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01 Jan 2018, 07:37pm by Aaron Schatz

Final 2017 DVOA Ratings

The Rams tumble after sitting all their starters, making room for the New Orleans Saints to finish the year at No. 1 for the first time ever. Plus, a closer look at the weird 2016-2017 dynamic where special teams were far more consistent and offenses far less consistent.

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31 Dec 2017, 12:19pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 17 Open Game Discussion

Alright, kids. Let's finish up this regular season. Who's making the wild cards from each conference? Seattle or Atlanta? Baltimore (probably) and Tennessee, or the Chargers, or maybe even Buffalo? Discuss all of Week 17's game action here.

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28 Dec 2017, 03:15pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: December 28

This week, we rundown the Week 17 playoff picture in each conference and talk about the Rams' strategy of sitting starters, then we get into previewing the Week 17 games that matter for the final two wild-cards spots. (Click for audio link.)

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26 Dec 2017, 06:30pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 16 DVOA Ratings

The Rams fall slightly but stay No. 1 this week. Pittsburgh and New England rise with their best games of the year. Baltimore and Philadelphia fall, as does Jacksonville, and we look at what it means for the Jaguars to be the most inconsistent team in the NFL in 2017.

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21 Dec 2017, 08:35pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: December 21

This week on the Off The Charts podcast: Tankapalooza and a look at the top college quarterbacks through game charting, and then previews of the playoff race and two big games this weekend, Atlanta at New Orleans and Buffalo at New England. (Click for audio link.)

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20 Dec 2017, 10:42am by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Playoff Odds After Week 15

One more time through the playoff odds, looking at each team's Super Bowl chances and what has to go right for longshots to make the postseason.

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19 Dec 2017, 07:25pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 15 DVOA Ratings

On one end, the No. 1 Rams are enjoying the greatest turnaround season in DVOA history. On the other end, last-place teams that really aren't that bad historically, including the No. 32 Browns and the "best worst defense ever" in Oakland.

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16 Dec 2017, 02:09pm by Aaron Schatz

Vince McMahon May Revive the XFL

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14 Dec 2017, 06:09pm by Aaron Schatz

Off The Charts Podcast: December 14

This week's Off The Charts podcast previews the biggest games of Week 15: Rams at Seahawks, Chiefs at Chargers, and Patriots at Steelers. (Click for audio link.)

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12 Dec 2017, 07:16pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 14 DVOA Ratings

The Rams lose the DVOA Bowl but keep the top spot, achieving something historically rare: ranking in the top five for all three phases of the game. Meanwhile, four great defenses take a tumble when Seattle, Jacksonville, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore all score way more points than expected.

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