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Power Rankings / Mark Gaughan ranks the NFL teams from top to bottom

(Last week in parentheses)

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1 Green Bay Packers. Aaron Rodgers greater than "Folsom Prison Blues." (1)

2 New Orleans Saints. Quarterback Drew Brees greater than Commander's Palace. (2)

3 San Francisco 49ers. Trouble: Offense 31st on third down. (3)

4 Baltimore Ravens. Trouble: Quarterback Flacco 27th in completion percentage. (4)

5 New England Patriots. Questioning Belichick is like attacking Fredericksburg. (6)

6 Pittsburgh Steelers. Bruce Arians does great job. (5)

7 Atlanta Falcons. Turner 48 rush TDs last four years. (7)

8 N.Y. Giants. Cruz's 1,358 yards is team record. (8)

9 Dallas Cowboys. Something's missing. (9)

10 Detroit Lions. First playoff berth since '99. (12)

11 Cincinnati Bengals. Today's game akin to '04 finale for Bills vs. Steelers. (14)

12 Oakland Raiders. Would be a better team in playoffs than Denver. (17)

13 Houston Texans. Just happy to be here. (10)

14 Denver Broncos. If only Tebow could throw better. (11)

15 Philadelphia Eagles. McCoy has 20 TDs. (15)

16 N.Y. Jets. Say what? 67 passes vs. G-Men last week. (16)

17 San Diego Chargers. A.J. & Gruden to St. Louis? (13)

18 Tennessee Titans. Titans scout defensive line well. DT Karl Klug has 7 sacks. (21)

19 Seattle Seahawks. Ended Niners run-D streaks last week. (19)

20 Arizona Cardinals. Still need better O-line. (20)

21 Chicago Bears. Have beaten Vikes 4 straight. (22)

22 Miami Dolphins. Should go all-out to hire Jeff Fisher. (24)

23 Carolina Panthers. The NFL's sleeping giant. (25)

24 Buffalo Bills. 10 straight Ls at The Razor. (26)

25 Kansas City Chiefs. I like Romeo. (18)

26 Washington Redskins. Another decent year for Brian Orakpo. (23)

27 Cleveland Browns. They're more boring than "The English Patient." (27)

28 Jacksonville Jaguars. Gabbert pick was a mistake. (28)

29 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Lost 5 of last 6 to Falcons. (29)

30 Minnesota Vikings. Ponder pick was a mistake. (30)

31 St. Louis Rams. Should not fire Spagnuolo. (31)

32 Indianapolis Colts. Polian should sneak some salmonella into pregame breakfast today. (32)