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Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Posted on: July 2, 2009 6:56 pm
1. New England Patriots - Brady + Belicheck = Super Bowls
2. Philadelphia Eagles - A spectular off-season solidifies a team that went to the NFC Championship Game last year.
3. Pittsburgh Steelers - The Defending Super Bowl Champions.
4. Atlanta Falcons - Ryan and Turner provide a deadly combo.
5. Minnesota Vikings - Having Adrian Peterson always gives you a chance to win.
6. Arizona Cardinals - An outstanding run in the playoffs last year. Should see similar success if Boldin plays.
7. Washington Redskins - Haynesworth improves an already great defense. If Portis has another big year, this team could challenge for the divison.
8. Carolina Panthers - The best rushing attack in the NFL.
9. Baltimore Ravens - Defense should still be great even without Bart Scott. Joe Flacco now has a year under his belt.
10. Houston Texans - A plethora of young talent.
11. San Diego Chargers - LT is probably done, but Phillip Rivers has quietly become a top QB. Merriman anchors a solid defense.
12. Chicago Bears - Cutler provides a major boost, but they lack the receiving to be an elite team.
13. New York Jets - Rex Ryan and Bart Scott gives this defense Top 5 potential. They also may have found their QB in Sanchez.
14. New York Giants - One of the best defenses in the league, but major off-season losses on offense will plague Eli.
15. Indianapolis Colts - There offense isn't what it used to be.
16. Buffalo Bills - Owens creates chaos wherever he goes, but he does score points.
17. Tennessee Titans -Vince Young is still unproven. The defense will struggle without Haynesworth.
18. New Orleans Saints - Reggie Bush has to step up this year.
19. Dallas Cowboys - Unless Roy willaims has a breakout season, Dallas wills struggle to get the ball in the endzone.
20. Green Bay Packers - Good overall, but not great in any areas.
21. Cincinnati Bengals - Look for OchoCinco to have a big year.
22. Miami Dolphins - Will Defensive Coordinators figure out the Wildcat this year?
23. Oakland Raiders - A lot of speed on offense, but Russell is still a mystery at QB.
24. Seattle Seahawks - Houshmandzadeh should give Hasselback more success this year.
25. Kansas City Chiefs - Hopefully Matt Cassell is the real deal.
26. Cleveland Browns - The standard question marks that are Brady Quinn and Braylon Edwards
27. Jacksonville Jaguars - This team still has a lot of holes to fill.
28. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Derrick Ward was a great pick-up. How much will they get out of Josh Freeman?
29. Denver Broncos - Josh McDaniels, your team is falling quickly falling into the abyss.
30. Detriot Lions - A solid draft should lead to some wins.
31. San Francisco 49ers - A potential star in Crabtree is the only positive for this team.
32. St.Louis Rams - No more then 3 wins for this team next year.


Since: Sep 4, 2009
Posted on: September 4, 2009 12:27 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Are you high?! Redskins, and Falcons ahead of Baltimore, San Diego, Giants, Colts, Titans. 

Since: Mar 7, 2007
Posted on: September 3, 2009 1:10 am

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Sorry, but the Redskins....Come on. They are a decent team but that division beats people up. The G-Men are way better than the Skins even without the cancer Plaxico Buress. Sorry but unless Cambell steps up, the Skins are no where near the top of their division let alone the NFL. The G-Men added so much depth to the D that they will be incredibly solid. Their WR's aren't as good without Plax but they still aren't that bad.

Since: Aug 17, 2009
Posted on: September 2, 2009 9:01 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Eagles are too high - will not and never will win a Superbowl with a 74 rated lifetime quarterback like McNabb that CHOKES

He was horrible in the 4th quarter versus the Cardinals - got super pass protection and receivers were wide open and dummy missed them time and time again....  he always will find a way to CHOKE and now they added the DOG CHOKER to thier team - Vick

If you don't believe me, just ask Tio what he thinks about McNabb..... always falls apart at the wrong time of a playoff game

only Romo is a better failure - having never come thru in a big game, but he's young

Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: September 2, 2009 6:51 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Finally someone who doesnt put the Panthers below 15!!

Since: Aug 20, 2009
Posted on: September 2, 2009 8:09 am

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Yeah this is WACK i mean im a titans fan and their defense is more than Albert Haynsworth, and yeah if you look at the top teams you can tell they are seriously getting stacked! i project that the redskins should be on top. Patriots Had belicheck and brady for most of the year..... did they succeed? No plus they dont have Big Ted anymore. i see them being even running a .500.

Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: September 1, 2009 12:38 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

N.O. has a much improved defense this year. they are better than Atlanta but in my opinion they should be around #6 on this list.  I think they will be in the NFC championship game this year vs. Minnesota

Since: Aug 31, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2009 11:10 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Let's just start with the egregious grammatical error in your headline.  It should be "Way TOO Early NFL Power Rankings".  That's what first got my attention.  Then you have a miriad of teams ahead of the Colts, Cowboys , Packers and Seahawks?  Share some of what you are drinking bro.  The top 5 in no particular order should be: the Pats, Steelers, Colts, Chargers and your Eagles.  I also think the Bears and Giants will be tough as well.

My $00.02

Since: Jan 9, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2009 9:57 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

this sure stirred it up!  good job, just what these posts are all about.  i confess, being the first grandson of a man who grew up in south jersey and followed philly sports all his life....i'm an eagles fan too.  so i like the rankings.  picking up vick was brilliant insurance for an aging and oft injured macnabb (su fan too, love this guy).  and i live in new england, so pats on top is perfect.  no major arguments, although atlanta should be somewhat lower, i think the giants will be clearly better than the jets, you're awfully optimistic re: texans and the dolphins and the 'boys will be a little higher.  go iggles!

Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2009 7:43 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

it's power rankings, the teams are listed regardless of being in the AFC or NFC. Though I must say this, these rankings are bogus, and I wouldn't even know where to start

Since: Aug 24, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2009 9:19 am

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Very biased in relation to the Eagles and against their chief NFC East opponents. Eagles will struggle to make the playoffs due to a greatly weakened defense. Giants will most likely win that division and the Cowboys will not need to rely on Roy Williams as long as Romo, Witten and Jones have a sloid year. Reskins are very much over-rated.

Other than the NFC East, this is a pretty accurate prediction.

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