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21 Oct 2014, 06:34pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

Denver: great team, or the greatest team? Would you be satisfied with "one of the ten greatest teams?" Plus: hard times in the NFC South, where defense goes to die.

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159 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2014, 9:10pm by The Hypno-Toad

14 Oct 2014, 05:48pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

Why is John Harbaugh so happy? His math-lovin' left guard just told him how much the numbers love the Ravens this year. But why aren't the numbers as excited as the public when it comes to the Dallas Cowboys?

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125 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2014, 4:47pm by theslothook

07 Oct 2014, 05:41pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 5 DVOA Ratings

Sometimes it can be hard to tell who is good or bad in the NFL... except in our DVOA ratings, where the same two teams from 2012 and 2013 are back on top in 2014.

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140 comments, Last at 10 Oct 2014, 8:19pm by intel_chris

30 Sep 2014, 06:40pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 4 DVOA Ratings

Five different teams from last year's DVOA top eight rank in the bottom half of the league through four weeks of 2014. What can we learn from other teams with similar starts in the past?

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138 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2014, 10:02am by zemzin

23 Sep 2014, 05:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 3 DVOA Ratings

For only the second time in history, the Bengals are No. 1 in our ratings. But compared to other No. 1 teams after three weeks, there's a real lack of dominance.

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105 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2014, 1:10pm by Mr Shush

16 Sep 2014, 06:55pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 DVOA Ratings

Stomping the Jags leaves Washington No. 2 behind only Denver. But what can we really learn from one big win early in the season, before we are applying opponent adjustments?

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76 comments, Last at 14 Oct 2014, 11:14am by CharlieAdam14

09 Sep 2014, 04:20pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 1 DVOA Ratings

We always say not to jump to conclusions about a team's true quality after a Week 1 loss. But the meaning of one loss to a team's playoff chances are another issue entirely.

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112 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2014, 2:09pm by

03 Sep 2014, 05:02pm by Aaron Schatz

2014 DVOA Projections

Our annual DVOA projections are all about probabilities. Thanks in part to their less competitive conference, Denver has the highest probability of walking away from this season as Super Bowl XLIX champion.

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77 comments, Last at 23 Sep 2014, 2:14pm by

03 Jul 2014, 01:32pm by Guest

Let Me Check My Schedule

Kenneth Arthur looks at how DVOA and strength of schedule play with each other, especially in regards to Super Bowl possibilities.

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25 comments, Last at 01 Sep 2014, 4:52pm by kicorse

06 Feb 2014, 01:44pm by Guest

Historical DVOA Estimates

Estimating the DVOA of years we don't have play-by-play data for reveals some surprising conclusions. Is it possible the 1985 Bears are not even among the top three teams of all-time?

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140 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2014, 3:52pm by justanothersteve