2011 NFL Week 5 Power Rankings: Veteran Hasselbeck Leads Surprising Titans

Jake WestrichSenior Writer IOctober 4, 2011

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 25:  Matt Hasselbeck #8 of the Tennessee Titans drops back to pass against the Denver Broncos  at LP Field on September 25, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. Tennessee won 17-14.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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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)

  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. New England Patriots +3 69.8 25.6 18.7
2. Green Bay Packers +1 68.4 25.7 18.7
3. Baltimore Ravens +4 64.6 22.9 17.9
4. Tennessee Titans +10 64.2 24.6 19.6
5. New Orleans Saints +1 63.9 24.8 19.7
6. Detroit Lions +3 62.4 22.4 18.4
7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers +8 62.1 24.9 20.7
8. San Diego Chargers -7 60.7 25.4 21.4
9. New York Jets -4 60.5 22.6 19.0
10. Chicago Bears - 60.3 21.1 17.8
11. Atlanta Falcons -3 58.9 23.3 20.4
12. Pittsburgh Steelers -10 57.0 23.1 20.6
13. Oakland Raiders - 56.3 23.2 20.8
14. Buffalo Bills +2 55.2 21.7 19.7
15. Houston Texans -3 54.3 23.1 21.3
16. Dallas Cowboys +1 53.6 23.7 22.2
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Philadelphia Eagles -6 49.5 21.4 21.4
18. Washington Redskins +5 47.8 21.5 22.1
19. New York Giants - 46.9 21.5 22.3
20. San Francisco 49ers +1 46.2 20.7 21.8
21. Miami Dolphins -3 46.0 19.9 21.6
22. Cleveland Browns -2 45.0 21.3 22.9
23. Carolina Panthers +7 42.6 20.4 22.4
24. Arizona Cardinals +2 39.6 21.2 25.5
25. Denver Broncos +2 37.2 20.1 24.5
26. Minnesota Vikings -4 36.8 18.9 23.5
27. Kansas City Chiefs -2 35.2 19.1 24.1
28. Seattle Seahawks +1 34.2 18.1 23.5
29. St. Louis Rams -5 32.0 17.1 23.7
30. Jacksonville Jaguars +1 29.0 18.1 25.5
31. Cincinnati Bengals +1 28.5 17.1 24.4
32. Indianapolis Colts -4 27.7 16.2 24.3