Another fascinating weekend of football. The Broncos are looking very strong still while NFC powerhouses Arizona and Carolina seem to both be unraveling. While the season is 16 games long, these two 1-3 teams are already starting to put themselves in a difficult position to compete for the post-season. Top …

Time for updating the power rankings. Lots of interesting results to over-analyze.  AnalyticalFootball power rankings are opponent-adjusted and data model driven based on the most recent game as well as previously played regular season games. Some of the ratings and rankings for this week may seem counter-intuitive.   They are, however, designed to …

How do power ratings/rankings differ? While every power ratings or rankings system is unique, many share some features or approaches. For example there are those that are exclusively data or data model based (e.g. Football Outsiders, takes a similar approach. Here is an example). These tend to be based on historical games played only – …