WhatIfSports NFL Week 5 power rankings: undefeated Vikings surge up rankings

BY foxsports • October 4, 2016

WhatIfSports.com utilizes its NFL simulation engine to present a comprehensive and unbiased ranking of all 32 teams. We simulate thousands of NFL games and use 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.

NFL Week 5 Power Rankings
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. Denver Broncos - 70.7 24.0 16.2
2. Minnesota Vikings +5 68.9 23.6 17.0
3. New England Patriots -1 66.8 26.7 20.6
4. Seattle Seahawks +2 64.6 26.2 21.2
5. Baltimore Ravens +3 64.4 23.9 19.3
6. Pittsburgh Steelers +3 64.1 28.3 23.5
7. Green Bay Packers -4 62.5 25.1 20.8
8. Philadelphia Eagles +10 61.3 22.4 18.4
9. Houston Texans +2 59.8 24.4 20.6
10. Arizona Cardinals - 59.0 26.8 23.7
11. Atlanta Falcons +2 58.6 25.2 22.4
12. Cincinnati Bengals - 57.5 25.0 22.1
13. Carolina Panthers -9 52.4 22.9 22.1
14. Oakland Raiders - 51.6 22.5 22.0
15. Los Angeles Rams +7 51.3 20.8 20.2
16. Dallas Cowboys +8 49.6 21.8 22.3
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Kansas City Chiefs -12 48.5 23.4 23.5
18. New York Giants -1 48.3 24.7 25.2
19. Miami Dolphins - 47.0 23.0 24.3
20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers +3 46.7 23.4 24.5
21. Tennessee Titans +4 45.3 22.5 23.8
22. Washington Redskins -2 43.8 23.1 24.8
23. Buffalo Bills -7 43.0 20.3 23.0
24. San Diego Chargers +2 42.0 22.9 25.7
25. New York Jets -10 40.6 22.1 25.2
26. Jacksonville Jaguars +1 38.8 23.5 27.7
27. New Orleans Saints +1 38.5 24.8 28.9
28. San Francisco 49ers +2 34.5 22.0 27.3
29. Indianapolis Colts -8 34.3 21.2 26.4
30. Detroit Lions -1 33.2 20.9 26.5
31. Chicago Bears - 30.0 20.8 27.6
32. Cleveland Browns - 20.7 17.2 28.6

In addition, view our Week 5 predictionsWeek 5 player projections or visit our NFL archive for power rankings from past weeks.



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