2020 NFL: NFC Power Rankings

j-man

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1 rams
2 no
3 gb
4 sea Tier B
5 SF
6 TB
7 DAL
8 ZONA
9 CHI Tier c
10 Wash
11 NYG tier D
12 CAR
13 ATL Tier e
14 DET
15 PHILLY
16 MINN
 
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johnmd20

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Seattle is too low. Rams are too high. Atlanta behind Carolina and the Giants is aggressive. Minnesota behind Detroit is a tough call. Overall, not a bad list but I have some quibbles.

Seattle should be #1. Saints at 2. GB at 3. SF at 4. Rams at 5. Zona at 6. Tampa at 7. Dallas at 8. Chicago at 9. Philly at 10. Minnesota at 11. Atlanta at 12. Washington at 13. Carolina at 14. Giants at 15. Detroit at 16.
 

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San Francisco may be in the top 5 but they have been decimated. No WRs to speak of, losing two topmplayers on defense, Kittle is out and now Jimmy G also. That more or less ckears the way for Seattle.
 

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Seattle is too low. Rams are too high. Atlanta behind Carolina and the Giants is aggressive. Minnesota behind Detroit is a tough call. Overall, not a bad list but I have some quibbles.

Seattle should be #1. Saints at 2. GB at 3. SF at 4. Rams at 5. Zona at 6. Tampa at 7. Dallas at 8. Chicago at 9. Philly at 10. Minnesota at 11. Atlanta at 12. Washington at 13. Carolina at 14. Giants at 15. Detroit at 16.
The Seahawks defense might be terrible. It was last year, and has been lit up in two games so far.
 

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The Seahawks defense might be terrible. It was last year, and has been lit up in two games so far.
I know but their offense is unstoppable. And they have two pretty solid wins thus far.(almost all of the Atlanta yards and points came in late garbage time and Atlanta killed Dallas yesterday, until Quinn remembered he is a huge fan of giving up insurmountable leads)

I am less convinced with Brees at QB than Wilson, who is cookin'.
 

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The Seahawks defense might be terrible. It was last year, and has been lit up in two games so far.
The LBs are good, the secondary is good, the pass rush is abysmal. They have run stoppers in the middle. They need someone to get to the quarterback.

Edit: And I don't think the Seahawks can be the best until they find a pass rush. I'd go NO, GB, SEA, SF, TB, LAR, ARI
 

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I think the Packers are No. 1 ... but this coming Sunday night in New Orleans will put that to the test
 

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I know but their offense is unstoppable. And they have two pretty solid wins thus far.(almost all of the Atlanta yards and points came in late garbage time and Atlanta killed Dallas yesterday, until Quinn remembered he is a huge fan of giving up insurmountable leads)

I am less convinced with Brees at QB than Wilson, who is cookin'.
Yes Wilson is cookin', but Pete Carrol is still the executive Chef. And as long as Pete is there to make calls like throwing a bomb on 3rd and 2 when a first down pretty much wins the game, then Wilson's brilliance has a lot it has to make up for. Of course he is so good, he just may do that.
 

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The Seahawks defense might be terrible. It was last year, and has been lit up in two games so far.
If Diggs wouldn't have cheap shotted the receiver and gotten tossed, does that change how successful Cam was last night?

The lack of a pass rush, though, is going to sink the Seahawks.
 

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If Diggs wouldn't have cheap shotted the receiver and gotten tossed, does that change how successful Cam was last night?
Maybe. I'm not necessarily sold on the sustainability of throwing bombs to Edelman, though Seattle might want to switch up how they defend slot receivers.

Pats were also minus their second-best receiver (James White).
 

j-man

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Seattle is too low. Rams are too high. Atlanta behind Carolina and the Giants is aggressive. Minnesota behind Detroit is a tough call. Overall, not a bad list but I have some quibbles.

Seattle should be #1. Saints at 2. GB at 3. SF at 4. Rams at 5. Zona at 6. Tampa at 7. Dallas at 8. Chicago at 9. Philly at 10. Minnesota at 11. Atlanta at 12. Washington at 13. Carolina at 14. Giants at 15. Detroit at 16.
i had seattle at 1 but pete really blew the last 2 min with that 3rd and 1 call and had mcd made a better call with 3 sec left seattle is 1-1
 

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Seattle is too low. Rams are too high. Atlanta behind Carolina and the Giants is aggressive. Minnesota behind Detroit is a tough call. Overall, not a bad list but I have some quibbles.

Seattle should be #1. Saints at 2. GB at 3. SF at 4. Rams at 5. Zona at 6. Tampa at 7. Dallas at 8. Chicago at 9. Philly at 10. Minnesota at 11. Atlanta at 12. Washington at 13. Carolina at 14. Giants at 15. Detroit at 16.
I’m aligned with your top 7, and aside from sliding SF down to #7, I can accept the order, though I’d probably put NO with Thomas healthy ahead of SEA. The Cowboys look likely to win the NFC East by default, and I can’t see putting anyone in the 10-16 slots ahead of a team that is 2-0, notwithstanding how unimpressive the Bears’ two wins were. Not going to wrack my brain wracking those bottom 7 teams; the only one that’s relevant is Philly, since they only need to leapfrog Dallas to get a home playoff game.
 

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I’m aligned with your top 7, and aside from sliding SF down to #7, I can accept the order, though I’d probably put NO with Thomas healthy ahead of SEA. The Cowboys look likely to win the NFC East by default, and I can’t see putting anyone in the 10-16 slots ahead of a team that is 2-0, notwithstanding how unimpressive the Bears’ two wins were. Not going to wrack my brain wracking those bottom 7 teams; the only one that’s relevant is Philly, since they only need to leapfrog Dallas to get a home playoff game.
The Bears are going to be 3-6 after 9 weeks. 2 weeks is too early to judge by W/L record. Agree with everything else you say here.
 

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1. SEA
2. GB
3. Rams



4. AZ
5. NO (with Thomas)
6. SF (without Bosa)
7. TB


8. DAL






9. CHI
10. DC


11. PHI


12. 28-3, 39-24
13. MIN
14. CAR
15. NYG (without Saquon)
16. DET
 

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I think the Packers are No. 1 ... but this coming Sunday night in New Orleans will put that to the test
I'm less certain this is going to age well. Maybe it was an off-night, but that NO secondary sure seemed mistake prone Monday. And the Brees arm-strength issues have been discussed elsewhere.
 

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1. Green Bay
2. Seattle
3. San Francisco



4. Los Angeles née St. Louis
5. Tampa
6. Arizona

7. Chicago
8. New Orleans


9. Dallas




10. Detroit
11. D.C.
12. Philadelphia
13. Carolina
14. Burnin'lanta
15. Minnesota




16. G-I-A-N-T-S (without Saquon)
 

j-man

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1 GB
2 SEA
3 TB
4 Rams
5 NO
6 CHI
7 Car
8 ZONA
9 SF
10 PHILLY
11 DAL
12 WFT
13 MINN
14 DET
15 ATL
16 NYG
 

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1 GB


2 SEA
3 TB


4 Rams
5 NO
6 Car

7 CHI
8 ZONA
9 SF


10 PHILLY
11 DAL
12 DET
13 ATL

14 WFT
15 MINN
16 NYG
 

RIrooter09

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1. GB
2. Sea
3. SF
4. LAR
5. NO
6. TB
7. Chi
8. Dal
9. Min
10. Phi
11. Ari
12. Car
13. Atl
14. Det
15. Was
16. NYG
 

Ale Xander

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1. GB
2. SEA


3. RAMS







4a. TB
4b. NO (with Thomas)



6. CHI
7. ARI






8. SF
9. CAR









10. DAL
11. PHI





12. MIN
13. DET



14. WASH
15. ATL




16. NYG