NE has the league's 3rd lowest penalty rate at .27 yds/snap. ATL is in the middle of the pack at .35 yds/snap.
Tom Brady's production is the lowest since 2003 through three games, with 0.62 Win Probability Added, 6.7 Expected Points Added and a 43% Success Rate.
NE badly needs TE Rob Gronkowski back. The offense ranks 29th in the league with just 4.9 Net Yards per Attempt.
NE's pass defense has been strong. It ranks 4th in the league at 5.1 Net Yards per Attempt and 2nd with 50.5% completion percentage allowed.
Only 9.2% Matt Ryan's passes qualify as deep (beyond 15 yds). That's 2nd lowest of any starting QB in 2013. Of Ryan's total passing yds, 63.9% come from Yards After Catch, highest among all starters.
ATL's receivers have the 2nd most Yards After Catch this season with 581 yds.
ATL's WR corps has been the 5th most productive in the league so far with 25.4 Expected Points Added.
ATL has been successful running the ball in 2013. They're ranked 7th with a 44% success rate and 4.5 Yards per Carry.
The ATL defense has allowed only 8 rushing first downs this season, tied for 2nd best in the league.
HOU DE J.J. Watt leads the league with a 'Success Count' of 31. Success Count is the total number of plays made by a defender that results in a setback for the offense.
HOU LB Brian Cushing is 8th among all LBs with a 1.42 Tackle Factor--the proportion of team tackles by a player, adjusted for position. (1.0 would be average for an every-down player.)
HOU QB Matt Schaub is having a down year with 4.4 Adjusted Yards Per Attempt (AYPA), ranking 24th in the league. His career average is 5.9 AYPA, which would rank 8th this season.
HOU WR Andre Johnson's Catch Rate this season is 72.3% so far, which would be a career high.
SF WR Anquan Boldin is ranked 2nd among all WRs in 2013 in both Expected Points Added and Win Probability Added.
SF QB Colin Kaepernick's passing efficiency has regressed from 2012. In 2013 he's averaging 4.9 Adjusted Yards Per Attempt, down from 7.0 AYPA last season.
SF RB Frank Gore is 8th in the league among RBs with 295 rushing yards, but he is in negative territory in Expected Points Added and Win Probability Added. He's had too many short gains and stuffs. 44% of his runs have gone for 2 or less yards.
The SF defense ranks 7th in the league in Success Rate--the proportion of plays that result in a setback for the offense.
DEN and IND offenses are 1st and 2nd in the NFL in % of drives resulting in scores.
Peyton Manning leads all QBs in 2013 in Expected Points Added (+109.4 pts) and Win Probability Added (+3.0 wins), more than 50% ahead of the next best QB.
Peyton Manning's +0.49 Win Probability Added per Game means that even if his team were completely average in all other regards, his performance would virtually guarantee a win.
Andrew Luck has improved in his second pro season in almost all facets, going from 5.0 Adjusted Yards per Attempt (ranked 19th) to 5.6 (ranked 12th).
Knowshon Moreno leads all RBs with 29.2 Expected Points Added and 0.27 Expected Points Added per Play.
IND's running game leads all offenses with a 50.0% run Success Rate, 10 percentage points higher than league average.
DEN's defensive struggles have been masked by their dominant offense. They are 27th in the league in Expected Points Added, weighed down by their pass defense which is 28th in the league.
IND's Robert Mathis leads all defenders with 9.5 sacks and is tied for fourth among LBs with 7 tackles for a loss.
Data depicted above is for interest purposes only.