Load and parse NFL play-by-play data and add all of the original nflfastR variables. As nflfastR now provides multiple functions which add information to the output of this function, it is recommended to use build_nflfastR_pbp instead.

## Usage

fast_scraper(game_ids, ..., in_builder = FALSE)

## Arguments

game_ids

Vector of character ids or a data frame including the variable game_id (see details for further information).

...

Additional arguments passed to the scraping functions (for internal use)

in_builder

If TRUE, the final message will be suppressed (for usage inside of build_nflfastR_pbp).

## Value

Data frame where each individual row represents a single play for all passed game_ids containing the following detailed information (description partly extracted from nflscrapR):

play_id

Numeric play id that when used with game_id and drive provides the unique identifier for a single play.

game_id

Ten digit identifier for NFL game.

old_game_id

Legacy NFL game ID.

home_team

String abbreviation for the home team.

away_team

String abbreviation for the away team.

season_type

'REG' or 'POST' indicating if the game belongs to regular or post season.

week

Season week.

posteam

String abbreviation for the team with possession.

posteam_type

String indicating whether the posteam team is home or away.

defteam

String abbreviation for the team on defense.

side_of_field

String abbreviation for which team's side of the field the team with possession is currently on.

yardline_100

Numeric distance in the number of yards from the opponent's endzone for the posteam.

game_date

Date of the game.

quarter_seconds_remaining

Numeric seconds remaining in the quarter.

half_seconds_remaining

Numeric seconds remaining in the half.

game_seconds_remaining

Numeric seconds remaining in the game.

game_half

String indicating which half the play is in, either Half1, Half2, or Overtime.

quarter_end

Binary indicator for whether or not the row of the data is marking the end of a quarter.

drive

Numeric drive number in the game.

sp

Binary indicator for whether or not a score occurred on the play.

qtr

Quarter of the game (5 is overtime).

down

The down for the given play.

goal_to_go

Binary indicator for whether or not the posteam is in a goal down situation.

time

Time at start of play provided in string format as minutes:seconds remaining in the quarter.

yrdln

String indicating the current field position for a given play.

ydstogo

Numeric yards in distance from either the first down marker or the endzone in goal down situations.

ydsnet

Numeric value for total yards gained on the given drive.

desc

Detailed string description for the given play.

play_type

String indicating the type of play: pass (includes sacks), run (includes scrambles), punt, field_goal, kickoff, extra_point, qb_kneel, qb_spike, no_play (timeouts and penalties), and missing for rows indicating end of play.

yards_gained

Numeric yards gained (or lost) by the possessing team, excluding yards gained via fumble recoveries and laterals.

shotgun

Binary indicator for whether or not the play was in shotgun formation.

no_huddle

Binary indicator for whether or not the play was in no_huddle formation.

qb_dropback

Binary indicator for whether or not the QB dropped back on the play (pass attempt, sack, or scrambled).

qb_kneel

Binary indicator for whether or not the QB took a knee.

qb_spike

Binary indicator for whether or not the QB spiked the ball.

qb_scramble

Binary indicator for whether or not the QB scrambled.

pass_length

String indicator for pass length: short or deep.

pass_location

String indicator for pass location: left, middle, or right.

air_yards

Numeric value for distance in yards perpendicular to the line of scrimmage at where the targeted receiver either caught or didn't catch the ball.

yards_after_catch

Numeric value for distance in yards perpendicular to the yard line where the receiver made the reception to where the play ended.

run_location

String indicator for location of run: left, middle, or right.

run_gap

String indicator for line gap of run: end, guard, or tackle

field_goal_result

String indicator for result of field goal attempt: made, missed, or blocked.

kick_distance

Numeric distance in yards for kickoffs, field goals, and punts.

extra_point_result

String indicator for the result of the extra point attempt: good, failed, blocked, safety (touchback in defensive endzone is 1 point apparently), or aborted.

two_point_conv_result

String indicator for result of two point conversion attempt: success, failure, safety (touchback in defensive endzone is 1 point apparently), or return.

home_timeouts_remaining

Numeric timeouts remaining in the half for the home team.

away_timeouts_remaining

Numeric timeouts remaining in the half for the away team.

timeout

Binary indicator for whether or not a timeout was called by either team.

timeout_team

String abbreviation for which team called the timeout.

td_team

String abbreviation for which team scored the touchdown.

td_player_name

String name of the player who scored a touchdown.

td_player_id

Unique identifier of the player who scored a touchdown.

posteam_timeouts_remaining

Number of timeouts remaining for the possession team.

defteam_timeouts_remaining

Number of timeouts remaining for the team on defense.

total_home_score

Score for the home team at the end of the play.

total_away_score

Score for the away team at the end of the play.

posteam_score

Score the posteam at the start of the play.

defteam_score

Score the defteam at the start of the play.

score_differential

Score differential between the posteam and defteam at the start of the play.

posteam_score_post

Score for the posteam at the end of the play.

defteam_score_post

Score for the defteam at the end of the play.

score_differential_post

Score differential between the posteam and defteam at the end of the play.

no_score_prob

Predicted probability of no score occurring for the rest of the half based on the expected points model.

opp_fg_prob

Predicted probability of the defteam scoring a FG next.

opp_safety_prob

Predicted probability of the defteam scoring a safety next.

opp_td_prob

Predicted probability of the defteam scoring a TD next.

fg_prob

Predicted probability of the posteam scoring a FG next.

safety_prob

Predicted probability of the posteam scoring a safety next.

td_prob

Predicted probability of the posteam scoring a TD next.

extra_point_prob

Predicted probability of the posteam scoring an extra point.

two_point_conversion_prob

Predicted probability of the posteam scoring the two point conversion.

ep

Using the scoring event probabilities, the estimated expected points with respect to the possession team for the given play.

epa

Expected points added (EPA) by the posteam for the given play.

total_home_epa

Cumulative total EPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_epa

Cumulative total EPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_rush_epa

Cumulative total rushing EPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_rush_epa

Cumulative total rushing EPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_pass_epa

Cumulative total passing EPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_pass_epa

Cumulative total passing EPA for the away team in the game so far.

air_epa

EPA from the air yards alone. For completions this represents the actual value provided through the air. For incompletions this represents the hypothetical value that could've been added through the air if the pass was completed.

yac_epa

EPA from the yards after catch alone. For completions this represents the actual value provided after the catch. For incompletions this represents the difference between the hypothetical air_epa and the play's raw observed EPA (how much the incomplete pass cost the posteam).

comp_air_epa

EPA from the air yards alone only for completions.

comp_yac_epa

EPA from the yards after catch alone only for completions.

total_home_comp_air_epa

Cumulative total completions air EPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_comp_air_epa

Cumulative total completions air EPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_comp_yac_epa

Cumulative total completions yac EPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_comp_yac_epa

Cumulative total completions yac EPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_raw_air_epa

Cumulative total raw air EPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_raw_air_epa

Cumulative total raw air EPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_raw_yac_epa

Cumulative total raw yac EPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_raw_yac_epa

Cumulative total raw yac EPA for the away team in the game so far.

wp

Estimated win probabiity for the posteam given the current situation at the start of the given play.

def_wp

Estimated win probability for the defteam.

home_wp

Estimated win probability for the home team.

away_wp

Estimated win probability for the away team.

wpa

Win probability added (WPA) for the posteam.

vegas_wpa

vegas_home_wpa

home_wp_post

Estimated win probability for the home team at the end of the play.

away_wp_post

Estimated win probability for the away team at the end of the play.

vegas_wp

Estimated win probabiity for the posteam given the current situation at the start of the given play, incorporating pre-game Vegas line.

vegas_home_wp

Estimated win probability for the home team incorporating pre-game Vegas line.

total_home_rush_wpa

Cumulative total rushing WPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_rush_wpa

Cumulative total rushing WPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_pass_wpa

Cumulative total passing WPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_pass_wpa

Cumulative total passing WPA for the away team in the game so far.

air_wpa

WPA through the air (same logic as air_epa).

yac_wpa

WPA from yards after the catch (same logic as yac_epa).

comp_air_wpa

The air_wpa for completions only.

comp_yac_wpa

The yac_wpa for completions only.

total_home_comp_air_wpa

Cumulative total completions air WPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_comp_air_wpa

Cumulative total completions air WPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_comp_yac_wpa

Cumulative total completions yac WPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_comp_yac_wpa

Cumulative total completions yac WPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_raw_air_wpa

Cumulative total raw air WPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_raw_air_wpa

Cumulative total raw air WPA for the away team in the game so far.

total_home_raw_yac_wpa

Cumulative total raw yac WPA for the home team in the game so far.

total_away_raw_yac_wpa

Cumulative total raw yac WPA for the away team in the game so far.

punt_blocked

Binary indicator for if the punt was blocked.

first_down_rush

Binary indicator for if a running play converted the first down.

first_down_pass

Binary indicator for if a passing play converted the first down.

first_down_penalty

Binary indicator for if a penalty converted the first down.

third_down_converted

Binary indicator for if the first down was converted on third down.

third_down_failed

Binary indicator for if the posteam failed to convert first down on third down.

fourth_down_converted

Binary indicator for if the first down was converted on fourth down.

fourth_down_failed

Binary indicator for if the posteam failed to convert first down on fourth down.

incomplete_pass

Binary indicator for if the pass was incomplete.

touchback

Binary indicator for if a touchback occurred on the play.

interception

Binary indicator for if the pass was intercepted.

punt_inside_twenty

Binary indicator for if the punt ended inside the twenty yard line.

punt_in_endzone

Binary indicator for if the punt was in the endzone.

punt_out_of_bounds

Binary indicator for if the punt went out of bounds.

punt_downed

Binary indicator for if the punt was downed.

punt_fair_catch

Binary indicator for if the punt was caught with a fair catch.

kickoff_inside_twenty

Binary indicator for if the kickoff ended inside the twenty yard line.

kickoff_in_endzone

Binary indicator for if the kickoff was in the endzone.

kickoff_out_of_bounds

Binary indicator for if the kickoff went out of bounds.

kickoff_downed

Binary indicator for if the kickoff was downed.

kickoff_fair_catch

Binary indicator for if the kickoff was caught with a fair catch.

fumble_forced

Binary indicator for if the fumble was forced.

fumble_not_forced

Binary indicator for if the fumble was not forced.

fumble_out_of_bounds

Binary indicator for if the fumble went out of bounds.

solo_tackle

Binary indicator if the play had a solo tackle (could be multiple due to fumbles).

safety

Binary indicator for whether or not a safety occurred.

penalty

Binary indicator for whether or not a penalty occurred.

tackled_for_loss

Binary indicator for whether or not a tackle for loss on a run play occurred.

fumble_lost

Binary indicator for if the fumble was lost.

own_kickoff_recovery

Binary indicator for if the kicking team recovered the kickoff.

own_kickoff_recovery_td

Binary indicator for if the kicking team recovered the kickoff and scored a TD.

qb_hit

Binary indicator if the QB was hit on the play.

rush_attempt

Binary indicator for if the play was a run.

pass_attempt

Binary indicator for if the play was a pass attempt (includes sacks).

sack

Binary indicator for if the play ended in a sack.

touchdown

Binary indicator for if the play resulted in a TD.

pass_touchdown

Binary indicator for if the play resulted in a passing TD.

rush_touchdown

Binary indicator for if the play resulted in a rushing TD.

return_touchdown

Binary indicator for if the play resulted in a return TD.

extra_point_attempt

Binary indicator for extra point attempt.

two_point_attempt

Binary indicator for two point conversion attempt.

field_goal_attempt

Binary indicator for field goal attempt.

kickoff_attempt

Binary indicator for kickoff.

punt_attempt

Binary indicator for punts.

fumble

Binary indicator for if a fumble occurred.

complete_pass

Binary indicator for if the pass was completed.

assist_tackle

Binary indicator for if an assist tackle occurred.

lateral_reception

Binary indicator for if a lateral occurred on the reception.

lateral_rush

Binary indicator for if a lateral occurred on a run.

lateral_return

Binary indicator for if a lateral occurred on a return.

lateral_recovery

Binary indicator for if a lateral occurred on a fumble recovery.

passer_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that attempted the pass.

passer_player_name

String name for the player that attempted the pass.

passing_yards

Numeric yards by the passer_player_name, including yards gained in pass plays with laterals. This should equal official passing statistics.

Unique identifier for the receiver that was targeted on the pass.

String name for the targeted receiver.

receiving_yards

Numeric yards by the receiver_player_name, excluding yards gained in pass plays with laterals. This should equal official receiving statistics but could miss yards gained in pass plays with laterals. Please see the description of lateral_receiver_player_name for further information.

rusher_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that attempted the run.

rusher_player_name

String name for the player that attempted the run.

rushing_yards

Numeric yards by the rusher_player_name, excluding yards gained in rush plays with laterals. This should equal official rushing statistics but could miss yards gained in rush plays with laterals. Please see the description of lateral_rusher_player_name for further information.

Unique identifier for the player that received the last(!) lateral on a pass play.

String name for the player that received the last(!) lateral on a pass play. If there were multiple laterals in the same play, this will only be the last player who received a lateral. Please see https://github.com/mrcaseb/nfl-data/tree/master/data/lateral_yards for a list of plays where multiple players recorded lateral receiving yards.

lateral_receiving_yards

Numeric yards by the lateral_receiver_player_name in pass plays with laterals. Please see the description of lateral_receiver_player_name for further information.

lateral_rusher_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that received the last(!) lateral on a run play.

lateral_rusher_player_name

String name for the player that received the last(!) lateral on a run play. If there were multiple laterals in the same play, this will only be the last player who received a lateral. Please see https://github.com/mrcaseb/nfl-data/tree/master/data/lateral_yards for a list of plays where multiple players recorded lateral rushing yards.

lateral_rushing_yards

Numeric yards by the lateral_rusher_player_name in run plays with laterals. Please see the description of lateral_rusher_player_name for further information.

lateral_sack_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that received the lateral on a sack.

lateral_sack_player_name

String name for the player that received the lateral on a sack.

interception_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that intercepted the pass.

interception_player_name

String name for the player that intercepted the pass.

lateral_interception_player_id

Unique indentifier for the player that received the lateral on an interception.

lateral_interception_player_name

String name for the player that received the lateral on an interception.

punt_returner_player_id

Unique identifier for the punt returner.

punt_returner_player_name

String name for the punt returner.

lateral_punt_returner_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that received the lateral on a punt return.

lateral_punt_returner_player_name

String name for the player that received the lateral on a punt return.

kickoff_returner_player_name

String name for the kickoff returner.

kickoff_returner_player_id

Unique identifier for the kickoff returner.

lateral_kickoff_returner_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that received the lateral on a kickoff return.

lateral_kickoff_returner_player_name

String name for the player that received the lateral on a kickoff return.

punter_player_id

Unique identifier for the punter.

punter_player_name

String name for the punter.

kicker_player_name

String name for the kicker on FG or kickoff.

kicker_player_id

Unique identifier for the kicker on FG or kickoff.

own_kickoff_recovery_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that recovered their own kickoff.

own_kickoff_recovery_player_name

String name for the player that recovered their own kickoff.

blocked_player_id

Unique identifier for the player that blocked the punt or FG.

blocked_player_name

String name for the player that blocked the punt or FG.

tackle_for_loss_1_player_id

Unique identifier for one of the potential players with the tackle for loss.

tackle_for_loss_1_player_name

String name for one of the potential players with the tackle for loss.

tackle_for_loss_2_player_id

Unique identifier for one of the potential players with the tackle for loss.

tackle_for_loss_2_player_name

String name for one of the potential players with the tackle for loss.

qb_hit_1_player_id

Unique identifier for one of the potential players that hit the QB. No sack as the QB was not the ball carrier. For sacks please see sack_player or half_sack_*_player.

qb_hit_1_player_name

String name for one of the potential players that hit the QB. No sack as the QB was not the ball carrier. For sacks please see sack_player or half_sack_*_player.

qb_hit_2_player_id

Unique identifier for one of the potential players that hit the QB. No sack as the QB was not the ball carrier. For sacks please see sack_player or half_sack_*_player.

qb_hit_2_player_name

String name for one of the potential players that hit the QB. No sack as the QB was not the ball carrier. For sacks please see sack_player or half_sack_*_player.

forced_fumble_player_1_team

Team of one of the players with a forced fumble.

forced_fumble_player_1_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a forced fumble.

forced_fumble_player_1_player_name

String name of one of the players with a forced fumble.

forced_fumble_player_2_team

Team of one of the players with a forced fumble.

forced_fumble_player_2_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a forced fumble.

forced_fumble_player_2_player_name

String name of one of the players with a forced fumble.

solo_tackle_1_team

Team of one of the players with a solo tackle.

solo_tackle_2_team

Team of one of the players with a solo tackle.

solo_tackle_1_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a solo tackle.

solo_tackle_2_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a solo tackle.

solo_tackle_1_player_name

String name of one of the players with a solo tackle.

solo_tackle_2_player_name

String name of one of the players with a solo tackle.

assist_tackle_1_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_1_player_name

String name of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_1_team

Team of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_2_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_2_player_name

String name of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_2_team

Team of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_3_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_3_player_name

String name of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_3_team

Team of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_4_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_4_player_name

String name of one of the players with a tackle assist.

assist_tackle_4_team

Team of one of the players with a tackle assist.

tackle_with_assist

Binary indicator for if there has been a tackle with assist.

tackle_with_assist_1_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a tackle with assist.

tackle_with_assist_1_player_name

String name of one of the players with a tackle with assist.

tackle_with_assist_1_team

Team of one of the players with a tackle with assist.

tackle_with_assist_2_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a tackle with assist.

tackle_with_assist_2_player_name

String name of one of the players with a tackle with assist.

tackle_with_assist_2_team

Team of one of the players with a tackle with assist.

pass_defense_1_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a pass defense.

pass_defense_1_player_name

String name of one of the players with a pass defense.

pass_defense_2_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a pass defense.

pass_defense_2_player_name

String name of one of the players with a pass defense.

fumbled_1_team

Team of one of the first player with a fumble.

fumbled_1_player_id

Unique identifier of the first player who fumbled on the play.

fumbled_1_player_name

String name of one of the first player who fumbled on the play.

fumbled_2_player_id

Unique identifier of the second player who fumbled on the play.

fumbled_2_player_name

String name of one of the second player who fumbled on the play.

fumbled_2_team

Team of one of the second player with a fumble.

fumble_recovery_1_team

Team of one of the players with a fumble recovery.

fumble_recovery_1_yards

Yards gained by one of the players with a fumble recovery.

fumble_recovery_1_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a fumble recovery.

fumble_recovery_1_player_name

String name of one of the players with a fumble recovery.

fumble_recovery_2_team

Team of one of the players with a fumble recovery.

fumble_recovery_2_yards

Yards gained by one of the players with a fumble recovery.

fumble_recovery_2_player_id

Unique identifier of one of the players with a fumble recovery.

fumble_recovery_2_player_name

String name of one of the players with a fumble recovery.

sack_player_id

Unique identifier of the player who recorded a solo sack.

sack_player_name

String name of the player who recorded a solo sack.

half_sack_1_player_id

Unique identifier of the first player who recorded half a sack.

half_sack_1_player_name

String name of the first player who recorded half a sack.

half_sack_2_player_id

Unique identifier of the second player who recorded half a sack.

half_sack_2_player_name

String name of the second player who recorded half a sack.

return_team

String abbreviation of the return team.

return_yards

Yards gained by the return team.

penalty_team

String abbreviation of the team with the penalty.

penalty_player_id

Unique identifier for the player with the penalty.

penalty_player_name

String name for the player with the penalty.

penalty_yards

Yards gained (or lost) by the posteam from the penalty.

replay_or_challenge

Binary indicator for whether or not a replay or challenge.

replay_or_challenge_result

String indicating the result of the replay or challenge.

penalty_type

String indicating the penalty type of the first penalty in the given play. Will be NA if desc is missing the type.

defensive_two_point_attempt

Binary indicator whether or not the defense was able to have an attempt on a two point conversion, this results following a turnover.

defensive_two_point_conv

Binary indicator whether or not the defense successfully scored on the two point conversion.

defensive_extra_point_attempt

Binary indicator whether or not the defense was able to have an attempt on an extra point attempt, this results following a blocked attempt that the defense recovers the ball.

defensive_extra_point_conv

Binary indicator whether or not the defense successfully scored on an extra point attempt.

safety_player_name

String name for the player who scored a safety.

safety_player_id

Unique identifier for the player who scored a safety.

season

4 digit number indicating to which season the game belongs to.

cp

Numeric value indicating the probability for a complete pass based on comparable game situations.

cpoe

For a single pass play this is 1 - cp when the pass was completed or 0 - cp when the pass was incomplete. Analyzed for a whole game or season an indicator for the passer how much over or under expectation his completion percentage was.

series

Starts at 1, each new first down increments, numbers shared across both teams NA: kickoffs, extra point/two point conversion attempts, non-plays, no posteam

series_success

1: scored touchdown, gained enough yards for first down.

series_result

Possible values: First down, Touchdown, Opp touchdown, Field goal, Missed field goal, Safety, Turnover, Punt, Turnover on downs, QB kneel, End of half

start_time

Kickoff time in eastern time zone.

order_sequence

Column provided by NFL to fix out-of-order plays. Available 2011 and beyond with source "nfl".

time_of_day

Time of day of play in UTC "HH:MM:SS" format. Available 2011 and beyond with source "nfl".

Game site name.

weather

String describing the weather including temperature, humidity and wind (direction and speed). Doesn't change during the game!

nfl_api_id

UUID of the game in the new NFL API.

play_clock

Time on the playclock when the ball was snapped.

play_deleted

Binary indicator for deleted plays.

play_type_nfl

Play type as listed in the NFL source. Slightly different to the regular play_type variable.

special_teams_play

Binary indicator for whether play is special teams play from NFL source. Available 2011 and beyond with source "nfl".

st_play_type

Type of special teams play from NFL source. Available 2011 and beyond with source "nfl".

end_clock_time

Game time at the end of a given play.

end_yard_line

String indicating the yardline at the end of the given play consisting of team half and yard line number.

drive_real_start_time

Local day time when the drive started (currently not used by the NFL and therefore mostly 'NA').

drive_play_count

Numeric value of how many regular plays happened in a given drive.

drive_time_of_possession

Time of possession in a given drive.

drive_first_downs

Number of forst downs in a given drive.

drive_inside20

Binary indicator if the offense was able to get inside the opponents 20 yard line.

drive_ended_with_score

Binary indicator the drive ended with a score.

drive_quarter_start

Numeric value indicating in which quarter the given drive has started.

drive_quarter_end

Numeric value indicating in which quarter the given drive has ended.

drive_yards_penalized

Numeric value of how many yards the offense gained or lost through penalties in the given drive.

drive_start_transition

String indicating how the offense got the ball.

drive_end_transition

String indicating how the offense lost the ball.

drive_game_clock_start

Game time at the beginning of a given drive.

drive_game_clock_end

Game time at the end of a given drive.

drive_start_yard_line

String indicating where a given drive started consisting of team half and yard line number.

drive_end_yard_line

String indicating where a given drive ended consisting of team half and yard line number.

drive_play_id_started

Play_id of the first play in the given drive.

drive_play_id_ended

Play_id of the last play in the given drive.

fixed_drive

Manually created drive number in a game.

fixed_drive_result

Manually created drive result.

away_score

Total points scored by the away team.

home_score

Total points scored by the home team.

location

Either 'Home' o 'Neutral' indicating if the home team played at home or at a neutral site.

result

Equals home_score - away_score and means the game outcome from the perspective of the home team.

total

Equals home_score + away_score and means the total points scored in the given game.

The closing spread line for the game. A positive number means the home team was favored by that many points, a negative number means the away team was favored by that many points. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

total_line

The closing total line for the game. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

div_game

Binary indicator for if the given game was a division game.

roof

One of 'dome', 'outdoors', 'closed', 'open' indicating indicating the roof status of the stadium the game was played in. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

surface

What type of ground the game was played on. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

temp

The temperature at the stadium only for 'roof' = 'outdoors' or 'open'.(Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

wind

The speed of the wind in miles/hour only for 'roof' = 'outdoors' or 'open'. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

home_coach

First and last name of the home team coach. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

away_coach

First and last name of the away team coach. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

ID of the stadium the game was played in. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

Name of the stadium the game was played in. (Source: Pro-Football-Reference)

## Details

To load valid game_ids please use the package function fast_scraper_schedules (the function can directly handle the output of that function)

## Examples

# \donttest{
# Get pbp data for two games
fast_scraper(c("2019_01_GB_CHI", "2013_21_SEA_DEN"))
#> ℹ It is recommended to use parallel processing when trying to load multiple games.Please consider running future::plan("multisession")! Will go on sequentially...
#> ✔ 15:46:21 | added game variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added nflscrapR variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added ep variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added air_yac_ep variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added wp variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added air_yac_wp variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added cp and cpoe
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added fixed drive variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | added series variables
#> ✔ 15:46:22 | Procedure completed.
#> # A tibble: 356 × 339
#>    play_id game_id     old_game_id home_team away_team season_type  week posteam
#>      <dbl> <chr>       <chr>       <chr>     <chr>     <chr>       <int> <chr>
#>  1       1 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 NA
#>  2      37 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 NA
#>  3      61 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 DEN
#>  4      83 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 DEN
#>  5     119 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 SEA
#>  6     141 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 SEA
#>  7     162 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 SEA
#>  8     183 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 SEA
#>  9     210 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 SEA
#> 10     232 2013_21_SE… 2014020200  DEN       SEA       POST           21 SEA
#> # … with 346 more rows, and 331 more variables: posteam_type <chr>,
#> #   defteam <chr>, side_of_field <chr>, yardline_100 <dbl>, game_date <chr>,
#> #   quarter_seconds_remaining <dbl>, half_seconds_remaining <dbl>,
#> #   game_seconds_remaining <dbl>, game_half <chr>, quarter_end <dbl>,
#> #   drive <dbl>, sp <dbl>, qtr <dbl>, down <dbl>, goal_to_go <dbl>, time <chr>,
#> #   yrdln <chr>, ydstogo <dbl>, ydsnet <dbl>, desc <chr>, play_type <chr>,
#> #   yards_gained <dbl>, shotgun <dbl>, no_huddle <dbl>, qb_dropback <dbl>, …

# It is also possible to directly use the
# output of fast_scraper_schedules as input
library(dplyr, warn.conflicts = FALSE)
fast_scraper_schedules(2020) %>%
slice_tail(n = 3) %>%
fast_scraper()
#> ℹ It is recommended to use parallel processing when trying to load multiple games.Please consider running future::plan("multisession")! Will go on sequentially...
#> ✔ 15:46:26 | added game variables
#> ✔ 15:46:27 | added nflscrapR variables
#> ✔ 15:46:27 | added ep variables
#> ✔ 15:46:27 | added air_yac_ep variables
#> ✔ 15:46:27 | added wp variables
#> ✔ 15:46:27 | added air_yac_wp variables
#> ✔ 15:46:27 | added cp and cpoe
#> ✔ 15:46:28 | added fixed drive variables
#> ✔ 15:46:28 | added series variables
#> ✔ 15:46:28 | Procedure completed.
#> # A tibble: 545 × 339
#>    play_id game_id     old_game_id home_team away_team season_type  week posteam
#>      <dbl> <chr>       <chr>       <chr>     <chr>     <chr>       <int> <chr>
#>  1       1 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 NA
#>  2      42 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#>  3      57 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#>  4      78 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#>  5     102 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#>  6     123 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#>  7     145 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#>  8     174 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#>  9     207 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#> 10     236 2020_20_BU… 2021012401  KC        BUF       POST           20 BUF
#> # … with 535 more rows, and 331 more variables: posteam_type <chr>,
#> #   defteam <chr>, side_of_field <chr>, yardline_100 <dbl>, game_date <chr>,
#> #   quarter_seconds_remaining <dbl>, half_seconds_remaining <dbl>,
#> #   game_seconds_remaining <dbl>, game_half <chr>, quarter_end <dbl>,
#> #   drive <dbl>, sp <dbl>, qtr <dbl>, down <dbl>, goal_to_go <dbl>, time <chr>,
#> #   yrdln <chr>, ydstogo <dbl>, ydsnet <dbl>, desc <chr>, play_type <chr>,
#> #   yards_gained <dbl>, shotgun <dbl>, no_huddle <dbl>, qb_dropback <dbl>, …

# \dontshow{
# Close open connections for R CMD Check
future::plan("sequential")
# }
# }