Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Dec 2006, 07:27pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 14 DVOA Ratings

This week, the top four stay the same in the total ratings while Dallas takes a slim lead in weighted DVOA. The Titans and Jets are rising, the Redskins are falling, and the Giants and Eagles just won't die. Well, their DVOA ratings won't die; the Giants might kill each other in real life. Commentary now available on FOXSports.com.

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225 comments, Last at 10 Dec 2006, 12:39am by Gus

28 Nov 2006, 07:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 13 DVOA Ratings

Chicago is still number one overall for the year, but our weighted numbers show Baltimore as number one by the slimmest of margins. The latest DVOA ratings are here, commentary now posted at FOXSports.com. Plus, can you guess where the Colts rank in Pythagorean wins?

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189 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2006, 1:59pm by jebmak

23 Nov 2006, 12:00am by Aaron Schatz

1997 DVOA Ratings and Commentary

Few NFL rivalries are as bitter as Denver vs. Kansas City. As they get ready to meet in the NFL's first-ever "third" Thanksgiving game, we figured it was the perfect time to post our long-awaited look back at the year Denver and Kansas City were the two best teams in the NFL -- which is also the earliest year for which DVOA currently exists.

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60 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2006, 5:16am by RICK

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