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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: May 27, 2009
Posted on: June 18, 2009 1:12 pm

NFL Power Rankings

I agree totally. The Steelers are the SuperBowl Champs and that makes them the #1 team in this league until someone proves otherwise.

Since: May 27, 2009
Posted on: June 18, 2009 1:09 pm

NFL Power Rankings

I agree totally - The Steelers are the SuperBowl Champs and that makes them the #1 team in this league until someone proves otherwise. and I'm saying it as a Die-Hard Giants Fan.

Since: Sep 13, 2007
Posted on: June 17, 2009 7:31 pm

NFC North is upside down you idiot

Your Chicago bias certainly doesn't show or anything...

The NFC North looks like this:

Green Bay

Minnesota has by far the best team in the division and a top 5 team in the NFC even with the lack of a QB.  Brett Favre will be playing for this team and that makes them the team to beat in the NFC.  With Berrian over the top, AP in the backfield, Harvin and Wade in the slots, Farve will not have problems throwing interceptions this year... too many people to worry about leaving plenty options open.  They have questions about the Center position but should be fine.  The Williams will not be suspended either.  The Defense is a top 5 in the league as well.  The ONLY question about this team is the play calling and the head coach. Record Pred: 11-5

Green Bay has OLine issues which hampers the running game but Rodgers quick release and top receiving core in the league (second only to NE) that makes up for that.  The Defense is switching to a 3-4 which will cause some growing pains but their intelligence will allow them to acclimate quickly.  They have the ability to score anytime and a head coach that is fairly sound. Record Pred: 8-8

Chicago has giant holes all around the roster.  They have no OLine or DLine due to age and injury.  The great running back cannot have great success due to the OLine.  They have not a single receiver that can be anything but a #3 realistically.  They do have a set of amazing tight ends that should be Cutlers safety net if he can stay off his back.  The defense is old and slow; and it showed last year.  If, and only if they can land Plax or Marshall, they might be able to put up enough points to match GB's record:  Record Pred: 8-8

Detroit sucks, they shouldn't have taken QB in the draft... what else needs to be said.  Record Pred: 3-13

Since: Jun 16, 2009
Posted on: June 16, 2009 6:33 pm

NFL Power Rankings

I dont understand philly #2... westbrook is gonna come back hurt.. I do like where you put the bears tho

Since: Jun 11, 2009
Posted on: June 16, 2009 4:00 pm

NFL Power Rankings

Jets at 21...with Sanchez and Rex Ryan running the defense schemes they will be tough. If you think Gholston is the key to the Jets defense being good, you need some serious help. Another year together and the pieces they've added they will be solid. The O-line together another year, the running game will be even better, mix in a pickup of a WR like Boldin or Burress, definitely can contend for a division title.

Since: Feb 26, 2009
Posted on: June 16, 2009 3:17 pm

NFL Power Rankings

Broncos 32 Bears ranked 1

Since: Dec 17, 2008
Posted on: June 16, 2009 3:16 pm

NFL Power Rankings

if you say so

Since: Feb 26, 2009
Posted on: June 16, 2009 3:15 pm

NFL Power Rankings

Steaks are good but that new Dump the Link is a dump just like the old vet was a dump

Since: Dec 17, 2008
Posted on: June 16, 2009 3:14 pm

NFL Power Rankings

they got the best team like or don't like it learn to love it cuz they are the best team overall in the nfl

Since: Dec 17, 2008
Posted on: June 16, 2009 3:14 pm

NFL Power Rankings

I don't know about anyone else but i gotta believe that the rams are better than the lions. i think that you are giving the seahawks alot more than they deserve. and the bengals can do nothing but get better. The texans wil be alot better this year, but overall if brady is healthy as much as i hate to say it they are going to lose very little./ but who kknows the saints could shock the world and that would be just fine with me. untill next time children

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