JACKSONVILLE - Senior writer John Oehser's pre-Week 2 2020 NFL power rankings. And we all know how important these are ...
Rank.Team (record) | Prev. | Comment
1.Kansas City Chiefs (1-0) | 1 | Looking very ready to defend
2.Baltimore Ravens (1-0) | 2 | Looking very ready to challenge Chiefs
3.New Orleans Saints (1-0) | 4 | Early favorite in the NFC
4.Green Bay Packers (1-0) | 5 | Because he's Aaron Rodgers ...
5.Seattle Seahawks (1-0) | 6 | Because he's Russell Wilson ...
6.Buffalo Bills (1-0) | 9 | Total domination in impressive opener
7.Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0) | 12 | Solid, methodical ... and Big Ben's back
8.New England Patriots (1-0) | 13 | Their demise perhaps was greatly overexaggerated
9.Tennessee Titans (1-0) | 10 | A victory is a victory is a victory ...
10.Los Angeles Rams (1-0) | 18 | Defense could make them contenders
11.Chicago Bears (1-0) | 20 | Huge second-half comeback in Week 1 victory
12.Las Vegas Raiders (1-0) | 21 | Early effective offense bodes well for the season
13.Arizona Cardinals (1-0) | 23 | Future looking bright in the desert
14.San Francisco 49ers (0-1) | 3 | Runner-up hangover begins?
15.Minnesota Vikings (0-1) | 8 | Surprisingly uncompetitive against the 'Pack
16.Los Angeles Chargers (1-0) | 25 | Post-Philip Rivers era opens in shaky - and winning - fashion
17.Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0) | 28 | So much for the season of the tank
18.Houston Texans (0-1) | 7 | Rough primetime start versus the champs
19.Washington Football Team (1-0) | 31 | Stunning comeback victory in Game 1 of Ron Rivera era
20.Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-1) | 11 | Brady, Fournette era opens with a thud
21.Philadelphia Eagles (0-1) | 14 | Offensive line injuries too much to overcome
22.Dallas Cowboys (0-1) | 15 | Close games still a problem for Big D
23.Indianapolis Colts (0-1) | 16 | Lost four leads in loss in Jacksonville
24.Atlanta Falcons (0-1) | 17 | Big day for Matt Ryan, tough loss for the team
25.Denver Broncos (0-1) | 22 | Had a big season-opening victory - and then they didn't
26.New York Jets (0-1) | 24 | Dismal start for Gang Green
27.Miami Dolphins (0-1) | 26 | Still young, still not ready to beat New England
28.New York Giants (0-1) | 27 | Some decent signs for Big Blue on Monday
29.Carolina Panthers (0-1) | 29 | A lot of resilience in first game of a new era
30.Cleveland Browns (0-1) | 19 | Oof
31.Detroit Lions (0-1) | 30 | Brutal start to a critical season for Matt Patricia and Co.
32.Cincinnati Bengals (0-1) | 32 | Not a bad start for Burrow, but not a victory