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NFL Power Rankings - Week 5

10/6/2009 Rankings
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
October 6th, 2009

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NFL football simulation technology to present the most comprehensive, deterministic and unbiased ranking of all 32 teams. We simulated every possible match-up in the NFL 100 times, and used the winning percentages from those nearly 50,000 games to evaluate every team. All 32 teams are ranked below with their average points for and against from the simulated games. All rosters and depth charts are up-to-date as of Monday night of each week.

Teams Ranked by Winning Percentage
(everyone plays everyone 100 times)

 TeamWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.New Orleans Saints82.430.719.1
2.Indianapolis Colts77.927.918.3
3.New York Giants68.624.918.0
4.New England Patriots68.323.917.3
5.Minnesota Vikings67.123.217.2
6.Baltimore Ravens65.824.618.4
7.San Francisco 49ers62.421.818.2
8.Dallas Cowboys60.122.819.8
9.Pittsburgh Steelers59.722.720.2
10.New York Jets58.521.918.5
11.Jacksonville Jaguars58.222.820.2
12.San Diego Chargers58.224.321.2
13.Denver Broncos55.620.718.5
14.Philadelphia Eagles53.921.920.4
15.Cincinnati Bengals53.622.220.4
16.Arizona Cardinals52.822.721.6
 TeamWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Atlanta Falcons52.322.621.5
18.Chicago Bears52.321.621.0
19.Green Bay Packers51.922.221.6
20.Seattle Seahawks45.921.223.1
21.Tennessee Titans43.220.323.2
22.Miami Dolphins41.719.722.1
23.Houston Texans40.622.525.5
24.Carolina Panthers37.619.624.2
25.Washington Redskins34.317.222.4
26.Buffalo Bills34.219.124.8
27.Oakland Raiders30.916.423.1
28.Cleveland Browns29.518.225.6
29.Kansas City Chiefs26.615.523.6
30.Detroit Lions26.116.925.6
31.Tampa Bay Buccaneers25.016.825.7
32.St. Louis Rams24.416.025.1

Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in fantasy football simulation analysis and football sim games. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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