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   16  2  0 511 283 -0.076  7.596    1  1.265    1  0.462    1  0.410    1 0.6088  1.270  0.397  0.422  0.000
COWBOYS    13  4  0 452 340  0.040  8.294    2  1.130    2  0.346    5  0.170    2 0.5826  1.346  0.262  0.078  0.000
FALCONS    13  5  0 620 447  0.087  9.017    3  1.091    3  0.313    2  0.355    5 0.5698  1.724  1.018 -0.308  0.000
STEELERS   13  6  0 464 391  0.103  9.809    4  1.066    5  0.293    6  0.159    6 0.5695  1.307  0.196  0.122  0.000
CHIEFS     12  5  0 405 329  0.074  8.572    5  1.048    6  0.284    3  0.192    3 0.5783  1.128 -0.003  0.387  0.000
RAIDERS    12  5  0 430 412  0.084  8.898    6  1.037    4  0.300   18  0.006    4 0.5769  1.430  0.216 -0.204  0.000
PACKERS    12  7  0 525 476  0.086  9.756    7  0.935    8  0.213    4  0.180    7 0.5558  1.588  0.627 -0.268  0.000
GIANTS     11  6  0 323 322  0.058  8.705    8  0.919    7  0.217   15  0.038    8 0.5506  0.950 -0.367  0.444  0.000
SEAHAWKS   11  6  1 400 334 -0.025  8.415    9  0.861    9  0.166    7  0.109   11 0.5275  1.012 -0.225  0.443  0.000
BRONCOS     9  7  0 333 297  0.126  8.543   10  0.812   10  0.126    9  0.086    9 0.5383  0.963 -0.305  0.476  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  9  7  0 354 369  0.051  8.207   11  0.760   11  0.095   13  0.040   12 0.5163  1.189 -0.077  0.158  0.000
TEXANS     10  8  0 322 376  0.021  9.216   12  0.755   12  0.091   24 -0.078   10 0.5303  0.967 -0.463  0.307  0.000
DOLPHINS   10  7  0 375 410 -0.081  8.109   13  0.754   13  0.089   26 -0.130   13 0.5148  1.313 -0.083 -0.176  0.000
REDSKINS    8  7  1 396 383  0.083  8.357   14  0.736   14  0.076   14  0.040   14 0.5141  1.478  0.321 -0.240  0.000
TITANS      9  7  0 381 378 -0.112  7.205   15  0.679   15  0.025   21 -0.040   15 0.5121  1.402  0.130 -0.210  0.000
LIONS       9  8  0 352 384 -0.042  8.262   16  0.663   16  0.021   25 -0.125   16 0.5063  1.210 -0.216 -0.034  0.000
RAVENS      8  8  0 343 321  0.001  7.782   17  0.623   17 -0.014   12  0.052   18 0.4982  1.148 -0.118  0.223  0.000
VIKINGS     8  8  0 327 307 -0.024  7.668   18  0.613   18 -0.022   19 -0.014   19 0.4967  1.016 -0.343  0.315  0.000
EAGLES      7  9  0 367 331  0.126  8.505   19  0.612   19 -0.030    8  0.096   20 0.4955  1.227  0.027  0.165  0.000
COLTS       8  8  0 411 392 -0.076  7.362   20  0.601   20 -0.042   17  0.029   17 0.5003  1.513  0.362 -0.304  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
SAINTS      7  9  0 469 454  0.050  8.159   21  0.574   21 -0.063   16  0.033   21 0.4833  1.720  0.691 -0.624  0.000
CARDINALS   7  8  1 418 362 -0.078  7.194   22  0.532   22 -0.099   10  0.078   23 0.4684  1.414  0.265 -0.109  0.000
BENGALS     6  9  1 325 315  0.023  7.958   23  0.506   23 -0.119   11  0.064   22 0.4752  1.120 -0.141  0.269  0.000
PANTHERS    6 10  0 369 402  0.064  8.376   24  0.493   24 -0.130   20 -0.035   25 0.4622  1.329  0.034 -0.104  0.000
BILLS       7  9  0 399 378 -0.108  7.159   25  0.487   25 -0.136   22 -0.061   24 0.4649  1.451  0.179 -0.302  0.000
CHARGERS    5 11  0 410 423  0.023  8.046   26  0.386   26 -0.222   23 -0.065   26 0.4529  1.509  0.261 -0.391  0.000
JETS        5 11  0 275 409 -0.106  7.869   27  0.334   27 -0.267   29 -0.312   27 0.4332  1.158 -0.469 -0.155  0.000
RAMS        4 12  0 224 394 -0.129  7.746   28  0.244   28 -0.347   32 -0.421   28 0.4060  0.947 -0.829 -0.012  0.000
JAGUARS     3 13  0 318 400 -0.040  7.822   29  0.170   29 -0.410   27 -0.147   29 0.4053  1.278 -0.149 -0.146  0.000
BEARS       3 13  0 279 399 -0.066  7.863   30  0.148   30 -0.418   28 -0.252   30 0.4012  1.157 -0.410 -0.094  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
49ERS       2 14  0 309 480 -0.132  7.737   31  0.023   31 -0.523   31 -0.334   32 0.3648  1.403 -0.164 -0.505  0.000
BROWNS      1 15  0 264 452  0.015  8.563   32  0.000   32 -0.542   30 -0.328   31 0.3673  1.232 -0.390 -0.266  0.000

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 12 5 0 405 329 0.074 8.572 5 1.048 6 0.284 3 0.192 3 0.5783 1.128 -0.003 0.387 0.000 RAIDERS 12 5 0 430 412 0.084 8.898 6 1.037 4 0.300 18 0.006 4 0.5769 1.430 0.216 -0.204 0.000 BRONCOS 9 7 0 333 297 0.126 8.543 10 0.812 10 0.126 9 0.086 9 0.5383 0.963 -0.305 0.476 0.000 CHARGERS 5 11 0 410 423 0.023 8.046 26 0.386 26 -0.222 23 -0.065 26 0.4529 1.509 0.261 -0.391 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 10 8 0 322 376 0.021 9.216 12 0.755 12 0.091 24 -0.078 10 0.5303 0.967 -0.463 0.307 0.000 TITANS 9 7 0 381 378 -0.112 7.205 15 0.679 15 0.025 21 -0.040 15 0.5121 1.402 0.130 -0.210 0.000 COLTS 8 8 0 411 392 -0.076 7.362 20 0.601 20 -0.042 17 0.029 17 0.5003 1.513 0.362 -0.304 0.000 JAGUARS 3 13 0 318 400 -0.040 7.822 29 0.170 29 -0.410 27 -0.147 29 0.4053 1.278 -0.149 -0.146 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 13 6 0 464 391 0.103 9.809 4 1.066 5 0.293 6 0.159 6 0.5695 1.307 0.196 0.122 0.000 RAVENS 8 8 0 343 321 0.001 7.782 17 0.623 17 -0.014 12 0.052 18 0.4982 1.148 -0.118 0.223 0.000 BENGALS 6 9 1 325 315 0.023 7.958 23 0.506 23 -0.119 11 0.064 22 0.4752 1.120 -0.141 0.269 0.000 BROWNS 1 15 0 264 452 0.015 8.563 32 0.000 32 -0.542 30 -0.328 31 0.3673 1.232 -0.390 -0.266 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 16 2 0 511 283 -0.076 7.596 1 1.265 1 0.462 1 0.410 1 0.6088 1.270 0.397 0.422 0.000 DOLPHINS 10 7 0 375 410 -0.081 8.109 13 0.754 13 0.089 26 -0.130 13 0.5148 1.313 -0.083 -0.176 0.000 BILLS 7 9 0 399 378 -0.108 7.159 25 0.487 25 -0.136 22 -0.061 24 0.4649 1.451 0.179 -0.302 0.000 JETS 5 11 0 275 409 -0.106 7.869 27 0.334 27 -0.267 29 -0.312 27 0.4332 1.158 -0.469 -0.155 0.000

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 SEAHAWKS 11 6 1 400 334 -0.025 8.415 9 0.861 9 0.166 7 0.109 11 0.5275 1.012 -0.225 0.443 0.000 CARDINALS 7 8 1 418 362 -0.078 7.194 22 0.532 22 -0.099 10 0.078 23 0.4684 1.414 0.265 -0.109 0.000 RAMS 4 12 0 224 394 -0.129 7.746 28 0.244 28 -0.347 32 -0.421 28 0.4060 0.947 -0.829 -0.012 0.000 49ERS 2 14 0 309 480 -0.132 7.737 31 0.023 31 -0.523 31 -0.334 32 0.3648 1.403 -0.164 -0.505 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 FALCONS 13 5 0 620 447 0.087 9.017 3 1.091 3 0.313 2 0.355 5 0.5698 1.724 1.018 -0.308 0.000 BUCCANEERS 9 7 0 354 369 0.051 8.207 11 0.760 11 0.095 13 0.040 12 0.5163 1.189 -0.077 0.158 0.000 SAINTS 7 9 0 469 454 0.050 8.159 21 0.574 21 -0.063 16 0.033 21 0.4833 1.720 0.691 -0.624 0.000 PANTHERS 6 10 0 369 402 0.064 8.376 24 0.493 24 -0.130 20 -0.035 25 0.4622 1.329 0.034 -0.104 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 PACKERS 12 7 0 525 476 0.086 9.756 7 0.935 8 0.213 4 0.180 7 0.5558 1.588 0.627 -0.268 0.000 LIONS 9 8 0 352 384 -0.042 8.262 16 0.663 16 0.021 25 -0.125 16 0.5063 1.210 -0.216 -0.034 0.000 VIKINGS 8 8 0 327 307 -0.024 7.668 18 0.613 18 -0.022 19 -0.014 19 0.4967 1.016 -0.343 0.315 0.000 BEARS 3 13 0 279 399 -0.066 7.863 30 0.148 30 -0.418 28 -0.252 30 0.4012 1.157 -0.410 -0.094 0.000

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 COWBOYS 13 4 0 452 340 0.040 8.294 2 1.130 2 0.346 5 0.170 2 0.5826 1.346 0.262 0.078 0.000 GIANTS 11 6 0 323 322 0.058 8.705 8 0.919 7 0.217 15 0.038 8 0.5506 0.950 -0.367 0.444 0.000 REDSKINS 8 7 1 396 383 0.083 8.357 14 0.736 14 0.076 14 0.040 14 0.5141 1.478 0.321 -0.240 0.000 EAGLES 7 9 0 367 331 0.126 8.505 19 0.612 19 -0.030 8 0.096 20 0.4955 1.227 0.027 0.165 0.000


DIVISION    W  L  T   PCT  RNK RATING
NFC EAST   39 26  1 0.598    1  0.240
AFC WEST   38 28  0 0.576    2  0.191
NFC SOUTH  35 31  0 0.530    3  0.163
AFC NORTH  28 38  1 0.425    4 -0.053
AFC EAST   38 29  0 0.567    5 -0.054
NFC NORTH  32 36  0 0.471    6 -0.094
AFC SOUTH  30 36  0 0.455    7 -0.177
NFC WEST   24 40  2 0.379    8 -0.299

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.204 points in main ratings (0.109 for semineutral)
     0.026 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 23 05:30:31 2017
games through: Sun Jan 22 2017

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