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The NFL uses player tracking information, speed, location, and defenders to provide expected yards on a play considering all the factors. It includes the OL, DL, LB, secondary. The key metric is RB Yards expected above the normal. It includes how many extra yards a RB is gaining or losing given the play location, speed, defenders, and blockers around him. I scraped through all the data from week 1 to 17. 1. Todd Gurley (Week 1-9) Todd Gurley was getting less than expected yards for most weeks except 1,3, and 5. He was losing yards compared to what is expected from a Normal RB