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   15  4  0 576 375  0.237 10.529    1  1.455    1  0.609    1  0.568    1 0.6149  1.480  0.864  0.271  0.000
SEAHAWKS   14  5  0 477 321  0.133  9.945    2  1.286    2  0.455    2  0.461    2 0.5953  1.095  0.238  0.683  0.000
PACKERS    13  5  0 534 397  0.117  9.286    3  1.225    3  0.415    3  0.336    4 0.5765  1.519  0.690 -0.018  0.000
BRONCOS    12  5  0 495 378  0.169  9.186    4  1.214    4  0.406    4  0.271    3 0.5906  1.544  0.663 -0.120  0.000
COLTS      13  6  0 515 437  0.069  9.532    5  1.135    5  0.340    9  0.156    7 0.5595  1.418  0.362 -0.049  0.000
COWBOYS    13  5  0 512 398 -0.045  8.350    6  1.109    6  0.308    5  0.236    5 0.5613  1.463  0.507 -0.035  0.000
CARDINALS  11  6  0 326 326  0.058  8.877    7  1.058    7  0.266   19 -0.025    6 0.5609  1.006 -0.354  0.303  0.000
LIONS      11  6  0 341 306  0.016  8.479    8  1.029    8  0.239   13  0.057    8 0.5445  0.936 -0.351  0.465  0.000
CHARGERS    9  7  0 348 348  0.129  8.770    9  0.961    9  0.177   18 -0.015    9 0.5375  1.252 -0.038  0.008  0.000
BENGALS    10  6  1 375 370 -0.006  8.466   10  0.960   10  0.173   16 -0.006   13 0.5308  1.191 -0.109  0.096  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
EAGLES     10  6  0 474 400 -0.014  7.622   11  0.954   11  0.166   10  0.118   12 0.5330  1.625  0.636 -0.400  0.000
BILLS       9  7  0 343 289  0.140  8.613   12  0.948   12  0.163    7  0.221   11 0.5342  1.037 -0.071  0.513  0.000
RAVENS     11  7  0 470 354 -0.005  8.504   13  0.935   14  0.148    6  0.229   14 0.5267  1.271  0.232  0.227  0.000
STEELERS   11  6  0 453 398 -0.102  7.762   14  0.894   13  0.151   12  0.062   15 0.5233  1.535  0.440 -0.315  0.000
CHIEFS      9  7  0 353 281  0.116  8.396   15  0.870   15  0.126    8  0.182   10 0.5361  1.065 -0.076  0.441  0.000
DOLPHINS    8  8  0 388 373  0.128  8.660   16  0.783   16  0.057   14  0.038   16 0.5135  1.414  0.239 -0.162  0.000
49ERS       8  8  0 306 340  0.030  8.355   17  0.738   17  0.014   22 -0.108   17 0.5131  1.073 -0.357  0.141  0.000
TEXANS      9  7  0 372 307 -0.138  6.976   18  0.727   18  0.001   11  0.069   18 0.4951  1.153 -0.081  0.219  0.000
PANTHERS    8  9  1 383 421 -0.043  8.853   19  0.647   19 -0.073   17 -0.015   19 0.4837  1.256 -0.032  0.002  0.000
VIKINGS     7  9  0 325 343 -0.057  7.834   20  0.587   20 -0.134   21 -0.084   21 0.4698  1.098 -0.302  0.134  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  0 401 424 -0.127  7.335   21  0.553   21 -0.172   24 -0.159   22 0.4609  1.520  0.197 -0.516  0.000
BROWNS      7  9  0 299 337 -0.145  7.367   22  0.546   22 -0.179   26 -0.227   23 0.4588  1.063 -0.488  0.035  0.000
RAMS        6 10  0 324 354  0.019  8.244   23  0.538   23 -0.185   15  0.002   20 0.4717  1.214 -0.070  0.074  0.000
GIANTS      6 10  0 380 400 -0.081  7.667   24  0.475   24 -0.252   20 -0.077   24 0.4545  1.413  0.121 -0.275  0.000
FALCONS     6 10  0 381 417 -0.149  7.304   25  0.433   25 -0.283   25 -0.194   26 0.4391  1.467  0.083 -0.471  0.000
BEARS       5 11  0 319 442 -0.005  8.357   26  0.427   26 -0.291   27 -0.274   25 0.4435  1.368 -0.139 -0.410  0.000
JETS        4 12  0 283 401  0.078  8.987   27  0.367   27 -0.344   23 -0.154   27 0.4378  1.145 -0.314  0.007  0.000
RAIDERS     3 13  0 253 452  0.114  9.314   28  0.280   28 -0.414   29 -0.363   28 0.4283  1.257 -0.380 -0.346  0.000
REDSKINS    4 12  0 301 438 -0.136  7.902   29  0.254   29 -0.442   31 -0.423   29 0.4087  1.300 -0.383 -0.464  0.000
JAGUARS     3 13  0 249 412 -0.139  7.879   30  0.127   30 -0.564   30 -0.364   30 0.3887  1.060 -0.628 -0.100  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
TITANS      2 14  0 254 438 -0.168  7.804   31  0.024   31 -0.663   32 -0.527   31 0.3659  1.177 -0.647 -0.406  0.000
BUCCANEERS  2 14  0 277 410 -0.173  7.286   32  0.000   32 -0.686   28 -0.342   32 0.3574  1.121 -0.533 -0.152  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 BRONCOS 12 5 0 495 378 0.169 9.186 4 1.214 4 0.406 4 0.271 3 0.5906 1.544 0.663 -0.120 0.000 CHARGERS 9 7 0 348 348 0.129 8.770 9 0.961 9 0.177 18 -0.015 9 0.5375 1.252 -0.038 0.008 0.000 CHIEFS 9 7 0 353 281 0.116 8.396 15 0.870 15 0.126 8 0.182 10 0.5361 1.065 -0.076 0.441 0.000 RAIDERS 3 13 0 253 452 0.114 9.314 28 0.280 28 -0.414 29 -0.363 28 0.4283 1.257 -0.380 -0.346 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 COLTS 13 6 0 515 437 0.069 9.532 5 1.135 5 0.340 9 0.156 7 0.5595 1.418 0.362 -0.049 0.000 TEXANS 9 7 0 372 307 -0.138 6.976 18 0.727 18 0.001 11 0.069 18 0.4951 1.153 -0.081 0.219 0.000 JAGUARS 3 13 0 249 412 -0.139 7.879 30 0.127 30 -0.564 30 -0.364 30 0.3887 1.060 -0.628 -0.100 0.000 TITANS 2 14 0 254 438 -0.168 7.804 31 0.024 31 -0.663 32 -0.527 31 0.3659 1.177 -0.647 -0.406 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 BENGALS 10 6 1 375 370 -0.006 8.466 10 0.960 10 0.173 16 -0.006 13 0.5308 1.191 -0.109 0.096 0.000 RAVENS 11 7 0 470 354 -0.005 8.504 13 0.935 14 0.148 6 0.229 14 0.5267 1.271 0.232 0.227 0.000 STEELERS 11 6 0 453 398 -0.102 7.762 14 0.894 13 0.151 12 0.062 15 0.5233 1.535 0.440 -0.315 0.000 BROWNS 7 9 0 299 337 -0.145 7.367 22 0.546 22 -0.179 26 -0.227 23 0.4588 1.063 -0.488 0.035 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 15 4 0 576 375 0.237 10.529 1 1.455 1 0.609 1 0.568 1 0.6149 1.480 0.864 0.271 0.000 BILLS 9 7 0 343 289 0.140 8.613 12 0.948 12 0.163 7 0.221 11 0.5342 1.037 -0.071 0.513 0.000 DOLPHINS 8 8 0 388 373 0.128 8.660 16 0.783 16 0.057 14 0.038 16 0.5135 1.414 0.239 -0.162 0.000 JETS 4 12 0 283 401 0.078 8.987 27 0.367 27 -0.344 23 -0.154 27 0.4378 1.145 -0.314 0.007 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 14 5 0 477 321 0.133 9.945 2 1.286 2 0.455 2 0.461 2 0.5953 1.095 0.238 0.683 0.000 CARDINALS 11 6 0 326 326 0.058 8.877 7 1.058 7 0.266 19 -0.025 6 0.5609 1.006 -0.354 0.303 0.000 49ERS 8 8 0 306 340 0.030 8.355 17 0.738 17 0.014 22 -0.108 17 0.5131 1.073 -0.357 0.141 0.000 RAMS 6 10 0 324 354 0.019 8.244 23 0.538 23 -0.185 15 0.002 20 0.4717 1.214 -0.070 0.074 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 8 9 1 383 421 -0.043 8.853 19 0.647 19 -0.073 17 -0.015 19 0.4837 1.256 -0.032 0.002 0.000 SAINTS 7 9 0 401 424 -0.127 7.335 21 0.553 21 -0.172 24 -0.159 22 0.4609 1.520 0.197 -0.516 0.000 FALCONS 6 10 0 381 417 -0.149 7.304 25 0.433 25 -0.283 25 -0.194 26 0.4391 1.467 0.083 -0.471 0.000 BUCCANEERS 2 14 0 277 410 -0.173 7.286 32 0.000 32 -0.686 28 -0.342 32 0.3574 1.121 -0.533 -0.152 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 13 5 0 534 397 0.117 9.286 3 1.225 3 0.415 3 0.336 4 0.5765 1.519 0.690 -0.018 0.000 LIONS 11 6 0 341 306 0.016 8.479 8 1.029 8 0.239 13 0.057 8 0.5445 0.936 -0.351 0.465 0.000 VIKINGS 7 9 0 325 343 -0.057 7.834 20 0.587 20 -0.134 21 -0.084 21 0.4698 1.098 -0.302 0.134 0.000 BEARS 5 11 0 319 442 -0.005 8.357 26 0.427 26 -0.291 27 -0.274 25 0.4435 1.368 -0.139 -0.410 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 5 0 512 398 -0.045 8.350 6 1.109 6 0.308 5 0.236 5 0.5613 1.463 0.507 -0.035 0.000 EAGLES 10 6 0 474 400 -0.014 7.622 11 0.954 11 0.166 10 0.118 12 0.5330 1.625 0.636 -0.400 0.000 GIANTS 6 10 0 380 400 -0.081 7.667 24 0.475 24 -0.252 20 -0.077 24 0.4545 1.413 0.121 -0.275 0.000 REDSKINS 4 12 0 301 438 -0.136 7.902 29 0.254 29 -0.442 31 -0.423 29 0.4087 1.300 -0.383 -0.464 0.000


DIVISION    W  L  T   PCT  RNK RATING
AFC EAST   36 31  0 0.537    1  0.266
NFC WEST   39 29  0 0.574    2  0.136
AFC WEST   33 32  0 0.508    3  0.113
AFC NORTH  39 28  1 0.581    4  0.042
NFC NORTH  36 31  0 0.537    5  0.025
NFC EAST   33 33  0 0.500    6 -0.065
AFC SOUTH  27 40  0 0.403    7 -0.302
NFC SOUTH  23 42  1 0.356    8 -0.346

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.176 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: Mon May 25 12:58:00 2015
games through: Sun Feb  1 2015

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