WhatIfSports 2014 NFL Week 9 Power Rankings

New England enters familiar territory as win streak propels team up rankings.

Winslow Townson/Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NFL simulation engine to present a 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.

  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. Denver Broncos 74.6 29.1 20.0
2. Detroit Lions +5 65.9 25.4 19.9
3. New England Patriots +8 62.8 25.6 20.7
4. Arizona Cardinals +1 62.3 24.5 20.2
5. Buffalo Bills +8 61.0 24.0 19.8
6. Green Bay Packers -3 59.9 26.1 22.6
7. Pittsburgh Steelers +7 59.6 26.1 22.7
8. Philadelphia Eagles +2 59.4 23.5 20.7
9. San Francisco 49ers 58.9 24.3 21.5
10. San Diego Chargers -2 58.2 25.7 22.6
11. Dallas Cowboys -5 57.5 26.8 24.0
12. Indianapolis Colts -10 56.7 24.6 22.2
13. Miami Dolphins +6 56.3 22.7 20.9
14. Cincinnati Bengals +4 53.4 23.3 21.9
15. New Orleans Saints +11 53.2 25.6 24.6
16. Seattle Seahawks -4 53.0 23.6 22.1
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Kansas City Chiefs -2 51.3 22.6 21.7
18. Carolina Panthers +2 49.5 23.2 23.3
19. Baltimore Ravens -15 47.6 22.0 22.9
20. Cleveland Browns +1 47.3 21.8 22.7
21. New York Giants -4 46.5 21.3 22.5
22. Houston Texans 46.0 22.7 24.0
23. Chicago Bears -7 44.0 23.6 25.7
24. Washington Redskins 41.8 21.1 23.7
25. Jacksonville Jaguars +4 41.4 21.1 24.4
26. Minnesota Vikings +1 41.2 20.5 23.3
27. Atlanta Falcons +3 37.3 22.2 26.6
28. New York Jets -3 36.9 20.4 24.9
29. Tennessee Titans -6 35.4 22.1 27.2
30. St. Louis Rams -2 33.7 21.3 27.6
31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23.4 19.1 29.0
32. Oakland Raiders 22.5 18.7 28.5