NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 5 (Standings Method)

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This list includes each team’s record as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the standings method and movement from last week’s rankings. 

RPI using the standings method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s winning percentage, 50% of the winning percentage of the opponents of each team, and 25% of the winning percentage of the opponents of the opponents of each team.

NOTE: These RPI numbers are rounded to the thousandths place. In the case of a tie (to the billionths place), the team with the higher winning percentage gets the tiebreaker.

  1. i-21 Minnesota Vikings (5-0, .615), +2
  2. i-17 Philadelphia Eagles (3-1, .606), -1
  3. i-20 Green Bay Packers (3-1, .596), +3
  4. i-19 Dallas Cowboys (4-1, .586)
  5. i-14 Denver Broncos (4-1, .560), -3
  6. i-15 Oakland Raiders (4-1, .560), +2
  7. i-27 Atlanta Falcons (4-1, .555), +4
  8. i-4 Pittsburgh Steelers (4-1, .552), -1
  9. i-16 Washington Redskins (3-2, .549), +5
  10. i-2 New England Patriots (4-1, .541), -1
  11. i-28 Seattle Seahawks (3-1, .537), +4
  12. i-10 Houston Texans (3-2, .526)
  13. i-6 Baltimore Ravens (3-2, .520), -8
  14. i-18 New York Giants (2-3, .519), -4
  15. i-22 Detroit Lions (2-3, .510), +4
  16. i-13 Kansas City Chiefs (2-2, .497), +1
  17. i-1 Buffalo Bills (3-2, .495), +1
  18. i-7 Cincinnati Bengals (2-3, .490), -5
  19. i-29 Los Angeles Rams (3-2, .487), -3
  20. i-8 Indianapolis Colts (2-3, .482), +3
  21. i-31 Arizona Cardinals (2-3, .472), +3
  22. i-26 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3, .467), +3
  23. i-23 Chicago Bears (1-4, .463), -3
  24. i-11 Tennessee Titans (2-3, .458), +7
  25. i-9 Jacksonville Jaguars (1-3, .456), -3
  26. i-25 Carolina Panthers (1-4, .446), -5
  27. i-24 New Orleans Saints (1-3, .430), -1
  28. i-12 San Diego Chargers (1-4, .417), -1
  29. i-30 San Francisco 49ers (1-4, .417)
  30. i New York Jets (1-4, .413), -2
  31. i-3 Miami Dolphins (1-4, .403), -1
  32. i-5 Cleveland Browns (0-5, .390)

 

Biggest Movers:

Up: i-11 Tennessee Titans (+7)
Down: i-6 Baltimore Ravens (-8) 

 

Asher Fair

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