Comparing 2008 Rankings to 2007

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I was curious how this year’s team’s compared to last year’s. The Hawks had the second-worst dropoff of any team in the NFL, next to the Pats. Here’s a table with the numbers, sorted by this year’s team strength in descending order:

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Rank
Team
2008 Team Strength
Change From 2007 Team Strength
1
Baltimore
10.5
17.79
2
Pittsburgh
9.9
-0.11
3
Tennessee
9.8
9.1
4
NY Giants
9.3
7.9
5
Philadelphia
9
5.81
6
San Diego
7.4
-0.8
7
Carolina
7.1
12.79
8
New England
6.4
-14.86
9
New Orleans
5.1
7.09
10
Atlanta
4.6
15.25
11
Indianapolis
4.6
-8.79
12
Minnesota
4.1
-1.33
13
NY Jets
3.7
10.15
14
Green Bay
2.9
-7.31
15
Miami
2.5
15.44
16
Tampa Bay
2.2
-3.51
17
Chicago
1.5
4.41
18
Dallas
0.6
-9.36
19
Arizona
0.1
-0.23
20
Buffalo
-0.6
6.69
21
Washington
-1.1
-3.58
22
Houston
-1.4
-0.82
23
San Francisco
-1.8
8.82
24
Jacksonville
-5.2
-13.11
25
Denver
-5.5
0
26
Seattle
-7.8
-14.49
27
Oakland
-9.1
-0.06
28
Cleveland
-10.3
-11.7
29
Kansas City
-10.6
-1.97
30
Cincinnati
-11.8
-11.11
31
St. Louis
-17.5
-5.04
32
Detroit
-19.1
-12.49

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