IDP Matchup Tool - Week 17
By Larry Thomas
December 29th, 2010


IDP MATCHUP SPREADSHEET Workbook

Workbook consists of seven worksheets of data which can be sorted and filtered… Contents, TOA, SOA, 2010 Tackle Ops, 2010 Sack Ops, 2010 Offense, and Charts.

New for 2009

  • Home and Away data for 27 separate categories
  • Percentage of Tackles (tool to quickly figure what percent IDP had of team tackles for current week and season-to-date
  • Tackles
  • Assist
  • Tackles Allowed
  • Assist Allowed
  • Pressure Applied
  • Pressure Allowed
  • Sack Pct
  • Sacks Allowed Pct (all found in 2010 Sack Op worksheet) can be sorted by 4-3 or 3-4 defenses, also can be sorted by NFC/AFC

Contents

A reference where things are located in workbook.

TOA

IDP Tackle Op Analyzer and IDP Tackle Op Matchup Analyzer

SOA

IDP Tackle Op Analyzer and IDP Tackle Op Matchup Analyzer

2010 TACKLE OPS

Sortable lists for 15 statistical categories…

  • Tackle Opportunities
  • Tackle Opportunities Allowed
  • Tackles
  • Assist
  • Tackles Allowed
  • Assist Allowed
  • Rush Attempts Faced
  • Pass Completions Allowed
  • QB Sacks
  • Pass Attempts Faced
  • Adjusted Pass Attempts Faced
  • Offensive Snaps Faced
  • Tackles For Loss
  • Tackles For Loss Allowed
  • Defensive Run-Pass Percentage

2010 SACK OPS

Sortable lists for 9 statistical categories…

  • Pressure Applied (Defense)
  • Pressure Allowed (Offense)
  • QB Sacks
  • QB Sacks Allowed
  • QB Hits
  • QB Hits Allowed
  • Passes Defensed
  • Passes Defensed Allowed
  • Offensive Snaps

2010 OFFENSE

Sortable lists for 5 statistical categories…

  • Rush Attempts
  • Pass Completions
  • Pass Attempts
  • Adjusted Pass Attempts
  • Offensive Snaps

PCT of TACKLES

Tool to quickly find an IDP's percentage of teams tackles weekly and season-to-date.

CHARTS

Used in IDP Matchups to Exploit/Avoid article (Bramel/Thomas)

The IDP Tackle Opportunity Analyzer and Tackle Op Matchup Analyzer are designed to help owners easily recognize trends and identify favorable tackle matchups for IDPs.

TOA shows 2010 season and league averages. The TOA Spreadsheet also includes 2009 league averages for additional reference.

To use the IDP Tackle Opportunity Analyze, click in cell under Choose Defense. A drop down box will appear, choose team. Home, Away, Total, 2010 NFL average and 2009 NFL average data show for seven different categories.

Choose Defense
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PITTSBURGH Steelers

Cells are highlighted to assist in identifying favorable Tackle opportunities for IDP.
Green … Above league average ... Yellow near league average … Red is below league average

GOOD
NEUTRAL
POOR

To use the IDP Tackle Ops Matchup Analyzer, click in cell under Select OFFENSE for game you want to analyze data for. A drop down box will appear, choose team. Then go to Select DEFENSE, choose team and compare statistical data for Offense and Defense. Again cells are highlighted to assist in identifying favorable matchups.

The IDP Sack Opportunity Analyzer and Sack Op Matchup Analyzer are designed to help owners easily recognize trends and identify favorable sack matchups for IDPs.

SOA shows 2010 season and league averages. The SOA Spreadsheet also includes 2009 league averages for additional reference.
The IDP Sack Op Analyzer and IDP Sack Op Matchup Analyzer work the same as the Tackle Op.

Choose Defense
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NEW ENGLAND Patriots

Cells are highlighted to assist in identifying favorable Tackle opportunities for IDP.
Green … Above league average ... Yellow near league average … Red is below league average

GOOD
NEUTRAL
POOR

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