tracking data

Unsupervised methods for identifying pass coverage among defensive backs with NFL player tracking data

Analysis of player tracking data for American football is in its infancy, since the National Football League (NFL) released its Next Gen Stats tracking data publicly for the first time in December 2018. While tracking datasets in other sports often …

A naive bayes approach for NFL passing evaluation using tracking data extracted from images

The NFL collects detailed tracking data capturing the location of all players and the ball during each play. Although the raw form of this data is not publicly available, the NFL releases a set of aggregated statistics via their Next Gen Stats (NGS) …

Going Deep: models for continuous-time within-play valuation of game outcomes in american football with tracking data

Continuous-time assessments of game outcomes in sports have become increasingly common in the last decade. In American football, only discrete-time estimates of play value were possible, since the most advanced public football datasets were recorded …