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The NFL's Team Of The Century

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Bill Belichick's New England Patriots are currently the best NFL team since 2000. Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images.
Bill Belichick's New England Patriots are currently the best NFL team since 2000. Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images.

With a 12-4 record last season, the New England Patriots have now opened up a 13-game lead in the “Team of the Century” standings.

The Pats have won 151 and lost 57 since 2000, a .726 winning percentage. They are 13 games better this century than the Indianapolis Colts who are 138-70 (a .663 winning percentage).

The Green Bay Packers have the best record of NFC teams since 2000 with a 131-77 win-loss mark (a .630 winning percentage).

Following are the winning percentages of each of the 32 NFL teams this century (since 2000).

1. New England .726
2. Indianapolis .663
3. Pittsburgh .651
4. Green Bay .630
5. Baltimore .606
6. Philadelphia .603

7. Denver .567
8. New York Giants .558
9. New Orleans .548
10. Tennessee .538
11. Atlanta .536
12. Chicago .529
13. San Diego .524
14. Seattle .514
15. New York Jets .505
16. Dallas .500

17. Minnesota .495
18. Tampa Bay .481
19. Miami .476
20. San Francisco .474
21. Carolina .452
22. Cincinnati .440
23tie. Jacksonville .438
23tie. Washington .438
23tie. Houston .438
26. Kansas City .428
27. St. Louis .421

28tie. Buffalo .394
28tie. Oakland .394
30. Arizona .385
31. Cleveland .341

32. Detroit .298

We are now three seasons into the decade of the 2010s. The Patriots are also at the top of that list with the most wins in this decade (since 2010) with 39. They have three more victories than the two teams tied for second on the list with 36, Atlanta and Green Bay. Here’s a look at how many wins each of the NFL teams have this decade.

39: New England
36: Atlanta, Green Bay
34: Baltimore
32: Pittsburgh
31: New Orleans
30: San Francisco
29: Chicago
28: Houston, N.Y. Giants
25: Denver, N.Y. Jets, Seattle
24: San Diego
23: Cincinnati, Indianapolis
22: Dallas, Philadelphia
21: Tennessee, Tampa Bay, Washington
20: Detroit, Miami, Oakland
19: Kansas City, Minnesota
18: Arizona
16: Buffalo, St. Louis
15: Carolina, Jacksonville
14: Cleveland