NFL Analytics Profile: Brandon Marshall

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Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver

Team New York Jets
Age (On Draft Day) 22.11
Height 6-4
Weight 229
Arm Length 32.625
Hand Size 8.875
Age Percentile 82.21
Production Percentile 90.48
Explosive Lower Body Strength Percentile 93.75
Speed Percentile 87.83
Flexibility Percentile 83.64
Best NFL Production Score 99.95
Three-year NFL production average 85.65

 

Prospect CHECKLIST

 Yes All-Pro Age Percentile 80 or Higher 90% of Multiple All-Pro WRs since the 1985 NFL Draft Class were in the 80 Percentile or Higher ranked from youngest to oldest
 Yes Pro Bowl Age Percentile 51 or Higher 91% of Multiple Pro Bowl WRs since the 1985 NFL Draft Class were in the 54 Percentile or >
 Yes 5-Time All-Pro Market Share Production Percentile: 85 or Higher 100% of 5-Time All-Pro WRs since the 1969 NFL Draft Class were in the 85 Percentile or Higher
 Yes 3-Time All-Pro Market Share Production Percentile: 80 or Higher 95% of 3-Time All-Pro WRs since the 1969 NFL Draft Class were in the 80 Percentile or >
 Yes 3-Time Pro Bowl Market Share Production Percentile: 68 or Higher 100% of 3-Time Pro Bowl WRs since the 1969 NFL Draft Class were in the 68 Percentile or >
 Yes Long-term Starter Market Share Production Percentile: 58 or Higher 95% of all Long-term Starting WRs since the 1969 NFL Draft Class were in the 58 Percentile or >
 Yes 6-2 or Taller Arm Length: 32 5/8-Inches 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs at 6-2 or Taller had at least 32 5/8-Inch Arm Length since 1999 NFL Draft Class
 N/A 6-1 or Shorter Arm Length: 29 3/4-Inches 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs at 6-1 or Shorter had at least 29 3/4-Inch Arm Length since 1999 NFL Draft Class
 Yes 8 7/8-Inch Hand Size 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs had at least 8 7/8-Inch Hand Size since 1999 NFL Draft Class
 Yes 5-9 or Taller 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs were at least 5-9 or Taller since the 1999 NFL Draft Class
 Yes Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 7.19 or higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs since 1999 had an explosive lower body strength score of 7.19 or higher
 Yes Speed Score: 24.75 or higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs since 1999 had a speed score of 24.75 or higher
 Yes Flexibility Score: 9.39 or higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs since 1999 had a flexibility score of 9.39 or higher
 Yes Athleticism Score: 54.16 or higher 94% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl WRs since 1999 had at least one athleticism score (explosive lower body, speed, or flexibility) of 54.16 or higher.

*Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s vertical, broad jump and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Speed Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s 40-yard dash and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Flexibility Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s short shuttle, 3-Cone and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

NFL Market Share Production

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Metric Recommendation: Brandon Marshall has proven to be one of the best wide receiver in the NFL throughout his career. He has an insane combination of size and athleticism. The only question going forward is whether his best days are behind him? Or he has a few more elite or near elite production years left. I’d say you pay him what his three-year average production has behind with a few hedges in case he falls off the cliff.

Thus, I’d recommend a salary of 13,578,750 adjusting for the salary cap increase. That isn’t the highest anticipated WR salary going forward. But Marshall is such a freak in terms of size and skill that he has a good shot of being very good for another couple of seasons.

 

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