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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: Apr 17, 2009
Posted on: August 18, 2009 8:48 am

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

Are you serious with the Saints at 18? They have one of the best offenses in the NFL and did nothing but get better by adding defense and a new D co-ordinater. You have the Saints finishing 3rd in the NFC South? That is ridiculous... I also find it funny that you have The Bills and Titans over New Orleans and Dallas. Your WAY early power rankings are a joke sir.

Since: May 11, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2009 9:54 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

It's probably way to early to make power rankings for the 32 NFL Teams. 
However, if I was going to make them my picks would be almost the
exact same as yours.   The only major difference would be that I would
rank the Tennessee Titans much higher.  I believe they are at the vary least
a top ten team, and have a legitimate chance of getting to the Super Bowl
this year.   They have a rock solid defense even without Haynesworth.
They have probably the best one-two punch set of running backs, and a great
offensive line.   If Vince Young can step up this year and be the kind of
player that he was in College this team will definately go to the Super Bowl.
Collins is okay (won't give away games, but he isn't a Payton Manning, or Brett Favre
type of quarterback).  But, they have proven that they can win with him.
I like the new receivers that they have brought in via the draft and free agents.
With these upgrades I believe they will definately make the playoffs, and
go further than they did last year.   So, they are definately worthy of being ranked
higher than a mere 17th.  I'm a Cleveland Browns fan, but I can understand
them not being ranked any higher than 26th.  I had them ranked 23rd though.
I like some of the players they have brought in to their camp, but this year they have
a whole new coaching staff.  It will take time for everyone to get settled in
and be on the same page.  Their 1st pre-season game didn't impress me one bit,
so maybe they shoundn't even be rated in the top 26.  Who knows, only time will tell.
The other team I believe could be rated a lot higher is the New Orleans Saints.
They have so many weapons on offense and a decent defense.  They will surely make
the playoffs, so they need to be rated higher than 18th.  The rest of the list I can live with.
Nice job.

Since: Aug 5, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2009 3:58 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

You have a few good points with your comments for each team... but come on, you have to know on some level that the actual rankings are ridiculous... if you wanna put your own team up towards the top, fine, but you still have to give credit where credit is due.  These rankings are clearly how you wish the season would be.

Since: Aug 17, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2009 3:53 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

unbelievable - Eagles are always rated high at the beginning of the year - yet NO Superbowl victories

come on, get real - Eagles are way too high - your quarterback is a Choker - just like last year when his 4th quarter poor play gave the game to the Cardinals - I mean - gave it away - no pass pressure and he misses wide open receivers - time and time again
Lifetime quarter rating of only 74 - about the same as that overpriced Eli Manning

now you add the Dog Choker to the team to to go along with the NFC's number one Choker - no superbowls in your future

maybe not #1 - Romo has been a big failure in the big games - but at least #2

Since: Sep 22, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2009 1:11 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

idk if u saw our new boy donald brown bust out 58 yard on 5 carries in his debut the other night. I think we'll be fine w/o rhodes.

Since: Sep 22, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2009 1:07 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

i heard the drug problems in philly were horrible. Here is proof for every1.....colts number 15? u must be hitting the pipe dude. Their more likely to win 15 then be the 15th best team. OH man philly fans are almost as big a morons as they are dueche bag band wagon riders. Let me guess ur gonna want vick to start once u guys loose a few

Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2009 11:57 am

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

You must be a crazed Phiil fan to put them 2nd overall.Tthey have a big time player that chokes big time in big time games. The only help they will get for him is Vick stepping in to take over for to Put the Eagles second over the steelers is a joke i hope your opinion changes throughout pre-season. Good luck and keep watching the team of all tems win #7 and solidify as the greatest team ever in sports. GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!

Since: Aug 17, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2009 11:47 am

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

worst list ever, ur an idiot. NE lower, ARZ higher, PHI way lower, ATL way way lower, MIN lower, Bal lower, SD much much much much higher (#1), NO much much higher, CAR lower, BUFF much much much higher, CIN way higher, JETS lower, ur list is terrible lmaooooo 

Since: Dec 19, 2007
Posted on: August 16, 2009 5:35 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

AFC East- New England

AFC North- Pittsburgh

AFC South- Indianapolis

AFC West- San Diego

Wildcard- Tennessee, Baltimore

NFC East- New York G

NFC North- Minnesota

NFC South- Carolina

NFC West- Seahawks

Wildcard-Cardinals, Eagles

Since: Aug 19, 2008
Posted on: August 15, 2009 5:38 pm

Way to Early NFL Power Rankings

I have been a Packer fan for the last 30 years so I am very familiar with the NFC North Division.  The Vikings are in no way the top team in the division let alone #6.  They will have to get some production from their quarterbacka and have at least average receivers before they can be considered an elite team.  I would reverse the position of the Vikings and Bears.  With the pick up of Jay Cutler the Bears are clearly the best team in the division.

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