Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and its ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
In order to increase early-season stability, the three main rankings, the improved RPI, and the college pseudopoll include priors based on the previous season final predictive ratings and occasionally incorporating preseason predictions of various major publications. The other rankings for college sports do not include priors, and thus can be wildly unstable early in the year. A team whose rankings are affected by this prior is noted with a P following its rankings.

Full Ranking

                                            STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI    SCORING     OFFENSE     DEFENSE 
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
CARDINALS   9  2  0 310 202  0.082  5.373    1  0.379    1  0.390    4  0.298    1 0.5969   16  1.322    5  0.356    6  0.239
PACKERS     9  3  0 283 242  0.076  6.067    2  0.337    2  0.347    7  0.199    2 0.5849   22  1.191   16  0.083    4  0.314
BUCCANEERS  8  3  0 347 253  0.121  5.502    3  0.300    3  0.304    3  0.299    3 0.5715    1  1.570    1  0.717   22 -0.120
TITANS      8  4  0 304 290  0.144  6.458    4  0.251    4  0.248   12  0.089    7 0.5466    8  1.413   11  0.274   20 -0.096
RAVENS      8  3  0 263 240 -0.065  5.053    5  0.241    5  0.235   16  0.035    4 0.5704   18  1.256   19  0.004   11  0.066
CHIEFS      7  4  0 281 250  0.111  5.783    6  0.210    6  0.204    8  0.171    5 0.5694   14  1.360   10  0.282   12  0.059
COWBOYS     7  4  0 326 250  0.109  5.571    7  0.199    7  0.191    6  0.200    6 0.5558    5  1.478    3  0.480   19 -0.081
RAMS        7  4  0 299 263  0.062  5.528    8  0.193    8  0.187   13  0.061    8 0.5404    2  1.515    4  0.395   28 -0.274
PATRIOTS    8  4  0 336 190 -0.054  5.059    9  0.160    9  0.143    1  0.467    9 0.5399   27  1.098   12  0.235    1  0.699
BILLS       7  4  0 326 182 -0.065  4.572   10  0.111   11  0.087    2  0.346   13 0.5201   20  1.239    9  0.294    3  0.399
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
CHARGERS    6  5  0 273 293  0.067  5.780   11  0.109   10  0.090   20 -0.069   10 0.5357    3  1.488   13  0.226   30 -0.364
49ERS       6  5  0 280 248  0.086  5.634   12  0.102   12  0.081   10  0.160   14 0.5093   10  1.392    7  0.317   13  0.004
BENGALS     7  4  0 309 226 -0.215  4.246   13  0.072   14  0.041    9  0.167   11 0.5303    9  1.402    6  0.337   14 -0.004
RAIDERS     6  5  0 259 295 -0.043  5.384   14  0.040   13  0.043   25 -0.175   12 0.5265    6  1.457   17  0.074   31 -0.424
COLTS       6  6  0 340 283  0.050  5.849   15  0.010   15  0.010    5  0.220   20 0.4912    4  1.479    2  0.501   18 -0.061
SAINTS      5  6  0 257 249  0.150  5.984   16  0.004   16  0.005   17  0.029   19 0.4922   15  1.340   15  0.112   17 -0.054
BROWNS      6  6  0 254 267 -0.015  5.895   17 -0.002   17 -0.004   19 -0.062   16 0.5055   21  1.236   20 -0.119   15 -0.004
VIKINGS     5  6  0 281 276  0.117  5.896   18 -0.009   18 -0.007   14  0.056   17 0.5003    7  1.457    8  0.305   25 -0.193
BRONCOS     6  5  0 228 196 -0.160  4.623   19 -0.020   19 -0.023   15  0.040   15 0.5080   31  0.977   24 -0.334    2  0.414
STEELERS    5  5  1 224 267 -0.054  5.388   20 -0.029   20 -0.026   26 -0.187   18 0.5001   17  1.297   21 -0.162   26 -0.211
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
WASHINGTON  4  6  0 212 267  0.044  5.314   21 -0.075   22 -0.078   23 -0.109   21 0.4845   11  1.390   18  0.045   27 -0.262
EAGLES      5  7  0 304 273  0.012  5.847   22 -0.102   23 -0.110   11  0.101   22 0.4763   13  1.362   14  0.214   16 -0.012
FALCONS     5  6  0 199 302 -0.137  5.371   23 -0.113   21 -0.077   29 -0.363   23 0.4694   19  1.243   28 -0.411   29 -0.315
DOLPHINS    5  7  0 234 279 -0.070  5.867   24 -0.143   24 -0.122   21 -0.079   25 0.4615   23  1.158   23 -0.235   10  0.078
PANTHERS    5  7  0 236 253 -0.081  5.642   25 -0.154   25 -0.131   24 -0.123   27 0.4604   26  1.098   25 -0.355    9  0.109
GIANTS      4  7  0 202 253  0.003  5.615   26 -0.173   26 -0.157   22 -0.089   24 0.4674   29  1.040   27 -0.391    7  0.212
SEAHAWKS    3  7  0 194 209  0.131  5.500   27 -0.182   27 -0.166   18 -0.036   28 0.4482   30  1.001   26 -0.383    5  0.311
BEARS       4  7  0 179 254 -0.097  5.344   28 -0.196   28 -0.185   27 -0.258   26 0.4612   32  0.975   31 -0.634    8  0.119
JETS        3  8  0 199 334 -0.035  5.914   29 -0.254   29 -0.251   30 -0.368   29 0.4215   12  1.382   22 -0.227   32 -0.510
TEXANS      2  9  0 164 292 -0.070  5.877   30 -0.366   30 -0.375   32 -0.395   30 0.3923   28  1.051   32 -0.684   21 -0.106
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
JAGUARS     2  9  0 173 283 -0.066  5.673   31 -0.371   31 -0.379   28 -0.337   31 0.3883   24  1.140   29 -0.517   23 -0.158
LIONS       0 10  1 174 289 -0.073  5.500   32 -0.528   32 -0.562   31 -0.369   32 0.3619   25  1.123   30 -0.569   24 -0.168
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING

AFC WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING CHIEFS 7 4 0 281 250 0.111 5.783 6 0.210 6 0.204 8 0.171 5 0.5694 14 1.360 10 0.282 12 0.059 CHARGERS 6 5 0 273 293 0.067 5.780 11 0.109 10 0.090 20 -0.069 10 0.5357 3 1.488 13 0.226 30 -0.364 RAIDERS 6 5 0 259 295 -0.043 5.384 14 0.040 13 0.043 25 -0.175 12 0.5265 6 1.457 17 0.074 31 -0.424 BRONCOS 6 5 0 228 196 -0.160 4.623 19 -0.020 19 -0.023 15 0.040 15 0.5080 31 0.977 24 -0.334 2 0.414

AFC SOUTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING TITANS 8 4 0 304 290 0.144 6.458 4 0.251 4 0.248 12 0.089 7 0.5466 8 1.413 11 0.274 20 -0.096 COLTS 6 6 0 340 283 0.050 5.849 15 0.010 15 0.010 5 0.220 20 0.4912 4 1.479 2 0.501 18 -0.061 TEXANS 2 9 0 164 292 -0.070 5.877 30 -0.366 30 -0.375 32 -0.395 30 0.3923 28 1.051 32 -0.684 21 -0.106 JAGUARS 2 9 0 173 283 -0.066 5.673 31 -0.371 31 -0.379 28 -0.337 31 0.3883 24 1.140 29 -0.517 23 -0.158

AFC NORTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RAVENS 8 3 0 263 240 -0.065 5.053 5 0.241 5 0.235 16 0.035 4 0.5704 18 1.256 19 0.004 11 0.066 BENGALS 7 4 0 309 226 -0.215 4.246 13 0.072 14 0.041 9 0.167 11 0.5303 9 1.402 6 0.337 14 -0.004 BROWNS 6 6 0 254 267 -0.015 5.895 17 -0.002 17 -0.004 19 -0.062 16 0.5055 21 1.236 20 -0.119 15 -0.004 STEELERS 5 5 1 224 267 -0.054 5.388 20 -0.029 20 -0.026 26 -0.187 18 0.5001 17 1.297 21 -0.162 26 -0.211

AFC EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING PATRIOTS 8 4 0 336 190 -0.054 5.059 9 0.160 9 0.143 1 0.467 9 0.5399 27 1.098 12 0.235 1 0.699 BILLS 7 4 0 326 182 -0.065 4.572 10 0.111 11 0.087 2 0.346 13 0.5201 20 1.239 9 0.294 3 0.399 DOLPHINS 5 7 0 234 279 -0.070 5.867 24 -0.143 24 -0.122 21 -0.079 25 0.4615 23 1.158 23 -0.235 10 0.078 JETS 3 8 0 199 334 -0.035 5.914 29 -0.254 29 -0.251 30 -0.368 29 0.4215 12 1.382 22 -0.227 32 -0.510

NFC WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING CARDINALS 9 2 0 310 202 0.082 5.373 1 0.379 1 0.390 4 0.298 1 0.5969 16 1.322 5 0.356 6 0.239 RAMS 7 4 0 299 263 0.062 5.528 8 0.193 8 0.187 13 0.061 8 0.5404 2 1.515 4 0.395 28 -0.274 49ERS 6 5 0 280 248 0.086 5.634 12 0.102 12 0.081 10 0.160 14 0.5093 10 1.392 7 0.317 13 0.004 SEAHAWKS 3 7 0 194 209 0.131 5.500 27 -0.182 27 -0.166 18 -0.036 28 0.4482 30 1.001 26 -0.383 5 0.311

NFC SOUTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING BUCCANEERS 8 3 0 347 253 0.121 5.502 3 0.300 3 0.304 3 0.299 3 0.5715 1 1.570 1 0.717 22 -0.120 SAINTS 5 6 0 257 249 0.150 5.984 16 0.004 16 0.005 17 0.029 19 0.4922 15 1.340 15 0.112 17 -0.054 FALCONS 5 6 0 199 302 -0.137 5.371 23 -0.113 21 -0.077 29 -0.363 23 0.4694 19 1.243 28 -0.411 29 -0.315 PANTHERS 5 7 0 236 253 -0.081 5.642 25 -0.154 25 -0.131 24 -0.123 27 0.4604 26 1.098 25 -0.355 9 0.109

NFC NORTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING PACKERS 9 3 0 283 242 0.076 6.067 2 0.337 2 0.347 7 0.199 2 0.5849 22 1.191 16 0.083 4 0.314 VIKINGS 5 6 0 281 276 0.117 5.896 18 -0.009 18 -0.007 14 0.056 17 0.5003 7 1.457 8 0.305 25 -0.193 BEARS 4 7 0 179 254 -0.097 5.344 28 -0.196 28 -0.185 27 -0.258 26 0.4612 32 0.975 31 -0.634 8 0.119 LIONS 0 10 1 174 289 -0.073 5.500 32 -0.528 32 -0.562 31 -0.369 32 0.3619 25 1.123 30 -0.569 24 -0.168

NFC EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI SCORING OFFENSE DEFENSE TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING COWBOYS 7 4 0 326 250 0.109 5.571 7 0.199 7 0.191 6 0.200 6 0.5558 5 1.478 3 0.480 19 -0.081 WASHINGTON 4 6 0 212 267 0.044 5.314 21 -0.075 22 -0.078 23 -0.109 21 0.4845 11 1.390 18 0.045 27 -0.262 EAGLES 5 7 0 304 273 0.012 5.847 22 -0.102 23 -0.110 11 0.101 22 0.4763 13 1.362 14 0.214 16 -0.012 GIANTS 4 7 0 202 253 0.003 5.615 26 -0.173 26 -0.157 22 -0.089 24 0.4674 29 1.040 27 -0.391 7 0.212


DIVISION    W  L  T   PCT  RNK RATING
NFC WEST   25 18  0 0.581    1  0.303
AFC EAST   23 23  0 0.500    2  0.132
NFC EAST   20 24  0 0.455    3  0.023
AFC NORTH  26 18  1 0.589    4  0.010
AFC WEST   25 19  0 0.568    5 -0.008
NFC SOUTH  23 22  0 0.511    6 -0.014
NFC NORTH  18 26  1 0.411    7 -0.217
AFC SOUTH  18 28  0 0.391    8 -0.244

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.087 points in main ratings (0.109 for semineutral)
     0.011 points in improved RPI (0.015 for semineutral)
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Nov 29 05:30:12 2021
games through: Sun Nov 28 2021

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