Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Book Review: Football Outsiders Almanac 2010

So, Football Outsiders Almanac 2010. I'm mostly including this for completeness' sake. It's along the same lines as FOA09, Pro Football Prospectus 2005 and PFP08, the previous reviews of the annual put out by the gang at Football Outsiders I've review. Said gang now includes yours truly as a member, viz as author of the chapters on the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars.

Since I'm one of the authors, I'm not even going to try to pretend to be the least bit objective or really to give a review. The PFP08 review is probably the most informative one I did, so read that one if you want more detail on the book. The most important thing included in FOA10 not in PFP08 is more detailed college football content, including projections making use of Bill Connelly's S&P system, the closest thing college has to real DVOA. So, really, you're getting the same book, plus more good content. Hw could you possibly complain about that?

FOA10 is also available as a PDF download through the FO online story, for those of you who like trees and burning electricity.

UPDATE (9/7/10 2357 CT): Just in case it isn't clear, I got my copy of FOA10 for free in PDF form. I did however pay for my print version, albeit with an authorial discount through our publisher CreateSpace.

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