My last final of the semester was last week, so I should be able to post much more frequently over the next few weeks, just in time for the Eagles stretch run. There’s a lot to be said there, and a few things I started and have to finish, but today I want to illustrate the "SI Cover Curse".
Generally, players start slowly as they adjust to the NFL game (and get bigger/stronger). After an initial period of development, they plateau, and remain there until they get old and decline. Pretty simple. Let’s take that graphic and break it into those sections.
From 2008 (the market bottomed in 2009):
And the classic (some say original), from 1979:
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- Chip Kelly: "We're From Philadelphia And We Fight."