Peyton’s favorite WR in week 1 (Analytics-as-a-Service)

November 9th, 2013 • 2 Comments

A few line lines of Python code, a big CSV file, some help of Python PandasSuricate and about 20 minutes is all it takes to answer the following Question:

Who was Peyton Manning’s favorite receiver during the match-up between Denver and Baltimore in week 1 of the 2013 NFL season?

The answer is simple: Wes Welker :-) See the complete graph below…

Peyton's favorite

Peyton’s favorite (Click to enlarge)

Now it would be cool to find a source to stream the data into Suricate (which supports this) and get live up to date charts…but that is for another day.

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