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Updated NFL Team Rankings

Thursday, 11 October, 2018

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As we get ready for week six Zack gives out his updated team rankings in the NFL.

1. Kansas City
The Chiefs are 5-0 and just covered with ease against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

2. LA Rams
The Rams showed the can win even when the defense is not playing to top level. Still the yardage and touchdown issues discovered recently against the Vikings-Seahawks need to tone down.

3. New Orleans Saints
Payton and the Saints are at it again. After an opening week loss to the Buccaneers they have showcased they are the best offense in football.

4. New England Patriots
Tommy and the Pats have done what they do with big wins over the Colts and Dolphins. A true test awaits this Sunday night against the Chiefs.

5. Cincinnati Bengals
When it comes to tough scheduling the Bengals are right at the top of the league and have passed with flying colors. Can they keep winning and avoid a late October/November fall?

6. Carolina Panthers
The Panthers have showcased that they have the offensive and defensive balance few teams in football have. Getting to another level offensively will be the difference in their playoff success.

7. Jacksonville Jaguars
Injuries at the running back position and at wide receiver have unmasked what we all have known about Blake Bortles.

8. Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles are another team facing injuries that have affected their early season performance. Yet they’re in a division where they’re not in a hole. Getting healthy by December could mean a return to last year’s success.

9. Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh has quickly showcased that they’re not going anywhere. Offensively Big Ben has been a monster at creating and hitting all the weapons the Steelers feature. With Le’Veon Bell returning week seven the Steelers can quickly ascend to the top five.

10. Chicago Bears
Early bye weeks can affect a team the wrong way. One has to wonder if the second stage of the Bears season will mean a change in the wrong direction. Thus far they’ve done a great job at adjusting to quarterback Mitch Trubisky’s strengths.

Best of The Rest

11. Green Bay
12. Minnesota Vikings
13. Baltimore Ravens
14. LA Chargers
15. Miami Dolphins
16. Tennessee Titans
17. Houston Texans.
18. Cleveland Browns
19. Washington Redskins
20. Seattle Seahawks
21. Detroit Lions
22. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
23. Dallas Cowboys
24. Buffalo Bills
25. Denver Broncos
26. Oakland Raiders
27. Indianapolis Colts
28. New York Jets
29. Atlanta Falcons
30. Arizona Cardinals
31. New York Giants
32. San Francisco 49ers

NFL Team Rankings Post Week Ten

Wednesday, 13 November, 2013

NFL Team Rankings Post Week Ten

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1. Kansas City Chiefs- The Chiefs get the test everyone has been waiting for against the Denver Broncos
2. Denver Broncos- Peyton seems to be shaken off the injury bug that occurred with his ankle last week. The Broncos know this game against KC is crucial for controlling home field advantage throughout the playoffs.
3. Seattle Seahawks- Seattle’s offense is starting to finally turn the corner. Word on when Percy Harvin will enter the lineup is still up in the air.
4. New England- Tom Brady typically has standout games on Monday night football. Carolina and Cam Newton want to sway that history this Monday forthcoming.
5. New Orleans- A running game in New Orleans??!! Say it ain’t so.
6. Indianapolis- It was an awakening loss for the Colts Sunday to the Rams. They remain a top ten team based on their premium wins.
7. San Francisco- Something needs to change in a hurry for the 49ers offense. The read option is all but gone, and teams have forced the 49ers to throw the football.
8. Carolina Panthers- Suddenly a team on the verge of another down season turned it around and are 6-3.
9. Detroit Lions- No one is in better divisional control than the Lions right now. All of their other divisional mates are struggling mightily with injuries.
10. Cincinnati- The Bengals are not playing like a top ten team as of late. Their record though is 6-4 and they are still in the driver’s seat to win the AFC North division.
11. Dallas Cowboys
12. Arizona Cardinals
13. Green Bay Packers
14. Chicago Bears
15. Baltimore Ravens
16. NY Jets
17. San Diego Chargers
18. Philadelphia Eagles
19. Washington Redskins
20. Cleveland Browns
21. Miami
22. NY Giants
23. St. Louis
24. Pittsburgh Steelers
25. Houston Texans
26. Tennessee Titans
27. Buffalo Bills
28. Oakland Raiders
29. Minnesota Vikings
30. Atlanta Falcons
31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
32. Jacksonville Jaguars

Post Week Nine NFL Team Rankings

Wednesday, 6 November, 2013

Post Week Nine NFL Team Rankings

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1. Kansas City- I hate to put the Chiefs atop the rankings but they’ve earned it. A 9-0 stand alone record.
2. San Francisco 49ers- I like the way the 49ers have rebalanced their team before their bye week. Seattle doesn’t look the same and the NFC seems to be setup for an easier run than the AFC is.
3. Denver Broncos- It’s November and the hot topic is the weather change. Can Manning avoid his paternalistic cold weather melt downs?
4. New England Patriots- If the Patriots key contributors on offense can stay healthy, they’ll be able to outscore most opponents even with a hindered defense.
5. Seattle Seahawks- There are some serious problems for the Seahawks. They need to diagnose what’s going on with their defense rather quickly. If not they’re going to end up being defeated by a wildcard team in the playoffs.
6. Cincinnati- They suffered a hiccup on Thursday night, but are in full control of their division. With the pressure off they should be able to gain forward as the season moves on.
7. New Orleans- The Saints have to lessen the burden on Drew Brees and get a running game in place.
8. Indianapolis- Second year quarterback Andrew Luck might have to much weight on his shoulders to handle at this stage. We will see if he can keep his heroics going.
9. Carolina Panthers- Quietly the Panthers are emerging as a serious threat. The next two games against the 49ers and Patriots will truly show how far they’ve come.
10. Detroit Lions- The type of win the Lions had before their bye week against the Cowboys is a rally type of win. The whole team has to be motivated now especially with divisional counterparts having issues at quarterback.
11. Green Bay Packers
12. Dallas Cowboys
13. San Diego Chargers
14. Philadelphia Eagles
15. NY Jets
16. Baltimore Ravens
17. Chicago Bears
18. Miami Dolphins
19. Arizona Cardinals
20. Tennessee Titans
21. Cleveland Browns
22. Washington Redskins
23. St. Louis Rams
24. Pittsburgh Steelers
25. Atlanta Falcons
26. Buffalo Bills
27. Oakland Raiders
28. NY Giants
29. Houston Texans
30. Minnesota Vikings
31. Jacksonville Jaguars
32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

New NFL Team Rankings

Wednesday, 23 October, 2013

New NFL Team Rankings

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1. Denver- Even with a loss the Broncos still retain the number one spot. They’ve won in standout fashion in all their games thus far this season.
2. Seattle Seahawks- The Seahawks played better than I expected in their Thursday win over the Cardinals. Prior games they were not as sharp on both sides of the football.
3. New Orleans- The Who Dat nation is coming off a bye week. We will see how healthy Jimmy Graham is on Sunday
4. San Francisco- For the first time in quite awhile Colin Kaepernick let go of his apprehensions to tuck and run the football against the Titans. It provided a nice spark to an offense that has had its struggles.
5. Kansas City- As a regular season team Kansas City is rolling. But when playoff time comes and the Chiefs have to face a 6th seed such as Baltimore or even the Jets who will you be picking?
6. Green Bay- The injuries that Rodgers has dealt with at wide receiver and running back no other quarterback can compare to. Defensively they’ve stayed sharp even with Clay Matthews out.
7. New England- With Gronk back the offense won’t be lagging much longer.
8. Indianapolis- Stacking the Colts wins over the Seahawks, Broncos, and 49ers just goes to show that they can beat anyone in the NFL. Their losses against Miami and San Diego also show that they are a vulnerable team. The running game has to show some life soon or a string of losses could be upcoming for Indy, especially with Reggie Wayne out for the season.
9. Cincinnati- If it was not for a collapse in week one against the Bears the Bengals could be sitting at 6-1. Quietly they’re winning tight games and have a two games lead over the Ravens.
10. Dallas- In a poor NFC East the Cowboys should end up securing the division. At 4-3 they have to finally step up and get some separation from the rest of the division.
11. Chicago
12. Baltimore
13. San Diego
14. Carolina Panthers
15. Detroit Lions
16. NY Jets
17. Washington Redskins
18. Pittsburgh Steelers
19. Philadelphia Eagles
20. Arizona Cardinals
21. Miami Dolphins
22. Tennessee Titans
23. Atlanta Falcons
24. Houston Texans
25. St. Louis Rams
26. Cleveland Browns
27. Buffalo Bills
28. Oakland Raiders
29. NY Giants
30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
31. Minnesota Vikings
32. Jacksonville Jaguars

Team Rankings Post Week Two

Wednesday, 18 September, 2013

Team Rankings Post Week Two

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1. Seattle Seahawks- I was one that gave the 49ers a probable chance to upset the Seahawks. Boy was I wrong. I still think there flaws on offense might come to bite them more than people would expect this season.
2. Denver Broncos- Manning is off to his typical red hot regular season start with a defense that hasn’t had to worry about tight games yet.
3. San Francisco- A regular season loss can be exaggerated at times, especially early in the season. San Francisco will be where they’ve been the last few years once the playoffs begin.
4. Green Bay Packers- As Stephen A Smith says, Aaron Rodgers is a baaaaaad man. His throws and how he is spreading the football around are incredible. They’ll get a tough test this week at Cincinnati.
5. Atlanta Falcons- Injuries are hitting this team early but they have enough talent to sustain through the injury bug. People worried about the Falcons without Steven Jackson just need to refer back to the Michael Turner days. Atlanta got it done with a back that should have been out of the league last year.
6. Houston Texans- Their carousel ways of coming back to win are not what people expected as heavy favorites in both games. This week is a true test for both Baltimore and Houston to see where their teams are at.
7. Chicago Bears- Though the Bears have also came back in their first two games of the season, it has been done in a different way. They’ve fought through turnovers and still managed to grab two wins over quality teams.
8. New England- Those thinking the Patriots are going to resort back to easily blowing out teams are mistaken. They’re downgraded at running back and receiver and it’s going to take patience to win every week.
9. New Orleans- The Saints have won two close games to start the year. They’ve done so by not looking as proficient offensively as we are accustomed to seeing. Will the defense give or will the offense get back to its old ways?
10. Cincinnati- With the Ravens still figuring out things, the Bengals could be ready to leap past the entire division. They’ll need a second receiver to step up to divert attention away from AJ Green if they’re going to do so.
11. Baltimore
12. Philadelphia
13. Miami
14. Dallas
15. Kansas City Chiefs
16. Indianapolis
17. NY Giants
18. St. Louis Rams
19. Arizona Cardinals
20. San Diego Chargers
21. Detroit Lions
22. Minnesota Vikings
23. Pittsburgh Steelers
24. Tennessee Titans
25. Washington Redskins
26. Carolina Panthers
27. NY Jets
28. Buffalo Bills
29. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
30. Oakland Raiders
31. Cleveland Browns
32. Jacksonville Jaguars