NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where all 32 teams stand going into Week 2

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Week 1 of the NFL season was an exciting one.
The New England Patriots look like the best team in the league, but there are plenty of other intriguing teams not far behind.
Check out where every team stands heading into Week 2.
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Week 1 of the NFL season did not disappoint.

The first slate of games included Patrick Mahomes picking up where he left off, Lamar Jackson shredding the Dolphins, the Patriots looking like the best team in the league, and the Saints beating the Texans in a memorable, down-to-the-wire, Monday night shootout. All of this doesn’t even include the Antonio Brown saga (seemingly) concluding with his release from the Raiders so he could join the Patriots.

If Week 1 was any indication, this NFL season is shaping up to be a good one.

Check out our power rankings below to see where all teams stand heading into Week 2.

32. Miami Dolphins

Record: 0-1

Week 1 result: Lost to the Ravens, 59-10

Week 2 opponent: vs. New England Patriots

One thing to know: After the Dolphins’ embarrassing 59-10 loss against the Baltimore Ravens to open the season, multiple players reportedly asked to be traded. Head coach Brian Flores will have his work cut out for him to put a competitive team on the field every week.

31. New York Giants

Record: 0-1

Week 1 result: Lost to the Cowboys, 35-17

Week 2 opponent: vs. Buffalo Bills

One thing to know: It looks like it’s going to be a long season for the Giants. Eli Manning played OK, but the Giants still only put up 17 points. Meanwhile, their defense was gashed by Dak Prescott and the Cowboys.

30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Record: 0-1

Week 1 result: Lost to the 49ers, 31-17

Week 2 opponent: at Carolina Panthers

One thing to know: Jameis Winston was hoping to have a stellar year, as he is up for a new contract at the end of this season. He got off to a rough start, throwing three interceptions to a San Francisco defense that only managed two picks last season. Making matters worse, the 49ers returned two of Winston’s interceptions for touchdowns.

29. Jacksonville Jaguars

Record: 0-1

Week 1 result: Lost to the Chiefs, 40-26

Week 2 opponent: at Houston Texans

One thing to know: The Jaguars’ 2019 hopes took a big blow in Week 1, as Nick Foles broke his clavicle and is expected to go on the IR. Next up: rookie Gardner Minshew.

28. New York Jets

Record: 0-1

Week 1 result: Lost to the Bills, 17-16

Week 2 opponent: vs. Cleveland Browns

One thing to know: Le’Veon Bell was solid in his first start in over a year, going for 92 total yards and a touchdown in his debut with the New York Jets. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for New York to hold on, as they watched a 16-0 lead evaporate against their divisional rivals.

27. Buffalo Bills

Record: 1-0

Week 1 result: Beat the Jets, 17-16

Week 2 opponent: at New York Giants

One thing to know: Josh Allen continues to look raw as a quarterback, but he remains …read more

Source:: Business Insider – Sports

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