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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: Feb 26, 2009
Posted on: June 16, 2009 3:13 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

It seems as though New England gets the nod year after year the Cardinals or Pittsburgh should be ranked 1 or 2 they were the best and even got better in the offseason



Since: May 21, 2009
Posted on: June 16, 2009 12:28 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

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Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2009 8:00 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

Those who say the Eagles don't deserve to be in the top 5 are more ridiculous than anyone who put them at 1 or 2. Your reasoning for being appalled that the Eagles are over the Steelers is that the Steelers are super bowl champs. Well, fine then. If you want to just go based on last season, the Eagles would be 4th at worst considering they were in the NFCCG.

However, we all know that's not how these rankings should work. The Eagles had arguably the best offseason by not only getting younger and better on their OLine, but also getting a REAL fullback in Weaver, as well as the success they had in the draft. On Defense, the Linebackers have another year under their belt and they all performed well. We are talking about a defense that statistically was like 3rd or 4th best in the league last year. Don't give me that BS that it's all about offense with this team.

So now you take a team that really should have done it's job and beat the cardinals considering how bad they obliterated them and the fact that they physically dominated the Steelers in the season, and you make significant upgrades to that team. Where do you expect them to be ranked? seriously you think they should be out of the top 5 after IMPROVING on last season? Your reasoning just isn't there. You say they improved, but you think they should drop in the rankings? That's just dumb.

The eagles are getting love for good reason. They are a perennial contender and they improved their team better than anyone this offseason. However, we eagles fans know more than anyone that they just choke in the playoffs. With that said, at this stage, they SHOULD be up there in the top 3 or 4 especially if you use last year as reasoning.





Since: Apr 29, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2009 6:40 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

I don't like the fact that Miami is all the way down to number 22.  Yeah maybe we have a hard schedule this year, but everyone forgets that our schedule last year wasn't easy.  We had to play everyone in our division twice, and don't forget we played basically the same schedule as the other teams in our division and came out on top, and now with the addition of Pat White in the wildcat offense, I'm sorry but the DCs can have all the time in the world to game plan for that now, but it's not gonna do any good.  We have a guy named PAT WHITE now to run that offense when they call for it, that means so many different things can be run out of that one formation, the defenses can't possibly react the right way even 50% of the time, yeah they might get lucky every now and then and get us in a negative play, no gain, or only a few yards, but there will be many times that it'll go for 5+ yards or even 20+ yards.  And Brady coming back gives you the right to put NE at number one?  LOL, he's coming off of a serious knee injury that will take a bit of time to come back from.  Bottom line is Miami shouldn't be at number 22 I'd say more like 10 or so.

my two cents,

shadow



Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2009 4:40 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

What do you like so much about the vikings? The fact that they have no quarterback? its not a very big leap to make that the bears are better than the vikings.



Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2009 4:37 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

You say Cutler has targets then name a buch of garbage for recievers you obviously have not watched any bears games, what did you copy and paste some of these garbage facts?




Since: Jun 19, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2009 4:18 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

are u a moron?16-0 in  07 teams better than what this year




Since: Jan 22, 2008
Posted on: June 15, 2009 2:39 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

i have to dis agree with you. the 49ers will not be better than the red birds. at least not this year. the 49ers are unproven no qb. no wide outs. crabtree is going to be a bust. the cardinals are already a proven team from last year. they have the know how to get have and the hungrer to get back. talent off wise know one can touch them and if they get there running came going DC will have to start wearing diapers on the dield. when you have an off like that def just needs to hold there own. they showed they can last year in the playoffs.



Since: Jan 22, 2008
Posted on: June 15, 2009 2:34 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

Jay Cutler is a bum. he had so many weapons around him when he was with Denver now he has knowone. he will be singing  I am MR. LONLEY he will be horrible you have them as 11 i think whatever your smoking pass some my way. now if they get a few wide outs maybe top 15 but with out bottom 5 easy. other than that i think you are money my good man



Since: Feb 22, 2007
Posted on: June 12, 2009 6:54 pm
 

NFL Power Rankings

I agree with pretty much everything you said except Seattle is going to be better than SF and Arizona. SF probably has the worst QB situation but at least they know who will be in the starting lineup. Hassleback is done. He has been hurt for the last 4 years and its been getting worse. Who will carry them. Seneca Wallace? What about their running game...Julius Jones, are you kidding. They don't even have a true #1 receiver. As a matter of fact they were scrambling last year because all of the receivers were hurt. Don't be fooled, this is not the Seattle that dominated the NFC West the last few years...they are simply an illussion of that team. As far as AZ, they aint shit without Warner. SF has the best defense of all 3. They are finally putting the pieces together on offense. All we need is a QB. They should have been in the playoffs last year.


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