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The Winning Tradition Continues in the Steel City

The Chiefs look to prove last season wasn't a fluke

By Jake Westrich, WhatIfSports.com
September 6, 2011

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.Pittsburgh Steelers72.925.616.9
2.New England Patriots72.725.617.1
3.San Diego Chargers71.428.020.3
4.Green Bay Packers69.625.618.1
5.New Orleans Saints67.425.418.9
6.Kansas City Chiefs66.126.119.8
7.Chicago Bears65.522.717.2
8.New York Jets63.924.419.3
9.Atlanta Falcons63.524.319.3
10.New York Giants63.424.119.0
11.Philadelphia Eagles63.323.518.6
12.Baltimore Ravens57.721.318.3
13.Tampa Bay Buccaneers54.223.621.7
14.Minnesota Vikings51.922.021.1
15.Miami Dolphins49.820.220.4
16.Houston Texans49.124.324.8
 TeamWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Tennessee Titans48.322.523.6
18.Detroit Lions47.820.321.0
19.Oakland Raiders46.021.122.4
20.St. Louis Rams45.919.421.0
21.Dallas Cowboys44.522.924.8
22.Denver Broncos44.422.323.9
23.Cleveland Browns44.320.622.6
24.San Francisco 49ers40.419.422.5
25.Indianapolis Colts38.017.422.1
26.Washington Redskins34.320.125.8
27.Arizona Cardinals33.319.625.6
28.Carolina Panthers33.217.022.9
29.Jacksonville Jaguars33.020.126.3
30.Seattle Seahawks31.318.224.9
31.Buffalo Bills25.115.724.7
32.Cincinnati Bengals16.814.728.2

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

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