Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

08 Dec 2009, 05:57pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

Not even the antics of Admiral Armbar can keep the rising Packers out of the DVOA top three. Plus: 2009, the Year of Pythagorean Overachievers.

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266 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2009, 7:42pm by TheHippo

01 Dec 2009, 08:05pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

The Saints are back on top with a big win, but are they one of the best teams ever? So far, DVOA says no. Plus: Why are the Bengals ranked so darn low?

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294 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2009, 7:52pm by Spielman

24 Nov 2009, 03:15pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 11 DVOA Ratings

The top teams remain the same, but San Diego and Denver are heading in opposite directions -- especially when it comes to playoff chances.

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121 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2009, 10:23am by After this week's games

18 Nov 2009, 12:04am by Aaron Schatz

Week 10 DVOA Ratings

The Patriots and Colts begin to pull away from the pack in a year defined by offense instead of defense. Plus: The record-breaking Minnesota special teams.

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246 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2009, 3:28pm by RickD

10 Nov 2009, 02:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 9 DVOA Ratings

Dallas climbs into the top five, while the Patriots begin to widen their lead in weighted DVOA. Win-loss records are scrambled at the top of our ratings, but the 1-7 teams settle nicely to the bottom.

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225 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2009, 9:38am by Whatev

03 Nov 2009, 05:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 8 DVOA Ratings

Idle New England slips into the top spot, one of five current teams that rank among the top 25 all-time in DVOA through Week 8. Plus: Could a guy with just one touchdown be the best running back of the year?

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225 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2009, 9:27am by Gruntled

27 Oct 2009, 06:05pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

The Packers ride into the DVOA top five thanks to yet another of this year's many turnaround defenses. Defense is generally less predictable than offense, but is it particularly unusual to have this many defenses playing much better or worse than a year ago? Actually, yes.

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189 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2009, 3:04pm by Andrew Potter

20 Oct 2009, 05:52pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

Sorry, Brian Hoyer: 59-0 does wonders for the Pats' DVOA, but you're the reason they couldn't catch the Saints or make the all-time single-game top ten.

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306 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2009, 6:22pm by Slinkster

13 Oct 2009, 05:34pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 5 DVOA Ratings

This week: DVOA suggests that one of this year's surprise teams is a mirage, and we look at the history of bad defenses that hire new, experienced coordinators.

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183 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2009, 11:40am by Bruce G.

06 Oct 2009, 04:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 4 DVOA Ratings

A look at past year-to-year improvements gives ample evidence that the Denver and New Orleans defenses are for real. (NOTE: Now updated with slightly fixed defensive DAVE ratings.)

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185 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2009, 11:57am by SKD