Football Outsiders took a look at coaching aggressiveness as expressed by their fourth down decision making. Needless to say Caldwell didn’t fare well nor did many coaches. FO wonders when it will end:
You’d think that a quick perusal of the career AI rankings showing five Super Bowl-winning coaches among the top seven would motivate more coaches to keep their punters and kickers on the sidelines. Apparently not. Analysts have also put forth many logical arguments in support of the data. If the coaches are listening, it hasn’t changed the way they approach their decision-making on game day.