As many of you know, Football Outsiders produce advanced statistics trying to capture the true strength of teams beyond their win/loss and total yardage records.
The final standings from the 2009 regular season are in, and the best team is - Baltimore. Yep, that's right. The sixth-seeded wild card entry coming to Foxborough is arguable the best team in the league.
However, the article holds some comforting news for Patriots fans as well. Adjusting for the strength of opposing pass defenses Tom Brady had the best year of any quarterback in the league and the fourth-best quarterback-season ever.