So which division is the best in the league right now?
How you project where the divisional teams will stand, when the season is all said and done, will determine that answer.
So which division has been the best the past 2 seasons combined? Well, that all depends on what categories you use to distinguish what makes a division the best.
If it is wins, then your answer is the AFC South.
If it’s the best offense and defense combined category,the NFC East was best.
If it is a combination of the two factors, well then it's the NFC South.
Here is a break down of the categories.
Total wins the past two seasons category, exposes rises and declines divisional teams have made from 2008 to 2009.
76 Wins AFC South 38 38
73 Wins NFC South 40 33
72 Wins NFC East 38 34
70 Wins AFC East 38 32
64 Wins AFC North 31 33
57 wins NFC North 25 32
Number of times each division had teams ranked in the top ten offense and top ten defense the past two seasons.
10 NFC East 4 offenses 6 defense
7 AFC North 1 offense 6 defenses
6 NFC South 4 offense 2 defense
6 NFC North 3 offense 3 defenses
4 AFC East 2 offenses 2 defenses
4 AFC South 3 offense 1 defense
2 AFC West 1 Offense 1 defense
1 NFC West 1 offense (Cardinals)