What Would Sashi Do? A Football Podcast

Predictive Football

A smarter look at the NFL from Predictive Football's Kevin Cole that includes a listener question segment with answers from the analytical perspective of martyred NFL executive Sashi Brown.

All Episodes

Kevin Cole (@colekev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with David Mattek from RotoExperts, DailyRoto and host of the Taekcast. You can follow Davis on Twitter @DavisMattek. Davis and Kevin talk about which teams improved the most during the draft and how to view the landing spots for … Continue reading WWSD Ep.15 – Davis Mattek, RotoExperts

May 2019

54 min

Kevin Cole (@colekev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Rich Hribar from Rotoworld on the best and worst 2019 drafts, plus fantasy football implications. You can follow Rich on Twitter @LordReebs. Rich and Kevin give out there favorite and worst drafts of 2019, with a focus on … Continue reading WWSD Ep.14 – Rich Hribar, Rotoworld

Apr 2019

69 min

Kevin Cole (@colekev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Mike Renner from Pro Football Focus on the company’s draft process. You can follow Mike on Twitter @PFF_Mike. Mike and Kevin talk about how PFF brings together film, scouting, advanced metrics and quantitative research to form an ordered … Continue reading WWSD Ep.13 – Mike Renner, Pro Football Focus

Apr 2019

61 min

Kevin Cole (@colekev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Aaron Schatz and Nathan Forster from Football Outsider about their various draft prospect models. You can follow Aaron on Twitter @FO_ASchatz. Aaron and Kevin discuss QBASE, FO’s quarterback prospect model and why Kyler Murray and Dwayne Haskins are … Continue reading WWSD Ep.12 – Aaron Schatz & Nathan Forster, Football Outsiders

Apr 2019

56 min

Kevin Cole (@colekev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Sheil Kapadia who covers the Eagles for The Athletic Philadelphia. You can follow Sheil on Twitter @SheilKapadia. Sheil and Kevin talk the Eagles from a top-down perspective, focusing on the leadership and philosophy of owner Jeffrey Lurie, the … Continue reading WWSD Ep.11 – Sheil Kapadia, The Athletic Philadelphia

Apr 2019

41 min

Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Matt Manocherian, former NFL scout and head of football operations and research and development for Sports Info Solutions (SIS). You can follow Matt on Twitter @mattmano. Matt and Kevin talk about the Demarcus Lawrence extension and how the … Continue reading WWSD Ep.10 – Matt Manocherian, Sports Info Solutions

Apr 2019

52 min

Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Ben Baldwin, who writes about the Seahawks for The Athletic Seattle. You can follow Ben on Twitter @benbbaldwin. Ben and Kevin talk about Russell Wilson’s value, if Aaron Rodgers can turn his career back onto GOAT trajectory, and … Continue reading WWSD Ep.9 – Ben Baldwin, The Athletic Seattle

Apr 2019

42 min

Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Mike Clay, NFL writer and analyst for ESPN. You can follow Mike on Twitter @MikeClayNFL. Mike and Kevin talk about how gambling will affect the sports industry and give more of a voice to numbers-based analysis. They also … Continue reading WWSD Ep.8 – Mike Clay, ESPN

Apr 2019

44 min

Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with J.J. Zachariason, Editor-in-Chief at FanDuel and numberFire. You can follow J.J. on Twitter @LateRoundQB. J.J. and Kevin talk about recent NFL rules changes to make pass interference reviewable, the retirement of Jordy Nelson and the right way to … Continue reading WWSD Ep.7 – J.J. Zachariason, FanDuel/numberFire

Mar 2019

42 min

Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Matt Harmon, football writer and analyst at Yahoo Sports. You can follow Matt on Twitter @MattHarmon_BYB. Matt and Kevin talk about the retirement announcement of Rob Gronkowski, Matt’s new mini-series exploring NFL fandom, and how Matt developed his … Continue reading WWSD Ep.6 – Matt Harmon, Yahoo Sports

Mar 2019

42 min

For the fifth episode of What Would Sashi Do?, Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Eric Eager, Data Scientist at Pro Football Focus and co-host of the PFF Forecast. You can follow Eric on Twitter @PFF_Eric. Eric and Kevin talk about the “controversy” surrounding … Continue reading WWSD Ep.5 – Eric Eager, Pro Football Focus

Mar 2019

36 min

For the fourth episode of What Would Sashi Do, Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Arif Hasan, who covers the Vikings for The Athletic. You can follow Arif on Twitter @ArifHasanNFL. Arif and Kevin talk about “Foil of the Week” Adam Shien and use … Continue reading WWSD Ep.4 – Arif Hasan, The Athletic Minnesota

Mar 2019

42 min

For the third episode of What Would Sashi Do, Kevin Cole (@Cole_Kev), Director of Data and Analytics at RotoGrinders and proprietor of Predictive Football, talks with Josh Hermsmeyer, football writer and analyst at FiveThirtyEight. You can follow Josh on Twitter @friscojosh. Josh and Kevin talk about “Foil of the Week” John Elway and his curious … Continue reading WWSD Ep.3 – Josh Hermsmeyer, FiveThirtyEight

Mar 2019

44 min

For the second episode of What Would Sashi Do, Kevin talks with SB Nation Senior News Desk Writer, Charles McDonald. You can follow Charles on Twitter @FourVerts. Charles and Kevin discuss the Antonio Brown trade, which moves announced in the first day of legal tampering that they love/hate, and discuss the NFC South. They also … Continue reading WWSD Ep.2 – Charles McDonald, SB Nation

Mar 2019

52 min

For the first full episode of What Would Sashi Do, we have the Godfather of Rotoworld, Evan Silva. Evan and Kevin discuss Evan’s experience at the NFL Combine, lessons learned from reading about MLB rebuilding from Astroball, how to target players with a “growth mindset,” and which teams should consider tanking *spoiler alert: lots of … Continue reading WWSD Ep.1 – Evan Silva, Rotoworld

Mar 2019

51 min

Brief introduction of show format, themes, and segments – including “Analytical Foil of the Week” and “What Would Sashi Do?”

Mar 2019

3 min

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