1970 NFL Team Rankings

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Inside The Numbers

A statistical analysis of the NFL with rankings based on team performance. Unlike most computer rankings, this chart takes ALL the following factors into account to produce an accurate ranking of true team strengths and weaknesses:

  • winning percentage
  • overtime wins/losses
  • strength of schedule
  • offensive/defense performance

Year:1970                                                   Week:1 Thru Week:17

 # TEAM NAME   CONF   DIV   W  L T OW OL PW PL  RkPct RawPct SOVPct OpPct Psc Pal   AVM
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 1 Vikings     NFC   Centr 12  3 0  0  0  5  1  1.179 0.8000 0.4716 0.474 349 160  12.6
 2 Colts       AFC    East 14  2 1  0  0  4  2  1.121 0.8750 0.3864 0.405 381 264   6.9
 3 Lions       NFC   Centr 10  5 0  0  0  5  3  0.997 0.6667 0.5432 0.555 347 207   9.3
 4 Rams        NFC    West  9  4 1  0  0  3  3  0.965 0.6923 0.4163 0.469 325 202   8.8
 5 49ers       NFC    West 11  4 1  0  0  3  3  0.910 0.7333 0.4567 0.473 379 298   5.1
 6 Cowboys     NFC    East 12  5 0  0  0  4  5  0.892 0.7059 0.4531 0.529 334 247   5.1
 7 Cardinals   NFC    East  8  5 1  0  0  2  5  0.834 0.6154 0.3537 0.463 325 228   6.9
 8 Dolphins    AFC    East 10  5 0  0  0  2  2  0.798 0.6667 0.3412 0.387 311 249   4.1
 9 Raiders     AFC    West  9  5 2  0  0  2  6  0.765 0.6429 0.4495 0.535 338 334   0.3
10 Giants      NFC    East  9  5 0  0  0  3  2  0.764 0.6429 0.4093 0.421 301 270   2.2
11 Chiefs      AFC    West  7  5 2  0  0  2  5  0.731 0.5833 0.4255 0.516 272 244   2.0
12 Bengals     AFC   Centr  8  7 0  0  0  1  3  0.612 0.5333 0.3391 0.424 312 272   2.7
13 Chargers    AFC    West  5  6 3  0  0  1  6  0.599 0.4545 0.4079 0.504 282 278   0.3
14 Browns      AFC   Centr  7  7 0  0  0  2  5  0.579 0.5000 0.3841 0.484 286 265   1.5
15 Redskins    NFC    East  6  8 0  0  0  3  8  0.486 0.4286 0.4436 0.582 297 314  -1.2
16 Broncos     AFC    West  5  8 1  0  0  1  4  0.426 0.3846 0.3317 0.452 253 264  -0.8
17 Bears       NFC   Centr  6  8 0  0  0  1  6  0.424 0.4286 0.3367 0.532 256 261  -0.4
18 Falcons     NFC    West  4  8 2  0  0  1  6  0.377 0.3333 0.3495 0.512 206 261  -3.9
19 Packers     NFC   Centr  6  8 0  0  0  1  7  0.358 0.4286 0.4341 0.584 196 293  -6.9
20 Steelers    AFC   Centr  5  9 0  0  0  1  3  0.333 0.3571 0.3561 0.403 210 272  -4.4
21 Jets        AFC    East  4 10 0  0  0  2  6  0.291 0.2857 0.4445 0.533 255 286  -2.2
22 Eagles      NFC    East  3 10 1  0  0  2  6  0.232 0.2308 0.5556 0.562 241 332  -6.5
23 Oilers      AFC   Centr  3 10 1  0  0  1  7  0.152 0.2308 0.4250 0.557 217 352  -9.6
24 Bills       AFC    East  3 10 1  0  0  0  7  0.148 0.2308 0.2381 0.499 204 337  -9.5
25 Saints      NFC    West  2 11 1  0  0  2  8  0.080 0.1538 0.6548 0.590 172 347 -12.5
26 Patriots    AFC    East  2 12 0  0  0  1  8 -0.019 0.1429 0.4487 0.553 149 361 -15.1
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League Averages             7  7 1  0  0  2  5  0.578 0.4903 0.4175 0.500 277 277  -0.2

Table 1: Legend
CONF Conference DIV Division
W Total Wins L Total Losses
OW Over-time Wins OL Over-time Losses
PW Wins against teams with playoff potential (RawPct > .500) PL Losses against teams with playoff potential (RawPct > .500)
RkPct Statistical ranking percentage RawPct "Raw" Winning percentage
T Ties AVM Average victory margin
Psc Total points scored Pal Total points allowed
SOVPct Strength of Victory (average of winning percentages of teams defeated) OpPct
Opponents "Raw" winning percentage (Strength of Schedule)

 

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