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NFL Power Rankings

Posted on: May 31, 2009 2:21 am

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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Since: Oct 29, 2007
Posted on: June 29, 2009 12:55 am

NFL Power Rankings

Aren't these the same guys who predicted Dallas to go to the Super Bowl they ended up not even making the playoffs.  They also predicted a great year by New England and they didn'y make the playoffs.  They also said Pittsburgh would be better but nothing to write home about they won the Super Bowl these guys are total RETARDS!!!!!!! 

Since: Dec 15, 2006
Posted on: June 28, 2009 9:08 pm

NFL Power Rankings

Phillys D-line consist of 2 first round picks at Tackle, i thought you would remember this from the Brandon Jacobs 4th and 1 stop in the Divisional Round. And the other end will be 2nd round pick Victor Abimiri. You need to support your agruments with actual facts on the feild not just shiny names. Hobbs ran the same system that Asante did in NE and im pretty sure Asante had success in Philly, remember that Playoff game when he returned a pick to the one. The truth is no one knows how the rookies will turn out but even with out them they added 2 younger proven tackles and a Full back that it fit for the West Coast offense in Weaver. And if you cant name a Eagles LB its fine with me, there 3 young guys that arent shinny but lead to the #3 overall D in the NFL last year and the #1 in the NFC. Stop the banter and check again. Thanks.

Since: Apr 9, 2009
Posted on: June 28, 2009 7:42 pm

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How can you have the Ravens over the Titans?Baltimore lost Bart Scott and the Defenses' version of the mad scientist in Rex ryan.Also I don't think we can pit New England number 1 wihen Brady still hasn't played a down since the injury and Pittsburgh and Indy both have better defenses.

Since: Jun 22, 2008
Posted on: June 27, 2009 9:20 am

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hahaha Oh my God your a bitter Giants fan. PLaxicoooooooooooo

Since: Jun 26, 2009
Posted on: June 26, 2009 8:25 pm

NFL Power Rankings

T.O. had no real effect to the Cowboys Season.

No more kleenex needed in the locker room.

Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: June 26, 2009 6:11 pm

NFL Power Rankings

Just my 2 cents but it seems that with Favre on board now with the vikes they should move up a spot or two.  In my opinion a couple teams they whould be over.  I believe the Bears are getting far  to much love.  Their defense isn't what it once was and who in the world is Cutler going to be throwing too? 

Since: Oct 4, 2006
Posted on: June 26, 2009 10:41 am

NFL Power Rankings

I think he's expecting anybody who touches Brady to be fined or suspended.  That's why he has the Patriots #1.  Other than to give people something to talk about.

Since: Sep 2, 2007
Posted on: June 26, 2009 8:34 am

NFL Power Rankings

ok, so the eagles lost dawkins. yes, he was the emotional leader of the team, but he has been on the decline over the past 2 or 3 years. he's a liability in the pass defense. yes, we lost a starting caliber safety, but we have quentin mikell, who many said deserved to be in the pro bowl last year. add into that sean jones (good run stopper just like dawk was) and quentin demps and we're fine at safety. as far as hobbs being weak, HE'S A #4 CB (samuel, brown, hansen, hobbs) he's there for depth. we did lose lito, but he ended up losing his starting job halfway through the year. at LB, we have one of the youngest, most athletic groups in the NFL. stewart bradley just missed the pro bowl last year, gocong has another year under his belt, and akeem jordan was a huge surprise. i also wouldn't count out gaither this year. at D line, the tandem of bunkley and patterson will be talked about ALOT this year. add to that, cole, parker, abiamiri and clemons and you have 4 very athletic, tough as nails DE's.

NOW, on to the offense. let me get this out of the way. if any of you fools would READ NFL news, you'd realize that westbrooks surgery was to clean out his ankle. there was no reconstruction, no repairs, it was to clean it out. and besides, does he really need pre-season games? he knows the playbook. it's useless for him. add to him, a pro bowl caliber FB (FINALLY) in leonard weaver to open up holes, a VERY VERY promising rookie in mccoy (if he can get the blocking scheme down) and a re-tooled O line (younger, bigger, faster) AND shawn andrews is back (one of the best RG/T's in the league) and tell me they didn't upgrade on O, AND I HAVEN'T EVEN TALKED ABOUT THE WR'S!!!!!! DJAX is back, with a year under his belt. alot of his success in his rook season was based solely on his athletic ability. NO ONE learns a playbook entirely in his their first year. add to him, a HEALTHY kevin curtis who had over 1100 yds in 07, as well as jason avant (VERY underrated slot receiver) also jeremy maclin (BTW, to whoever said he had off the field issues..... have you ever watched ANY football?) this O is going to be VERY explosive. the speed they have is un-paralleled. this will be a very VERY good year.

also, and this pains me to say, pittsburgh should be at #1. until someone beats them, they ARE the world champs. NE at #1? how does brady's junk feel on your chin? get off the guy's jock. they'll be good, don't get me wrong, but they shouldn't be #1.

Since: Aug 20, 2008
Posted on: June 25, 2009 11:44 am

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hahahah you must be an eagles fan, im guessing? because you have them completely overrated. dont forget that they have lost brian dawkins! the leader of their team! update this

Since: Mar 20, 2009
Posted on: June 24, 2009 11:07 pm

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Are you serious Indy at 4?  Dungy's gone Tom Moore soon and still surviving?  C'mon Matt isn't always hurt the brought in a future Hall of Famer in Aaron Curry.  Chicago is better but they are still in the teens.  Denver will get a upper hand on the Cutler trade.  The Steelers are still 1 Tom Brady just got off an injury he'll never want to see again, he'll be afraid to be sacked again.  Tennessee is still ok Haynesworth just played hard for the money, if Jason Jones played the way he played against the Steelers (He'll have bad days) he'll be just as good for less

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