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Why the ratings are broke ...

Discussion in 'TMFL' started by QuietStorm, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. QuietStorm

    QuietStorm TMFL Commish -- **ISYMFS** --

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    The individual writing the segment runs the 40, throws the football etc .. to gain his stats in madden. Dude's the farthest thing from an athlete so naturally his stats blow.

    Using the 40 outside of anything except for acceleration is silly IMO. You can see game speed and players pulling from those who shine in the 40 yard dash. Shit look at Melvin Gordon & LeVeon Bell's tape. Players bench 10-12 reps of 225 are still plenty effective in the NFL at positions where you think "STR" would be overwhelming.

    "Moore performs his czar duties
    in surprising solitude."


    "Moore looked relieved during the scrimmage. My abysmal performance was proof that Madden really is a simulation of the NFL: A player who somehow lucks into the league without any skills really doesn’t have a chance."

    http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/madden/#

    If you get bored check out the link it does add some numbers to the speculation everyone kicks around in terms of awareness.
     
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  2. QuietStorm

    QuietStorm TMFL Commish -- **ISYMFS** --

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  3. bawvu97

    bawvu97 Let's Goooooo Mountaineers

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    so awareness does do something?
     
  4. Cheez

    Cheez TSO's 1,000,000th Poster

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    Looks like it's part of the OVR calculation... dont know what it actually "does" though.
     
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