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Trench Warfare is a specialized Substack focusing on the analysis of offensive and defensive line play in football. It employs advanced metrics like True Sack Rate (TSR) and True Pressure Score (TPS), alongside film reviews, to evaluate player performance and unit effectiveness. The publication features in-depth player evaluations, draft prospects, and line unit rankings.

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117 implied HN points 09 Jan 24
  1. The 2023 True Sack Rate (TSR) metric differentiates sacks into four categories to evaluate pass-rush production accurately.
  2. The TSR provides valuable insights into how players earn sacks based on skill, technique, and circumstances.
  3. TSR results and rankings for edge rushers are available, including top performers in various efficiency metrics.
196 implied HN points 27 Sep 23
  1. The True Sack Rate (TSR) metric evaluates sack quality based on different factors like skill, move, and athleticism.
  2. TSR differentiates sacks into categories like Rare High Quality (RHQ), High Quality (HQ), Low Quality (LQ), and Coverage/Cleanup, providing insights into player performance.
  3. Through TSR analysis of edge rushers, players like Rashan Gary and Dennis Gardeck stand out with impressive sack scores and performances.
216 implied HN points 05 Sep 23
  1. The 2023 OL Almanac is now updated with changes in starting lineups.
  2. Experience levels, age rankings, draft capital, and unit weight are important factors in analyzing offensive line units.
  3. The Colts, Falcons, and Chiefs have some of the most athletic offensive line units based on the Relative Athletic Score (RAS).
137 implied HN points 24 Oct 23
  1. True Pressure Score (TPS) is a metric used to evaluate pass-rushers based on different types of pressures.
  2. The Pressure Quality Ratio (PQR) measures the efficiency of pass-rushers by comparing high quality pressures to low quality pressures.
  3. Players like Crosby and Hutchinson lead in TPS, while Garrett and Carter stand out in PQR with high efficiency ratios.
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78 implied HN points 12 Oct 23
  1. The 2023 True Sack Rate (TSR) metric differentiates sack types based on player skill and circumstances for better evaluation.
  2. TSR provides a sack score system with four categories, including Rare High Quality (RHQ), High Quality (HQ), Low Quality (LQ), and Coverage/Cleanup Sack.
  3. The article provides insights and rankings on edge rushers and interior defensive linemen based on their sack scores through Week 5 of the 2023 season.
19 implied HN points 27 Jan 24
  1. This post analyzes offensive line prospects for the 2024 Senior Bowl, providing detailed reports on top players.
  2. Tier 1 highlights immediate starters with potential impact in Rounds 1 and 2.
  3. The reports use film study to evaluate players' strengths and weaknesses, projecting their grades and potential roles in the NFL.
58 implied HN points 05 Oct 23
  1. The author created True Pressure Score (TPS) and Pressure Quality Ratio (PQR) to analyze pass-rushers' effectiveness.
  2. The top 10 pass-rushers are ranked based on True Pressure Score (TPS) and Pressure Quality Ratio (PQR).
  3. Myles Garrett has an exceptional Pressure Quality Ratio (PQR) of 16.0, showing high-quality pressures.
117 implied HN points 08 Mar 23
  1. Free agency for offensive linemen in 2023 is not deep, but there are some quality starters available.
  2. Teams need to carefully assess the value of offensive linemen based on their unit's performance and needs.
  3. The rankings provide insight into the available offensive tackles, categorizing them into different tiers based on their skill level and potential.
58 implied HN points 20 Feb 23
  1. The film room series dives deep into OL prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft.
  2. Peter Skoronski is a standout prospect with potential to excel at multiple positions on the offensive line.
  3. The episode covers Skoronski's technique, advice from mentors, and insights into his preparation and game strategies.
58 implied HN points 03 Apr 23
  1. The film room series focuses on OL prospects in the 2023 NFL draft, highlighting their skills and stories.
  2. Jarrett Patterson, a Notre Dame C, is discussed for his work ethic, leadership, and football intelligence.
  3. The film room with Patterson delves into topics like pass protection tips, reading linebackers, and finishing blocks.
58 implied HN points 06 Feb 23
  1. The Eagles have an advantage in the trenches against the Chiefs.
  2. Kansas City's tackles will face tough edge-rushers from Philly like Josh Sweat and Brandon Graham.
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