WhatIfSports NFL Week 4 power rankings: Cardinals off to 3-0 start

Arizona and Buffalo move into top tier in Week 4 rankings.

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NFL Week 4 Power Rankings
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. New England Patriots 72.8 26.3 18.1
2. Green Bay Packers 69.3 27.2 20.0
3. Denver Broncos +2 67.3 27.2 21.1
4. Cincinnati Bengals 65.7 26.0 20.1
5. Buffalo Bills +3 65.1 25.2 19.5
6. Arizona Cardinals +3 64.7 26.2 20.6
7. Seattle Seahawks -1 63.5 24.8 20.2
8. Indianapolis Colts -1 58.9 27.2 24.5
9. Atlanta Falcons +2 58.0 26.3 23.7
10. Kansas City Chiefs 56.1 25.0 22.7
11. New York Jets +6 55.6 21.2 19.0
12. Dallas Cowboys +2 53.4 22.6 21.6
13. Pittsburgh Steelers -10 53.1 24.3 23.2
14. Baltimore Ravens +1 51.0 22.8 22.4
15. Minnesota Vikings +7 49.6 22.6 22.7
16. Philadelphia Eagles -4 49.2 24.1 24.1
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Miami Dolphins -4 49.0 23.2 23.3
18. San Diego Chargers -2 48.9 24.0 24.2
19. Detroit Lions 48.3 23.5 24.1
20. Houston Texans +4 47.3 20.8 21.7
21. San Francisco 49ers -3 45.6 23.3 24.7
22. New York Giants -1 44.7 23.4 25.5
23. Carolina Panthers +2 44.6 21.3 23.3
24. St. Louis Rams -4 44.6 22.3 24.1
25. Cleveland Browns +2 40.4 21.3 24.7
26. New Orleans Saints -3 37.7 22.1 26.7
27. Tennessee Titans -1 34.0 19.9 25.5
28. Oakland Raiders +3 33.0 21.0 27.1
29. Jacksonville Jaguars +3 32.8 20.5 27.2
30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -2 32.0 19.7 25.9
31. Washington Redskins -1 31.5 20.4 27.0
32. Chicago Bears -3 31.1 20.5 27.8

In addition, view our Week 4 predictionsWeek 4 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.