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NFL Power Rankings

Posted on: May 31, 2009 2:21 am
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1. New England Patriots - Two words. Tom Brady, and hes baaaack. He's not alone either, welcome vetrans Fred Taylor and Joey Galloway to the offense. Along with a younger defense in the draft. They had 4 2nd round picks. Also drafted 4 DTs in the draft. Bodden, Springs, and Butler will do fine at corner. The Pats are the real deal... again.

2. Philadelphia Eagles - Amazing Offseason. Jason Peters, Ellis Hobbs then Maclin and McCoy in the draft. Dont forget 5 rounders Ingram and Harris. The Eagles are going to have a deep dynamic offense and a solid defense. Tough divison.

3. Pittsburgh Steelers - You rebuilt your O-Line a little. But you lost McFadden, Washington, and Foote. Hopefully your secondary can step it up. Last year rookies Mendenhall and Sweed are looking for playing time. Big Ben is getting better every year.

4. Indianapolis Colts - You lost Dungy, thats big. But your still ok. You brought in Donald Brown he'll do good. If you can establish some running game and your defense stays healthy your set. I mean you have Peyton Manning.

5. New York Giants - Plaxico is gone. Theres about 5 WR who can play, someone must step it up. Nicks and Hixon look good. Jacobs is a beast. Your DL with Osi back is going to be amazing. Michael Boley is going to be good. Your front 7 is amazing. If Eli can put it together and get some WR involved your going to be set.

6. Arizona Cardinals - Your team last year + McFadden (cb) and Beanie Wells. You lost very little. No matter what Anquan does your going to be one of the best offenses.

7. Baltimore Ravens - Your looking good. Your lost Bart Scott. Oher was a good pick. Bringing in LJ Smith, Domonique Foxworth, Chris Carr, and Fabian Washington brings depth into your secondary. Flaccos in his 2nd year. Ray is getting older, is he the same Ray? Your looking like another strong season in Baltimore.

8. Tennessee Titans - Haynesworth < 100Mil. Theres 4 DT that are going to rotate and do better than Haynesworth. LenDale White and Chris Johnson will dominate. An improved passing game with the additons of Kenny Britt, Jared Cook, and Nate Washington will help. One of the best OL around. If the defense can dominate like it has the last few years look for a deep(er) playoff run.

9. Atlanta Falcons - Ryan will be lights out. Turner also. Improved OL. Young defensive players added but your secondary is looking a little weak now. But I still think your going to great in the NFC.

10. San Deigo Chargers - Two main guys are back from injuries Shawne Merriman and LaDainian Tomlinson if they can return wow. Your drafted Larry English who is very dynamic. What happened to Cromartie last year. If your players play how expected look for a completely different season that last year.

11. Chicago Bears - Jay Cutler is going to be great. Hes happy. He has some targets : Hester, Davis, Iglesias, Olsen, and Bennett (college bud). Recently signee Pisa Tinoisamoa adds an even stronger LB. Your defense is always solid. Forte will be great. Your looking good not to mention your have the easiest schedule.

12. New Orleans Saints - Drew Brees is great. Its up to Reggie to show what he can do if not Pierre Thomas might take over. As for defense you added Malcom Jenkins and Jabari Green and dont forget vetran safety Darren Sharper. You look like a surprise team this year but your on my radar.

13. Carolina Panthers - Everyone has the Panthers as a top 5 team, I don't see it. Yes theres DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart which everyone thinks is the best rushing game well its actually #4. Delhomme is 34/35 now. Steve Smith is great, Mushy is old. Jarrett is looking better. Lost a couple players in your secondary and Julius Peppers wants out. Your LBs are solid. I still see you as a good team but not an elite team.

14. Minnesota Vikings - Adrian Peterson is amazing, duh. Your WR are getting great Berrian, Harvin, Rice, and Wade the bad thing is you have Rosenfels who is too much of a risktake and a wannabe Vick in Jackson. Sharpers gone and can the Williams (DTs) stay out of trouble? Lucky that you have the 2nd easiest schedule.

15. Washington Redskins - Improved Defense with Haynesworth and Brian Orakpo along with a great secondary all around. Portis is always good. You have some young targets in Thomas, Kelly, Mitchell, and Davis can they step up. Hows Jason Campbell going to do or does Todd Collins get another chance... Colt Brennan? Chase Daniel?

16. Dallas Cowboys - T.O. is gone. Roy Williams and Witten its up to you. Romo can you even play without T.O? Barber / Felix are going to be great. Besides DeMarcus Ware your defense is weak.

17. Houston Texans - Your young, and doing better every year. Mario Williams, Steve Slaton, Andre Johnson, DeMarco Ryans and company are good. Your in a tough divison and your schedule is hard. Going to make a playoff push. Give it one more year and your set.

18. Green Bay Packers - Ryan Grant might be a fluke. Aaron Rodgers did pretty good. Im still not set on GB doing well. With the Vikings and Bears improving so much can you keep up?

19. Buffalo Bills - T.O. = N.O. He's going to do fine. But Lee Evans dont say a word all year. If you catch a ball your going to get yelled at. Lynch will miss some games. And your defense stepped up last year and will again. Look for a late playoff push.

20. Seattle Seahawks - Matt Hasselbeck is always hurt. Your defense has got a leader now in Aaron Curry. Your looking better but with an older OL and a QB whos always hurt its still going to be hard.

21. New York Jets - New Coach thats all defense. Sanchez I think is a bust. He started like 15 college games and had 3 good ones. Coles is gone, Thomas Jones will do alright. Bart Scott and Gholston might work well. Need some time tho.

22. Miami Dolphins - Wildcat + Pat White o my. To bad the DCs know its coming. And you have the hardest schedule. Your going to have trouble this year.

23. San Francisco 49ers - QB is wack. Gore is always hurt. Crabtree will do ok, Vernon Davis STEP UP. Your defense is looking nice tho.

24. Kansas City Chiefs - Cassell is going to make changes. Larry Johnson/Charles can run. Dwayne Bowe to throw too. You had a young offense and brought in two vetran LB, Thomas and Vrabel.

25. Cincinnati Bengals - OchoCinco is going to be mad. You added Coles. Your defense is still wack. Palmer is always hurt, and whos your RB?

26. Denver Broncos - You got help you needed on defense. But then you trade Dre Bly. You got a young D. And your starting QB is Orton, and is Marshall going to stay out of trouble. Moreno will be great.

27. Jacksonville Jaguars - MJD is now your #1 back, thats alot of wear and tear. Torry Holt is old and is not the savor. Garrard isn't so hot. Your defense is just ok. Also in a tough divison.

28. Oakland Raiders - DHB + McFadden + JaMarcus = Young Core. You have some offense, your D is slacking beside the best corner on the league. You'll sneak some wins.

29. Detriot Lions - Your going to win, finally. Lets name some new players: Stafford, Pettigrew, Delmas, Jon Jansen (OL), Bryant Johnson, Ronald Curry, Julian Peterson, Larry Foote, Phillip Buchanon,Eric King, and Anthony Henry. Along with the freak, Calvin and Ernie Sims your rebuilding starts out well. Good luck Jim Schwartz.

30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Your in so much trouble you can't even sell your season tickets. Your GM is already talking about blackouts. You have 3 aveage QBs and 3 average RBs. Winslow is still unproven. And you let go of Derrick Brooks. Going to be a long season.

31. St.Louis Rams - Re-Building Stage is now. Your have Marc Injury Bulger. Rebuilding your oline. You release Holt, Pisa, Pace. You've added some young keys. Steven Jackson will still have a decent year. But you wont win more than 3 games.

32. Cleveland Browns - You dont even know your QB. Braylon Edwards and Shaun Rodgers want(ed)out. No longer have a TE. Jamal Lewis is getting old. I can't even name 3 players on your D.

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Comments

Since: Aug 28, 2008
Posted on: October 5, 2009 1:12 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

Hey buddy, how is that 8 win season coming along?? Cleveland is the WORST team in the NFL



Since: Sep 7, 2009
Posted on: September 8, 2009 9:03 am
 

NFL Power Rankings

The Bengals behind the 49ers, Chiefs, and Bills?  Chad is back in true form, and with the addition of Coles and the up and coming Henry, Palmer has three great options.  For defense, we picked up veterans Tank johnson and Roy Williams.  This should improve their typically awful run defense along with a strong core of linebackers: Rey Maualuga, Keith Rivers, Dhani Jones, and Rashad Jeanty.  And their running back is Cedric Benson.  Not the most prolific running back, but with a mix of a healthy o-line and a good pass game, he should step it up.



Since: Jul 10, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2009 12:16 am
 

NFL Power Rankings

I don't agree with a lot of these rankings. Patriots number 1?? Just cause Tom Brady is back doesn't mean it will be the same tom brady that threw for 50 touchdowns. You have no idea how he will be after shredding his leg, he could be a totally different quarterback. I think the eagles could maybe ranked a few spots lower, they didnt even win their division and barely made the playoffs. I think the falcons and panthers should switch ranks. How can the falcons be ranked 9 and the panthers be 13. The falcons have a weak defense with many new starters and a suspect secondary. The saints shouldnt be ahead of the panthers either. They might have improved their defense on paper but it still doesnt mean that will transfer to the field. The panthers are the division champions so they should be ranked highest in the nfc south. And how is the panthers running game the 4th best, behind who???? It should be the 1st or 2nd best running game.The steelers should probably be 1st or 2nd in the rankings because they are still the super bowl champions. I dont really like them but thats how it should be.



Since: Jul 30, 2009
Posted on: August 28, 2009 12:22 am
 

NFL Power Rankings

These ratings are worthless, I wonder where Miami, Atlanta and Arizona started out last year?



Since: Jul 2, 2009
Posted on: July 2, 2009 6:32 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

i love all the new faces i see in Motown. Things may be looking up boys!



Since: Jul 2, 2009
Posted on: July 2, 2009 12:27 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

Cowboys at 16? The way they ended last season was disappointing but they still have alot of talent. Their defense is not weak, just watch. They belong in the top 12.



Since: Dec 23, 2008
Posted on: July 2, 2009 9:58 am
 

NFL Power Rankings

No love for Houston?  Ya they're in a tough division but come on.



Since: Mar 24, 2009
Posted on: July 1, 2009 6:18 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

i think dallas cowboys defence will be ranked in the top 5 this year, we got demarcus ware who only led in sacks and will do better cause he will be moving around and causing mismatches.i see spears finally breaking out and dont have to worry about playing time with ellis gone and i see ratliff stuffing the run more now that we have improved with the freeagents we got so look out for the boys are defence will rule



Since: Jun 29, 2009
Posted on: June 30, 2009 10:14 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

What is with all the idiots who keep ranking the Pats at number !?!?!? I'm a Pat's fan and i still don't get it!! 1. Tom Brady is "Baaaaaack" but he's coming of a knee injury!! these are the kind of injuries that can end careers. We still don't know which Brady will show up this season. 2. Our running backs are either old enough to have been tackled by the original LT our have so little skill that we can't give them away. i.e. Laurence Maroney i like Sammy Morris but he's injured more times than a stuntman. 3. Our WHOLE DEFENSE  SUCKS!!! I can't emphisise this point enough. Our D-line is solid but is never gonna be a pass stuffer. they can shut down the run but the rely on the LBs to pressure the QB. And our LBs are old enuff to qualify for Social Security. Then we got rid of the only guy besides Jerod Mayo ( Who i love btw awesome player great pick couldn't understand what Bill was thinkin then this kid goes out and wins DROY sweet) who's under 35. And if that weren't bad enuff our CBs couldn't cover their noses with tissue let alone stick to an actually good WR in the AFC like TO( much as i hate him, he still has skills) I don't think NE can do better than 11-5 this year and the will probly do much worse.



Since: Feb 2, 2009
Posted on: June 30, 2009 1:37 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

The Patriots number #1, please put the pipe down.  Tom Brady is coming off a season ending knee surgery.  What if he goes down, then what?  Randy Moss only plays in the warms games, but when the playoffs come and it's cold, HE SUCKS!  If you dont believe me, look at his stats.  The Eagles are unproven.........................pe

riod.  You have the Redskins ranked higher than Dallas.................your CRAZY!  BEWARE, THIS LIST IS TERRIBLE!  SealedSealed



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