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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.


Comments

Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: August 30, 2009 3:52 am
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

what a loser you are....typical philly fan hating on the rest of the NFC East, how you can possibly put the eagles 2 and the giants and cowboys at 12 and lower....and have the redskins in the top 10?  your just a hater on your rivals, with no validity to your power rankings whatsoever.  you even mention vince young for the titans.....hes their 2nd maybe even 3rd quarterback...your power rankings are laughable at best



Since: Jan 1, 2007
Posted on: August 29, 2009 12:20 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

First off you have the Eagles way to high,You have the Cowboys way to low.I could see the Patriots, Steelers and Cards at the top.You could eeven have the Panthers a little higher.Falcons,Redskins,Texas ,Jets and  the Vikings are to high,Saints and Dolphins will be a force.They are to low.Bears could be a lttle lower.




Since: Apr 8, 2007
Posted on: August 29, 2009 12:13 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

WOW! No respect what so ever for the Dallas Cowboys, you rank the Bears who have a suspect O-Line, a declining defense and no receivers higher. Wait, there is more, the BILLS!!!!! No O-Line and no pass rush what so ever, to put it in simple terms your CRAZY. The Cowboys led the league in sacks last year and simply could not catch the ball when the rush forced bad throws, Brooking is an upgrade over Zach Thomas, and Gerald Sensabaugh adds coverage rather then big hits to the secondary. They still have a very solid offensive line and the best running back trio in the league, the Cowboys have a defense and an offense that WILL score, they are way better off then the Bears and the Bills. Even the damn Jets too. A rookie quarterback + sketchy receiving core = No offense, yes they have a good defense but that will only get a team so far.



Since: Oct 9, 2006
Posted on: August 28, 2009 7:09 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

man someone has there panties in a twist. The Eagles to me are the #3 best team in the League and the Falcons are like 6th. I'll give you that, but the saints need help on the defenceive side before they can be an elite team. I think the Eagles need to stay healthy and hopefully work with Vick ot become the best tema in the league. we will see goodluck.



Since: Mar 29, 2007
Posted on: August 28, 2009 5:35 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Of course if you consider the Bears quarterback and running back that hurrles them way over the Packers....



Since: Aug 28, 2009
Posted on: August 28, 2009 4:37 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Right on Dom3487

I think that the Cheifs will be greatly improved this year but don't you think that you are getting a little carried away. And I am a huge KC fan but c'mon give your head a shake.



Since: Nov 17, 2006
Posted on: August 28, 2009 1:52 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Nice job; I wouldn't disagree with very much of it.  I don't think the Falcons are as good as you credit them.  I'd probably list the Steelers ahead of the Eagles, but can't quarrel too much with your order--the Eagles probably are the best NFC team and an Eagles/Steelers Super Bowl would probably be a great game.  I think you rate the Redskins too highly.  They sign some expensive superstar almost every year, and they don't ever seem to get beyond a certain level.  Some years they get to 10-6, but that seems to be their ceiling.  I'd rate the Seahawks and Colts higher; Marvin Harrison's departure won't make very much difference, as he hadn't done much the last two years, and Peyton Manning will always have them competitive.

I agree with you that the Patriots will be playing at least into late January.  Tom Brady's back, and the Patriots appear to have fixed the weaknesses that existed, with the acquisitions of Leigh Bodden and Derrick Burgess and the drafting of Darius Butler.  Joey Galloway will give them the second burner they were missing last year, and the contract given Nick Kaczur and the trade of Russ Hochstein suggest to me that the Patriots are satisfied that the offensive line is ready to return to its dominant form of two years ago, when three of them made the Pro Bowl.



Since: Mar 24, 2007
Posted on: August 27, 2009 8:30 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

I was about to say the same thing.Sealed



Since: Feb 11, 2007
Posted on: August 27, 2009 3:16 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

I'm not even a Jacksonville fan but you putting them as your 27th ranked team definately shows you lack of football knowledge.   You have a very good Giants team ranked too low and the Redskins are not even close to being a top ten team.  Thanks for wasting my time with your crappy rankings. 



Since: Dec 2, 2008
Posted on: August 26, 2009 11:44 pm
 

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

By your logic the 11-5 Patriots were worse than the four playoff teams with worse records last year.  I do believe they beat the Cardinals 47-7 last year.  Your logic makes no sense.  Last year proved the best teams don't always make the playoffs.


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