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Jaguars Surprise No. 2 in Latest DVOA Ratings

The Buffalo Bills remain No. 1 in the Football Outsiders DVOA ratings after two weeks. This is not a surprise. The Bills were No. 1 in our preseason projections and they've had two huge wins on prime-time national television. Buffalo is one of the dozen best teams ever tracked by Football Outsiders through two games. Everyone knows how good they are right now.







BEST TOTAL DVOA

THROUGH 2 GAMES, 1981-2022
YEAR TEAM W-L DVOA FINAL

W-L
2005 PIT 2-0 116.3% 11-5
1981 BUF 2-0 104.1% 10-6
1990 CHI 2-0 99.9% 11-5
1996 GB 2-0 94.4%...
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Soaring Eagles, Fading Tom Brady Magic

Tom Brady wore a Tom Brady shirt to Raymond James Stadium on Sunday.


No, not his own jersey or some TB12 licensed apparel he hopes to hawk. Brady wore a long-sleeved white pullover with his high-school yearbook photo (captioned "Greatness Lasts Forever") plastered across the back. That's not the sort of Brady paraphernalia that's gonna fly off the shelves: no one wants to be seen in public wearing a giant picture of a gawky teenager who looks like he just got caught huffing dry-erase markers behind the cafeteria stairwell.


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OVERALL TEAM

What is DVOA? DVOA (Defense-adjusted Value Over Average) takes every single play during the season and compares success to a league-average baseline based on situation and opponent. DVOA measures not just yardage, but yardage towards a first down: Five yards on third-and-4 are worth more than five yards on first-and-10 and much more than five yards on third-and-12. Learn More >>

Top 5 Teams
Updated: 9/26/2022, 10:57 am EDT
1
51.6%
2
45.9%
3
43.3%
4
39.9%
5
20.7%

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Lamar Jackson MVP Front Runner? | NFL Week 3 Recap

Lamar Jackson MVP Front Runner? | NFL Week 3 Recap

Ian O'Connor and Mike Tanier are back to recap all the action from NFL Week 3, starting with the death of the Pro Bowl as we know it. Be sure to join us every Monday for a review of Sunday's biggest moments and a preview of the Monday Night Football match-up.

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