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21 Nov 2017, 08:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 11 DVOA Ratings

DVOA has finally climbed on board the Wentz Wagon! The Eagles move into the No. 1 spot, but they aren't the only strong, well-balanced team in the NFL this year. New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and the Los Angeles Rams make this one of the best seasons ever for multiple teams over 30% in DVOA, and Minnesota isn't far behind.

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74 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2017, 5:04pm by leviramsey

14 Nov 2017, 08:11pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 10 DVOA Ratings

The Rams strengthen their hold on the No. 1 spot by moving to the top on defense as well as special teams. The Saints move up to No. 2 to build a 1-2-3 NFC sweep of the top spots. Plus: A look at teams with a recent trend of improving after slow starts or falling apart after fast starts.

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136 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2017, 7:43pm by DezBailey

07 Nov 2017, 07:50pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 9 DVOA Ratings

Philadelphia is the most balanced team in the NFL, and Pittsburgh is still our Super Bowl favorite. But right now DVOA says the Los Angeles Rams are the best team in the NFL and possibly the most improved team of the last 30 years.

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118 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2017, 12:50pm by DezBailey

31 Oct 2017, 08:53pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 8 DVOA Ratings

The Steelers drop in DVOA but stay on top of our ratings. Dallas and Baltimore climb after big wins. Miami drops to become the worst 4-3 team ever. Meanwhile, the New England Patriots are having a season that is both very rare and very familiar.

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88 comments, Last at 09 Nov 2017, 7:21pm by DezBailey

24 Oct 2017, 06:52pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

Pittsburgh moves on top of our DVOA ratings after Week 7. Surprise teams including the Rams and Jaguars have very strong odds to join the Steelers in the playoffs. On the other end are the Awful Eight, far behind the rest of the league, including one of the worst 4-2 teams ever.

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104 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2017, 9:58am by DezBailey

17 Oct 2017, 07:14pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

The No. 1 Chiefs lost their first game. The No. 30 team is 3-2. The Jaguars have the worst DVOA ever for the top-ranked defense after Week 6. These are among the signs of how strong parity has been so far during the 2017 NFL season.

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49 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2017, 2:59pm by PatsFan

10 Oct 2017, 09:32pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 5 DVOA Ratings

Reports of Pittsburgh's death may be exaggerated, but reports of Kansas City's dominance are not. The Chiefs are still No. 1 in DVOA with an early-season 1.5-game conference lead unmatched in recent NFL history.

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59 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2017, 7:16pm by DezBailey

03 Oct 2017, 07:43pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 4 DVOA Ratings

Opponent adjustments have arrived for the first time in 2017, but they can't hurt the Kansas City Chiefs: No. 1 again and undefeated despite playing one of the league's ten toughest schedules so far.

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86 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2017, 10:38am by DezBailey

26 Sep 2017, 07:12pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 3 DVOA Ratings

Kansas City is No. 1 in DVOA after three big wins, but Atlanta is surprisingly not No. 2... or even close. Plus: What if we put in opponent adjustments a little earlier than normal? It helps the NFC East.

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86 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2017, 5:11pm by junglejoe_lv

19 Sep 2017, 07:59pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 DVOA Ratings

The 2-0 teams are on top, led by No. 1 Baltimore and the best defensive DVOA ever measured through Week 2. The 0-2 teams are on bottom, except for the Los Angeles Chargers, who are cursed.

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55 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2017, 10:41am by DezBailey