Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

31 Jan 2017, 12:32am by Aaron Schatz

1988 DVOA Ratings and Commentary

An unstoppable offense led by the MVP. A dynasty seeking one more title. That's not just the recipe for Super Bowl LI. It was also the recipe for Super Bowl XXIII. Now the Bengals, 49ers, and all of 1988 have been fully analyzed for DVOA ratings.

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113 comments, Last at 06 Feb 2017, 3:26pm by JoeyHarringtonsPiano

23 Jan 2017, 03:33pm by Vincent Verhei

Conference Championship Quick Reads/DVOA Ratings

Two more blowouts this weekend have us asking: has this been the worst set of playoff games we've ever seen? Plus, DVOA and DYAR ratings from Sunday.

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57 comments, Last at 27 Jan 2017, 10:41am by SandyRiver

16 Jan 2017, 07:31pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 19 DVOA Ratings

The cream rose to the top in this year's playoffs, as the final four teams all ranked seventh or higher in DVOA this season.

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51 comments, Last at 19 Jan 2017, 6:08am by bigpoppapump

09 Jan 2017, 05:50pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 18 DVOA Ratings

Not much is changing as weighted DVOA ratings continue into the playoffs, though Pittsburgh has moved up to No. 2 overall and Green Bay is now the No. 1 weighted offense.

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24 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2017, 1:41pm by Hoodie_Sleeves

02 Jan 2017, 07:19pm by Aaron Schatz

Final 2016 DVOA Ratings

It turns out, The Year of No Great Teams may in fact have a great team. The New England Patriots head into the postseason strong as the No. 1 team in DVOA, their eighth straight year ranking sixth or higher.

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110 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2017, 10:06pm by DezBailey

27 Dec 2016, 07:23pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

The Cowboys and Patriots are still a close 1-2 in DVOA. Dallas is playing its best all-around football of the year, while the Patriots make up for a Gronkless offense with improving defense and renewed special teams.

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121 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2017, 12:58pm by DezBailey

20 Dec 2016, 06:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 15 DVOA Ratings

The Pittsburgh Steelers are the NFL's most balanced team and most inconsistent team... and they now join Dallas and New England as one of DVOA's top three teams. Plus: The spectacular record-shattering seasons of Johnny Hekker and Justin Tucker.

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83 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2016, 1:29pm by DezBailey

13 Dec 2016, 07:28pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 14 DVOA Ratings

New England and Dallas keep the top two spots in DVOA, improving a little over last week. Meanwhile, Green Bay's DVOA skyrockets and Seattle plummets, as the Seahawks suffer their worst loss since Matt Hasselbeck was still the starting quarterback.

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74 comments, Last at 20 Dec 2016, 7:02pm by DezBailey

06 Dec 2016, 07:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

The New England Patriots climb to No. 1 in DVOA, but they aren't a great team, because this is The Year of No Great Teams. In fact, no No. 1 team in any week of DVOA has ever been rated lower. (Note: Table errors fixed as of Wed. morning.)

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76 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2016, 7:34pm by DezBailey

29 Nov 2016, 08:04pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

Two new teams rise to No. 1: Atlanta in total DVOA, Dallas in weighted DVOA. Neither comes close to the No. 1 teams of years past. But one unit this year is challenging for all-time greatness: the Baltimore run defense.

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70 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2016, 2:47pm by DezBailey