PFF 2021 NFL Power Rankings: Where do the Eagles rank?

Posted on June 25, 2021 - Last Updated on June 26, 2021

Last month Pro Football Focus released their NFL Power Rankings for the 2021-2022 season.

Out of all 32 teams in the league, the Philadelphia Eagles rank at No. 30. They rank ahead of the Houston Texans and Detroit Lions, coming in last among teams in the NFC East.

2021 PFF NFL Power Rankings

  1. Kansas City Chiefs
  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  3. Buffalo Bills
  4. Green Bay Packers
  5. Baltimore Ravens
  6. Los Angeles Rams
  7. New Orleans Saints
  8. Cleveland Browns
  9. San Francisco 49ers
  10. Seattle Seahawks
  11. Indianapolis Colts
  12. Pittsburgh Steelers
  13. Tennessee Titans
  14. Miami Dolphins
  15. New England Patriots
  16. Arizona Cardinals
  17. Atlanta Falcons
  18. Dallas Cowboys
  19. Chicago Bears
  20. Las Vegas Raiders
  21. Denver Broncos
  22. Washington Football Team
  23. Minnesota Vikings
  24. Los Angeles Chargers
  25. Carolina Panthers
  26. New York Giants
  27. Cincinnati Bengals
  28. New York Jets
  29. Jacksonville Jaguars
  30. Philadelphia Eagles
  31. Houston Texans
  32. Detroit Lions


Since the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory in 2018, the team’s power rankings have seen extremes.

Coming off the biggest win in franchise history, the Birds were ranked No. 8, followed by No. 4 in 2019. PFF not only ranked Philadelphia as one of the best teams in the league, but they graded veteran Fletcher Cox as an elite player with a score of 92.7. The Eagles won the NFC East Championship later that season.

But the team fell rather quickly despite leading the division. In the ensuing season, the Eagles were graded No. 29. This time, PFF graded Brandon Graham as Philly’s top player with a score of 81.5.

In 2020 Graham played in all 16 games with a combined 46 tackles and eight sacks. He was also named to his first Pro Bowl. Graham leads again for the 2021 season, with an equivalent grade of 81.5. however, the team falls another spot to No. 30.

Their Super Bowl win probability — a 0.3%. Sad for a team who just took the victory three short years ago.


This all comes a year after one of Philadelphia’s worst performances in franchise history. The team finished the season with a 4-11-1 record, parting ways with their head coach, quarterback, and a several veteran players.

The rank given by PFF is based on ELO Ratings. These ratings are constructed on weekly player grades, adjusted based on coach, quarterback, and the market for each season. The Eagles will enter the 2021 season with uncertainties in all three categories. The team also lacks player statistics from last year, given the number of injuries the Eagles succumbed to.

Essentially, no one knows what kind of team Philadelphia will enter the season as.

Following many offseason improvements, fans can only hope the Eagles show up this year. After all, everyone loves an underdog.

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Alicia was born and raised in Philadelphia, becoming an avid Eagles fan as a child. She graduated from Penn State University and now works in the medical field. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and baking.

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