Community Tailgate: NFL’s Best Offenses

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The 14-0 Panthers have been the NFL’s best and most consistent team this season, and you could make the case that their offense has also been the league’s best. No team has scored more than Carolina’s 449 points (32.1 points per game) and 53 touchdowns, and quarterback Cam Newton looks like a shoo-in for the MVP award.

The Panthers’ offense is hardly the league’s clear-cut top unit though. The Cardinals lead the NFL with 422.9 yards per game, and Arizona is right behind Carolina in terms of points (445) and touchdowns (52).

Of course, when it comes to DVOA, neither the Panthers nor the Cardinals rank in the top two. Football Outsiders places the Steelers and the Seahawks first and second in DVOA, respectively, and those are the only two teams who rank in the top five in DVOA in terms of both passing offense and rushing offense. Certainly, in recent weeks, Pittsburgh’s and Seattle’s offenses have looked virtually unstoppable — the Seahawks have five victories in a row, while the Steelers have won five of six.

Finally, no list of the NFL’s best offenses this season would be complete without mentioning the Patriots, who currently rank fourth in DVOA and yards per game, and third in total points (435) and touchdowns (49).

What do you think? If you were heading into a must-win game with any team’s offense at your disposal, which one would you want? Which offense is the NFL’s best? Weigh in below in the comments section with your thoughts!

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7 comments on “Community Tailgate: NFL’s Best Offenses

  1. Travis

    ” The Cardinals lead the NFL with 422.9 points per game,”

    Thats got to be some kind of record.

    • ABK99

      It says yards per game buddy

      • Travis

        It didn’t when I copy and pasted it buddy… they perhaps… you know corrected it.

        • ABK99


  2. ABK99

    I love the threat of a QB that can rush in Cam and Russ, but I’ve got to go with the Steelers. Just imagine that squad with a healthy Le’Veon

  3. Jac7178

    Imagine the Pats if they had any luck with health this year

    • TheMichigan

      Brady with edleman, amendola and gronk with a healthy dion Lewis they would probably be undefeated

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