New on ESPN+: I rank the best wide receiver trios ever based on harmonic mean of DYAR. Which current team makes it onto our top dozen? The picture is a hint.
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Buffalo is back at no. 1, with Arizona dropping to fourth after a bad game from backup quarterbacks. Let's look further at the effect of backup quarterbacks on our predictive DAVE ratings.
Just a note to all FO readers to check out The Daily Wager on ESPN2 this afternoon, as Football Outsiders' editor-in-chief Aaron Schatz will be appearing from Las Vegas around 6:30pm Eastern.
Reports are now in that Odell Beckham will sign with the Los Angeles Rams. It's a good signing for him if he wants to compete for a championship, but how many targets are there for him in that Rams offense that has other excellent receivers such as Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods?
Cam Newton has agreed to terms to return to the Carolina Panthers. After Sam Darnold's injury (and awful play), Newton will probably take over as the starting quarterback sometime in the next couple weeks. A little closure after the Panthers just quietly released him following the 2019 season.
Which teams are set up with their schedules to look better or worse over the second half of the season? Plus, a Thursday Night Football preview.
The Cardinals take the top spot in DVOA away from the Bills, plus a look at teams that have gotten significantly better (Titans) or worse (Panthers) over the last five weeks.
Official NFL rankings have the Colts 17th against the run. DVOA says they are No. 1. Where's the disconnect? Plus: Thursday night preview.
Tom Pelissero from NFL Network is reporting that Aaron Rodgers has tested positive for COVID and is out for Sunday's game with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Green Bay is lower than expected in DVOA, and Indianapolis is higher than expected. Let's unveil the latest ratings and explain what's going on.