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
ATLANTA       14  4  0 473 355  0.056  8.931    1  1.490    1  0.543    7  0.321    6 0.5698  1.274  0.321  0.322  0.000
SAN FRANCISCO 13  5  1 501 362  0.251 10.643    2  1.489    2  0.527    3  0.455    1 0.5911  1.281  0.465  0.446  0.000
DENVER        13  4  0 516 327  0.038  7.871    3  1.441    3  0.478    2  0.472    8 0.5632  1.403  0.649  0.294  0.000
BALTIMORE     14  6  0 522 432  0.137 10.584    4  1.408    4  0.470    5  0.362    7 0.5688  1.346  0.460  0.263  0.000
SEATTLE       12  6  0 464 289  0.218  9.874    5  1.352    5  0.416    1  0.604    4 0.5755  1.119  0.405  0.803  0.000
GREEN BAY     12  6  0 488 391  0.177  9.701    6  1.325    6  0.407    6  0.340    5 0.5749  1.420  0.541  0.138  0.000
NEW ENGLAND   13  5  0 611 387  0.028  8.320    7  1.307    8  0.386    4  0.455    2 0.5817  1.673  1.043 -0.132  0.000
HOUSTON       13  5  0 463 385 -0.033  8.375    8  1.272    7  0.398   15  0.052    3 0.5795  1.288  0.071  0.033  0.000
CHICAGO       10  6  0 375 277  0.086  8.145    9  1.135    9  0.254    8  0.221    9 0.5556  1.045 -0.067  0.510  0.000
MINNESOTA     10  7  0 389 372  0.132  9.208   10  1.105   10  0.244   11  0.159   10 0.5501  1.255  0.134  0.184  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
WASHINGTON    10  7  0 450 412  0.094  9.020   11  1.082   11  0.213   12  0.142   12 0.5271  1.489  0.445 -0.161  0.000
NY GIANTS      9  7  0 429 344  0.130  8.481   12  1.057   12  0.171    9  0.220   13 0.5222  1.355  0.330  0.110  0.000
INDIANAPOLIS  11  6  0 366 411 -0.240  7.304   13  1.014   13  0.123   23 -0.199   11 0.5392  1.291 -0.176 -0.221  0.000
CINCINNATI    10  7  0 404 339 -0.071  7.797   14  0.981   14  0.092   10  0.179   15 0.5085  1.263  0.164  0.194  0.000
DALLAS         8  8  0 376 400  0.120  8.797   15  0.968   15  0.084   18 -0.027   16 0.5017  1.382  0.122 -0.175  0.000
ST. LOUIS      7  8  1 299 348  0.163  9.100   16  0.963   16  0.079   16  0.008   14 0.5122  1.105 -0.208  0.224  0.000
PITTSBURGH     8  8  0 336 314 -0.107  7.297   17  0.814   18 -0.077   17 -0.009   18 0.4788  1.097 -0.235  0.218  0.000
CAROLINA       7  9  0 357 363  0.081  8.490   18  0.812   17 -0.075   14  0.089   20 0.4718  1.232  0.033  0.145  0.000
NEW ORLEANS    7  9  0 461 454  0.088  8.444   19  0.787   19 -0.094   13  0.120   19 0.4737  1.675  0.711 -0.472  0.000
TAMPA BAY      7  9  0 389 394  0.018  8.180   20  0.751   20 -0.103   19 -0.096   21 0.4680  1.380  0.051 -0.242  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
MIAMI          7  9  0 288 317 -0.144  7.391   21  0.654   21 -0.204   21 -0.160   17 0.4794  0.925 -0.588  0.267  0.000
SAN DIEGO      7  9  0 350 350 -0.162  7.165   22  0.633   22 -0.225   20 -0.146   26 0.4489  1.220 -0.218 -0.075  0.000
ARIZONA        5 11  0 250 357  0.118  9.183   23  0.625   23 -0.228   25 -0.250   22 0.4652  0.942 -0.658  0.159  0.000
NY JETS        6 10  0 281 375 -0.144  7.633   24  0.556   24 -0.301   27 -0.381   23 0.4624  1.093 -0.612 -0.149  0.000
TENNESSEE      6 10  0 330 471 -0.219  7.313   25  0.513   25 -0.343   28 -0.432   24 0.4606  1.433 -0.210 -0.654  0.000
BUFFALO        6 10  0 344 435 -0.215  7.294   26  0.505   26 -0.354   26 -0.295   25 0.4546  1.453 -0.045 -0.545  0.000
CLEVELAND      5 11  0 302 368 -0.104  7.711   27  0.445   28 -0.414   24 -0.225   28 0.4270  1.131 -0.410 -0.041  0.000
DETROIT        4 12  0 372 437  0.054  8.571   28  0.435   29 -0.422   22 -0.166   27 0.4449  1.522  0.186 -0.518  0.000
PHILADELPHIA   4 12  0 280 444  0.043  8.660   29  0.425   27 -0.401   30 -0.455   29 0.4152  1.207 -0.543 -0.367  0.000
OAKLAND        4 12  0 290 443 -0.217  7.587   30  0.268   30 -0.573   29 -0.434   30 0.3900  1.307 -0.390 -0.479  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
KANSAS CITY    2 14  0 211 425 -0.168  7.864   31  0.066   31 -0.760   32 -0.711   32 0.3601  0.943 -1.118 -0.304  0.000
JACKSONVILLE   2 14  0 255 444 -0.245  7.335   32  0.000   32 -0.832   31 -0.646   31 0.3848  1.130 -0.832 -0.461  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 DENVER 13 4 0 516 327 0.038 7.871 3 1.441 3 0.478 2 0.472 8 0.5632 1.403 0.649 0.294 0.000 SAN DIEGO 7 9 0 350 350 -0.162 7.165 22 0.633 22 -0.225 20 -0.146 26 0.4489 1.220 -0.218 -0.075 0.000 OAKLAND 4 12 0 290 443 -0.217 7.587 30 0.268 30 -0.573 29 -0.434 30 0.3900 1.307 -0.390 -0.479 0.000 KANSAS CITY 2 14 0 211 425 -0.168 7.864 31 0.066 31 -0.760 32 -0.711 32 0.3601 0.943 -1.118 -0.304 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 HOUSTON 13 5 0 463 385 -0.033 8.375 8 1.272 7 0.398 15 0.052 3 0.5795 1.288 0.071 0.033 0.000 INDIANAPOLIS 11 6 0 366 411 -0.240 7.304 13 1.014 13 0.123 23 -0.199 11 0.5392 1.291 -0.176 -0.221 0.000 TENNESSEE 6 10 0 330 471 -0.219 7.313 25 0.513 25 -0.343 28 -0.432 24 0.4606 1.433 -0.210 -0.654 0.000 JACKSONVILLE 2 14 0 255 444 -0.245 7.335 32 0.000 32 -0.832 31 -0.646 31 0.3848 1.130 -0.832 -0.461 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 BALTIMORE 14 6 0 522 432 0.137 10.584 4 1.408 4 0.470 5 0.362 7 0.5688 1.346 0.460 0.263 0.000 CINCINNATI 10 7 0 404 339 -0.071 7.797 14 0.981 14 0.092 10 0.179 15 0.5085 1.263 0.164 0.194 0.000 PITTSBURGH 8 8 0 336 314 -0.107 7.297 17 0.814 18 -0.077 17 -0.009 18 0.4788 1.097 -0.235 0.218 0.000 CLEVELAND 5 11 0 302 368 -0.104 7.711 27 0.445 28 -0.414 24 -0.225 28 0.4270 1.131 -0.410 -0.041 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 NEW ENGLAND 13 5 0 611 387 0.028 8.320 7 1.307 8 0.386 4 0.455 2 0.5817 1.673 1.043 -0.132 0.000 MIAMI 7 9 0 288 317 -0.144 7.391 21 0.654 21 -0.204 21 -0.160 17 0.4794 0.925 -0.588 0.267 0.000 NY JETS 6 10 0 281 375 -0.144 7.633 24 0.556 24 -0.301 27 -0.381 23 0.4624 1.093 -0.612 -0.149 0.000 BUFFALO 6 10 0 344 435 -0.215 7.294 26 0.505 26 -0.354 26 -0.295 25 0.4546 1.453 -0.045 -0.545 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 SAN FRANCISCO 13 5 1 501 362 0.251 10.643 2 1.489 2 0.527 3 0.455 1 0.5911 1.281 0.465 0.446 0.000 SEATTLE 12 6 0 464 289 0.218 9.874 5 1.352 5 0.416 1 0.604 4 0.5755 1.119 0.405 0.803 0.000 ST. LOUIS 7 8 1 299 348 0.163 9.100 16 0.963 16 0.079 16 0.008 14 0.5122 1.105 -0.208 0.224 0.000 ARIZONA 5 11 0 250 357 0.118 9.183 23 0.625 23 -0.228 25 -0.250 22 0.4652 0.942 -0.658 0.159 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 ATLANTA 14 4 0 473 355 0.056 8.931 1 1.490 1 0.543 7 0.321 6 0.5698 1.274 0.321 0.322 0.000 CAROLINA 7 9 0 357 363 0.081 8.490 18 0.812 17 -0.075 14 0.089 20 0.4718 1.232 0.033 0.145 0.000 NEW ORLEANS 7 9 0 461 454 0.088 8.444 19 0.787 19 -0.094 13 0.120 19 0.4737 1.675 0.711 -0.472 0.000 TAMPA BAY 7 9 0 389 394 0.018 8.180 20 0.751 20 -0.103 19 -0.096 21 0.4680 1.380 0.051 -0.242 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 GREEN BAY 12 6 0 488 391 0.177 9.701 6 1.325 6 0.407 6 0.340 5 0.5749 1.420 0.541 0.138 0.000 CHICAGO 10 6 0 375 277 0.086 8.145 9 1.135 9 0.254 8 0.221 9 0.5556 1.045 -0.067 0.510 0.000 MINNESOTA 10 7 0 389 372 0.132 9.208 10 1.105 10 0.244 11 0.159 10 0.5501 1.255 0.134 0.184 0.000 DETROIT 4 12 0 372 437 0.054 8.571 28 0.435 29 -0.422 22 -0.166 27 0.4449 1.522 0.186 -0.518 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 WASHINGTON 10 7 0 450 412 0.094 9.020 11 1.082 11 0.213 12 0.142 12 0.5271 1.489 0.445 -0.161 0.000 NY GIANTS 9 7 0 429 344 0.130 8.481 12 1.057 12 0.171 9 0.220 13 0.5222 1.355 0.330 0.110 0.000 DALLAS 8 8 0 376 400 0.120 8.797 15 0.968 15 0.084 18 -0.027 16 0.5017 1.382 0.122 -0.175 0.000 PHILADELPHIA 4 12 0 280 444 0.043 8.660 29 0.425 27 -0.401 30 -0.455 29 0.4152 1.207 -0.543 -0.367 0.000


DIVISION    W  L  T   PCT  RNK RATING
NFC WEST   37 30  2 0.551    1  0.309
NFC NORTH  36 31  0 0.537    2  0.241
NFC SOUTH  35 31  0 0.530    3  0.165
AFC NORTH  37 32  0 0.536    4  0.064
NFC EAST   31 34  0 0.477    5  0.004
AFC EAST   32 34  0 0.485    6 -0.161
AFC WEST   26 39  0 0.400    7 -0.358
AFC SOUTH  32 35  0 0.478    8 -0.475

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.175 points in main ratings (0.109 for semineutral)
     0.023 points in improved RPI (0.015 for semineutral)
Average of 6.20 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Tue Apr 30 20:02:37 2013
games through: Sun Feb  3 2013

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