Stevan Ridley, the NFL, and fumbling rates
The Harvard Sports Group posted an interesting tweet this evening
This brings up an few points with respect to fumble risk and fumble luck among NFL ball- carriers. The overall numbers indicate that the Patriots running back of choice against the Texans, Blount, actually may have a higher likelihood of fumbling that Ridley. Of course, the inherent problem in using their career numbers is that they may not accurately indicate which back is more likely to fumble going forward. Specifically, Ridley has three fumbles in his last three games.
How do Blount and…
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