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NFL Power Rankings: Mile High expectations

Defending champion Baltimore Ravens ranked ninth to begin season

September 3, 2013

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NFL simulation engine to present the most comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 32 teams. We simulated thousands of NFL games and used the winning percentages from those 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 Tuesday of each week.

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

 TeamWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.Denver Broncos71.927.119.4
2.Atlanta Falcons66.627.922.2
3.Green Bay Packers63.225.520.8
4.New England Patriots62.026.221.7
5.San Francisco 49ers61.123.919.7
6.Seattle Seahawks61.025.120.7
7.Pittsburgh Steelers60.424.621.0
8.Houston Texans59.825.121.4
9.Baltimore Ravens59.625.721.9
10.Washington Redskins57.725.322.4
11.Cincinnati Bengals57.124.321.8
12.Tampa Bay Buccaneers54.026.324.8
13.New Orleans Saints53.028.927.5
14.Minnesota Vikings51.924.523.8
15.San Diego Chargers51.724.223.3
16.New York Giants51.625.524.6
 TeamWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Chicago Bears51.521.421.0
18.St. Louis Rams50.524.323.9
19.Miami Dolphins49.823.323.2
20.Detroit Lions49.526.126.2
21.Dallas Cowboys49.326.426.9
22.Arizona Cardinals46.221.623.0
23.Tennessee Titans43.223.426.0
24.Carolina Panthers42.821.824.6
25.Buffalo Bills40.522.826.0
26.Indianapolis Colts40.423.626.7
27.New York Jets39.620.424.2
28.Kansas City Chiefs37.222.426.9
29.Cleveland Browns36.320.325.3
30.Philadelphia Eagles35.921.326.4
31.Jacksonville Jaguars26.419.228.2
32.Oakland Raiders17.316.729.5

Jake Westrich is the Digital Content Coordinator for WhatIfSports.com. He can be reached at jwestrich@whatifsports.com.

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