2011 NFL Week 9 Power Rankings: Gore Powers 49ers to 6-1 Start

Jake WestrichSenior Writer INovember 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 30:  Frank Gore #21 breaks away for a twenty nine yard gain against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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. Green Bay Packers - 78.0 28.2 17.8
2. Houston Texans - 75.4 28.3 18.7
3. Pittsburgh Steelers +3 70.8 25.6 18.1
4. Baltimore Ravens +1 66.5 23.5 17.5
5. San Francisco 49ers +3 63.9 23.1 17.9
6. New England Patriots -2 63.9 26.2 21.6
7. New York Jets - 62.8 23.5 18.2
8. Dallas Cowboys -5 59.7 24.5 20.9
9. Atlanta Falcons +2 59.2 23.0 19.8
10. Detroit Lions +2 56.1 22.7 20.5
11. New Orleans Saints -2 55.1 25.1 23.1
12. New York Giants +1 54.7 22.9 21.3
13. San Diego Chargers -3 54.2 25.1 23.5
14. Philadelphia Eagles +3 54.0 23.4 21.7
15. Buffalo Bills -1 52.0 22.0 20.9
16. Kansas City Chiefs +3 51.6 21.5 20.9
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Chicago Bears -1 49.3 22.0 21.8
18. Tennessee Titans -3 48.4 21.1 21.6
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -1 48.2 22.9 23.3
20. Minnesota Vikings - 47.4 20.7 21.8
21. Cincinnati Bengals +6 45.7 19.2 20.9
22. Oakland Raiders +2 43.7 20.0 22.2
23. Arizona Cardinals +2 42.1 21.5 24.4
24. Carolina Panthers -3 41.8 21.6 24.4
25. Cleveland Browns -2 41.7 19.5 22.4
26. Washington Redskins -4 34.6 18.1 23.6
27. Miami Dolphins -1 33.7 18.9 25.3
28. Seattle Seahawks - 33.3 17.5 23.4
29. Jacksonville Jaguars +2 31.9 16.5 23.4
30. St. Louis Rams - 30.7 18.3 25.5
31. Denver Broncos -2 28.5 16.0 23.7
32. Indianapolis Colts - 18.4 15.1 27.5

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