Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

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

29 Sep 2009, 04:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 3 DVOA Ratings

Baltimore moves into the top spot in both VOA and DAVE, with New Orleans right behind. Plus: Things are about to get a lot harder for the surprising Broncos.

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159 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2013, 7:43pm by Annmarie

22 Sep 2009, 04:40pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 DVOA Ratings

The Saints go marching into the number one spot in the Football Outsiders DVOA ratings, while the top spot in DAVE belongs to Letterman's hometown team.

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99 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2009, 8:08pm by fireorlime2

15 Sep 2009, 04:43pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 1 DVOA Ratings

DVOA ratings are back for the new season, and what do you know, they love Philadelphia. Surprise!

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159 comments, Last at 20 Sep 2009, 8:07pm by Jetspete

09 Sep 2009, 06:14pm by Aaron Schatz

2009 Preseason DVOA Projections

On the eve of the 2009 season, Football Outsiders presents our official DVOA projections. The NFC is tightly packed, while the AFC looks like a conference of haves and have nots, and the team that has the most right now is San Diego.

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160 comments, Last at 13 Sep 2009, 1:06am by Jeff W

19 Aug 2009, 03:30pm by Aaron Schatz

1994 DVOA Ratings and Commentary

Journey to those long ago days when America learned the meaning of "The Full Kotite," the NFL saw the last gasp of LARM and LARD, and nobody was sick of Brett Favre yet. FO's historical play-by-play project adds on another year with this introduction of advanced stats for 1994.

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59 comments, Last at 26 Aug 2009, 3:52pm by Jerry