NFL Power Rankings: Texans Win Three in a Row

Jake WestrichSenior Writer INovember 8, 2011

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 - 75.1 27.9 18.7
2. Houston Texans - 72.8 27.6 19.1
3. Baltimore Ravens +1 69.2 23.9 17.0
4. Pittsburgh Steelers -1 65.5 25.3 19.8
5. New York Jets +2 64.0 23.5 18.3
6. San Francisco 49ers -1 63.8 22.7 17.6
7. Dallas Cowboys +1 60.8 24.6 20.7
8. Atlanta Falcons +1 58.8 23.2 20.1
9. New Orleans Saints +2 58.2 25.9 22.7
10. New England Patriots -4 57.9 25.7 22.8
11. Detroit Lions -1 57.1 22.9 20.6
12. New York Giants - 56.1 22.0 20.1
13. Philadelphia Eagles +1 55.2 23.5 21.6
14. Buffalo Bills +1 54.9 22.3 20.4
15. Chicago Bears +2 53.6 22.6 21.3
16. San Diego Chargers -3 52.3 24.9 24.1
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Minnesota Vikings +3 48.6 21.1 21.6
18. Arizona Cardinals +5 48.0 22.3 23.2
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 47.7 23.0 23.6
20. Kansas City Chiefs -4 47.2 21.7 22.5
21. Cincinnati Bengals - 47.0 19.3 20.4
22. Tennessee Titans -4 43.7 21.0 23.2
23. Carolina Panthers +1 42.2 21.8 24.4
24. Oakland Raiders -2 41.0 20.1 22.8
25. Cleveland Browns - 39.2 19.0 22.8
26. Miami Dolphins +1 38.6 19.7 24.0
27. St. Louis Rams +3 35.6 18.9 24.4
28. Denver Broncos +3 34.0 17.2 22.5
29. Washington Redskins -3 32.8 18.0 23.9
30. Jacksonville Jaguars -1 31.3 16.3 23.0
31. Seattle Seahawks -3 28.2 16.1 24.2
32. Indianapolis Colts - 16.9 14.9 27.9

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