DVOA Playoff Odds Report

Make Playoffs Win Super Bowl Earn No. 1 Pick
187.2% 119.3% 139.1%
269.1% 27.8% 211.9%
368.8% 37.6% 311.5%
462.9% 47.2% 49.5%
562.7% 55.4% 54.2%
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Scramble

Scramble for the Ball: Keep Choppin' Week
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Scramble for the Ball: Keep Choppin' Week

After a week filled with blunders on and off the field, Bryan and Andrew can't possibly pick just one Keep Choppin' Wood winner ... can they?

FO on ESPN: Feature Columns

ESPN: NFL's Most Unbalanced Teams
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ESPN: NFL's Most Unbalanced Teams

Some teams can light up the scoreboards. Others can shut down the opposition. Here's our look at the most unbalanced teams this season, combining our preseason projections with what we've seen in Weeks 1-2.

DVOA Ratings

Week 2 DVOA Ratings
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Week 2 DVOA Ratings

The Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs are 1-2 in the latest DVOA ratings, but the most surprising unit early in the season is the Miami Dolphins defense.

37 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2018, 1:17pm by Mike B. In Va

Clutch Encounters

Clutch Encounters: Week 2
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Clutch Encounters: Week 2

Denver pulls out another September comeback at Mile High. A lousy week of kicking denies Kirk Cousins his finest win and a win of any kind for the Browns. Andrew Luck is turning into a dart-thrower, and Nick Foles ties the failed completions record.

11 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2018, 3:33am by Scott Kacsmar

Any Given Sunday

Any Given Sunday: Chiefs over Steelers
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Any Given Sunday: Chiefs over Steelers

It appears the Chiefs knew what they were doing when they traded Alex Smith away. Pittsburgh's defense becomes the latest victim of the Patrick Mahomes buzzsaw.

6 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2018, 12:17am by stoste

Recent Articles

Quick Reads

Week 2 Quick Reads
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Week 2 Quick Reads

Ryan Fitzpatrick has been the best quarterback in the league this year, followed closely by Patrick Mahomes. We put their starts in historical perspective (spoiler: they're really good) and ask if there's any significance to that. Plus, the best and worst passers, runners, and receivers of Week 2.

46 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2018, 10:54am by bravehoptoad

One Foot Inbounds

OFI: Can LSU Really Win SEC West?
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OFI: Can LSU Really Win SEC West?

Louisiana State got another win over an AP Top-25 team thanks to a last-second field goal over Auburn, but the predictive stats still don't really love the Tigers. Also, despite a great day for Ohio State, the Big Ten's slow start to the 2018 season continues.

Extra Points

Injury Aftermath: Week 2
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Injury Aftermath: Week 2

Our weekly update on injuries around the league, as the Jaguars and Giants lose key linemen for the year and the Eagles take yet another blow to their receiving corps. Also featuring way more kickers than usual.

5 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2018, 10:57am by Noah Arkadia

Audibles

Audibles at the Line: Week 2
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Audibles at the Line: Week 2

A potential NFC North early-season title decider ends in controversy and missed field goals! An early-season AFC Championship rematch flips the script! The hottest two quarterbacks in the league are names nobody expected! Your Audibles crew discusses the Week 2 action.

144 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2018, 11:02am by Noah Arkadia

Open Discussion

Week 2 Open Game Discussion
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Week 2 Open Game Discussion

Here is this week's Football Outsiders open game discussion thread, the place to discuss all the games all weekend long, starting with the kickoff contest Thursday night between Baltimore and Cincinnati and continuing through Monday Night Football when the Seahawks take on the Bears.

101 comments, Last at 18 Sep 2018, 10:32pm by Normantom