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25 Oct 2016, 06:05pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

Just in case Sunday night did not make it clear, defense rules the NFL in 2016. The best teams in overall DVOA all combine top-five defenses with below-average offenses. The Eagles now lead the league in both defense and special teams and are back to No. 1 overall.

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126 comments, Last at 10:15am by Raiderjoe

18 Oct 2016, 05:40pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

A four-game hot streak gives the Buffalo Bills the best DVOA in the entire AFC, and a schedule full of cupcakes gives them a great chance to finally break their 16-year playoff drought.

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113 comments, Last at 25 Oct 2016, 4:55pm by DezBailey

11 Oct 2016, 05:30pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 5 DVOA Ratings

The Minnesota Vikings reach the top spot for the first time in the history of our DVOA ratings, undefeated with a well-rounded team that plays well in all three phases.

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88 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2016, 9:28am by Kevin from Philly

04 Oct 2016, 06:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 4 DVOA Ratings

Our ratings are topped by this year's three remaining undefeated teams plus the Seahawks and the Steelers, who shoot back up to No. 5 after dismantling Kansas City.

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88 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2016, 12:49am by Sixknots

27 Sep 2016, 07:41pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 3 DVOA Ratings

Philadelphia opens a bigger lead in our ratings, one of a number of top teams being driven primarily by defense in the early part of 2016.

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92 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2016, 3:20pm by Theo

20 Sep 2016, 06:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 DVOA Ratings

Philadelphia is No. 1 after two weeks. The last 13 teams to rank No. 1 after Week 2 averaged 12.5 wins... but all of them were better than the Eagles. Plus: the Texans, Pats, and Giants may be 2-0, but they're surprisingly low in DVOA.

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121 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2016, 12:57am by The Hypno-Toad

13 Sep 2016, 05:33pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 1 DVOA Ratings

San Francisco and Philadelphia are surprise leaders in DVOA after Week 1, but you have to remember to apply common-sense opponent adjustments until we have a big enough sample to apply the actual ones.

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94 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2016, 4:45pm by LionInAZ

07 Sep 2016, 07:40pm by Aaron Schatz

2016 DVOA Projections

Our updated 2016 projections still say the two best teams in the NFL are in the NFC West. Other teams have moved up and down because of quarterback injuries and offensive line changes.

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70 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2016, 8:04pm by jellygamatgoldg

25 Jan 2016, 09:20pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 20 DVOA Ratings

In the NFC Championship Game, Carolina puts up the biggest single-game DVOA of the year and one of the 10 best in DVOA history. The Panthers now go into Super Bowl 50 as clear favorites.

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115 comments, Last at 04 Aug 2016, 7:06pm by davepyne

18 Jan 2016, 06:38pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 19 DVOA Ratings

You may be surprised at the DVOA results of the divisional round games, but you won't be surprised that we now have Carolina as the clear favorite to win Super Bowl 50.

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86 comments, Last at 24 Jan 2016, 3:13pm by Alternator