Thursday, January 14, 2010
The below chart plots a teams Wins-Losses and correlates it to their turnover margin. You'll notice pretty quickly that a positive turnover margin is pretty essential for the success of an NFL team.
Of the 12 teams that made the playoffs only the Cardinals had a negative turnover margin. The Bengals were dead even on turnover margin and also made the playoffs. The Chiefs and the Bills were the two teams that finished with a positive turnover margin and were still absolutely dreadful.