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NFL Power Rankings

12/15/2009 Rankings
December 15th, 2009

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

 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.New Orleans Saints-
2.Indianapolis Colts-86.323.320.1
3.Minnesota Vikings-76.525.622.0
4.San Diego Chargers-69.323.822.8
5.Philadelphia Eagles+565.224.321.8
6.Cincinnati Bengals-
7.Green Bay Packers+163.823.722.5
8.Dallas Cowboys-163.326.521.3
9.Denver Broncos-362.723.318.0
10.New England Patriots+160.224.621.8
11.New York Jets+558.724.618.2
12.Baltimore Ravens+256.924.519.6
13.New York Giants-155.624.320.9
14.Pittsburgh Steelers-
15.Arizona Cardinals-654.722.224.5
16.Jacksonville Jaguars-153.523.321.6
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Tennessee Titans+252.925.320.1
18.Miami Dolphins-152.421.521.2
19.San Francisco 49ers-151.223.920.4
20.Carolina Panthers+244.823.721.5
21.Atlanta Falcons-44.019.522.9
22.Houston Texans-242.619.823.9
23.Seattle Seahawks-40.421.323.5
24.Buffalo Bills+240.320.322.7
25.Washington Redskins+236.120.421.9
26.Chicago Bears-235.718.325.4
27.Oakland Raiders-228.416.024.5
28.Kansas City Chiefs-23.817.626.0
29.Cleveland Browns+321.818.724.6
30.Detroit Lions-119.517.325.7
31.St. Louis Rams-118.019.924.4
32.Tampa Bay Buccaneers-114.616.724.7 can be reached with any comments, questions or topic suggestions at Thanks!

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