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2019 DEFENSIVE EFFICIENCY RATINGS

2019 season totals, through Week 2

Revised as of 9/17/2019

This page lists DVOA (Defense-adjusted Value Over Average) for total defense as well as rushing and passing defense separated. The DVOA system is explained here. All numbers below are adjusted to an average schedule of opponents and an average percentage of fumbles recovered by the defense. The exceptions are the three columns marked NON-ADJUSTED. Rushing includes all rushing, not just running backs.

LAST WEEK represents last week's rank. DAVE represents a combination of preseason projection and performance so far and is a more accurate look at how well we can expect teams to play the rest of the season. As of Week 2, preseseason projection makes up 80 percent of DAVE.

A reminder: Opponent adjustments will not appear in our numbers until after Week 4.

Remember, since positive numbers represent more scoring, defense is better when it is NEGATIVE.

RK TEAM DEFENSE
DVOA
LAST
WEEK
DEFENSE
DAVE
RK PASS
DEF
RK RUSH
DEF
RK
1 NE -55.3% 7 -10.8% 1 -60.0% 1 -43.2% 3
2 SF -41.5% 1 -10.5% 2 -52.3% 2 -23.6% 7
3 GB -30.1% 3 -2.3% 14 -44.1% 3 -7.5% 14
4 TB -27.2% 5 -0.1% 17 -6.2% 14 -56.1% 1
5 LAR -23.0% 14 -6.7% 6 -34.4% 4 -7.9% 13
6 NYJ -17.0% 12 -2.8% 8 -21.0% 6 -11.0% 11
7 CHI -16.0% 6 -7.5% 3 -1.5% 17 -40.8% 5
8 TEN -14.2% 4 -2.3% 13 -26.4% 5 -0.4% 21
9 BAL -13.7% 2 -6.8% 4 -10.1% 11 -24.2% 6
10 CLE -11.2% 20 1.6% 23 -19.4% 8 -1.8% 20
11 DET -10.9% 8 -0.8% 16 -11.9% 10 -9.1% 12
12 BUF -10.8% 9 -2.6% 10 -19.8% 7 6.5% 27
13 SEA -9.9% 10 -2.0% 15 -6.8% 13 -18.2% 9
14 ATL -9.6% 19 3.3% 26 -16.0% 9 -4.1% 19
15 MIN -9.1% 11 -6.7% 5 -2.6% 16 -18.4% 8
16 KC -7.6% 25 0.6% 19 -8.1% 12 -6.6% 17
17 HOU -1.3% 24 -5.1% 7 2.4% 18 -7.2% 16
18 CAR 2.5% 16 3.5% 27 5.0% 19 -0.1% 23
19 IND 4.0% 21 0.0% 18 -2.7% 15 12.3% 30
20 DAL 4.4% 17 -2.5% 11 6.8% 20 -0.4% 22
21 PHI 4.8% 29 -2.7% 9 25.9% 23 -47.5% 2
22 ARI 12.4% 18 0.7% 20 26.3% 24 -4.5% 18
23 OAK 12.9% 15 7.2% 28 48.0% 27 -42.4% 4
24 DEN 12.9% 27 1.8% 24 42.0% 26 -7.5% 15
25 JAX 14.1% 30 -2.4% 12 19.6% 21 8.1% 28
26 LAC 18.1% 23 1.2% 21 37.8% 25 3.0% 26
27 NO 23.1% 26 1.5% 22 20.3% 22 26.4% 32
28 WAS 30.5% 22 9.2% 29 53.0% 28 10.5% 29
29 PIT 33.0% 28 2.4% 25 72.4% 30 -11.4% 10
30 CIN 34.1% 13 12.3% 31 56.7% 29 18.8% 31
31 NYG 38.4% 32 10.1% 30 73.5% 31 2.8% 25
32 MIA 42.6% 31 15.1% 32 109.1% 32 1.5% 24

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