Wild Card Weekend: Numbers Crunching

Wild Card Weekend: Numbers Crunching

Originally Published: January 3, 2008
By Aaron Schatz | Football Outsiders.com

This week, Football Outsiders takes a look at the NFL wild-card playoffs and applies statistical analysis gathered during the regular season. Much of the analysis is based on DVOA (Defense-adjusted Value Over Average), which takes every play during the season and compares it to the league average based on situation and opponent. DVOA and Football Outsiders' other advanced stats are explained here.

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