Sports analytics from Laura Albert's team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering


These are Badger Bracketology’s end of the regular season National Football League rankings. Baltimore finished the regular season as the top ranked team. Washington is the lowest ranked team. Teams that made the playoffs are in boldface, and teams with a first round bye have an asterisk. Green Bay (6th) is the lowest ranked team to have received a bye. New Orleans (3rd) is the highest rank team to not get a bye.  Philadelphia (14th) is the lowest ranked team to make the playoff. the LA Rams (10th) is the highest ranked team to miss out on the playoffs.

1 Baltimore *
2 San Francisco *
3 New Orleans
4 Kansas City *
5 New England
6 Green Bay *
7 Seattle
8 Minnesota
9 Houston
10 LA Rams
11 Tennessee
12 Buffalo
13 Dallas
14 Philadelphia
15 Atlanta
16 Pittsburgh
17 Tampa Bay
18 Chicago
19 Indianapolis
20 Denver
21 Cleveland
22 LA Chargers
23 NY Jets
24 Oakland
25 Arizona
26 Jacksonville
27 Carolina
28 Detroit
29 NY Giants
30 Miami
31 Cincinnati
32 Washington