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PFW NFL Power Rankings Week 10

Posted Nov 6, 2013

Patriots Football Weekly's Andy Hart offers his PFW NFL Power Rankings heading into week 10 based off of the Wilson-Hart power index.


Patriots Football Weekly has created a weekly Power Ranking based on the proprietary Wilson-Hart Power Index. The system uses the most important statistics in the game — those most closely associated to winning and losing — to rank all 32 NFL teams based on their performance to date this season.

The weekly consistency continues once again at the top of the Wilson-Hart Power Index as the Seahawks, Saints and Chiefs maintain a stronghold on the top three spots despite all three playing suspect football this past weekend.

As for the Patriots, New England's impressive win over the Steelers pushed Bill Belichick’s team up three spots to No. 6 overall. It will be interesting to see if New England can maintain that momentum after this week’s bye.

As we get into the heart of the season there is more limited movement in the Index given the increased sample size of what teams have been doing for two-plus months. As such, the Eagles and Browns were tied as the biggest risers of the week moving up just four slots to No. 15 and No. 19, respectively. The greatest fall occurred in Oakland where the Raiders were beat down by Philadelphia and subsequently dropped down 11 spots in the Index to No. 28.

The basement of the rankings continues to be home of the Jaguars, with a seemingly solid lock on No. 32 overall. Not far ahead of Jacksonville, though, it's interesting not only that the Giants are No. 31 but also that New York’s other team, the Jets, moved up just one slot to No. 27 as Rex Ryan continues to piece together dubious wins.

THIS WEEK'S RANK LAST WEEK'S RANK MOVEMENT TEAM CURRENT RECORD WILSON-HART POWER INDEX
1 1 same Seattle Seahawks 8-1-0 4.833
2 2 same New Orleans Saints 6-2-0 5.333
3 3 same Kansas City Chiefs 9-0-0 6.667
4 6 up 2 Carolina Panthers 5-3-0 7.167
4 4 same San Francisco 49ers 6-2-0 7.167
6 9 up 3 New England Patriots  7-2-0 7.500
7 5 down 2 Indianapolis Colts 6-2-0 8.667
8 8 same Denver Broncos 7-1-0 9.500
9 10 up 1 Dallas Cowboys 5-4-0 9.667
10 11 up 1 Detroit Lions 5-3-0 11.500
11 13 up 2 Chicago Bears 5-3-0 12.000
12 7 down 5 Cincinnati Bengals 6-3-0 12.167
13 12 down 1 Green Bay Packers 5-3-0 12.500
14 14 same Tennessee Titans 4-4-0 13.667
15 19 up 4 Philadelphia Eagles 4-5-0 14.500
16 17 up 1 Miami Dolphins 4-4-0 15.500
17 16 down 1 Arizona Cardinals 4-4-0 16.333
17 15 down 2 San Diego Chargers 4-4-0 16.333
19 23 up 4 Cleveland Browns 4-5-0 18.000
20 20 same Baltimore Ravens 3-5-0 20.333
21 24 up 3 St. Louis Rams 3-6-0 20.500
22 21 down 1 Buffalo Bills 3-6-0 21.667
23 26 up 3 Washington Redskins 3-5-0 22.000
24 25 up 1 Atlanta Falcons 2-6-0 23.000
24 22 down 2 Pittsburgh Steelers 2-6-0 23.000
24 27 up 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0-8-0 23.000
27 28 up 1 New York Jets  5-4-0 23.667
28 17 down 11 Oakland Raiders 3-5-0 24.333
29 30 up 1 Houston Texans 2-6-0 24.833
30 29 down 1 Minnesota Vikings 1-7-0 25.333
31 31 same New York Giants 2-6-0 26.667
32 32 same Jacksonville Jaguars 0-8-0 30.833

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