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  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
EAGLES      9  1 320 188  0.054  4.605    1  1.224    1  0.557    2  0.494    4 0.6055  1.477  0.818  0.170  0.000
VIKINGS     8  2 241 172  0.246  5.639    2  1.191    2  0.522    6  0.407    2 0.6127  1.131  0.262  0.553  0.000
SAINTS      8  2 302 196  0.204  5.311    3  1.162    3  0.486    1  0.518    1 0.6336  1.421  0.759  0.276  0.000
STEELERS    8  2 227 165  0.146  5.201    4  1.150    4  0.474    7  0.299    5 0.5962  1.072  0.081  0.516  0.000
PATRIOTS    8  2 290 203  0.121  5.088    5  1.137    5  0.456    3  0.440    3 0.6059  1.431  0.697  0.183  0.000
PANTHERS    7  3 213 180  0.140  5.308    6  1.039    6  0.343    9  0.198    6 0.5912  1.009 -0.094  0.490  0.000
RAMS        7  3 303 186  0.054  4.608    7  0.974    7  0.263    5  0.414    9 0.5392  1.411  0.643  0.186  0.000
JAGUARS     7  3 245 141  0.052  4.661    8  0.957    8  0.250    4  0.430   10 0.5383  1.006  0.134  0.726  0.000
CHIEFS      6  4 262 220  0.150  5.401    9  0.908    9  0.199   12  0.134   11 0.5372  1.365  0.296 -0.029  0.000
LIONS       6  4 271 234  0.107  5.173   10  0.891   10  0.180   10  0.193    7 0.5498  1.584  0.678 -0.292  0.000
TEAM        W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
SEAHAWKS    6  3 211 165 -0.195  3.678   11  0.847   11  0.125   14  0.081   13 0.5172  1.122 -0.076  0.238  0.000
TITANS      6  4 222 253 -0.193  4.503   12  0.790   13  0.071   22 -0.195   14 0.5076  1.459  0.102 -0.493  0.000
FALCONS     5  4 197 179  0.019  4.507   13  0.778   14  0.057   15  0.079    8 0.5401  1.160 -0.031  0.188  0.000
PACKERS     5  5 204 230  0.135  5.664   14  0.772   12  0.079   19 -0.101   12 0.5232  1.268 -0.071 -0.132  0.000
REDSKINS    4  6 238 266  0.313  6.195   15  0.720   15  0.023   13  0.091   15 0.5031  1.421  0.334 -0.151  0.000
COWBOYS     5  5 242 242 -0.034  4.883   16  0.699   16 -0.018   16 -0.013   18 0.4881  1.407  0.210 -0.235  0.000
RAVENS      5  5 213 171  0.031  4.787   17  0.694   17 -0.025    8  0.270   16 0.5025  1.069  0.047  0.492  0.000
BILLS       5  5 208 250 -0.122  4.735   18  0.677   18 -0.044   24 -0.245   17 0.4975  1.372 -0.073 -0.417  0.000
BEARS       3  7 174 221  0.219  6.028   19  0.583   19 -0.144   17 -0.023   20 0.4859  1.071 -0.242  0.196  0.000
BUCCANEERS  4  6 203 228 -0.063  4.934   20  0.576   21 -0.167   20 -0.140   19 0.4873  1.269 -0.109 -0.172  0.000
TEAM        W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
CHARGERS    4  6 221 196 -0.018  4.807   21  0.561   24 -0.186   11  0.148   23 0.4645  1.150  0.026  0.270  0.000
RAIDERS     4  6 204 247 -0.106  4.835   22  0.531   22 -0.172   25 -0.283   22 0.4648  1.273 -0.246 -0.321  0.000
DOLPHINS    4  6 157 254 -0.105  5.121   23  0.525   20 -0.146   32 -0.450   21 0.4775  1.138 -0.586 -0.313  0.000
TEXANS      4  6 267 262 -0.061  4.856   24  0.493   25 -0.187   18 -0.088   25 0.4519  1.580  0.392 -0.567  0.000
CARDINALS   4  6 176 254 -0.170  4.880   25  0.465   23 -0.179   27 -0.356   27 0.4467  1.077 -0.568 -0.145  0.000
BENGALS     4  6 169 199 -0.166  4.634   26  0.443   26 -0.205   23 -0.210   26 0.4488  0.937 -0.584  0.165  0.000
JETS        4  6 201 222 -0.228  4.293   27  0.419   27 -0.234   21 -0.165   24 0.4590  1.211 -0.209 -0.120  0.000
BRONCOS     3  7 183 259 -0.090  5.088   28  0.361   28 -0.296   28 -0.369   28 0.4274  1.241 -0.375 -0.364  0.000
COLTS       3  7 179 280 -0.241  4.755   29  0.316   29 -0.349   29 -0.399   29 0.4076  1.314 -0.306 -0.491  0.000
GIANTS      2  8 162 247 -0.000  5.392   30  0.276   30 -0.391   26 -0.308   30 0.3975  1.051 -0.551 -0.065  0.000
TEAM        W  L  PF  PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
49ERS       1  9 174 260 -0.193  4.835   31  0.087   31 -0.636   30 -0.410   31 0.3607  1.211 -0.455 -0.366  0.000
BROWNS      0 10 150 259 -0.098  5.234   32  0.000   32 -0.739   31 -0.423   32 0.3372  1.108 -0.597 -0.248  0.000

AFC WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR CHIEFS 6 4 262 220 0.150 5.401 9 0.908 9 0.199 12 0.134 11 0.5372 1.365 0.296 -0.029 0.000 CHARGERS 4 6 221 196 -0.018 4.807 21 0.561 24 -0.186 11 0.148 23 0.4645 1.150 0.026 0.270 0.000 RAIDERS 4 6 204 247 -0.106 4.835 22 0.531 22 -0.172 25 -0.283 22 0.4648 1.273 -0.246 -0.321 0.000 BRONCOS 3 7 183 259 -0.090 5.088 28 0.361 28 -0.296 28 -0.369 28 0.4274 1.241 -0.375 -0.364 0.000

AFC SOUTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR JAGUARS 7 3 245 141 0.052 4.661 8 0.957 8 0.250 4 0.430 10 0.5383 1.006 0.134 0.726 0.000 TITANS 6 4 222 253 -0.193 4.503 12 0.790 13 0.071 22 -0.195 14 0.5076 1.459 0.102 -0.493 0.000 TEXANS 4 6 267 262 -0.061 4.856 24 0.493 25 -0.187 18 -0.088 25 0.4519 1.580 0.392 -0.567 0.000 COLTS 3 7 179 280 -0.241 4.755 29 0.316 29 -0.349 29 -0.399 29 0.4076 1.314 -0.306 -0.491 0.000

AFC NORTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR STEELERS 8 2 227 165 0.146 5.201 4 1.150 4 0.474 7 0.299 5 0.5962 1.072 0.081 0.516 0.000 RAVENS 5 5 213 171 0.031 4.787 17 0.694 17 -0.025 8 0.270 16 0.5025 1.069 0.047 0.492 0.000 BENGALS 4 6 169 199 -0.166 4.634 26 0.443 26 -0.205 23 -0.210 26 0.4488 0.937 -0.584 0.165 0.000 BROWNS 0 10 150 259 -0.098 5.234 32 0.000 32 -0.739 31 -0.423 32 0.3372 1.108 -0.597 -0.248 0.000

AFC EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR PATRIOTS 8 2 290 203 0.121 5.088 5 1.137 5 0.456 3 0.440 3 0.6059 1.431 0.697 0.183 0.000 BILLS 5 5 208 250 -0.122 4.735 18 0.677 18 -0.044 24 -0.245 17 0.4975 1.372 -0.073 -0.417 0.000 DOLPHINS 4 6 157 254 -0.105 5.121 23 0.525 20 -0.146 32 -0.450 21 0.4775 1.138 -0.586 -0.313 0.000 JETS 4 6 201 222 -0.228 4.293 27 0.419 27 -0.234 21 -0.165 24 0.4590 1.211 -0.209 -0.120 0.000

NFC WEST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR RAMS 7 3 303 186 0.054 4.608 7 0.974 7 0.263 5 0.414 9 0.5392 1.411 0.643 0.186 0.000 SEAHAWKS 6 3 211 165 -0.195 3.678 11 0.847 11 0.125 14 0.081 13 0.5172 1.122 -0.076 0.238 0.000 CARDINALS 4 6 176 254 -0.170 4.880 25 0.465 23 -0.179 27 -0.356 27 0.4467 1.077 -0.568 -0.145 0.000 49ERS 1 9 174 260 -0.193 4.835 31 0.087 31 -0.636 30 -0.410 31 0.3607 1.211 -0.455 -0.366 0.000

NFC SOUTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR SAINTS 8 2 302 196 0.204 5.311 3 1.162 3 0.486 1 0.518 1 0.6336 1.421 0.759 0.276 0.000 PANTHERS 7 3 213 180 0.140 5.308 6 1.039 6 0.343 9 0.198 6 0.5912 1.009 -0.094 0.490 0.000 FALCONS 5 4 197 179 0.019 4.507 13 0.778 14 0.057 15 0.079 8 0.5401 1.160 -0.031 0.188 0.000 BUCCANEERS 4 6 203 228 -0.063 4.934 20 0.576 21 -0.167 20 -0.140 19 0.4873 1.269 -0.109 -0.172 0.000

NFC NORTH
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR VIKINGS 8 2 241 172 0.246 5.639 2 1.191 2 0.522 6 0.407 2 0.6127 1.131 0.262 0.553 0.000 LIONS 6 4 271 234 0.107 5.173 10 0.891 10 0.180 10 0.193 7 0.5498 1.584 0.678 -0.292 0.000 PACKERS 5 5 204 230 0.135 5.664 14 0.772 12 0.079 19 -0.101 12 0.5232 1.268 -0.071 -0.132 0.000 BEARS 3 7 174 221 0.219 6.028 19 0.583 19 -0.144 17 -0.023 20 0.4859 1.071 -0.242 0.196 0.000

NFC EAST
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR EAGLES 9 1 320 188 0.054 4.605 1 1.224 1 0.557 2 0.494 4 0.6055 1.477 0.818 0.170 0.000 REDSKINS 4 6 238 266 0.313 6.195 15 0.720 15 0.023 13 0.091 15 0.5031 1.421 0.334 -0.151 0.000 COWBOYS 5 5 242 242 -0.034 4.883 16 0.699 16 -0.018 16 -0.013 18 0.4881 1.407 0.210 -0.235 0.000 GIANTS 2 8 162 247 -0.000 5.392 30 0.276 30 -0.391 26 -0.308 30 0.3975 1.051 -0.551 -0.065 0.000


DIVISION    W  L   PCT  RNK RATING
NFC SOUTH  24 15 0.615    1  0.293
NFC NORTH  22 18 0.550    2  0.207
NFC EAST   20 20 0.500    3  0.106
AFC NORTH  17 23 0.425    4 -0.052
AFC WEST   17 23 0.425    5 -0.119
AFC SOUTH  20 20 0.500    6 -0.130
NFC WEST   18 21 0.462    7 -0.153
AFC EAST   21 19 0.525    8 -0.199

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.133 points in main ratings (0.109 for semineutral)
     0.016 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 20 05:30:35 2017
games through: Sun Nov 19 2017

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