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I Love the '00s: The Best, Worst, and Most Mediocre NFL Teams of the Decade

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Last year on my home blog, I came up with a (somewhat) empirical system for ranking the performance of all NFL teams over the last decade.. Here it is:

+1 for each regular season win
+5 for each Wild Card appearance
+10 for each Divisional Playoff appearance
+20 for each Conference Championship Game appearance
+30 for each Super Bowl appearance
+50 for each Super Bowl victory

(note: there is no "multiplier" effect. The Saints get 50 bonus points for winning XLIV, NOT 115 points for reaching each playoff milestone in 2009-2010)

Got it? Here's the list... Debate my results and methodology in the comments

  1. Patriots (327)
  2. Colts (260)
  3. Steelers (258)
  4. Eagles (228)
  5. Ravens (197)
  6. Giants (193)
  7. Saints (163)
  8. Packers (160)
  9. Buccaneers (149)
  10. Chargers (147)
  11. Titans (146)
  12. Seahawks (143)
  13. Vikings (139)
  14. Jets (139)
  15. Panthers (139)
  16. Bears (131)
  17. Broncos (126)
  18. Rams (124)
  19. Raiders (122)
  20. Cowboys (112)
  21. Falcons (110)
  22. Cardinals (102)
  23. Dolphins (99)
  24. Jaguars (91)
  25. Chiefs (85)
  26. Redskins (85)
  27. 49ers (83)
  28. Bengals (79)
  29. Bills (66)
  30. Browns (57)
  31. Texans (49)
  32. Lions (43)

Poll

Who was the "Team of the Decade?"

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    Colts
    (109 votes)
  • 81%
    Patriots
    (671 votes)
  • 5%
    Steelers
    (46 votes)
826 votes total Vote Now