WhatIfSports NFL Week 13 power rankings: new No. 1

Undefeated Carolina claims the top spot in this week's simulated NFL power rankings.

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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 13 Power Rankings
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. Carolina Panthers +1 74.7 24.6 15.7
2. Arizona Cardinals +1 74.1 28.3 19.6
3. New England Patriots -2 69.9 25.2 18.3
4. Denver Broncos +4 67.1 23.7 17.8
5. Green Bay Packers -1 64.9 26.5 20.8
6. Minnesota Vikings 63.5 24.9 20.1
7. Cincinnati Bengals -2 63.3 26.0 21.0
8. Pittsburgh Steelers -1 57.8 26.6 24.0
9. Kansas City Chiefs +3 56.1 24.2 22.5
10. Atlanta Falcons -1 53.4 26.5 25.4
11. Indianapolis Colts 52.9 23.0 22.3
12. Seattle Seahawks +8 52.3 23.1 22.5
13. Houston Texans +1 51.7 20.9 20.5
14. Buffalo Bills -4 49.1 23.1 23.4
15. New York Jets +2 48.4 21.4 21.8
16. Chicago Bears +5 48.1 23.9 24.7
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -4 47.7 24.2 24.9
18. New Orleans Saints +5 46.1 23.5 25.0
19. Oakland Raiders 44.9 23.2 24.9
20. New York Giants -4 44.9 23.6 25.5
21. Jacksonville Jaguars +4 44.6 22.7 24.5
22. Washington Redskins +2 44.5 22.8 24.7
23. Miami Dolphins -1 43.5 22.6 24.8
24. Philadelphia Eagles -6 42.4 22.5 25.4
25. St. Louis Rams +1 41.6 21.6 24.3
26. Detroit Lions +2 39.9 21.6 25.0
27. Baltimore Ravens 36.9 21.6 25.9
28. San Diego Chargers +1 36.6 23.7 28.7
29. Tennessee Titans +1 36.2 20.1 24.7
30. Dallas Cowboys -15 36.1 21.0 25.7
31. Cleveland Browns +1 35.4 20.4 25.8
32. San Francisco 49ers -1 29.4 19.5 26.5

In addition, view our Week 13 predictionsWeek 13 player projections or visit our NFL archive for power rankings from past weeks. For more rankings, check out Dan Schneier’s weekly NFL power rankings.