Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aikman Efficiency Ratings

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AIKMAN RATINGS
Thru Week 15

 
 
With two weeks to go, the leaders remain the same in the three major Aikman categories, although the margins are slim in two of them.
 
The Cowboys and Patriots, the NFL’s two 12-2 teams, remain 1-2 in the Aikman Combined, with Dallas leading by 0.7 points, 0.1 less than last week.  
 
The surprising Titans are a clear third, fueled by a substantial lead in offensive red-zone performance, one of seven categories used by STATS to calculate the Aikmans.  
 
The Falcons have opened up a margin of 2.9 points in Aikman Offense, providing a good argument for those contending that QB Matt Ryan should be the NFL’s MVP.   The Saints rose from 5th to 3rd with their big day in Arizona that followed two substandard performances.
 
The Ravens are atop the Aikman Defense Ratings for the fourth consecutive week, but the Giants have closed to 0.3 and are in 2nd.  The Giants have risen from 72.5 after Week 9 (8th place) to their current 77.5.  Even though New York clearly has one of the NFL’s better defenses based on the eyeball test and points allowed, the NFL’s yards-only method still lists the Giants as 15th.

 
 
 
 
Aikman Combined Ratings Through Week 15, 2016
 
                                 --------- Aikman --------       ------- NFL --------
Rank  Record   Team             Combined     Off      Def       Off    Def  Combined
   1    12-2    Cowboys            163.8     93.3     70.5         5     13     18  
   2    12-2    Patriots           163.1     90.3     72.8         4     10     14  
   3     8-6    Titans             162.0     92.0     70.0         8     20     28  
   4     9-5    Steelers           158.1     85.0     73.1         7      8     15  
   5     6-8    Saints             157.8     92.8     65.0         1     26     27  
   6     7-7    Bills              156.8     91.0     65.9        19     16     35  
   7     5-8-1  Cardinals          156.2     84.5     71.7         9      4     13  
   8     8-6    Ravens             156.0     78.2     77.8        18      5     23  
   9     9-4-1  Seahawks           155.6     80.8     74.9        14      6     20  
  10     9-5    Falcons            155.6     96.2     59.4         2     25     27  
  11    11-3    Raiders            155.5     87.6     67.8         6     30     36  
  12     6-8    Panthers           152.8     81.6     71.2        17     22     39  
  13     8-6    Packers            152.7     88.2     64.5        10     19     29  
  14    10-4    Giants             152.3     74.8     77.5        27     15     42  
  15     7-7    Colts              152.1     86.9     65.2        11     27     38  
  16     5-9    Eagles             151.7     79.8     71.9        20     12     32  
  17     5-9    Chargers           150.5     80.0     70.5        13     18     31  
  18     5-8-1  Bengals            150.1     82.8     67.3        12     21     33  
  19     9-5    Dolphins           149.4     78.9     70.5        25     24     49  
  20     8-6    Broncos            148.4     74.2     74.3        24      2     26  
  21    10-4    Chiefs             148.3     76.7     71.6        23     28     51  
  22     8-6    Buccaneers         148.2     79.6     68.5        16     23     39  
  23     9-5    Lions              147.5     82.7     64.9        22     14     36  
  24     7-6-1  Redskins           146.8     85.1     61.6         3     29     32  
  25     8-6    Texans             145.1     73.8     71.3        26      1     27  
  26     3-11   Bears              144.2     77.5     66.7        15      9     24  
  27     7-7    Vikings            144.1     72.1     72.0        31      3     34  
  28     2-12   Jaguars            143.0     75.9     67.1        28      7     35  
  29     4-10   Jets               135.9     70.2     65.7        21     17     38  
  30     1-13   49ers              134.3     79.5     54.8        29     32     61  
  31     4-10   Rams               131.8     67.1     64.7        32     11     43  
  32     0-14   Browns             129.3     75.0     54.3        30     31     61  
 
 
 
Aikman Offense Ratings Through Week 15, 2016
 
  Aik     NFL     Team                 AER
   1       2      Falcons             96.2
   2       5      Cowboys             93.3
   3       1      Saints              92.8
   4       8      Titans              92.0
   5      19      Bills               91.0
   6       4      Patriots            90.3
   7      10      Packers             88.2
   8       6      Raiders             87.6
   9      11      Colts               86.9
  10       3      Redskins            85.1
  11       7      Steelers            85.0
  12       9      Cardinals           84.5
  13      12      Bengals             82.8
  14      22      Lions               82.7
  15      17      Panthers            81.6
  16      14      Seahawks            80.8
  17      13      Chargers            80.0
  18      20      Eagles              79.8
  19      16      Buccaneers          79.6
  20      29      49ers               79.5
  21      25      Dolphins            78.9
  22      18      Ravens              78.2
  23      15      Bears               77.5
  24      23      Chiefs              76.7
  25      28      Jaguars             75.9
  26      30      Browns              75.0
  27      27      Giants              74.8
  28      24      Broncos             74.2
  29      26      Texans              73.8
  30      31      Vikings             72.1
  31      21      Jets                70.2
  32      32      Rams                67.1
 
NFL Average                           81.8
 
 
 
Aikman Defense Ratings Through Week 15, 2016
 
  Aik     NFL     Team                 AER
   1       5      Ravens              77.8
   2      15      Giants              77.5
   3       6      Seahawks            74.9
   4       2      Broncos             74.3
   5       8      Steelers            73.1
   6      10      Patriots            72.8
   7       3      Vikings             72.0
   8      12      Eagles              71.9
   9       4      Cardinals           71.7
  10      28      Chiefs              71.6
  11       1      Texans              71.3
  12      22      Panthers            71.2
  13      24      Dolphins            70.5
 14      13      Cowboys             70.5
  15      18      Chargers            70.5
  16      20      Titans              70.0
  17      23      Buccaneers          68.5
  18      30      Raiders             67.8
  19      21      Bengals             67.3
  20       7      Jaguars             67.1
  21       9      Bears               66.7
  22      16      Bills               65.9
  23      17      Jets                65.7
  24      27      Colts               65.2
  25      26      Saints              65.0
  26      14      Lions               64.9
  27      11      Rams                64.7
  28      19      Packers             64.5
  29      29      Redskins            61.6
  30      25      Falcons             59.4
  31      32      49ers               54.8
  32      31      Browns              54.3
 
NFL Average                           68.2
 
 
 
Ratings Courtesy of STATS
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