Results matching “power rankings”

PFT’s Week 9 2022 NFL power rankings

1. Eagles (7-0; last week No. 1): They’ve matched their best start in franchise history. Only the Texans are standing in the way of 8-0. In other words, they’ll be 8-0.2. Bills (6-1; No. 2): They get just a little too lackadaisical at times against lesser foes.3. Chiefs (5-2; No. 3): Kadarius Toney could be [more]

PFT’s Week 8 2022 NFL power rankings

1. Eagles (6-0; last week No. 1): If they can avoid trap games, they can keep winning and winning and winning.2. Bills (5-1; No. 2): The Packers should consider staying home.3. Chiefs (5-2; No. 3): When you can put 44 points on one of the best defenses in football, you’re doing something right.4. Cowboys (5-2; [more]

PFT’s Week 7 2022 NFL power rankings

1. Eagles (6-0; No. 1): It’s hard to find that first potential “L” for the best team in the league.2. Bills (5-1; No. 2): This year, they really need their regular-season win in K.C. to result in a rematch in Buffalo.3. Chiefs (4-2; No. 3): They’ll need to dig deep to avoid falling to 4-3, [more]

PFT’s Week 5 2022 NFL power rankings

1. Eagles (4-0; No. 2): Fly, Eagles, Fly. Onward to Number One.2. Bills (3-1; No. 3): Learning how to win close games now will help them win close games later. Like in January.3. Chiefs (3-1; No. 6): Patrick Mahomes is the Harlem Globetrotters, and every defender he faces is the Washington Generals.4. Packers (3-1; No. [more]

PFT’s Week 4 2022 NFL power rankings

1. Dolphins (3-0; No. 6): To be the best, you’ve got to beat the best. And they did.2. Eagles (3-0; No. 4): The only difference between the Dolphins and Eagles? The Dolphins have beaten two great teams.3. Bills (2-1; No. 1): Ken Dorsey should switch to decaf after kickoff.4. Packers (2-1; No. 7): The defense [more]

PFT’s Week 3 2022 NFL power rankings

1. Bills (2-0; No. 1): An unexpectedly huge test is looming in Miami. It’s hard to see them not passing it.2. Chiefs (2-0; No. 2): The offense is great, and the defense is good enough to step up on the nights the offense isn’t playing that way.3. Buccaneers (2-0; No. 3): The offense is pretty [more]

Richard Sherman has gone from hating Thursday Night Football to working for it

Nearly six years ago, then-Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman had a concise and blunt assessment of Thursday Night Football.Poopfest.Starting tonight, Sherman becomes an official member of the Festival of Poop, in his estimation.Sherman, as you may know, has taken a job with Amazon. He’ll be part of the pregame, halftime, and postgame coverage of Thursday Night [more]

PFT’s Week One 2022 NFL power rankings

1. Rams: Good news, the defending champs always start on top. Bad news, there’s only one direction to go.2. Buccaneers: It feels like Tom Brady‘s last ride. And it has always felt as if he’s destined to walk away with a trophy under his arm.3. Bills: They’re carrying the target of a Super Bowl winner [more]

Roger Goodell’s testimony to House Committee on Oversight and Reform

The NFL released the following as Commissioner Roger Goodell’s prepared testimony before the Committee on Oversight and Reform of the House of Representatives:Good morning Chairwoman Maloney, Ranking Member Comer and Members of the Committee. I am Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League and I am here today to discuss the NFL’s efforts to [more]

Steve Bisciotti’s comments on Deshaun Watson’s contract peel back the collusion curtain, a little

The NFL consists of 32 independent businesses. The antitrust laws prohibit certain types of concerted effort by those 32 businesses, with notable exceptions (e.g., the broadcast antitrust exemption, which allows the league to sell TV rights collectively, not individually).Within the confines of the NFL’s labor deal, certain negotiated policies that otherwise would amount to antitrust [more]

Bears announce Matt Eberflus as the 17th head coach in franchise history

The Bears made it official Thursday night: They announced the hiring of former Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, making him the 17th head coach in franchise history.New General Manager Ryan Poles selected Eberflus over former head coaches Dan Quinn and Jim Caldwell. Ebeflus has spent 13 seasons in the NFL but has no head coaching [more]

PFT’s final 2021 NFL power rankings

1. Packers (13-4, last week No. 1): Will this year finally be the year that they get back to the Super Bowl?2. Buccaneers (13-4, No. 3): The defense needs to step up, or they’ll be stepping off.3. Titans (12-5, No. 4): Derrick Henry is healthy and, more importantly, fresh.4. Chiefs (12-5, No. 5): Don’t sleep [more]

PFT’s Week 18 2021 NFL power rankings

1. Packers (13-3, last week No. 1): Why would Aaron Rodgers ever want to leave a division he can continue to dominate, indefinitely?2. Rams (12-4, No. 3): If they can win when they’re not playing well, they’ll blow opponents out when they finally do.3. Buccaneers (12-4, No. 5): Without Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown, can [more]