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2008 NFL Power Rankings

Pre-Season Football Rankings
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
June 23rd, 2008

WhatIfSports.com presents its pre-season NFL Power Rankings. The site utilizes its award-winning football simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking possible of all 32 teams in football each Monday during the regular season. To come up with the rankings, using only their statistical performance to date this season, each team is simulated against every other team 100 times.

For the pre-season run, all rosters are up-to-date through June 8th, 2008. This coincides with the data used for the 2008 NFL Season Preview (where the Patriots defeated the Cowboys in Super Bowl XLIII).

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

 TeamWin PctPF/GPA/G
1.New England Patriots77.7%31.020.6
2.Indianapolis Colts75.3%30.221.2
3.Dallas Cowboys73.2%29.920.8
4.New York Giants71.8%27.919.7
5.Minnesota Vikings67.6%24.618.4
6.San Diego Chargers66.7%25.920.4
7.Jacksonville Jaguars65.5%26.820.9
8.Cleveland Browns64.8%26.921.4
9.Pittsburgh Steelers61.4%26.022.2
10.Seattle Seahawks56.0%21.218.9
11.Green Bay Packers55.8%25.123.2
12.Washington Redskins55.7%24.722.7
13.Philadelphia Eagles55.0%23.722.0
14.Buffalo Bills54.5%24.022.5
15.Carolina Panthers53.7%24.322.9
16.New York Jets50.5%24.524.3
 TeamWin PctPF/GPA/G
17.San Francisco 49ers50.4%25.225.2
18.Arizona Cardinals44.6%23.024.8
19.New Orleans Saints44.3%22.724.9
20.Tampa Bay Buccaneers43.9%20.823.0
21.Tennessee Titans43.7%20.021.9
22.Houston Texans41.8%21.824.4
23.Cincinnati Bengals41.1%24.227.4
24.Baltimore Ravens40.1%21.925.1
25.Denver Broncos39.4%23.527.2
26.St. Louis Rams34.5%22.528.2
27.Detroit Lions33.9%21.127.1
28.Atlanta Falcons33.1%21.227.8
29.Oakland Raiders29.5%21.929.3
30.Chicago Bears27.7%18.627.0
31.Miami Dolphins27.6%19.827.7
32.Kansas City Chiefs19.2%18.030.1

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