Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Week Nine Playoff Implications now available

Week nine playoff implications, complete with interactive charts, are now available at FiveThirtyEight. There are a lot of high leverage games this week, including Thursday Night's Panthers-Saints matchup and Sunday's Ravens-Steelers game. In this week's write-up, we delve into the intricacies of playoff seeding, most notably the race for the top AFC seed and how Sunday Night's Brady-Manning duel will shape that contest.


  1. Good on you for getting published there!

    Have you considered running 538's Elo instead of Vegas implied team strengths?

    1. It was considered. For now we're content to have the numbers separate.