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
CHIEFS     15  4  0 568 383  0.146 10.072    3  0.609    3  0.588    1  0.596    3 0.6076    3  1.481    1  0.889    7  0.304
RAVENS     14  3  0 543 310  0.149  8.729    1  0.637    1  0.615    2  0.555    2 0.6079    4  1.435    2  0.780    6  0.331
49ERS      15  4  0 563 371  0.177 10.235    2  0.623    2  0.607    3  0.507    1 0.6142   13  1.348    3  0.609    3  0.404
SAINTS     13  4  0 478 367  0.081  8.900    5  0.506    5  0.493    4  0.356    4 0.5957   12  1.376    5  0.497   11  0.215
TITANS     11  8  0 474 391  0.115 10.249    9  0.216    9  0.200    5  0.314    9 0.5435   18  1.288    6  0.333    8  0.294
PATRIOTS   12  5  0 433 245 -0.007  7.731    7  0.294    7  0.281    6  0.298    8 0.5459   28  0.980   17 -0.065    1  0.661
VIKINGS    11  7  0 443 350  0.033  9.082   10  0.211   10  0.194    7  0.167   11 0.5375   22  1.222   12  0.100   10  0.234
RAMS        9  7  0 394 364  0.149  8.866   11  0.195   11  0.179    8  0.166   10 0.5379   17  1.320    8  0.230   13  0.102
COWBOYS     8  8  0 434 321 -0.106  7.154   17 -0.057   17 -0.105    9  0.150   21 0.4728   10  1.378    7  0.295   17  0.005
PACKERS    14  4  0 424 373  0.015  9.040    4  0.520    4  0.509   10  0.110    5 0.5853   21  1.255   13  0.086   12  0.135
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
FALCONS     7  9  0 381 399  0.077  8.676   15 -0.025   15 -0.049   11  0.095   13 0.5004   16  1.330   11  0.173   15  0.017
SEAHAWKS   12  6  0 445 435  0.149 10.145    6  0.390    6  0.388   12  0.081    6 0.5747   11  1.377    9  0.223   18 -0.061
BILLS      10  7  0 333 281 -0.092  7.857   12  0.102   12  0.074   13  0.066   12 0.5055   31  0.902   25 -0.384    2  0.517
BUCCANEERS  7  9  0 458 449  0.004  8.154   19 -0.075   19 -0.122   14  0.048   16 0.4876    1  1.609    4  0.534   28 -0.439
TEXANS     11  7  0 431 455  0.114  9.989    8  0.261    8  0.270   15 -0.011    7 0.5540    5  1.434   10  0.212   23 -0.234
EAGLES      9  8  0 394 371 -0.141  7.765   16 -0.034   16 -0.052   16 -0.046   19 0.4833   19  1.285   15 -0.030   19 -0.062
STEELERS    8  8  0 289 303  0.028  8.374   13  0.029   13  0.009   17 -0.059   14 0.4971   30  0.906   30 -0.505    5  0.386
CHARGERS    5 11  0 337 345 -0.063  7.852   27 -0.332   27 -0.368   18 -0.076   27 0.4444   24  1.190   22 -0.185   14  0.032
BEARS       8  8  0 280 298 -0.021  8.155   14  0.011   14 -0.011   19 -0.093   15 0.4948   32  0.869   31 -0.579    4  0.394
COLTS       7  9  0 361 373 -0.065  7.825   20 -0.107   21 -0.147   20 -0.097   18 0.4846   20  1.276   19 -0.092   20 -0.101
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
BRONCOS     7  9  0 282 316 -0.015  8.224   18 -0.070   18 -0.117   21 -0.100   17 0.4849   29  0.956   28 -0.490    9  0.290
CARDINALS   5 10  1 361 442  0.063  8.859   24 -0.212   24 -0.230   22 -0.105   23 0.4630    7  1.411   14  0.086   25 -0.296
BROWNS      6 10  0 335 393  0.042  8.638   22 -0.140   22 -0.172   23 -0.142   22 0.4655   14  1.347   16 -0.041   24 -0.243
JETS        7  9  0 276 359 -0.219  7.379   23 -0.199   23 -0.219   24 -0.240   26 0.4508   27  1.073   29 -0.494   16  0.014
LIONS       3 12  1 341 423 -0.081  7.966   29 -0.509   29 -0.525   25 -0.294   29 0.4012    8  1.408   20 -0.107   29 -0.481
RAIDERS     7  9  0 313 419 -0.081  8.045   21 -0.115   20 -0.146   26 -0.314   20 0.4775   15  1.340   23 -0.222   27 -0.405
BENGALS     2 14  0 279 420 -0.045  8.518   32 -0.688   32 -0.682   27 -0.316   31 0.3863   23  1.204   26 -0.407   22 -0.225
JAGUARS     6 10  0 300 397 -0.078  8.014   25 -0.228   25 -0.248   28 -0.326   24 0.4619   26  1.180   27 -0.447   21 -0.204
GIANTS      4 12  0 341 451 -0.200  7.446   30 -0.534   30 -0.539   29 -0.368   30 0.3884    6  1.419   21 -0.166   30 -0.570
DOLPHINS    5 11  0 306 494 -0.178  7.904   28 -0.373   28 -0.377   30 -0.405   28 0.4131    2  1.501   18 -0.083   32 -0.727
TEAM        W  L  T  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING
PANTHERS    5 11  0 340 470  0.024  8.760   26 -0.261   26 -0.288   31 -0.415   25 0.4600    9  1.401   24 -0.239   31 -0.591
REDSKINS    3 13  0 266 435 -0.187  7.804   31 -0.645   31 -0.633   32 -0.491   32 0.3767   25  1.180   32 -0.612   26 -0.370

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 15 4 0 568 383 0.146 10.072 3 0.609 3 0.588 1 0.596 3 0.6076 3 1.481 1 0.889 7 0.304 CHARGERS 5 11 0 337 345 -0.063 7.852 27 -0.332 27 -0.368 18 -0.076 27 0.4444 24 1.190 22 -0.185 14 0.032 BRONCOS 7 9 0 282 316 -0.015 8.224 18 -0.070 18 -0.117 21 -0.100 17 0.4849 29 0.956 28 -0.490 9 0.290 RAIDERS 7 9 0 313 419 -0.081 8.045 21 -0.115 20 -0.146 26 -0.314 20 0.4775 15 1.340 23 -0.222 27 -0.405

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 11 8 0 474 391 0.115 10.249 9 0.216 9 0.200 5 0.314 9 0.5435 18 1.288 6 0.333 8 0.294 TEXANS 11 7 0 431 455 0.114 9.989 8 0.261 8 0.270 15 -0.011 7 0.5540 5 1.434 10 0.212 23 -0.234 COLTS 7 9 0 361 373 -0.065 7.825 20 -0.107 21 -0.147 20 -0.097 18 0.4846 20 1.276 19 -0.092 20 -0.101 JAGUARS 6 10 0 300 397 -0.078 8.014 25 -0.228 25 -0.248 28 -0.326 24 0.4619 26 1.180 27 -0.447 21 -0.204

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 14 3 0 543 310 0.149 8.729 1 0.637 1 0.615 2 0.555 2 0.6079 4 1.435 2 0.780 6 0.331 STEELERS 8 8 0 289 303 0.028 8.374 13 0.029 13 0.009 17 -0.059 14 0.4971 30 0.906 30 -0.505 5 0.386 BROWNS 6 10 0 335 393 0.042 8.638 22 -0.140 22 -0.172 23 -0.142 22 0.4655 14 1.347 16 -0.041 24 -0.243 BENGALS 2 14 0 279 420 -0.045 8.518 32 -0.688 32 -0.682 27 -0.316 31 0.3863 23 1.204 26 -0.407 22 -0.225

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 12 5 0 433 245 -0.007 7.731 7 0.294 7 0.281 6 0.298 8 0.5459 28 0.980 17 -0.065 1 0.661 BILLS 10 7 0 333 281 -0.092 7.857 12 0.102 12 0.074 13 0.066 12 0.5055 31 0.902 25 -0.384 2 0.517 JETS 7 9 0 276 359 -0.219 7.379 23 -0.199 23 -0.219 24 -0.240 26 0.4508 27 1.073 29 -0.494 16 0.014 DOLPHINS 5 11 0 306 494 -0.178 7.904 28 -0.373 28 -0.377 30 -0.405 28 0.4131 2 1.501 18 -0.083 32 -0.727

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 49ERS 15 4 0 563 371 0.177 10.235 2 0.623 2 0.607 3 0.507 1 0.6142 13 1.348 3 0.609 3 0.404 RAMS 9 7 0 394 364 0.149 8.866 11 0.195 11 0.179 8 0.166 10 0.5379 17 1.320 8 0.230 13 0.102 SEAHAWKS 12 6 0 445 435 0.149 10.145 6 0.390 6 0.388 12 0.081 6 0.5747 11 1.377 9 0.223 18 -0.061 CARDINALS 5 10 1 361 442 0.063 8.859 24 -0.212 24 -0.230 22 -0.105 23 0.4630 7 1.411 14 0.086 25 -0.296

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 SAINTS 13 4 0 478 367 0.081 8.900 5 0.506 5 0.493 4 0.356 4 0.5957 12 1.376 5 0.497 11 0.215 FALCONS 7 9 0 381 399 0.077 8.676 15 -0.025 15 -0.049 11 0.095 13 0.5004 16 1.330 11 0.173 15 0.017 BUCCANEERS 7 9 0 458 449 0.004 8.154 19 -0.075 19 -0.122 14 0.048 16 0.4876 1 1.609 4 0.534 28 -0.439 PANTHERS 5 11 0 340 470 0.024 8.760 26 -0.261 26 -0.288 31 -0.415 25 0.4600 9 1.401 24 -0.239 31 -0.591

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 VIKINGS 11 7 0 443 350 0.033 9.082 10 0.211 10 0.194 7 0.167 11 0.5375 22 1.222 12 0.100 10 0.234 PACKERS 14 4 0 424 373 0.015 9.040 4 0.520 4 0.509 10 0.110 5 0.5853 21 1.255 13 0.086 12 0.135 BEARS 8 8 0 280 298 -0.021 8.155 14 0.011 14 -0.011 19 -0.093 15 0.4948 32 0.869 31 -0.579 4 0.394 LIONS 3 12 1 341 423 -0.081 7.966 29 -0.509 29 -0.525 25 -0.294 29 0.4012 8 1.408 20 -0.107 29 -0.481

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 8 8 0 434 321 -0.106 7.154 17 -0.057 17 -0.105 9 0.150 21 0.4728 10 1.378 7 0.295 17 0.005 EAGLES 9 8 0 394 371 -0.141 7.765 16 -0.034 16 -0.052 16 -0.046 19 0.4833 19 1.285 15 -0.030 19 -0.062 GIANTS 4 12 0 341 451 -0.200 7.446 30 -0.534 30 -0.539 29 -0.368 30 0.3884 6 1.419 21 -0.166 30 -0.570 REDSKINS 3 13 0 266 435 -0.187 7.804 31 -0.645 31 -0.633 32 -0.491 32 0.3767 25 1.180 32 -0.612 26 -0.370


DIVISION    W  L  T   PCT  RNK RATING
NFC WEST   41 27  1 0.601    1  0.276
AFC NORTH  30 35  0 0.462    2  0.026
NFC SOUTH  32 33  0 0.492    3  0.025
NFC NORTH  36 31  1 0.537    4  0.006
AFC WEST   34 33  0 0.507    5 -0.011
AFC SOUTH  35 34  0 0.507    6 -0.043
AFC EAST   34 32  0 0.515    7 -0.154
NFC EAST   24 41  0 0.369    8 -0.327

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.040 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 Feb  3 05:30:07 2020
games through: Sun Feb  2 2020

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