WhatIfSports NFL Week 6 power rankings: Broncos drop

Despite a 5-0 start, Denver slides in this week's simulated power rankings.

Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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 6 Power Rankings
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
1. New England Patriots 77.3 27.5 17.4
2. Green Bay Packers 69.7 26.8 19.2
3. Cincinnati Bengals 68.3 25.5 18.9
4. Arizona Cardinals +2 65.4 26.3 20.9
5. Seattle Seahawks -1 64.3 24.7 20.1
6. Buffalo Bills +1 62.3 24.9 20.7
7. New York Jets +2 61.1 21.8 18.0
8. Atlanta Falcons +2 60.6 26.8 23.0
9. Denver Broncos -4 59.6 23.5 20.2
10. Carolina Panthers +1 58.5 22.2 19.1
11. Indianapolis Colts +2 53.9 25.5 24.1
12. Pittsburgh Steelers +3 52.9 24.7 23.6
13. New York Giants +5 52.9 24.5 23.3
14. Chicago Bears +8 49.5 23.8 24.3
15. Minnesota Vikings +4 48.6 22.2 22.5
16. Washington Redskins +15 48.2 22.2 22.9
  Team Change Win Pct PS/G PA/G
17. Kansas City Chiefs -9 47.7 22.3 23.0
18. San Diego Chargers -4 47.4 25.0 26.1
19. St. Louis Rams -2 46.9 23.1 24.2
20. Baltimore Ravens -8 44.8 21.6 23.5
21. Cleveland Browns +2 43.7 21.3 23.4
22. Philadelphia Eagles -2 43.3 22.7 24.6
23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers +7 42.6 21.1 24.1
24. Miami Dolphins -3 39.8 21.5 24.8
25. Oakland Raiders -1 39.1 21.6 25.4
26. Dallas Cowboys -10 39.1 20.5 24.6
27. Houston Texans -1 38.5 19.1 23.1
28. New Orleans Saints -3 38.4 21.6 26.1
29. Tennessee Titans -2 38.1 20.8 24.9
30. San Francisco 49ers +2 33.9 21.2 26.9
31. Jacksonville Jaguars -2 33.6 21.8 27.3
32. Detroit Lions -4 28.9 19.9 27.6

In addition, view our Week 6 predictionsWeek 6 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.