Here’s a look at our updated NFL power rankings going into Week 6. Deshaun Watson had his best game in 2018 and now has an EPA per dropback of .15. The Giants stumbled to 1-3 after a lackluster offensive performance. 2018 Week 5 ELO Ranking: 24 In today’s NFL, a bye can often mean winning, and with the Bucs and the Falcons going down in week four, the picture in the NFC South became a bit clearer for the team from Charlotte – it’s New Orleans’ (with a 52 percent chance to win the division). However, defensively speaking, they haven’t even been close to encouraging. The Lions offense continues to perform well with, The Ryan FitzMagic ride is officially over with. Their defense took a step back in Week 4 and will need to improve on early down pass attempts, where they have now allowed over 57% of dropbacks to be successful from an EPA standpoint. They are allowing the fourth-fewest expected points added on early down pass plays, and. At 11/1 to win the Super Bowl, there’s some value in backing the Saints moving forward. DOMINATE YOUR DRAFT: Ultimate 2018 fantasy football cheat sheet, Rankings based on standard scoring leagues, Week 1 Rankings:Quarterback | Running Back | Wide Receiver | Tight End | D/ST | Kicker, PPR RANKINGS: Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | Top 200, DRAFT STRATEGY AND RANKINGS TIERS:Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST,, Ultimate 2018 fantasy football cheat sheet. Sweet draft strategy, bro.

Case Keenum is not capable of winning games with a defense performing this poorly. If these move into the upper tier of the league, the Packers could be dangerous. This page loads with the defense allowing the fewest points per game, which is the ultimate defensive NFL stat. the catch this season. The Lions let a fourth-quarter comeback slip through their fingertips as the Cowboys hit a game-winning field goal as time expired. The PFF ELO rating system measures the former using our unique offensive, defensive and special teams grades, while the latter is determined by the PFF ELO ratings leading up to the game and where the game is played.
For more great sports stories ... He has over twice as many big-time throws as turnover-worthy throws and has received a positive grade on over 27% of dropbacks. They're playing the Patriots in Week 1. Right now, they have almost a 60% chance of making the playoffs. This, like with Philly and Atlanta, is as much prior distribution as anything. Roger Craig and Marshall Faulk are blushing.

Week 4 was encouraging, but they do not look like a dominant defense in 2018. The Chargers present a big question.
There's no need to invest too much in this position, even if a bunch of the teams below look like high-upside, can't-miss units.

Their offense has been brilliant since Week 1 though, with Matt Ryan generating over a quarter of an expected point each time he drops back to pass. NFL power rankings.

Head to the waiver wire for a pickup.

According to our simulations, the Chiefs have the highest projected win total moving forward, at just over 11 wins. They have the lowest pressure percentage in the NFL by a wide margin, and they're allowing the third-worst EPA on early down pass attempts among teams from the AFC. The Jets schedule loosens up in the coming weeks, which should give Darnold more opportunity to showcase the type of quarterback he can be. The fact that he is taking so many shots downfield and not connecting is leaving this offense in long yardage situations, and if he cannot connect deep, this offense will struggle to move the ball. They have contested a little over 8% of pass attempts, which is tied for the third-lowest amount in the NFL. Here's the thing: We shouldn't worry about preseason fantasy football rankings for defense as much as we do. Manning has checked down to his running backs on 26.5% of attempts. He needed overtime to do it, but Jon Gruden finally secured his first win since returning to the sidelines. Adam Gase’s decision making is baffling from an EPA standpoint. Alas, we’re on to week 5. Patrick Mahomes is the other quarterback generating the type of value per throw that Goff is, and he’s doing so having produced only two turnover-worthy plays all season through four weeks. Christian McCaffrey (5.9 yards per carry and 7.0 yards after the catch per reception) should have an Alvin Kamara-like performance against New York, opening things up for Cam Newton and an improving passing game.