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PFW NFL Power Rankings Week 17

Posted Dec 27, 2013

Patriots Football Weekly's Andy Hart offers his PFW NFL Power Rankings heading into week 17 based off of the Wilson-Hart power index.


Patriots Football Weekly has created a weekly Power Ranking based on the proprietary Wilson-Hart Power Index. The system uses the most important statistics in the game - those most closely associated to winning and losing - to rank all 32 NFL teams based on their performance to date this season.

Here are the PFW NFL Power Rankings heading into week 17.

THIS WEEK'S RANK LAST WEEK'S RANK MOVEMENT TEAM CURRENT RECORD WILSON-HART POWER INDEX
1 1 same Seattle Seahawks 12-3-0 2.667
2 3 up 1 San Francisco 49ers 11-4-0 5.833
3 2 down 1 Kansas City Chiefs 11-4-0 6.000
4 5 up 1 New England Patriots  11-4-0 7.500
5 4 down 1 Carolina Panthers 11-4-0 7.667
5 8 up 3 Cincinnati Bengals 10-5-0 7.667
7 7 same Philadelphia Eagles 9-6-0 8.000
8 9 up 1 Denver Broncos 12-3-0 9.167
9 5 down 4 New Orleans Saints 10-5-0 10.000
10 14 up 4 Indianapolis Colts 10-5-0 11.667
11 10 down 1 Arizona Cardinals 10-5-0 11.833
12 13 up 1 Dallas Cowboys 8-7-0 12.167
13 11 down 2 Chicago Bears 8-7-0 13.333
14 12 down 2 Miami Dolphins 8-7-0 13.500
15 15 same San Diego Chargers 8-7-0 13.667
16 17 up 1 Pittsburgh Steelers 7-8-0 15.333
17 18 up 1 St. Louis Rams 7-8-0 16.000
18 23 up 5 Buffalo Bills 6-9-0 17.000
19 18 down 1 Green Bay Packers 7-7-1 17.167
20 16 down 4 Baltimore Ravens 8-7-0 17.833
21 20 down 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 4-11-0 18.500
22 21 down 1 Detroit Lions 7-8-0 18.833
22 22 same Tennessee Titans 6-9-0 18.833
24 27 up 3 New York Giants 6-9-0 23.500
25 25 same Cleveland Browns 4-11-0 23.833
26 26 same Atlanta Falcons 4-11-0 24.167
27 24 down 3 Minnesota Vikings 4-10-1 25.000
28 28 same New York Jets  7-8-0 25.667
29 30 up 1 Washington Redskins 3-12-0 26.833
30 31 up 1 Jacksonville Jaguars 4-11-0 27.000
30 32 up 2 Oakland Raiders 4-11-0 27.000
32 29 down 3 Houston Texans 2-13-0 28.500

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