NFL Power Rankings — Week 3
Published on Monday, 9/16/13, at 7:15 p.m. Eastern.
By Brian Edwards
1-Seahawks — Wow, that’s a statement victory.
2-Broncos — That’s two blowouts w/o Von Miller.
3-49ers — All good since it’s so early.
4-Packers — Nice bounce-back beatdown.
5-Texans — Plenty of room for improvement, but 2-0 nonetheless.
6-Saints — Pick-six from Brees gave New Orleans backers a bad beat.
7-Falcons — Matt Ryan is so steady.
8-Patriots — Like Texans, fortunate to be 2-0. Cast around Brady has to get it together.
9-Bears — Can’t give up that many points to a team with Christian Ponder at QB.
10-Bengals –Defense to get serious test from Aaron Rodgers & the Packers.
11-Ravens — Ugly first half, but Ravens cover in 14-6 win over Cleveland.
12-Chiefs — Andy Reid returns to Philly on Thursday night w/ an unbeaten team.
13-Cowgirls — They need more out of the running game.
14-Eagles — Must recover quickly for Thursday’s game vs. KC.
15-Dolphins — Wallace was a huge get.
16-Giants — With piss-poor ground game & defense, Eli is trying to do too much.
17-Chargers — Rivers playing his best football in several years.
18-Titans — They let that one get away but have to be pleased w/ Gregg Williams’s defense.
19-Steelers — No Wallace, Miller or Pouncey really sucks for Big Ben.
20-Lions — Might not have Reggie Bush this weekend at Washington.
21-Panthers — Two heartbreakers make home game vs. G-Men critical.
22-Colts — Not impressed with what I’ve seen so far.
23-Rams — Game comeback at Atlanta falls short, but Bradford-Austin combo looking good.
24-Cardinals — Bittersweet win if Fitzgerald’s hammy becomes a lingering issue.
25-Bills — Manuel looking like a decent find.
26-Vikings — Stay ready, Matt Cassel.
27-Redskins — No need to hit the panic button…..yet.
28-Jets — Playing hard for Rex Ryan.
29-Raiders — 2-0 ATS.
30-Buccaneers — Two gut-wrenching defeats. Schiano & Freeman might not be long for Tampa.
31-Browns — Can’t blame the defense for first two losses.
32-Jaguars — This is what you get for going with Gabbert-Henne combo at QB.