[Really cool data visualization][link] from [Noah Veltman][twitter] tracking the average height and weight of NFL players from 1920 – 2014.
Spoiler: The graph starts moving much more quickly towards heavier players in the 80s when growth hormones and steroids started getting serious, while the average height goes up at a pretty steady rate the whole time. That’s… depressingly unsurprising.
[link]: http://noahveltman.com/nflplayers/ “NFL players: height & weight over time”
[twitter]: http://twitter.com/veltman “@veltman on Twitter”