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Post#1 » by RealGM Articles » Wed Nov 1, 2023 5:45 pm

Our NFL Team Rankings are based entirely on the The Trench Counter, which is an objective formula measuring average yards per pass and run on both offense and defense, along with first downs registered and given up, turnovers for and against, and total penalty yards. 

Over time, The Trench Counter rankings begin to closely resemble the standings but goes even further to determine which teams are truly the best when on the line of scrimmage. 

The chief aim of the Trench Counter is to take the subjective out of the equation and even the somewhat fluky nature of teams actually scoring points, which is of course the whole point on a game-by-game basis.

1San Francisco 49ers:8.8
2Baltimore Ravens:6.4
3Miami Dolphins:6.4
4Philadelphia Eagles:5.3
5Jacksonville Jaguars:5.1
6Dallas Cowboys:4.6
7Detroit Lions:3.0
8Minnesota Vikings:2.9
9Kansas City Chiefs:2.6
10Buffalo Bills:2.6
11Seattle Seahawks:2.1
12Houston Texans:1.3
13Atlanta Falcons:1.2
14Cleveland Browns:1.1
15New Orleans Saints:1.1
16Los Angeles Rams:0.4
17Los Angeles Chargers:-0.8
18Tampa Bay Buccaneers:-0.8
19Indianapolis Colts:-1.3
20New York Jets:-1.6
21Washington Commanders:-2.0
22Tennessee Titans:-2.3
23Pittsburgh Steelers:-2.8
24Green Bay Packers:-3.1
25Chicago Bears:-4.1
26Denver Broncos:-4.1
27Arizona Cardinals:-4.4
28Cincinnati Bengals:-4.4
29New England Patriots:-4.9
30Carolina Panthers:-5.7
31Las Vegas Raiders: -6.0
32New York Giants:-8.3

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