### NFL Markov: 5 of n (nflMarkov, the Python code)

In part 4, I described modeling the yards-gained distribution, including the probabilities to kick versus run a play. Here I will describe how these are controlled in the Markov chain computer program. The program reads a parameter file which has a generic form of parameter-name down ytg-min ytg-max yfog param-value For a given down and … More NFL Markov: 5 of n (nflMarkov, the Python code)