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AFA Podcast - Brian Burke (4/27/15)

Advanced Football Analytics
Released on Apr 26, 2015

Brian Burke returns to preview the 2015 NFL draft. Brian and Dave begin by discussing the “backpack” metaphor for building an NFL roster and describe the trade-offs the NFL GM’s must make when preparing to bring on new talent. Brian goes on to explain how he reexamined the famous “Massey-Thaler Draft Surplus Study” with new data. To close out the show, Brian previews the newly updated Bayesian Draft “War Room” and Draft Trade Evaluator tools and explains how teams and fans can use them during the draft broadcast.