Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

21 Nov 2006, 05:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 12 DVOA Ratings

The new DVOA ratings shift things around a bit. The Giants and Colts fall, while the Jaguars, Panthers, and Browns rise. Wait a minute, did you say Browns? Commentary on FOXSports.com features the first annual DVOA Commentary All-Optimism Special. Plus a special announcement: Introducing the Football Outsiders Swag Shoppe!

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178 comments, Last at 28 Nov 2006, 12:10pm by B

14 Nov 2006, 05:51pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 11 DVOA Ratings

After a week of upsets, the DVOA rankings are much the same, but the differences between teams get smaller. This week's commentary is now available at FOXSports.com. Plus: Introducing the FO Playoff Odds Report, rough draft.

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316 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2006, 11:50pm by B

10 Nov 2006, 07:41pm by Aaron Schatz

2006 Midseason Projections

Here are the fourth annual FO midseason projections. This year, projections say the surprise team of the second half will be Chicago -- and not in a good way.

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62 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2006, 11:22pm by ttomas

07 Nov 2006, 06:09pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 10 DVOA Ratings

This week: Find out why the emperor has no pants, and see our projection for each team's final win-loss record. Commentary is now available at FOXSports.com.

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287 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2006, 3:48pm by Pat

31 Oct 2006, 05:36pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 9 DVOA Ratings

This week: New England and Baltimore begin to close the gap between the Gang of Four and the rest of the league, the Seahawks fall into the loser's bracket, and bad days for Philadelphia and Pittsburgh can't make their past games disappear. Plus a note on suggestion ettiquette, and further exploration of fumble recoveries. Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.

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240 comments, Last at 04 Nov 2006, 1:24am by Pat

24 Oct 2006, 04:13pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 8 DVOA Ratings

Chicago moves back into the top spot of this week's DVOA ratings, while the Giants make this year's Treacherous Three into a Gang of Four. Lots of good teams are packed closely together, but why is 2-4 Pittsburgh ahead of three 5-1 teams and the undefeated Colts? That's explained in the FOXSports.com commentary.

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268 comments, Last at 05 Nov 2006, 3:01pm by Jean Crawford

17 Oct 2006, 06:06pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

Chicago may have pulled out the victory, but their offensive ineptitude means a major tumble in our DVOA ratings, leaving the Bears slightly behind the San Diego Chargers. Plus: Three NFC East teams in the top six, and Pittsburgh becomes the latest team to leap up the charts after a blowout win. Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.

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223 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2006, 10:20am by Wanker79

10 Oct 2006, 03:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

If Rex Grossman played da Packers by himself, how many points would he win by? If Brian Urlacher was battling a hurricane, who would win? What if da name of da hurricane was "Hurricane Ditka?" Plus: Am I having another heart attack? These are da questions we must ask after looking at da latest DVOA ratings. Commentary found here on FOXSports.com.

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351 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2007, 11:47pm by Jeff

03 Oct 2006, 08:56pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 5 DVOA Ratings

Chicago and San Diego are atop the league, both in DVOA for 2006 and the early-season DAVE formula. Also leaping up this week: Kansas City, Dallas, and Washington. UPDATE: Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.

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239 comments, Last at 07 Oct 2006, 5:42pm by Mike

26 Sep 2006, 09:22pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 4 DVOA Ratings

Idle San Diego takes the top spot this week. The Saints move way up after stomping the Falcons, but our new system that combines early results with preseason projection is still somewhat skeptical. It's Dave's fault, really. UPDATE: Commentary is finally available on FOXSports.com.

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186 comments, Last at 29 Sep 2006, 2:30pm by DavidH