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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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48 comments, Last at 19 Oct 2017, 7:21pm by MC2

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

14 Sep 2017, 11:33pm by Aaron Schatz

1986 DVOA Ratings and Commentary

Great NFC defenses dominated the NFL in 1986, but while Richard Dent, Dan Hampton, and the Bears led the league in DVOA, it was the No. 3 Giants who took home the Super Bowl title. Plus: Crazy Chiefs, Patriots who couldn't run, and the Jets go Full Kotite.

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129 comments, Last at 20 Sep 2017, 8:41am by Will Allen

12 Sep 2017, 06:10pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 1 DVOA Ratings

It's been a long time since we've been able to say this: The Los Angeles Rams are No. 1 in the DVOA ratings. Our ratings jump to conclusions a bit on the Rams, but not the Patriots, who still have high playoff and Super Bowl odds.

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111 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2017, 7:22pm by Sleet

06 Sep 2017, 05:32pm by Aaron Schatz

2017 DVOA Projections

DVOA projections updated with preseason changes still confirm what everyone is thinking about the 2017 NFL season: the Patriots are the team to beat, and the Jets and Browns are still very bad.

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46 comments, Last at 11 Sep 2017, 9:25pm by RickD

13 Mar 2017, 02:10pm by Aaron Schatz

1987 DVOA Ratings and Commentary

Let's go back in time 30 years, when a four-week player strike threw the entire league into turmoil. We've got advanced stats for both the regular players and the strikebreakers, plus a San Francisco 49ers team that led the league in both offense and defense but imploded in one of the greatest upsets in NFL postseason history.

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109 comments, Last at 28 May 2017, 10:37pm by The Ninjalectual

06 Feb 2017, 03:06pm by Aaron Schatz

Super Bowl LI DVOA/Quick Reads

The Falcons offense achieves a balance of first-down mastery and third-down misery that may be unprecedented in DVOA history. Plus: James White and Julio Jones are your players of the game.

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100 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2017, 2:51pm by ClavisRa