WhatIfSports NFL Week 8 power rankings: Philly hands Minnesota its first loss

BY foxsports • October 25, 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 8 Power Rankings
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. New England Patriots - 69.5 27.0 20.3
2. Minnesota Vikings - 66.6 23.7 17.8
3. Seattle Seahawks +2 66.4 26.9 21.0
4. Denver Broncos +2 65.3 23.1 17.8
5. Atlanta Falcons -2 61.9 25.9 22.1
6. Buffalo Bills -2 61.2 22.8 19.1
7. Dallas Cowboys - 60.1 24.4 20.8
8. Oakland Raiders +1 58.3 23.9 21.1
9. Arizona Cardinals +1 57.2 26.2 23.6
10. Houston Texans -2 56.8 23.6 21.4
11. New York Giants - 55.6 23.4 21.5
12. Kansas City Chiefs +1 53.2 24.5 23.1
13. Philadelphia Eagles +8 51.9 21.8 20.8
14. San Diego Chargers +1 51.6 25.5 25.1
15. Cincinnati Bengals +7 49.5 23.1 23.4
16. Baltimore Ravens -4 48.9 23.8 24.2
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Miami Dolphins +8 48.6 23.2 23.8
18. Tennessee Titans -4 47.8 22.3 22.8
19. Pittsburgh Steelers -1 47.6 24.2 25.3
20. Green Bay Packers -4 47.0 21.5 22.2
21. Washington Redskins -4 45.9 23.9 25.4
22. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -2 43.6 22.3 24.5
23. Los Angeles Rams - 43.0 20.0 22.0
24. Carolina Panthers -5 42.9 22.6 25.2
25. Detroit Lions +1 42.8 23.2 25.7
26. Indianapolis Colts +3 42.4 23.7 26.4
27. New York Jets +5 41.0 21.8 24.9
28. New Orleans Saints -4 39.3 25.3 29.0
29. Jacksonville Jaguars -2 39.0 23.5 27.4
30. Chicago Bears - 35.4 21.9 27.0
31. San Francisco 49ers - 31.8 21.1 27.1
32. Cleveland Browns -4 26.1 20.0 28.4

In addition, view our Week 8 predictionsWeek 8 player projections or visit our NFL archive for power rankings from past weeks.



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