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NFL Power Rankings: Trouble in Pittsburgh

Steelers plummet in power rankings without Ben Roethlisberger at the helm

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
November 20, 2012

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)

 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.Houston Texans-75.328.619.4
2.Chicago Bears-69.026.119.1
3.Atlanta Falcons+268.126.019.6
4.San Francisco 49ers-167.725.118.9
5.New England Patriots-162.727.222.7
6.Green Bay Packers+560.525.221.4
7.Baltimore Ravens+159.923.920.6
8.Denver Broncos-259.426.122.9
9.Tampa Bay Buccaneers+159.224.421.2
10.New York Giants-358.726.423.4
11.Minnesota Vikings+255.923.421.4
12.Seattle Seahawks+352.319.718.9
13.New Orleans Saints+352.126.826.0
14.Cincinnati Bengals+450.423.823.6
15.San Diego Chargers-150.323.723.4
16.Miami Dolphins+149.321.521.8
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Washington Redskins+749.221.921.8
18.Tennessee Titans+747.323.824.9
19.Buffalo Bills+347.224.325.3
20.Arizona Cardinals+145.220.622.7
21.Indianapolis Colts+544.021.723.7
22.St. Louis Rams-242.121.724.5
23.New York Jets-42.120.423.3
24.Dallas Cowboys-540.922.425.5
25.Detroit Lions-1340.924.327.0
26.Carolina Panthers+138.621.124.9
27.Pittsburgh Steelers-1837.920.124.3
28.Oakland Raiders+237.823.327.4
29.Cleveland Browns-135.821.026.0
30.Jacksonville Jaguars+234.919.324.9
31.Kansas City Chiefs-32.320.326.9
32.Philadelphia Eagles-331.318.225.3

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

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