The Seahawks are 1-3 against the Rams in four matchups since the hiring of Sean McVay, having been outscored 121-85 in the series. Seattle was able to hold them to ten points in their first head-to-head in 2017, as the Legion of Boom was still healthy and fully committed to what they didn’t know was … Continue reading Tasteful Filmography: Surviving the Rams’ Dagger Concept
That's right, folks. It's. Happening. On August 16th, Tasteful Profanity will debut its first-ever live podecast. Most of the event information can be found in the @BeastPode twitter account's pinned post, but we figured that the bloge would be the perfect place to explicitly outline many of the details. More than 280 characters and all. … Continue reading Live Podcast Announcement!!!
When studying pass rushers in the NFL, the first statistic that often comes up is sacks. After turnovers, sacks have the largest impact on a drive for a defense. In 2018, offenses lost an average of 6.7 yards per sack, as well as losing a down on that series. The problem with using sacks to … Continue reading Expected Sacks: Enhancing the evaluation of pass rushers
Michael Dickson is the best punter in the NFL. He's also a pretty cool dude. *Last December I reached out to Seattle's All Pro punter, asking him for an interview. To my surprise and elation, he agreed and we kept in touch over the last couple months as he traveled to and from his home … Continue reading T*steful Discourse: An Interview with Michael Dickson
Do you want to rank quarterbacks, but feel intimidated by the hours of grinding film required or confused by going to Pro Football Reference's website? What even is a website? Well, folks, have I got the solution for you. Finally: The power of NFL analysis is literally at your fingertips. Simply click below, upload an … Continue reading 2019 QB Rankings: DIY Edition
Seahawks twitter is known for many things: burger takes analytics fights debates about the ethical implications of reclining your seat on an airplane the rare tweet about the Seahawks. The one staple that you can find in just about any conversation is a quote from an old @seahawkscout tweet in the replies. With so many … Continue reading Which @SeahawkScout tweet are you?
Terrible fan, right here. Guilty. So guilty. I've lived in Seattle since the summer of 2000, which means I can legitimately take all the credit for the Mariners and Sonics reaching the playoffs in the same year Huskies football won the Pac-10. Be a long time until that trifecta repeats. You're welcome. Terrible fan, though: … Continue reading They’re not women’s sports. They’re sports sports.
On day one of free agency, the Seattle SuperSonics made a plethora of decisions that will shape the NBA for years to come. In the midst of the most successful era in the franchise’s history, owner Steve Ballmer has turned an impossible situation into a net positive for a squad tasked with escaping an ultra-competitive … Continue reading How the Seattle SuperSonics won NBA free agency
Into the third week of the 2019 WNBA season, the Storm have played six games (less than 20% of their season). Here are five immediate takeaways, and a bonus half of one. Lesson the First: The record does not speak for itself. Masquerading as a respectable but unspectacular 3-3, the Storm’s record disguises the impressiveness … Continue reading StormWatch: Six Games In, Five and a Half Lessons Learned