Week Four NFL Power Rankings and a Look Ahead to Next Week

Benjamin ClarkContributor IOctober 3, 2008

Here are the results of this week’s run through my power ranking formula.  Please remember that this is based on a complex formula that takes into account a number of factors related to on-field performance and strength of opponents.

 

1.  New York Giants (previously ranked No.1) 3-0

2.  Tennessee Titans (2) 4-0

3.  Pittsburgh Steelers (4) 3-1

4.  Tampa Bay Bucs (5) 3-1

5.  Buffalo Bills (6) 4-0

6.  Dallas Cowboys (3) 3-1

7.  Washington Redskins (10) 3-1

8.  Miami Dolphins (9) 1-2

9.  San Diego Chargers (8) 2-2

10.  Philadelphia Eagles (7) 2-2

11.  Seattle Seahawks (13) 1-2

12.  New Orleans Saints (18) 2-2

13.  Carolina Panthers (17) 3-1

14.  Green Bay Packers (12) 2-2

15.  Jacksonville Jaguars (16) 2-2

16.  San Francisco 49ers (11) 2-2

17.  Arizona Cardinals (14) 2-2

18.  New England Patriots (20) 2-1

19.  Atlanta Falcons (15) 2-2

20.  Chicago Bears (19) 2-2

21.  Indianapolis Colts (22) 1-2

22.  Denver Broncos (21) 3-1

23.  Baltimore Ravens (24) 2-1

24.  New York Jets (25) 2-2

25.  Minnesota Vikings (23) 1-3

26.  Detroit Lions (27) 0-3

27.  Oakland Raiders (26) 1-3

28.  Houston Texans (28) 0-3

29.  Cleveland Browns (29) 1-3

30.  Kansas City Chiefs (30) 1-3

31.  St. Louis Rams (31) 0-4

32.  Cincinnati Bengals (32) 0-4

 

And the predictions from the formula for the games this week (picks in bold):

 

No.2 Tennessee at No.23 Baltimore

No.19 Atlanta at No.14 Green Bay

No.30 Kansas City at No.13 Carolina

No.9 San Diego at No.8 Miami

No.7 Washington at No.10 Philadelphia

No.11 Seattle at No.1 New York Giants

No.21 Indianapolis at No.28 Houston

No.20 Chicago at No.26 Detroit

No.4 Tampa Bay at No.22 Denver

No.5 Buffalo at No.17 Arizona

No.32 Cincinnati at No.6 Dallas

No.18 New England at No.16 San Francisco

No.3 Pittsburgh at No.15 Jacksonville

No.25 Minnesota at No.12 New Orleans

 

Bye teams:  Cleveland, New York Jets, Oakland, St. Louis

 

Last week:  7-6, Overall 41-19

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