NFL Power Rankings Week 14: How Far Can T.J. Yates Take the Texans?

Jake WestrichSenior Writer IDecember 6, 2011

HOUSTON, TX - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, TJ Yates of the Houston Texans poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)
Handout/Getty Images 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)

 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
1.Baltimore Ravens+173.424.916.4
2.Green Bay Packers-171.527.519.4
3.Pittsburgh Steelers-69.826.318.8
4.New England Patriots-67.727.821.5
5.San Francisco 49ers+267.323.217.0
6.Dallas Cowboys-166.626.320.6
7.New York Jets+165.624.718.6
8.New Orleans Saints-263.528.523.0
9.Houston Texans+359.322.919.4
10.New York Giants-
11.Detroit Lions-156.523.521.4
12.Atlanta Falcons-154.423.221.4
13.Philadelphia Eagles+152.623.422.6
14.Arizona Cardinals+151.822.722.2
15.Oakland Raiders-250.921.320.9
16.Tennessee Titans+149.722.422.7
 TeamChangeWin PctPS/GPA/G
17.Miami Dolphins+249.121.822.3
18.Cincinnati Bengals-48.220.421.0
19.San Diego Chargers-348.023.724.4
20.Carolina Panthers+347.223.224.4
21.Kansas City Chiefs+141.620.823.1
22.Minnesota Vikings-140.519.523.2
23.Tampa Bay Buccaneers+140.121.925.5
24.Washington Redskins+339.719.923.3
25.Denver Broncos-39.517.621.0
26.Chicago Bears-638.318.522.9
27.Cleveland Browns-
28.Buffalo Bills-34.820.125.3
29.Seattle Seahawks+134.216.822.6
30.St. Louis Rams-130.418.325.7
31.Jacksonville Jaguars-27.815.423.5
32.Indianapolis Colts-23.017.428.0