It was Yankee hurler Lefty Gomez who said he'd rather be lucky than good, but it just as well could have been an NFL general manager.
After 17 weeks of football chaos, 20 non-playoff-bound teams are wondering what could have been, had the ball bounced their way.
So who among them was lucky and who just plain bad?
The following power rankings take a crack at that question, paying close attention to what I consider the three most variable elements of professional football—injuries, turnovers and won-loss records in close games.
That's the formula, folks. Let the ranking begin.