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NFL Power Rankings: 'Hawks begin title defense

Super Bowl runner-up Broncos nipping at Seahawks' heels

September 2, 2014

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.Seattle Seahawks72.324.716.6
2.Denver Broncos72.227.419.5
3.New England Patriots64.824.519.1
4.Green Bay Packers64.025.620.6
5.San Francisco 49ers63.722.918.6
6.Baltimore Ravens62.423.218.9
7.Philadelphia Eagles59.724.220.7
8.New Orleans Saints58.224.922.0
9.Indianapolis Colts58.023.120.0
10.Arizona Cardinals56.723.221.0
11.Chicago Bears55.123.221.0
12.Kansas City Chiefs54.421.620.0
13.Cincinnati Bengals54.322.220.7
14.Washington Redskins51.723.622.7
15.San Diego Chargers49.924.524.7
16.Carolina Panthers49.421.822.2
 TeamWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.New York Jets46.919.920.8
18.Pittsburgh Steelers46.222.624.1
19.Atlanta Falcons45.122.224.0
20.Detroit Lions45.022.824.9
21.Dallas Cowboys45.023.125.0
22.Miami Dolphins43.921.523.5
23.Cleveland Browns42.920.623.2
24.Houston Texans42.319.822.1
25.Buffalo Bills42.321.924.3
26.New York Giants41.521.824.3
27.Tennessee Titans39.219.823.6
28.St. Louis Rams39.019.523.4
29.Minnesota Vikings36.320.025.2
30.Tampa Bay Buccaneers35.021.426.9
31.Jacksonville Jaguars31.519.325.9
32.Oakland Raiders29.219.026.3

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

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