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2011 Offensive Efficiency Scores

Yesterday, I posted my final Offensice Efficiency (O-SCORE) rankings for 1970-2010 (you can find them here: 1970-2010 Rankings). Here are the 2011 scores, along with their all-time rank:

2011 All Time Tm OSCORE
1 3 Green Bay Packers 52.46
2 18 New Orleans Saints 39.56
3 38 New England Patriots 33.02
4 121 Houston Texans 21.73
5 251 Detroit Lions 13.20
6 292 Atlanta Falcons 11.63
7 302 Dallas Cowboys 11.13
8 354 San Francisco 49ers 9.07
9 385 New York Giants 7.69
10 448 Carolina Panthers 5.05
11 451 Minnesota Vikings 4.95
12 457 Pittsburgh Steelers 4.82
13 460 Buffalo Bills 4.78
14 473 Chicago Bears 4.19
15 513 Oakland Raiders 2.80
16 552 Cincinnati Bengals 1.53
17 567 Baltimore Ravens 0.81
18 582 San Diego Chargers 0.52
19 621 Philadelphia Eagles -1.00
20 665 Miami Dolphins -2.63
21 731 Tennessee Titans -4.71
22 814 New York Jets -7.70
23 894 Denver Broncos -10.67
24 913 Cleveland Browns -11.83
25 996 Arizona Cardinals -15.90
26 1042 Tampa Bay Buccaneers -17.60
27 1053 Seattle Seahawks -18.21
28 1105 Washington Redskins -22.08
29 1145 Jacksonville Jaguars -26.49
30 1182 Indianapolis Colts -31.45
31 1193 Kansas City Chiefs -33.77
32 1209 St. Louis Rams -37.79

Through 11 weeks, the Packers have the 3rd most efficient offense since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger. They still trail the 2007 Patriots significantly in most variables, so I doubt they will get to #1. It’s possible that they overtake the 1984 Dolphins (52.64) though, given Green Bay’s fairly soft schedule the last 5 weeks.

On the other end of the spectrum, the 2011 Rams have the 13th worst offense since 1970. It’s possible (especially if A.J. Feeley gets more starts) that they drop into the bottom 10 but even a total collapse probably wouldn’t get them in the bottom 3.  St. Louis’ 2009 offense was 5th worst since 1970. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1976, 1977) are the only other team to have two appearances in the bottom 20 within 5 years of each other. The 1977 and 1985 Buffalo Bills and 1972 and 1998 Eagles are the other repeat offenders.

The big surprise for me here is the Minnesota Vikings being a little better than the Steelers. This is mostly due to turnover % (the Steelers  have had 5% more offensive drives end in a turnover than Minnesota) and Yards Per Point (the Steelers are 23rd best, the Vikings are 16th).

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