Scott Spratt of Sports Info Solutions and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders play a game of "do the simple stats mesh with the advanced stats" with Blake Bortles of the Jaguars, Ryan Fitzpatrick of the Jets, DeAngelo Williams of the Steelers, and Dez Bryant of the Cowboys.
Greg Thomas of Sports Info Solutions and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders discuss the flip side of having a bunched top of the DVOA standings, the abundance of below-average teams. They discuss the stacking of teams this year as well as briefly touch on a matchup between the lowest and highest variance weekly DVOA teams. They also delve into the list of historically low Total DVOA teams that have made the playoffs and what teams from this year could join the list. Lastly, they discuss the recent changes in DVOA with the Denver Broncos and their future.
Scott Spratt of Sports Info Solutions and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders debate whether the NFC North and NFC East are up for grabs. In particular, has the Lions' and Bears' recent play put them back in the playoff mix, and does the Redskins' win over the Giants make them the best team in their division. Finally, they close with a discussion of the suddenly bunched top of the DVOA standings.