The 10 Best NFL Offenses of the Last Decade
Despite the old adage "defense wins championships," there's no denying the allure of an explosive offense in football. Offensive shootouts are what get fans on the edges of their seats, the league continues to push rule changes that benefit the offense, and offensive superstars are the faces of the league.
Using our Net Expected Points (NEP) metric, which measures how many points are contributed compared to expectation level (and which you can read more about in our glossary), we can identify not only which offenses scored the most points, something that can be influenced by defensive and special teams performance, but which offenses were the most productive purely on their own merits.
Having a great offense, as you'll see time and time again on this list, doesn't guarantee a team success, and there are a healthy (or unhealthy, depending on who your favorite team is) number of playoff letdowns on this list.
Let's take a look at which offenses reigned supreme over the last decade.