Our CEO Kevin Adams (@MagicSportsGuy) uses Aaron Schatz’s DVOA metric to identify the best pass and rush offenses facing funnel defenses for NFL Week 8. 

Let’s start with a brief explanation of funnel defenses and how to properly identify them each week for DFS.


Funnel defenses are either successful at defending the run or the pass, but not both. In essence, the top funnel defenses will “funnel” the opposition toward its statistical weakness.

These are not defenses that are overwhelmingly strong or weak overall as a team. Rather, they are exceptionally strong or weak at one defensive aspect. In 2022, the New Orleans Saints were very strong against the pass (5th overall) but poor against the run (20th overall). The Miami...

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