FBO: Numbers Crunching, Week 2

Joey Porter and Dwight Freeney square off Monday night. Icon SMI, Getty Images

Each week, Football Outsiders takes a look at every game on the NFL schedule with a mix of interesting numbers and in-depth statistical analysis. Much of the analysis is based on DVOA, which takes every single 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. Because it is still too early in the regular season for analysis of 2009, comments below are based on 2008 numbers.