Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

18 Nov 2009, 12:04am by Aaron Schatz

Week 10 DVOA Ratings

The Patriots and Colts begin to pull away from the pack in a year defined by offense instead of defense. Plus: The record-breaking Minnesota special teams.

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246 comments, Last at 24 Nov 2009, 3:28pm by RickD

10 Nov 2009, 02:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 9 DVOA Ratings

Dallas climbs into the top five, while the Patriots begin to widen their lead in weighted DVOA. Win-loss records are scrambled at the top of our ratings, but the 1-7 teams settle nicely to the bottom.

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225 comments, Last at 14 Nov 2009, 9:38am by Whatev

03 Nov 2009, 05:29pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 8 DVOA Ratings

Idle New England slips into the top spot, one of five current teams that rank among the top 25 all-time in DVOA through Week 8. Plus: Could a guy with just one touchdown be the best running back of the year?

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225 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2009, 9:27am by Gruntled

27 Oct 2009, 06:05pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 7 DVOA Ratings

The Packers ride into the DVOA top five thanks to yet another of this year's many turnaround defenses. Defense is generally less predictable than offense, but is it particularly unusual to have this many defenses playing much better or worse than a year ago? Actually, yes.

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189 comments, Last at 30 Oct 2009, 3:04pm by Andrew Potter

20 Oct 2009, 05:52pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 6 DVOA Ratings

Sorry, Brian Hoyer: 59-0 does wonders for the Pats' DVOA, but you're the reason they couldn't catch the Saints or make the all-time single-game top ten.

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306 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2009, 6:22pm by Slinkster

13 Oct 2009, 05:34pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 5 DVOA Ratings

This week: DVOA suggests that one of this year's surprise teams is a mirage, and we look at the history of bad defenses that hire new, experienced coordinators.

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183 comments, Last at 16 Oct 2009, 11:40am by Bruce G.

06 Oct 2009, 04:39pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 4 DVOA Ratings

A look at past year-to-year improvements gives ample evidence that the Denver and New Orleans defenses are for real. (NOTE: Now updated with slightly fixed defensive DAVE ratings.)

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185 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2009, 11:57am by SKD

29 Sep 2009, 04:45pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 3 DVOA Ratings

Baltimore moves into the top spot in both VOA and DAVE, with New Orleans right behind. Plus: Things are about to get a lot harder for the surprising Broncos.

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159 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2013, 7:43pm by Annmarie

22 Sep 2009, 04:40pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 2 DVOA Ratings

The Saints go marching into the number one spot in the Football Outsiders DVOA ratings, while the top spot in DAVE belongs to Letterman's hometown team.

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99 comments, Last at 26 Sep 2009, 8:08pm by fireorlime2

15 Sep 2009, 04:43pm by Aaron Schatz

Week 1 DVOA Ratings

DVOA ratings are back for the new season, and what do you know, they love Philadelphia. Surprise!

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159 comments, Last at 20 Sep 2009, 8:07pm by Jetspete