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Post-Week 6 Power Rankings

Posted on: October 21, 2009 7:29 pm
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These NFL Power Rankings are based on the same system that the PIAA (Pennsylvania Inter-Scholastic Athletic Association) uses to rank AAAA high school football teams for power rankings that establish their playoff rankings.  A team gets 4 points for a win, plus one point for every win that is accumulated by a team you have beaten.  Here are the rankings:

- Week 5's Biggest Risers: The Houston Texans (+6, after an impressive win at up-start Cincinnati in what was a very physical game), The Oakland Raiders (+5, after a surprising victory of the sleep-walking Philadelphia Eagles), and The Arizona Cardinals (+5, after a win at the Seattle, where the Seahawks are tough and had Matt Hasselbeck back).
- Week 5's Biggest Droppers: The Baltimore Ravens (-5, after a heart breaking 33-31 loss after they came back from an early, large deficit, only to be another victim of the Favre comeback), The Philadephia Eagles (-4), and The New York Jets (-4, after a surprising loss to the weak offense of the division rival Buffalo Bills).

Here are the rankings:

1. Denver Broncos: W @ Cincinnati (9 pts), W vs. Cleveland (5 pts), W @ Oakland (6 pts), W vs. Dallas (7 pts), W vs. New England (8 pts), W @ San Diego (6 pts) = 41 total points/6 Games = 6.83 Average Points

2. New Orleans Saints: W vs. Detroit (5 pts), W @ Philadelphia (7 pts), W @ Buffalo (6 pts), W vs. N.Y. Jets (7 pts), W vs. N.Y. Giants (9 pts) = 34 total points/5 Games = 6.8 Average Points

3. Indianapolis Colts: W vs. Jacksonville (7 pts), W @ Miami (6 pts), W @ Arizona (7 pts), W vs. Seattle (6 pts), W @ Tennessee (4 pts) = 30 total points/5 Games = 6.0 Average Points

4. Minnesota Vikings: W @ Cleveland (5 pts), W @ Detroit (5 pts), W vs. San Francisco (7 pts), W vs. Green Bay (7 pts), W @ St. Louis (4 pts), W vs. Baltimore (7 pts) = 35 total points/6 Games = 5.83 Average Points

5. Atlanta Falcons: W vs. Miami (6 pts), W vs. Carolina (6 pts), L @ New England (0 pts), W @ San Francisco (7 pts), W vs. Chicago (7 pts) = 26 total points/5 Games = 5.2 Average Points

6. New York Giants: W vs. Washington (6 pts), W @ Dallas (7 pts), W @ Tampa Bay (4 pts), W @ Kansas City (5 pts), W vs. Oakland (6 pts), L vs. New Orleans (0 pts) = 28 total points/6 Games = 4.67 Average Points

7. Cincinnati Bengals: L vs. Denver (0 pts), W @ Green Bay (7 pts), W @ Pittsburgh (8 pts), W @ Cleveland (5 pts), W @ Baltimore (7 pts), L vs. Houston (0 pts) = 27 total points/6 Games = 4.5 Average Points

8. New England Patriots: W vs. Buffalo (6 pts), L @ N.Y. Jets (0 pts), W vs. Atlanta (8 pts), W vs. Baltimore (7 pts), L @ Denver (0 pts), W vs. Tennessee (4 pts) = 25 total points/6 Games = 4.17 Average Points

9. Chicago Bears: L @ Green Bay (0 pts), W vs. Pittsburgh (8 pts), W @ Seattle (6 pts), W vs. Detroit (5 pts), L @ Atlanta (0 pts) = 19 total points/5 games = 3.8 Average Points

10. Arizona Cardinals: L vs. San Francisco (0 pts), W @ Jacksonville (7 pts), L vs. Indianapolis (0 pts), W vs. Houston (6 pts), W @ Seattle (6 pts) = 19 total points/5 Games = 3.8 Average Points

11. Pittsburgh Steelers: W vs. Tennessee (4 pts), L @ Chicago (0 pts), L @ Cincinnati (0 pts), W vs. San Diego (6 pts), W @ Detroit (5 pts), W vs. Cleveland (5 pts) = 21 total points/6 Games = 3.5 Average Points

12. San Francisco 49ers: W @ Arizona (7 pts), W vs. Seattle (6 pts), L @ Minnesota (0 pts), W vs. St. Louis (4 pts), L vs. Atlanta (0 pts) = 17 total points/5 Games = 3.4 Average Points

13. Green Bay Packers: W vs. Chicago (7 pts), L vs. Cincinnati (0 pts), W @ St. Louis (4 pts), L vs. Minnesota (0 pts), W vs. Detroit (5 pts) = 16 total points/5 Games = 3.2 Average Points

14. New York Jets: W @ Houston (6 pts), W vs. New England (8 pts), W vs. Tennessee (4 pts), L @ New Orleans (0 pts), L @ Miami (0 pts), L vs. Buffalo (0 pts) = 18 total points/6 Games = 3.0 Average Points

15. Philadelphia Eagles: W @ Carolina (6 pts), L vs. New Orleans (0 pts), W vs. Kansas City (5 pts), W vs. Tampa Bay (4 pts), L @ Oakland (0 pts) = 15 total points/5 Games = 3.0 Average Points

16. Houston Texans: L vs. N.Y. Jets (0 pts), W @ Tennessee (4 pts), L vs. Jacksonville (0 pts), W vs. Oakland (6 pts), L @ Arizona (0 pts), W @ Cincinnati (8 pts) = 18 total points/6 Games = 3.0 Average Points

17. Dallas Cowboys: W @ Tampa Bay (4 pts), L vs. N.Y. Giants (0 pts), W vs. Carolina (6 pts), L @ Denver (0 pts), W @ Kansas City (5 pts) = 15 total points/5 Games = 3.0 Average Points

18. Baltimore Ravens: W vs. Kansas City (5 pts), W @ San Diego (6 pts), W vs. Cleveland (5 pts), L @ New England (0 pts), L vs. Cincinnati (0 pts), L @ Minnesota (0 pts) = 16 total points/6 Games = 2.67 Average Points

19. Miami Dolphins: L @ Atlanta (0 pts), L vs. Indianapolis (0 pts), L @ San Diego (0 pts), W vs. Buffalo (6 pts), W vs. N.Y. Jets (7 pts) = 13 total points/5 Games = 2.6 Average Points

20. San Diego Chargers: W @ Oakland (6 pts), L vs. Baltimore (0 pts), W vs. Miami (6 pts), L @ Pittsburgh, L vs. Denver (0 pts) = 12 total points/5 Games = 2.4 Average Points

21. Jacksonville Jaguars: L @ Indianapolis, L vs. Arizona, W @ Houston (6 pts), W vs. Tennessee (4 pts), L @ Seattle, W vs. St. Louis (4 pts) = 14 total points/6 Games = 2.33 Average Points

22. Carolina Panthers: L vs. Philadelphia (0 pts), L @ Atlanta (0 pts), L @ Dallas (0 pts), W vs. Washington (6 pts), W @ Tampa Bay (4 pts) = 10 total points/5 Games = 2.0 Average Points

23. Oakland Raiders: L vs. San Diego (0 pts), W @ Kansas City (5 pts), L vs. Denver (0 pts), L @ Houston (0 pts), L @ N.Y. Giants (0 pts), W vs. Philadelphia (7 pts) = 12 total points/6 Games = 2.0 Average Points

24. Seattle Seahawks: W vs. St. Louis (4 pts), L @ San Francisco (0 pts), L vs. Chicago (0 pts), L @ Indianapolis (0 pts), W vs. Jacksonville (7 pts), L vs. Arizona (0 pts) = 11 total points/6 Games = 1.83 Average Points

25. Buffalo Bills: L @ New England (0 pts), W vs. Tampa Bay (4 pts), L vs. New Orleans (0 pts), L @ Miami (0 pts), L vs. Cleveland (0 pts), W @ N.Y. Jets (7 pts) = 11 total points/6 Games = 1.83 Average Points

26. Washington Redskins: L @ N.Y. Giants (0 pts), W vs. St. Louis (4 pts), L @ Detroit (0 pts), W vs. Tampa Bay (4 pts), L @ Carolina (0 pts), L vs. Kansas City (0 pts) = 8 total points/6 Games = 1.33 Average Points

27. Detroit Lions: L @ New Orleans (0 pts), L vs. Minnesota (0 pts), W vs. Washington (6 pts), L @ Chicago (0 pts), L vs. Pittsburgh, L @ Green Bay (0 pts) = 6 total points/6 Games = 1.0 Average Point

28. Cleveland Browns: L vs. Minnesota (0 pts), L @ Denver (0 pts), L @ Baltimore (0 pts), L @ Cincinnati (0 pts), W @ Buffalo (6 pts), L @ Pittsburgh (0 pts) = 6 total points/6 Games = 1.0 Average Point

29. Kansas City Chiefs: L @ Baltimore (0 pts), L vs. Oakland (0 pts), L @ Philadelphia (0 pts), L vs. NY Giants (0 pts), L vs. Dallas, W @ Washington (6 pts) = 6 total points/6 Games = 1.0 Average Point

30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: L vs. Dallas (0 pts), L @ Buffalo (0 pts), L vs. NY Giants (0 pts), L @ Washington (0 pts), L @ Philadelphia, L vs. Carolina = 0 total points/6 games = 0 Average Points

31. St. Louis Rams: L @ Seattle (0 pts), L @ Washington (0 pts), L vs. Green Bay (0 pts), L @ San Francisco (0 pts), L vs. Minnesota (0 pts), L @ Jacksonville (0 pts) = 0 total points/5 Games = 0 Average Points

32. Tennessee Titans: L @ Pittsburgh (0 pts), L vs. Houston (0 pts), L @ N.Y. Jets (0 pts), L @ Jacksonville (0 pts), L vs. Indianapolis (0 pts), L @ New England (0 pts) = 0 total points/6 Games = 0 Average Points


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