By The Numbers analyzes the Cardinals and the NFL through a statistical lens
  • John Brown's Injury Probability

    Posted Aug 16, 2017

    How likely is it that John Brown is affected by injuries during the regular season? It’s impossible to know exactly, but a group of scientists are wagering a guess.

  • Andre Ellington Shows Some Explosion

    Posted Aug 14, 2017

    Andre Ellington didn’t have an overwhelming statistical night on Saturday against the Raiders, but did show glimpses of the player who once upon a time was the starting running back for the Cardinals. Ellington finished with 20 rushing yards on seven carries, added four catches for 31 yards, and, according to Pro Football Focus, did not make any mistakes in pass protection. PFF gave him a grade of 77.1 for his work, which was one of the higher marks on the team.

  • The Return Game Candidates

    Posted Aug 9, 2017

    The Cardinals have some options to replace T.J. Logan because there is a lot of speed on the roster. However, returning is also about sound judgment and ball security. Kerwynn Williams is expected to get the first shot at both return jobs, but there will be competition.

  • Budda Baker Shines Against Cowboys

    Posted Aug 4, 2017

    After an offseason spent away from the team, Budda Baker looked like “a damn rookie” early in training camp, according to coach Bruce Arians. The Cardinals won’t play first-year guys unless they are ready, so Baker needs to prove himself throughout training camp, but he took a step in the right direction in the Hall of Fame Game.

  • Cardinals Set Up For 2017 Improvement

    Posted Aug 3, 2017

    It seems to be little more than random variation when a team does well in one-score games during a season. While that may be frustrating, it’s also a promising sign for the 2017 Cardinals.

  • Betting On A Tramon Williams Turnaround

    Posted Jul 31, 2017

    During his heyday, Tramon Williams was one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL, as he graded out between above average and elite from 2009 through 2013, per Pro Football Focus. The Cardinals likely won't be getting that type of dominant player now that Williams is 34, but the hope is that he still has some juice left.

  • Comparing Haason Reddick And Daryl Washington

    Posted Jul 28, 2017

    Linebacker Haason Reddick has been compared to ex-Cardinal Daryl Washington. Here is how the rookie stacks up to the former Pro Bowler, based off their posted measurables from the pre-draft process.