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NFL Power Rankings - Week 12

11/24/2009 Rankings
By Eric Schmoldt and Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
November 24th, 2009

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WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NFL football simulation technology to present the most comprehensive, deterministic and unbiased ranking of all 32 teams. We have simulated every possible matchup 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. 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 Saints87.133.619.2
2.Indianapolis Colts84.929.416.4
3.Minnesota Vikings77.428.619.2
4.New England Patriots69.827.720.2
5.San Diego Chargers64.025.520.1
6.Cincinnati Bengals59.723.620.2
7.Pittsburgh Steelers60.125.822.6
8.Tennessee Titans59.723.220.0
9.Arizona Cardinals58.124.821.8
10.Philadelphia Eagles57.924.922.3
11.Dallas Cowboys56.824.422.7
12.Houston Texans50.524.024.0
13.Baltimore Ravens55.024.021.8
14.Green Bay Packers53.526.325.2
15.San Francisco 49ers53.022.221.9
16.Jacksonville Jaguars51.023.122.0
 TeamWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.New York Giants56.525.924.1
18.Miami Dolphins47.722.122.9
19.New York Jets43.121.524.0
20.Oakland Raiders42.620.523.7
21.Carolina Panthers41.722.024.9
22.Chicago Bears40.420.123.4
23.Denver Broncos38.219.924.1
24.Atlanta Falcons38.120.324.2
25.St. Louis Rams37.321.926.7
26.Seattle Seahawks37.220.525.2
27.Washington Redskins36.219.224.3
28.Kansas City Chiefs36.018.923.5
29.Detroit Lions31.720.727.3
30.Buffalo Bills31.619.224.6
31.Tampa Bay Buccaneers22.618.228.1
32.Cleveland Browns20.517.629.0

Paul Bessire is the Senior Quantitative Analyst and Content Manager for WhatIfSports.com and a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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