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Posted on: October 4, 2009 1:10 am
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My Mathematically Correct Power Rankings

These are a list of power rankings I came up with that have absolutely no opinion involved. Instead, I used a mathematical equation to determine them. Here's how it works...

Offensive points + total yards + passing yards + rushing yards + points allowed + rushing yards allowed + passing yards allowed + total yards allowed. Divide this total by 8. I would then look at their records and give that a rank as well. Teams that are 3-0 received a rank of 1, 2-1 a rank of 2, 1-2 a rank of 3, and 0-3 a rank of 4. I took the sum of the first equation and added the win/loss rank to their total. The team with the lowest score is the "best" team.

For example, the Ravens are the number one ranked team. Here is their equation:

Baltimore: 2+2+5+5+11+7+17+1 = 50 / 8 = 6.25 + 1 = 7.25

The Ravens are ranked 2nd in the league in offensive points, 2nd in overall yards, 5th in passing yards, 5th in rushing yards, etc.

Here's how the they all turned out:

1. Baltimore: 7.25



2. Denver: 7.625



3. New York Giants: 8.25



4. New Orleans: 8.75



5. New England: 10.875



6. Indianapolis: 11.75



7. Philadelphia: 11.75



8. New York Jets: 12.125



9. Minnesota: 12.375



10. Dallas: 15.75



11. Pittsburgh: 16.5



12. Seattle: 16.5



13. San Diego: 16.625



14. Chicago: 18



15. San Francisco: 18.625



16. Cincinnati: 18.75



17. Green Bay: 19.125



18. Washington: 19.25



19. Tennessee: 20



20. Arizona: 21.875



21. Atlanta: 22.125



22. Jacksonville: 22.125



23. Miami: 22.25



24. Buffalo: 23



25. Houston: 25



26. Detroit: 26.5



27. Oakland: 27.125



28. Carolina: 27.25



29. Kansas City: 27.875



30. Tampa Bay: 30



31. St. Louis: 30.125



32. Cleveland: 32.875

 
 
 
 
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