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NFL Power Rankings: Vikings an early surprise

4-1 Minnesota Vikings off to best start since Brett Favre's 2009 squad

By Jake Westrich - WhatIfSports.com
October 9, 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-71.226.618.8
2.Chicago Bears-67.324.819.0
3.San Francisco 49ers+165.824.719.2
4.Atlanta Falcons+264.425.020.2
5.New England Patriots-264.027.722.8
6.Baltimore Ravens+160.323.720.1
7.Green Bay Packers-259.625.822.6
8.Minnesota Vikings+656.023.020.6
9.Arizona Cardinals+455.622.020.2
10.Dallas Cowboys+155.324.022.3
11.Philadelphia Eagles-355.021.720.3
12.Pittsburgh Steelers-354.524.523.1
13.Denver Broncos-354.424.823.2
14.New York Giants-253.425.023.8
15.San Diego Chargers+152.423.322.7
16.Detroit Lions+249.524.725.0
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Cincinnati Bengals+248.522.122.9
18.St. Louis Rams-
19.Buffalo Bills-447.323.424.3
20.Oakland Raiders+
21.Seattle Seahawks+245.618.820.2
22.Miami Dolphins-
23.New York Jets-243.820.522.6
24.Carolina Panthers+142.822.625.2
25.Washington Redskins+342.521.023.5
26.New Orleans Saints+140.925.528.6
27.Tampa Bay Buccaneers+339.220.824.2
28.Indianapolis Colts+337.921.825.9
29.Cleveland Browns-35.820.926.0
30.Kansas City Chiefs-635.621.025.6
31.Tennessee Titans-529.919.326.4
32.Jacksonville Jaguars-

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

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