Advanced NFL Stats just released the play by play of the 2002 season on.

I some quick analysis of the data using Hive and MapReduce and decided to look at incomplete passes.  The code is here on my GitHub account.

 

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Most incomplete passes from a QB to a receiver.

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Most incomplete passes from a QB to a receiver averaged out over the number of seasons they played together and ordered by the highest average.

 Update: Added in 2010 data.

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