The Head to Head Matchups page features specific splits of DVOA so readers can compare how teams match up in specific situations.
Weighted DVOA is adjusted so that earlier games in the season become gradually less important. It better reflects how the team is playing at the end of a season.
Variance measures the statistical variance of the team's weekly DVOA performance. Teams are ranked from most consistent (#1, lowest variance) to least consistent (#32, highest variance).
Special teams numbers are based on an estimate of how many points worth of field position (compared to league average) each team receives from the five elements of special teams: field goals/extra points, kickoffs, kick returns, punts, punt returns. For more explanation of special teams, check out the special teams stats page.
Late and Close DVOA includes all plays in the second half or overtime with the score within 8 points.
On down-and-distance stats, definitions are as follows: