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Week 19 DVOA Ratings

Updated weighted DVOA ratings through two weeks of the 2014 postseason have Seattle on top and New England and Green Bay right behind, but Indianapolis a few places back.

68 comments, Last at 14 Jan 2015, 8:47pm by tuluse

Week 18 DVOA Ratings

A dominating win over Arizona moves Carolina up as our weighted DVOA ratings continue into the postseason.

51 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2015, 6:36am by Lebo
Final 2014 DVOA Ratings
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Final 2014 DVOA Ratings

With a late-season surge, the Seattle Seahawks join the 1992-1994 Cowboys as the only teams to rank No. 1 in DVOA for three straight years, and the 1993-1994 Steelers as the only teams to rank No. 1 on defense for two straight years.

112 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2015, 2:16pm by Perfundle
Week 16 DVOA Ratings
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Week 16 DVOA Ratings

Seattle surges but still trails New England (weighted DVOA) and Denver (total DVOA). Plus: Can Big Ben break the long dominance of Brady-Manning-Brees in our passing DYAR stats?

141 comments, Last at 29 Dec 2014, 7:45pm by mitch
Week 15 DVOA Ratings
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Week 15 DVOA Ratings

The New England Patriots have finally moved into the No. 1 spot in weighted DVOA this week. Also: Looking at how recent Denver wins are driven by defense instead of offense, and a Pittsburgh team that is very un-Steelers-like.

164 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2017, 2:25pm by erikbenck
Week 14 DVOA Ratings
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Week 14 DVOA Ratings

Very few units are historically good in 2014, but the Lions run defense is threatening to surpass the 2000 Ravens. And right behind Detroit is Denver -- still the No. 1 team in overall DVOA.

94 comments, Last at 19 Dec 2014, 4:29am by DefendTheDen
Week 13 DVOA Ratings
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Week 13 DVOA Ratings

New England keeps inching closer to No. 1 Denver in our weighted DVOA ratings, and Green Bay keeps inching away from the rest of the NFC.

182 comments, Last at 06 Dec 2014, 7:37pm by LionInAZ
Week 12 DVOA Ratings
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Week 12 DVOA Ratings

Denver remains No. 1 in the Football Outsiders DVOA ratings, but New England moves up to No. 2 and has taken over as our Super Bowl favorite.

181 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2014, 7:22am by Jerry
Week 11 DVOA Ratings
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Week 11 DVOA Ratings

Denver is still No. 1, but as the weakest first-place team in DVOA history. Tampa Bay is almost the strongest last-place team in DVOA history. And Arizona is still inexplicably No. 15 at 9-1. Ball of confusion: that's what DVOA is today. Hey hey.

185 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2014, 3:20am by ronnyo
Week 10 DVOA Ratings
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Week 10 DVOA Ratings

Now that we have ten weeks of data to work with, even big wins only lead to small moves in the DVOA rankings. Plus: Why schedule strength so far helps both Andrew Luck and Marshawn Lynch make their MVP cases.

208 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2014, 5:50pm by Pat