UFB Top 15 Power Rankings
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(1) 1. Green Bay Packers (8) - 4 – 0 next at Atlanta Falcons
Green Bay’s offense is unstoppable, putting up 27 points in each game so far, while the defense has improved in every game as well. We just want to know why Aaron Rodgers remained the starter when the score was 42-17. You can blame his second interception of the season on a tip that happened at that point. Peyton Manning’s injury should of been a wake up call, get your second string QB as familiar as possible, you never know.
(2) 2. New Orleans Saints 3 – 1 next at Carolina Panthers
A decent win in Jacksonville considering that the yard markers on the field were pointing the wrong way. Blaine Gabbert was confused by this, but Drew Brees, the veteran, was not. Brees’ air attack continues to rule the day for New Orleans. This week Brees should have another fantasy day, little struggle against a struggling Carolina defense.
(3) 3. New England Patriots (1) - 3 – 1 next vs New York Jets
The Patriots don’t like to lose, and seldom do so twice in a row. It’s all about the defense for New England, their offense is dominant and cannot be stopped, but unfortunately the defense has many weak spots and is thin. They can beat any team in the league at any time, but games like Buffalo this past week can also happen. Nice rebound against Oakland, now it’s off to play Big Mouth Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, should make for a great game.
(4) 4. Detroit Lions 4 – 0 next vs Chicago Bears (Monday Night)
Did the Cowboys choke? Maybe, but the Lions were relentless. With 7 more home games left, unless Stafford goes down…No way they miss the playoffs…..We have never seen a WR like Calvin Johnson, EVER!. Might be the best jump ball receiver.
(5) 5. Baltimore Ravens 3 – 1 next bye
Outside of that weird Week 2 loss at Tennessee, the Ravens have been very impressive this season. Despite Joe Flacco’s mid-game struggles, they were dominant against the Jets. With big home win over Jets, Ravens remain in the top 5.
(6) 6. Houston Texans 3 – 1 next vs Oakland Raiders
The Defense (yes, capital ‘D’) returned against the Steelers. We are finally seeing a well rounded team, a team we all knew Houston could be. Can they keep it??? Next challenge is the surprising Oakland Raiders, will the defense stop Mc Fadden?
(10) 7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 – 1 next at San Fransisco 49ers
They could have lost to the Colts … but they didn’t. Team is young and raw, but due to losses from 3 teams ahead of them last week, the Bucs move up three spots this week. Josh Freeman is a gamer and is gonna be something big in this league. Pretty evenly match up this week, lets see if they can handle the pressure.
(13) 8. San Diego Chargers 3 – 1 next at Denver Broncos
The Chargers are fattening their record against patsies like the Dolphins. Their wins have come against teams with a combined record of 1-11. Sure it is a change for them to start the season off on a winning note, but it is hard to tell how good they are with such a weak schedule.
(NR) 9. Tennessee Titans 3 – 1 next at Pittsburgh Steelers
It feels odd to have the Titans ahead of both the Steelers and Jets. But, Pittsburgh is old and slow. As for New York, Tennessee has the better offense and defense (at least statistically). Titans kept pace with Texans with win over Browns.
(12) 10. New York Giants 3 – 1 next vs Seattle Seahawks
Giants got second-straight road win by holding off Cardinals. We might start moving these guys up. When Manning is on, they’re great. Too bad it’s one quarter of the game. Won’t get a better look at this team due to easy opponent, but Buffalo comes to town next week.
(9) 11. Pittsburgh Steelers 2 – 2 next vs Tennessee Titans
No team is hurting more, O line is horrible. Big Ben will be on a stretcher by week 10 if this keeps up and now Mendenhall? Defense has to be bigger then they ever have been just to stay in the hunt. This is starting to look like the real Steelers, and it’s not a pretty picture.
(7) 12. Buffalo Bills 3 – 1 next vs Philadelphia Eagles
Ugly collapse in Cincinnati. This is why we were one of very few power rankings that didn’t move them up inside the top 5 just because they beat New England. Eagles looking for redemption this week, might knock Buffalo out of the top 15.
(NR) 13. Washington Redskins 3 – 1 next bye
Look who’s in first place after a month! Shanahan has always had a decent team, always hangs around 8-8…But can never do better or worse, do you really believe this is a major playoff threat? We don’t…
(NR) 14. San Fransisco 49ers 3 – 1 next vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The comeback against the Eagles is the kind of game that makes a season. Can they continue playing the way they have and still win? We are betting not.
(8) 15. New York Jets 2 – 2 next at new England Patriots
The Jets’ offense was abysmal against the Ravens. They should have an easier time against a weak Patriots defense, but can an over rated defense keep up with the Brady and Welker show? Look for the mismatches, maybe an Ochocinco kind of weekend?
( ) left of rankings indicates previous weeks rankings
( ) next to teams indicates first place votes
UFB Power Rankers are:
Frank Hyun of Patriots Review
Ronnie Kohrt of Ronnie K’s Blog
David Calagis of CJ Sports NFL Talk
Mr. Kangaroo of CJ Sports NFL Talk
Brandon Clark of Titan Sized
Steven Lourie of Football Fan Spot
Mr. C.J. Sports of CJ Sports NFL Talk
Adam Hughes of Naptown’s Finest
Walter Cherepinsky of Walter Football.com
Nolan Vasan of NFL Draft Geek
Ryan Mc Crystal of Draft Ace
Each week we will be contacting more bloggers to ensure the most accurate and biggest power ranking system available. Check out all these great blog sites, they are the best in the NFL.