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Football front offices and an increasing number of fans want answers to questions such as: How much is each player worth (on a balanced scale throughout the league)? Who has the deepest rosters in the NFL, and how did they develop them? Does my quarterback contain the critical elements required to win a Super Bowl? The answers to these types of questions hold obvious strategic advantages, but to this point few known analytical techniques provide them.
In the search to providing comparative analysis, the Elitics Model was created, introducing the Player Efficiency Rating (PER) for the NFL. Similar to John Hollinger’s PER for the NBA, the goal of the Elitics PER Model is to provide one metric in reviewing all players from all positions throughout the NFL