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By Christopher Reina

Both Green Bay and Houston continue to roll through their opponents, but the loss of Matt Schaub must temper expectations that already seemed bolstered by a weak schedule.

With the remaining teams, the Trench Counter seems to be relatively fair with a few exceptions.

The Raiders and Titans have better records and reputations than the TC indicates, but looking week-by-week identifies games where they were blown out in this category.

The Eagles appear overrated by the TC, but it shows how narrow several of their losses have been.

The Trench Counter formula, which the below rankings are solely based upon, creates a completely objective examination. The formula accounts for yards per carry, yards per pass, first downs, turnovers and penalties. It attempts to identify which team controls the line of scrimmage, controls the trenches.

The true intention of this type of ranking system is to identify teams that may be over or underrated.

1. Houston Texans: 11.8
2. Green Bay Packers: 9.5
3. Baltimore Ravens: 6.9
4. San Francisco 49ers: 5.9
5. Detroit Lions: 5.6
6. Pittsburgh Steelers: 4.8
7. Dallas Cowboys: 3.3
8. New York Giants: 3.1
9. Atlanta Falcons: 3.1
10. New Orleans Saints: 2.7
11. New England Patriots: 2.6
12. Philadelphia Eagles: 2.0
13. Cincinnati Bengals: 1.1
14. Buffalo Bills: 0.9
15. Chicago Bears: 0.7
16. San Diego Chargers: 0.0
17. New York Jets: -0.2
18. Miami Dolphins: -0.9
19. Carolina Panthers: -1.4
20. Jacksonville Jaguars: -1.7
21. Denver Broncos: -1.9
22. Oakland Raiders: -2.4
23. Minnesota Vikings: -3.2
24. Tennessee Titans: -3.6
25. Washington Redskins: -3.8
26. Cleveland Browns: -3.8
27. Kansas City Chiefs: -4.4
28. Arizona Cardinals: -4.7
29. Seattle Seahawks: -6.3
30. St. Louis Rams: -7.5
31. Indianapolis Colts: -9.4
32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: -9.9