FanGraphs Audio: Brian Burke on Football Analytics

Episode 607
Brian Burke is the founder of Advanced NFL Stats and a current member of ESPN’s Stats and Information department. He discusses the current state of analytics in football and what they reveal about certain teams in the context of the present season.

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Audio after the jump. (Approximately 49 min play time.)

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Brian Burke is the President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames


That’s the obvious assumption, as every sports fan knows him, but it’s a different guy.


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