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NFL Power Rankings - Week 3

9/22/2009 Rankings
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 22nd, 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)

 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.New York Jets-79.425.414.2
2.New Orleans Saints-76.532.622.4
3.New England Patriots+169.426.819.4
4.Atlanta Falcons+368.625.318.8
5.New York Giants+468.223.716.7
6.Minnesota Vikings+266.326.920.4
7.Arizona Cardinals-165.925.720.8
8.Indianapolis Colts+365.125.720.7
9.San Francisco 49ers+360.921.718.6
10.San Diego Chargers-60.424.922.1
11.Tennessee Titans+360.023.720.6
12.Dallas Cowboys-758.723.720.9
13.Houston Texans+357.924.922.2
14.Pittsburgh Steelers-1157.620.917.8
15.Cincinnati Bengals+253.422.721.2
16.Philadelphia Eagles+253.021.920.7
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Baltimore Ravens-249.422.221.3
18.Green Bay Packers+149.021.822.4
19.Chicago Bears+348.420.320.6
20.Denver Broncos+546.920.922.1
21.Washington Redskins-843.816.618.7
22.Miami Dolphins-243.121.524.0
23.Carolina Panthers-42.622.024.8
24.Seattle Seahawks-38.718.822.4
25.Buffalo Bills-436.021.325.7
26.Kansas City Chiefs+
27.Jacksonville Jaguars+
28.Oakland Raiders-
29.Tampa Bay Buccaneers+324.317.427.1
30.Detroit Lions+124.317.626.7
31.St. Louis Rams-
32.Cleveland Browns-217.316.129.5

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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