- “NFL Coaches Are Too Chicken for Their Own Good” by David McAdams, February 2nd 2014 [Super Bowl Sunday], TIME.com.
On Super Bowl Sunday — yes, I’m very late posting this — I wrote a piece for Time.com on the game theory of football, in particular, on the games that coaches play. Here’s a tidbit:
“Even as many NFL coaches have opened their playbooks to new ways of moving the ball, few have embraced the more aggressive style of play that Romer showed would allow them to win more games. Why not? One possible answer has to do with another sort of game that coaches play, off the field.”