This is more Sports Statistician than Sports Economist, but, shooting down sports “folk wisdom” of the talking heads is one of my hobbies. Cold, Hard, Football Facts’ Kerry Byrne (via Si.com) blisters the prevailing notion among the “tough guy” pundits that running and stopping the run wins NFL games. What about the Titans? A separate post on CHFF lauds their defensive prowess (so far) at keeping teams from passing into their end zone versus intercepting other teams.
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