NFL Matchup Report: Week 2

Posted on 2017-09-13 08:24 by Ray Flowers

 

RAY FLOWERS      

 

Each week we will break down the matchups for the coming week, from the offensive and defensive side of the game. There will be traditional measures, as well as advanced metrics, included in the tables to help you to understand the matchups better. You will be able to plot your weekly strategy by understanding how each team is operating on the offensive and defensive side of the football.

Welcome to the Matchup Report.

Here’s how to read the tables.

OFFENSE: The lower the number, the better the outlook for the offense.

DEFENSE: The lower the number, the better the defense. A low number means a difficult matchup for the offense.

Colors Coding: GREEN is good for the offensive performer. RED is bad for the offensive performer. WHITE is average-ish scenario.

 

OFFENSIVE CATEGORIES

Pace: The pace of the play offensively

PPG: Points per game

T.O.P: Time of Possession

Total Yards: Duh

Red Zone %: Red Zone touchdown percentage

Offensive Plays: Number of offensive plays run

Run Attempts: Duh

Run %: Percentage of offensive plays that are a run

Rush Yards: Duh

Rush YPA: Rushing yards per attempt

Pass Attempts: Duh

Pass %: Percentage of offensive plays that are a pass

Passing Yards: Duh

Pass YPA: Yards per pass attempt

PFF Run Block: Pro Football Focus’ run blocking grade

PFF Pass Block: Pro Football Focus’ pass blocking grade

 

DEFENSIVE CATEGORIES

DVOA: From Football Outsiders, this measure DVOA measures a team's efficiency by comparing success on every single play to a league average based on situation and opponent.

PFF Overall: Pro Football Focus’ rankings for a team’s overall defense

YPGA: Yards per game allowed

YPPA: Yards per pass play allowed

PFF Run: Pro Football Focus’ rankings for team defense against the run

Rush YPG: Rushing yards per game

Rush YPA: Rushing yards per attempt

PFF P Rush: Pro Football Focus’ rankings in pass rush

PRR P Cover: Pro Football Focus’ rankings in pass coverage

Pass YPG: Passing yards per game

Pass YPA: Passing yards per attempt.

DEF vs QB: Fantasy points allowed to quarterbacks

DEF vs RB: Fantasy points allowed to running backs (PPR)

DEF vs WR: Fantasy points allowed to wide receivers (PPR)

DEF vs TE: Fantasy points allowed to tight ends (PPR)

 

THE MATCHUPS