Yet Another NFL Power Poll, But This One Really Counts

Posted: 12th November 2009 by Todd McGee in NFL
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It seems like there are more Power Polls around than there are NFL teams. Every site has oneùESPN, CBS Sportsline, Sports Illustrated. The list goes on and on. The polls usually feature the subjective rankings of one or more members of the site's staff and tend to fluctuate wildly because they are almost always greatly influenced by the flavor of the week (the Jets were as high as No. 3 in some of the early polls, but now tread near the middle of the pack). I have devised a formula that attempts to look at the team's relative strengths and weaknesses based on two sets of statisticsùtheir adjusted win-loss percentage and their average offensive and defensive output in relation to their opponents. Aáteam's adjusted win-loss percentage attempts to identify the caliber of opponents that tea ...

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