Do NFL teams actually use that draft pick chart when trading draft picks?

The 2011 National Football League draft of players is tomorrow, and I was inspired by a really interesting post over on Mr. Honner's blog regarding the NFL Draft Pick Trade Value chart and exponential decay. The gist is this: somewhere, sometime, someone came up with a chart that assigned a numerical value to every pick … Continue reading Do NFL teams actually use that draft pick chart when trading draft picks?

Can you predict how many followers @charliesheen has right now? ; Exponential growth? (Part 1)

Sometime on March 1, 2011, Charlie Sheen joined twitter at the suggestion of Piers Morgan, who is¬†apparently¬†some type of person. By the time I was alerted of the existence of a @charliesheen twitter feed, it was 4:04 PM Mountain Standard Time. Sheen had yet to tweet, but already had somehow amassed over 100,000 followers. He … Continue reading Can you predict how many followers @charliesheen has right now? ; Exponential growth? (Part 1)