Reporter analyzing advanced sports statistics for the Fancy Stats blog
Neil Greenberg is a staff writer with The Washington Post whose beat is sports analytics. His analysis and insight can be found on the Fancy Stats blog, where he covers all pro sports, as well as college football and basketball. He is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and hosts “Crashing the Net” on 106.7 WFAN in Washington, D.C. He prefers to be called a geek rather than a nerd.
Professional Affiliations: Professional Hockey Writers Association, international chapter
The Saints' defense has some work to do — it is allowing 2.5 points per drive, fourth-most in the NFL — but New Orleans compensates for that by scoring 3.3 points per drive on offense, second-most after the Kansas City Chiefs.