The Off-Ball Linebacker Analytics Tool (For Your Use)

If you’ve been following along with the Off-Ball Linebacker analytics, then you may be interested in seeing how some specific players turn out in the analytics. Well, wait no more.

Thanks to Tableau Public’s online publishing, you are now capable of utilizing the tool as you wish. If I have new information or adjust what’s already there, the graphs will update so you’re good to use the link for a while.

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Click on the image to go to the tool.

Use the search bar at the bottom to find players. The search bar responds to typing, so don’t feel forced to scroll through to find the player you’re looking for.

Below are explanations of every value in the tool.

All values in the graph are Percentiles.

BMI – The players Body Mass Index. For the linebackers, it’s just a measure of how big they are and not the intended use of BMI.
Agility Score – The addition of 20 yard shuttle and the three-cone drill.
Burst – Measures Lower Body Explosiveness.
Speed Raw – 40 time.
Speed Adjusted – Size-adjusted speed.
Tackle Radius – A players tackle range based on their ability to cover ground and length.
Breakout Age – Age at end of season where a player hit 8% of their teams solo tackles.
College Solo % – Percent of team solo tackles at the end of a players most productive season, or if the final season wasn’t the most productive- then the final and most productive season are averaged.
College Tackle % – Percent of team total tackles at the end of a players most productive season, or if the final season wasn’t the most productive- then the final and most productive season are averaged.

NFL Efficiency Pane

Total Snaps – Raw number of plays player was on the field for in 2016.
Snap % – Percent of defensive snaps player was on the field for in 2016.
Snaps Per Solo – The amount of snaps it took for a player to get a solo tackle, pass deflection, or interception in 2016.
Snaps Per Tackle – The amount of snaps it took for a player to get any tackle, pass deflection, or interception in 2016.
Efficiency – Production of player against schedule compared to average production of all other players against that schedule that had at least 50% of snaps in the game.

Player Comparison Pane

The top 5 comparisons for a player’s college prospect profile. Currently active only for 2017 draftees.

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