It’s Week 1 of the regular season and all teams are tied with a 0-0 record. This week, the Washington Redskins will be facing off against the division rival Philadelphia Eagles. I asked Brandon Lee Gowton of Bleeding Green Nation five questions to better understand the state of the Eagles and what to look for in this game.
1) Both Howie Roseman and Doug Pederson seem to be heavily invested in using analytics to inform football decisions. In what ways do the Eagles use analytics in football decision-making (both FO and coaching) and how does it give them an advantage over teams with a more traditional approach?