on ESPN.com are currently from last year—they haven't been updated yet for the ... [Read more...]

About This Blog

March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

About This BlogMy name is Isaac and I'm a Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology. Why am I writing about fantasy football and data analysis? Because fantasy football involves the intersection of two things I love: sports and statistics. With this blog, I... [Read more...]

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