Tuesday, December 4, 2012

NFL Week 13 APR vs. ESPN

What this is

A comparison of APR's Week 13 power rankings with ESPN's rankings for the same week of games. This acts as a sanity check (both ways) to see what teams are over- or underrated.

Only teams with the widest differential are listed. The number in parentheses is the difference between APR's rank and ESPN's rank.

Teams ESPN likes more than APR:

On the bubble
ESPN and APR both hold the Falcons (+6) steady on their first 2-score win since late October.
ESPN and APR both move the Colts (+6) up one spot on their last-second win over the free-falling Lions.

Teams APR likes more than ESPN:

On the bubble
APR gives the Seahawks (+6) a 3-spot bump for their road win over the Bears. They might not be worth a #6 spot, but they'll be a dangerous team if they can win more often away from Seattle.