Which NFL teams are the most underrated?
The Dallas Cowboys are on pace to rank as the most overrated team in the NFL, according to the 2017 NFL Power Rankings.
The Cowboys are tied with the Philadelphia Eagles for the second-most underrated teams in the league, according the rankings.
They are also tied for fourth-most overrated teams.
In the NFC East, the New York Giants and Washington Redskins are tied for fifth-most underrated teams in NFL history.
The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons are tied fifth- and sixth-most, respectively.
Here is a look at the 10 most overvalued teams in football in the past decade.
Dallas Cowboys – 32.5 points per game.
The NFL’s best offense and defense combined for a 32.7 scoring average in 2017.
The league average for the season was 32.1 points per contest.
That number ranks them fifth-best in the history of the league.
Philadelphia Eagles – 31.6 points per team.
The Eagles had the league’s second-highest scoring offense in 2017 with a 32-14 win over the Cleveland Browns.
They were also the league leader in points per possession (17.3), passing yards per game (345.3) and passing touchdowns per game, with six in 2017, tied for seventh.
Dallas Texans – 29.9 points per offense.
The Texans led the league in scoring offense with a 28.1 scoring average, but they were also one of just two teams to have fewer than 10 turnovers in the season.
Houston had only one interception, the first in franchise history.
New England Revolution – 28.5 per game in 2017 and 28.9 per game last season.
The Revolution had the second most turnovers (11) and third-fewest points per offensive possession (14.4) in the 10-team league.
Carolina Panthers – 28 points per opponent.
The Panthers were tied for ninth in the country in scoring defense and tied for second in points allowed per opponent (19.1).
New York Jets – 27.5 ppg.
The Jets were one of only four teams in league history to score at least 27 points per outing, a record that was set last season by the Denver Broncos.
Atlanta Falcons – 26.6 ppg in 2017 when the team had only two players injured, with three of them having knee surgeries.
The Falcons had three players return from season-ending injuries, with rookie quarterback Aaron Murray and second-year tight end O.J. Howard all back after missing the first four games with injuries.
Chicago Bears – 26 ppg with the first pick in the 2017 draft.
The Bears’ defense led the NFL in scoring in 2017 (25.1 ppg) and was tied for the league lead in sacks (4.9) with five.
New Orleans Saints – 26 points per opponents.
The Saints were one-third of the way through the season when they were in fourth place in the NFC South and one-half of the lead in points.
Pittsburgh Steelers – 25.6 per game over the past two seasons.
The Steelers were tied with Indianapolis for the most games played (207) in a season since the Steelers won the division in 1989.
Baltimore Ravens – 25 points per NFL game.
Joe Flacco and his team have averaged 25.5 and 25.3 points per games over the last two seasons, respectively, while also having a .928 win percentage in those games.
Detroit Lions – 24.9 ppg over the course of the past three seasons.
In 2017, the Lions led the nation in scoring and passing defense, while giving up only 39 points per drive, third-best.
Tennessee Titans – 23.9 and 24.5 a game over three seasons for the Titans.
The Titans were one spot ahead of the team that finished last in the conference in scoring, allowing 28.3 per game the past four years.
San Diego Chargers – 22 ppg per opponent for the first time since 2009.
The Chargers have been one of the few teams in recent years to make the playoffs after finishing with a losing record in 2017-18.
San Francisco 49ers – 22.8 ppg and 23.4 ppg the past five seasons.
Quarterback Sam Bradford led the team to the playoffs in 2018, while the team has only three quarterbacks since 2010.
Philadelphia 76ers – 21 ppg for the third time in four seasons.
This time, the 76ers had four players back from season ending injuries and won two games.
Carolina Seahawks – 21.3 ppg a season ago.
The Seahawks had six players return for their second seasons, while they lost six games and had only six players on the roster.
Kansas City Chiefs – 21 points per home game over last two years.
Kansas is the only team in league History to win its first four