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NFL Power Rankings: 49ers NFC's best

San Francisco dispatches Packers and Lions in consecutive weeks

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
September 18, 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-75.226.817.6
2.San Francisco 49ers-70.124.917.8
3.New England Patriots-66.828.222.2
4.Green Bay Packers-66.126.821.2
5.Pittsburgh Steelers+263.524.419.9
6.Atlanta Falcons+263.224.720.5
7.Baltimore Ravens+260.723.720.0
8.Detroit Lions+357.724.422.1
9.Dallas Cowboys+155.824.722.4
10.Denver Broncos-455.423.721.4
11.Chicago Bears-654.423.221.5
12.Buffalo Bills+451.822.922.0
13.New York Giants-51.323.523.2
14.San Diego Chargers+151.223.723.2
15.Cincinnati Bengals+350.922.222.0
16.Kansas City Chiefs-448.122.022.7
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Oakland Raiders+447.923.424.4
18.Miami Dolphins+447.021.022.1
19.Philadelphia Eagles+147.021.522.7
20.Arizona Cardinals-145.321.122.5
21.New York Jets-744.620.221.8
22.Seattle Seahawks+443.618.621.0
23.New Orleans Saints-643.024.626.9
24.Carolina Panthers+342.621.924.7
25.Minnesota Vikings-140.520.823.8
26.St. Louis Rams-140.521.825.0
27.Cleveland Browns+340.521.024.3
28.Tennessee Titans-540.021.725.3
29.Tampa Bay Buccaneers-138.521.525.6
30.Washington Redskins-133.618.524.0
31.Indianapolis Colts+130.820.026.6
32.Jacksonville Jaguars-130.417.824.5

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

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