NFL Power Rankings

It's the list that everyone loves to hate, our meaningless power rankings.

1. Tennessee Titans - Will the bye week slow down their roll? (2)

2. New York Giants - Champs didn't look ready for Cleveland. (1)

3. Pittsburgh Steelers - I would pick them to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl if the playoffs started now. (6)

4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - They are making me a believer. (11)

5. San Diego Chargers - When the good Chargers show up, they're tough to beat. (14)

6. Buffalo Bills - The best team in the AFC East. (8)

7. Arizona Cardinals - They tried to lose against the Cowboys. (15)

8. Dallas Cowboys - Tons of distractions. (5)

9. Indianapolis Colts - Offense is back on track. (18)

10. Carolina Panthers - Laid a giant egg in Tampa. (3)

11. New Orleans Saints - Defense is improving. (16)

12. Atlanta Falcons - Can we give Mike Smith the Coach of the Year award now? (20)

13. Philadelphia Eagles - Took care of business in S.F. (13)

14. Jacksonville Jaguars - This could be the game that springboards them. (21)

15. Denver Broncos - Soft defense. (9)

16. New England Patriots - It's not the system, it was Brady. (7)

17. Chicago Bears - Outdueled by a rookie quarterback. (10)

18. New York Jets - Benefitting from a very soft schedule. (19)

19. Washington Redskins - Good teams don't lose to the Rams. You fooled me Jim Zorn. (4)

20. Green Bay Packers - Much needed victory in Seattle. (22)

21. Miami Dolphins - Really fun to watch. (17)

22. Baltimore Ravens - Flacco is looking like a rookie. (12)

23. Houston Texans - Best 1-4 team in the business. (25)

24. Cleveland Browns - Anderson looked great under the lights. (28)

25. Minnesota Vikings - Maybe they should go back to Tavaris? (23)

26. San Francisco 49ers - Nolan is in trouble. (24)

27. St. Louis Rams - Undefeated in the Haslett era. (32)

28. Cincinnati Bengals - Marvin Lewis should get his resume ready. (27)

29. Seattle Seahawks - This team was in the Super Bowl three years ago?(26)

30. Oakland Raiders - Maybe Lane Kiffin wasn't so bad? (29)

31. Kansas City Chiefs - The worst team in Missouri? (30)

32. Detroit Lions - They lose better than anyone in sports. (31)


Charlie Bernstein is the Editor-in-Chief of Sports Media Interactive, covering multiple teams in the National Football League, NCAA, and National Basketball Association. Charlie is a regular syndicated contributor to FoxSports and Sirius NFL Radio, and has been featured on the NFL Network. Charlie is also a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. Feel free to contact him -HERE- with questions or comments.


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