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
TEAM       W L T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
PATRIOTS   6 0 0 190  48 -0.147  1.763    3  0.869    3  0.400    1  0.510    5 0.5613  1.031  0.239  0.781  0.000
49ERS      5 0 0 147  64  0.232  2.475    1  0.928    1  0.484    2  0.474    2 0.6128  1.065  0.243  0.704  0.000 P
CHIEFS     5 2 0 202 150  0.149  3.608    6  0.777    6  0.279    3  0.300    6 0.5525  1.426  0.546  0.054  0.000
VIKINGS    4 2 0 150  93  0.056  2.770   10  0.657   10  0.159    4  0.267   10 0.5278  1.071  0.044  0.490  0.000
PANTHERS   4 2 0 166 133  0.211  3.268    8  0.740    7  0.235    5  0.243    7 0.5524  1.270  0.272  0.213  0.000
PACKERS    5 1 0 142 115  0.153  3.133    4  0.854    4  0.385    6  0.196    4 0.5766  1.281  0.239  0.152  0.000
TEXANS     4 2 0 162 134  0.177  3.214    9  0.709    8  0.233    7  0.182    9 0.5429  1.424  0.424 -0.060  0.000
RAMS       3 3 0 153 154  0.349  3.686   12  0.572   12  0.122    8  0.141    8 0.5519  1.434  0.399 -0.116  0.000
SAINTS     5 1 0 128 122  0.217  3.413    2  0.885    2  0.428    9  0.138    1 0.6225  1.038 -0.124  0.401  0.000
STEELERS   2 4 0 123 131  0.257  3.445   20  0.402   20 -0.109   10  0.114   21 0.4364  1.171  0.014  0.214  0.000
TEAM       W L T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
BUCCANEERS 2 4 0 173 185  0.376  3.826   17  0.451   17 -0.040   11  0.091   14 0.4968  1.748  0.834 -0.652  0.000
BEARS      3 2 0  87  69  0.025  2.419   13  0.556   13  0.092   12  0.083   13 0.5081  0.824 -0.419  0.585  0.000 P
SEAHAWKS   5 1 0 165 146 -0.034  2.755    5  0.818    5  0.333   13  0.080    3 0.5837  1.516  0.458 -0.297  0.000
BILLS      4 1 0  90  70 -0.102  2.126    7  0.741    9  0.233   14  0.051   12 0.5187  0.953 -0.310  0.413  0.000 P
LIONS      2 2 1 119 118  0.071  2.570   16  0.480   16 -0.008   15  0.041   15 0.4795  1.319  0.136 -0.054  0.000 P
JAGUARS    2 4 0 117 131  0.232  3.519   19  0.411   19 -0.095   16  0.037   18 0.4565  1.235  0.020  0.054  0.000
RAVENS     4 2 0 184 140 -0.254  2.247   15  0.536   15  0.062   17  0.005   17 0.4703  1.526  0.398 -0.387  0.000
EAGLES     3 3 0 161 149 -0.177  2.519   18  0.433   18 -0.075   18 -0.009   20 0.4428  1.506  0.354 -0.371  0.000
COLTS      3 2 0 113 115 -0.089  2.261   14  0.538   14  0.064   19 -0.015   16 0.4768  1.280  0.028 -0.057  0.000 P
BRONCOS    2 5 0 112 136  0.075  3.709   25  0.282   25 -0.221   20 -0.041   25 0.4113  1.002 -0.346  0.265  0.000
TEAM       W L T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
RAIDERS    3 2 0 103 123  0.176  2.904   11  0.592   11  0.151   21 -0.062   11 0.5224  1.385  0.124 -0.249  0.000 P
COWBOYS    3 3 0 153 114 -0.422  1.955   22  0.353   24 -0.191   22 -0.064   23 0.4350  1.327  0.041 -0.170  0.000
BROWNS     2 4 0 120 154  0.016  3.165   24  0.328   23 -0.158   23 -0.122   19 0.4431  1.320 -0.025 -0.219  0.000
CHARGERS   2 4 0 120 118 -0.206  2.617   27  0.232   27 -0.256   24 -0.141   28 0.3792  1.088 -0.344  0.062  0.000
TITANS     2 4 0  98  92 -0.116  2.709   26  0.260   26 -0.222   25 -0.144   26 0.3910  0.797 -0.674  0.386  0.000
GIANTS     2 4 0 111 160  0.003  3.289   23  0.341   22 -0.144   26 -0.175   24 0.4226  1.280 -0.132 -0.218  0.000
CARDINALS  2 3 1 134 171 -0.162  2.780   21  0.393   21 -0.124   27 -0.254   22 0.4351  1.376 -0.081 -0.428  0.000
FALCONS    1 5 0 135 186 -0.073  3.033   29  0.151   29 -0.366   28 -0.264   29 0.3604  1.553  0.169 -0.698  0.000
BENGALS    0 6 0  97 159  0.047  3.415   31  0.047   31 -0.506   29 -0.282   30 0.3448  1.176 -0.376 -0.189  0.000
JETS       1 4 0  63 123 -0.068  2.684   28  0.218   28 -0.275   30 -0.359   27 0.3829  1.007 -0.659 -0.059  0.000 P
TEAM       W L T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
REDSKINS   1 5 0  90 167 -0.493  2.718   30  0.091   30 -0.451   31 -0.565   31 0.3296  1.225 -0.595 -0.535  0.000
DOLPHINS   0 5 0  42 180 -0.633  2.284   32  0.000   32 -0.578   32 -0.802   32 0.2757  1.127 -0.957 -0.647  0.000 P

AFC WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR CHIEFS 5 2 0 202 150 0.149 3.608 6 0.777 6 0.279 3 0.300 6 0.5525 1.426 0.546 0.054 0.000 BRONCOS 2 5 0 112 136 0.075 3.709 25 0.282 25 -0.221 20 -0.041 25 0.4113 1.002 -0.346 0.265 0.000 RAIDERS 3 2 0 103 123 0.176 2.904 11 0.592 11 0.151 21 -0.062 11 0.5224 1.385 0.124 -0.249 0.000 P CHARGERS 2 4 0 120 118 -0.206 2.617 27 0.232 27 -0.256 24 -0.141 28 0.3792 1.088 -0.344 0.062 0.000

AFC SOUTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR TEXANS 4 2 0 162 134 0.177 3.214 9 0.709 8 0.233 7 0.182 9 0.5429 1.424 0.424 -0.060 0.000 JAGUARS 2 4 0 117 131 0.232 3.519 19 0.411 19 -0.095 16 0.037 18 0.4565 1.235 0.020 0.054 0.000 COLTS 3 2 0 113 115 -0.089 2.261 14 0.538 14 0.064 19 -0.015 16 0.4768 1.280 0.028 -0.057 0.000 P TITANS 2 4 0 98 92 -0.116 2.709 26 0.260 26 -0.222 25 -0.144 26 0.3910 0.797 -0.674 0.386 0.000

AFC NORTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR STEELERS 2 4 0 123 131 0.257 3.445 20 0.402 20 -0.109 10 0.114 21 0.4364 1.171 0.014 0.214 0.000 RAVENS 4 2 0 184 140 -0.254 2.247 15 0.536 15 0.062 17 0.005 17 0.4703 1.526 0.398 -0.387 0.000 BROWNS 2 4 0 120 154 0.016 3.165 24 0.328 23 -0.158 23 -0.122 19 0.4431 1.320 -0.025 -0.219 0.000 BENGALS 0 6 0 97 159 0.047 3.415 31 0.047 31 -0.506 29 -0.282 30 0.3448 1.176 -0.376 -0.189 0.000

AFC EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR PATRIOTS 6 0 0 190 48 -0.147 1.763 3 0.869 3 0.400 1 0.510 5 0.5613 1.031 0.239 0.781 0.000 BILLS 4 1 0 90 70 -0.102 2.126 7 0.741 9 0.233 14 0.051 12 0.5187 0.953 -0.310 0.413 0.000 P JETS 1 4 0 63 123 -0.068 2.684 28 0.218 28 -0.275 30 -0.359 27 0.3829 1.007 -0.659 -0.059 0.000 P DOLPHINS 0 5 0 42 180 -0.633 2.284 32 0.000 32 -0.578 32 -0.802 32 0.2757 1.127 -0.957 -0.647 0.000 P

NFC WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR 49ERS 5 0 0 147 64 0.232 2.475 1 0.928 1 0.484 2 0.474 2 0.6128 1.065 0.243 0.704 0.000 P RAMS 3 3 0 153 154 0.349 3.686 12 0.572 12 0.122 8 0.141 8 0.5519 1.434 0.399 -0.116 0.000 SEAHAWKS 5 1 0 165 146 -0.034 2.755 5 0.818 5 0.333 13 0.080 3 0.5837 1.516 0.458 -0.297 0.000 CARDINALS 2 3 1 134 171 -0.162 2.780 21 0.393 21 -0.124 27 -0.254 22 0.4351 1.376 -0.081 -0.428 0.000

NFC SOUTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR PANTHERS 4 2 0 166 133 0.211 3.268 8 0.740 7 0.235 5 0.243 7 0.5524 1.270 0.272 0.213 0.000 SAINTS 5 1 0 128 122 0.217 3.413 2 0.885 2 0.428 9 0.138 1 0.6225 1.038 -0.124 0.401 0.000 BUCCANEERS 2 4 0 173 185 0.376 3.826 17 0.451 17 -0.040 11 0.091 14 0.4968 1.748 0.834 -0.652 0.000 FALCONS 1 5 0 135 186 -0.073 3.033 29 0.151 29 -0.366 28 -0.264 29 0.3604 1.553 0.169 -0.698 0.000

NFC NORTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR VIKINGS 4 2 0 150 93 0.056 2.770 10 0.657 10 0.159 4 0.267 10 0.5278 1.071 0.044 0.490 0.000 PACKERS 5 1 0 142 115 0.153 3.133 4 0.854 4 0.385 6 0.196 4 0.5766 1.281 0.239 0.152 0.000 BEARS 3 2 0 87 69 0.025 2.419 13 0.556 13 0.092 12 0.083 13 0.5081 0.824 -0.419 0.585 0.000 P LIONS 2 2 1 119 118 0.071 2.570 16 0.480 16 -0.008 15 0.041 15 0.4795 1.319 0.136 -0.054 0.000 P

NFC EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L T PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR EAGLES 3 3 0 161 149 -0.177 2.519 18 0.433 18 -0.075 18 -0.009 20 0.4428 1.506 0.354 -0.371 0.000 COWBOYS 3 3 0 153 114 -0.422 1.955 22 0.353 24 -0.191 22 -0.064 23 0.4350 1.327 0.041 -0.170 0.000 GIANTS 2 4 0 111 160 0.003 3.289 23 0.341 22 -0.144 26 -0.175 24 0.4226 1.280 -0.132 -0.218 0.000 REDSKINS 1 5 0 90 167 -0.493 2.718 30 0.091 30 -0.451 31 -0.565 31 0.3296 1.225 -0.595 -0.535 0.000


DIVISION    W  L  T   PCT  RNK RATING
NFC NORTH  14  7  1 0.659    1  0.342
NFC WEST   15  7  1 0.674    2  0.286
NFC SOUTH  12 12  0 0.500    3  0.133
AFC SOUTH  11 12  0 0.478    4  0.060
AFC WEST   12 13  0 0.480    5  0.031
AFC NORTH   8 16  0 0.333    6 -0.144
AFC EAST   11 10  0 0.524    7 -0.344
NFC EAST    9 15  0 0.375    8 -0.422

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.070 points in main ratings (0.109 for semineutral)
     0.007 points in improved RPI (0.015 for semineutral)
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Fri Oct 18 05:30:18 2019
games through: Thu Oct 17 2019

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