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Chargers’ PYP an Indicator of Where They’ve Been, What Could Come

The mathematicians of the world might be mostly entrenched in the baseball realm, but there's some moving over to the football world as well.

A unique stat that is breaking ground is Potential Yardage Percentage (PYP). It's a simple one to monitor; it's the percentage of yardage a team could have obtained during the game.

So, if a team starts on the 50 yard line and goes one yard, then they only gained two percent of their potential yardage.

If you have a better PYP than the other team, does that mean you're always going to win? That still has to be determined; a team could have a great PYP and lose 12-0 on four field goals.

But that was the case for the Chargers. Eight times during the season, they had a better PYP than their opponent. They ...

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