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
RAMS       14  5  0 524 410  0.113  9.779    1  0.462    1  0.469    4  0.345    2 0.5827    6  1.406    6  0.518    7  0.171
CHIEFS     14  5  0 564 421  0.101  9.719    2  0.453    2  0.458    2  0.426    1 0.5903    2  1.486    1  0.715    8  0.136
BUCCANEERS 14  5  0 569 398  0.047  9.095    3  0.418    3  0.418    5  0.340    4 0.5647    4  1.477    3  0.615   14  0.064
PACKERS    13  5  0 460 384  0.046  8.980    4  0.394    4  0.393    8  0.205    3 0.5812   12  1.336    9  0.281    9  0.130
49ERS      12  7  0 463 392  0.113  9.932    5  0.306    5  0.291    7  0.276    5 0.5534   22  1.223   13  0.199    4  0.352
COWBOYS    12  6  0 547 381  0.053  8.699    6  0.299    6  0.281    3  0.361    6 0.5513    3  1.477    2  0.637   13  0.085
TITANS     12  6  0 435 373  0.027  8.783    7  0.286    7  0.266   11  0.167    8 0.5446   17  1.263   15  0.143    6  0.191
CARDINALS  11  7  0 460 400  0.100  9.346    8  0.260    8  0.231   14  0.051    9 0.5436    7  1.399   11  0.213   22 -0.112
BILLS      12  7  0 566 348  0.091  8.968    9  0.248    9  0.216    1  0.499   10 0.5296   15  1.328    4  0.563    1  0.435
BENGALS    12  7  0 505 411 -0.077  8.584   10  0.192   10  0.155    9  0.185    7 0.5456    8  1.396    7  0.344   17  0.026
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
RAIDERS    10  8  0 393 465  0.016  9.249   11  0.107   11  0.108   23 -0.162   11 0.5276   13  1.330   18 -0.095   26 -0.229
PATRIOTS   10  8  0 479 350  0.077  8.741   12  0.101   12  0.101    6  0.311   15 0.5022   21  1.243   10  0.260    3  0.361
STEELERS    9  8  1 364 440  0.069  9.586   13  0.086   13  0.085   22 -0.130   12 0.5267   23  1.220   21 -0.211   19 -0.049
CHARGERS    9  8  0 474 459 -0.001  8.357   14  0.060   14  0.042   16  0.021   13 0.5148    1  1.641    5  0.548   31 -0.506
SAINTS      9  8  0 364 335  0.017  8.374   15  0.057   15  0.039   15  0.039   16 0.5015   27  1.112   19 -0.178    5  0.256
COLTS       9  8  0 451 365  0.023  8.122   16  0.055   16  0.036   10  0.185   17 0.5002   10  1.389    8  0.333   15  0.036
DOLPHINS    9  8  0 341 373 -0.107  7.950   17 -0.008   17 -0.008   19 -0.048   21 0.4853   24  1.149   22 -0.219   10  0.123
EAGLES      9  9  0 459 416 -0.036  8.480   18 -0.040   20 -0.044   12  0.056   20 0.4943    9  1.391   12  0.208   21 -0.096
RAVENS      8  9  0 387 392  0.014  8.487   19 -0.042   19 -0.043   18 -0.029   14 0.5058   18  1.260   17 -0.058   18 -0.001
VIKINGS     8  9  0 425 426  0.025  8.575   20 -0.044   18 -0.041   17 -0.016   18 0.5001    5  1.432   14  0.194   25 -0.226
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
BROWNS      8  9  0 349 371 -0.017  8.373   21 -0.057   21 -0.060   21 -0.082   19 0.4995   25  1.146   24 -0.257   12  0.093
SEAHAWKS    7 10  0 395 366  0.045  8.647   22 -0.113   23 -0.120   13  0.055   22 0.4809   20  1.250   16  0.014   11  0.097
WASHINGTON  7 10  0 335 434  0.027  8.900   23 -0.117   22 -0.116   24 -0.164   23 0.4752   19  1.252   20 -0.203   24 -0.125
FALCONS     7 10  0 313 459 -0.133  8.301   24 -0.197   24 -0.190   28 -0.374   26 0.4533   16  1.275   26 -0.382   30 -0.366
BRONCOS     7 10  0 335 322 -0.106  7.698   25 -0.218   25 -0.214   20 -0.050   24 0.4691   32  0.936   28 -0.473    2  0.373
BEARS       6 11  0 311 407 -0.007  8.661   26 -0.241   26 -0.237   25 -0.186   25 0.4661   28  1.110   27 -0.405   16  0.033
PANTHERS    5 12  0 304 404 -0.087  8.349   27 -0.369   27 -0.384   27 -0.349   27 0.4229   29  1.101   29 -0.580   23 -0.119
JETS        4 13  0 310 504 -0.062  8.833   28 -0.439   28 -0.448   29 -0.434   31 0.4004   11  1.361   25 -0.325   32 -0.543
GIANTS      4 13  0 258 416 -0.050  8.696   29 -0.444   29 -0.453   31 -0.492   28 0.4194   31  0.952   32 -0.897   20 -0.087
TEXANS      4 13  0 280 452 -0.102  8.683   30 -0.456   30 -0.467   30 -0.440   30 0.4038   26  1.129   30 -0.637   27 -0.244
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
LIONS       3 13  1 325 467 -0.005  8.715   31 -0.460   31 -0.471   26 -0.291   29 0.4172   14  1.329   23 -0.226   29 -0.356
JAGUARS     3 14  0 253 457 -0.102  8.718   32 -0.538   32 -0.559   32 -0.525   32 0.3878   30  1.092   31 -0.766   28 -0.283
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 14 5 0 564 421 0.101 9.719 2 0.453 2 0.458 2 0.426 1 0.5903 2 1.486 1 0.715 8 0.136 RAIDERS 10 8 0 393 465 0.016 9.249 11 0.107 11 0.108 23 -0.162 11 0.5276 13 1.330 18 -0.095 26 -0.229 CHARGERS 9 8 0 474 459 -0.001 8.357 14 0.060 14 0.042 16 0.021 13 0.5148 1 1.641 5 0.548 31 -0.506 BRONCOS 7 10 0 335 322 -0.106 7.698 25 -0.218 25 -0.214 20 -0.050 24 0.4691 32 0.936 28 -0.473 2 0.373

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 12 6 0 435 373 0.027 8.783 7 0.286 7 0.266 11 0.167 8 0.5446 17 1.263 15 0.143 6 0.191 COLTS 9 8 0 451 365 0.023 8.122 16 0.055 16 0.036 10 0.185 17 0.5002 10 1.389 8 0.333 15 0.036 TEXANS 4 13 0 280 452 -0.102 8.683 30 -0.456 30 -0.467 30 -0.440 30 0.4038 26 1.129 30 -0.637 27 -0.244 JAGUARS 3 14 0 253 457 -0.102 8.718 32 -0.538 32 -0.559 32 -0.525 32 0.3878 30 1.092 31 -0.766 28 -0.283

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 BENGALS 12 7 0 505 411 -0.077 8.584 10 0.192 10 0.155 9 0.185 7 0.5456 8 1.396 7 0.344 17 0.026 STEELERS 9 8 1 364 440 0.069 9.586 13 0.086 13 0.085 22 -0.130 12 0.5267 23 1.220 21 -0.211 19 -0.049 RAVENS 8 9 0 387 392 0.014 8.487 19 -0.042 19 -0.043 18 -0.029 14 0.5058 18 1.260 17 -0.058 18 -0.001 BROWNS 8 9 0 349 371 -0.017 8.373 21 -0.057 21 -0.060 21 -0.082 19 0.4995 25 1.146 24 -0.257 12 0.093

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 BILLS 12 7 0 566 348 0.091 8.968 9 0.248 9 0.216 1 0.499 10 0.5296 15 1.328 4 0.563 1 0.435 PATRIOTS 10 8 0 479 350 0.077 8.741 12 0.101 12 0.101 6 0.311 15 0.5022 21 1.243 10 0.260 3 0.361 DOLPHINS 9 8 0 341 373 -0.107 7.950 17 -0.008 17 -0.008 19 -0.048 21 0.4853 24 1.149 22 -0.219 10 0.123 JETS 4 13 0 310 504 -0.062 8.833 28 -0.439 28 -0.448 29 -0.434 31 0.4004 11 1.361 25 -0.325 32 -0.543

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 RAMS 14 5 0 524 410 0.113 9.779 1 0.462 1 0.469 4 0.345 2 0.5827 6 1.406 6 0.518 7 0.171 49ERS 12 7 0 463 392 0.113 9.932 5 0.306 5 0.291 7 0.276 5 0.5534 22 1.223 13 0.199 4 0.352 CARDINALS 11 7 0 460 400 0.100 9.346 8 0.260 8 0.231 14 0.051 9 0.5436 7 1.399 11 0.213 22 -0.112 SEAHAWKS 7 10 0 395 366 0.045 8.647 22 -0.113 23 -0.120 13 0.055 22 0.4809 20 1.250 16 0.014 11 0.097

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 14 5 0 569 398 0.047 9.095 3 0.418 3 0.418 5 0.340 4 0.5647 4 1.477 3 0.615 14 0.064 SAINTS 9 8 0 364 335 0.017 8.374 15 0.057 15 0.039 15 0.039 16 0.5015 27 1.112 19 -0.178 5 0.256 FALCONS 7 10 0 313 459 -0.133 8.301 24 -0.197 24 -0.190 28 -0.374 26 0.4533 16 1.275 26 -0.382 30 -0.366 PANTHERS 5 12 0 304 404 -0.087 8.349 27 -0.369 27 -0.384 27 -0.349 27 0.4229 29 1.101 29 -0.580 23 -0.119

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 13 5 0 460 384 0.046 8.980 4 0.394 4 0.393 8 0.205 3 0.5812 12 1.336 9 0.281 9 0.130 VIKINGS 8 9 0 425 426 0.025 8.575 20 -0.044 18 -0.041 17 -0.016 18 0.5001 5 1.432 14 0.194 25 -0.226 BEARS 6 11 0 311 407 -0.007 8.661 26 -0.241 26 -0.237 25 -0.186 25 0.4661 28 1.110 27 -0.405 16 0.033 LIONS 3 13 1 325 467 -0.005 8.715 31 -0.460 31 -0.471 26 -0.291 29 0.4172 14 1.329 23 -0.226 29 -0.356

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 12 6 0 547 381 0.053 8.699 6 0.299 6 0.281 3 0.361 6 0.5513 3 1.477 2 0.637 13 0.085 EAGLES 9 9 0 459 416 -0.036 8.480 18 -0.040 20 -0.044 12 0.056 20 0.4943 9 1.391 12 0.208 21 -0.096 WASHINGTON 7 10 0 335 434 0.027 8.900 23 -0.117 22 -0.116 24 -0.164 23 0.4752 19 1.252 20 -0.203 24 -0.125 GIANTS 4 13 0 258 416 -0.050 8.696 29 -0.444 29 -0.453 31 -0.492 28 0.4194 31 0.952 32 -0.897 20 -0.087


DIVISION    W  L  T   PCT  RNK RATING
NFC WEST   44 29  0 0.603    1  0.311
AFC EAST   35 36  0 0.493    2  0.104
AFC WEST   40 31  0 0.563    3  0.069
AFC NORTH  37 33  1 0.528    4  0.006
NFC EAST   32 38  0 0.457    5 -0.069
NFC SOUTH  35 35  0 0.500    6 -0.109
NFC NORTH  30 38  1 0.442    7 -0.146
AFC SOUTH  28 41  0 0.406    8 -0.268

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.142 points in main ratings (0.109 for semineutral)
     0.013 points in improved RPI (0.015 for semineutral)
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Jan 24 05:30:10 2022
games through: Sun Jan 23 2022

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