Ejections for the 2020 season

A running list of players ejected in the 2020 season.       Week Game Player Pos Team Reason Time Referee 1. 1 CHI-DET Jamie Collins LB DET Contact with referee demonstrating hit 11:26/1Q Kemp 2. TEN-DEN Rashaan Evans LB TEN Throwing a punch 1:07/1Q Novak 3. 2 HOU-BAL Ross Blacklock DT HOU Throwing a punch 4:51/4Q Corrente 4. SEA-NE Quandre Diggs FS SEA Use of the helmet 0:54/1Q Wrolstad 5. 3 JAX-MIA Cam Robinson LT JAX Contact with official 4:16/3Q Allen 6. 4 HOU-MIN Harrison Smith S MIN Hit on a defenseless receiver 1:13/2Q Rogers 7. 5 HOU-JAX Josh Jones S JAX Hit on a defenseless receiver 13:07/3Q Vinovich 8. 7 WAS-DAL Jonathan Bostic LB WAS Helmet-to-helmet contact on sliding QB 6:32/3Q Torbert 9. LV-TB Gabe Jackson RG LV Fighting 4:18/3Q Novak 10. 8 CAR-ATL Charles Harris DE ATL Hit to head of downed QB 4:26/3Q Hochuli http://www.quirkyresearch.com/2019/08/19/ejections-for-the-2019-nfl-season/ http://www.quirkyresearch.com/2018/09/17/nfl-ejections-for-the-2018-season/ http://www.quirkyresearch.com/2017/11/05/player-ejections-in-the-2017-season/  

Draft pick forfeitures and penalties

Under the NFL constitution, the Commissioner has the ability to take away or change the order of a team's draft picks if he finds that that team has committed certain acts that violated the constitution or are otherwise detrimental to the league or alter a competitive balance. This power has been

How the 2020 Draft order is determined

The NFL Draft order is determined by a combination of regular season records, postseason performance, and the strength of schedule in the 2019 season. The Super Bowl winner is 32, the Super Bowl loser is 31. Next, assign the remaining teams in 4 groups based on their playoff performance: losers of the

2019 AFC tiebreakers after Week 16

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games (except where indicated). Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end

2019 NFC tiebreakers after Week 16

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games (except where indicated). Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end

2019 AFC tiebreakers entering Week 15 (plus BAL-NYJ)

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

2019 NFC tiebreakers entering Week 15

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

2019 NFC tiebreakers entering Week 14

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

NFL drives of 110 yards or more

When merely counting the start and end points, an offense can go no more than 99 yards on any single drive. However, when penalties are enforced, it's actually possible for an offense to gain more than 100 yards in the same drive. In 2019, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes accounted for all