Greg Thomas of Sports Info Solutions and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders discuss the Eagles retaking the No. 1 DVOA position and what their Week 8 matchup with the No. 5 Cowboys will look like. Despite the 32nd ranked Defensive DVOA, they also discuss how the Lions have maintained their win streak. Last week's Bills vs. Dolphins game and each team's prospects going forward are then reviewed as well. Finally, Aaron begins to discuss his research on the Field Goal kicking struggles so far this season.
Scott Spratt of Sports Info Solutions and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders break down the AFC West race. They explain their thoughts on Denver's recent losing streak and fading offense, the impact of the Chiefs' 2-0 division start on their playoff odds, and Oakland's and San Diego's front-loaded schedules. Then, they discuss the rising playoff odds of the Washington Redskins and how they've become a more balanced team than in 2015. Finally, they close with the Titans, who have followed the Seahawks formula to take control of the AFC South.
Scott Spratt of Sports Info Solutions and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders break down how the Vikings have become the No. 1 DVOA team in football. Will their inability to run the ball be a problem for them, and is there anything they can do about that weakness? Then, they discuss whether they were too quick to write off the Bills and how good their defense can become. Finally, Scott laments and Aaron explains that the NFC South race may already be over.
Scott Spratt of Sports Info Solutions and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders discuss how Seattle joined the top 4 in DVOA despite a soft schedule and a porous offensive line. Then, they hit on a trio of offensive-skewing teams in the Raiders, Falcons, and Cowboys. And, finally, they close talking the Jets, who are now 32nd in the league in DVOA--yes, they are behind the Browns.