2010 NFL Season: Week 1 NFL Power Rankings, The Rise of The Texans

September 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It was a crazy first week in the NFL, with games going down to the wire, and some controversial calls as well. Here are my power rankings for week after week one.
1. New Orleans Saints (1): 1-0. The offense wasn't perfect, but the defense won the game for them. Very impressive performance by the defensive unit.
2. Indianapolis Colts (2): 0-1. The run defense got eaten alive in Houston as Arian Foster ran for 231 yards. On the other hand, how about those stats for Peyton Manning: 40-57, 433 yards, and three touchdowns. 
3. Baltimore Ravens (3): 1-0. The defense was dominant, Ray Lewis was everywhere. They need to set the down for the AFC North next week with a win against the Bengals. 
4. New England Patriots (9): 1-0. The Patriots sent a message to every other team in the league that they aren't messing around this season. Tom Brady and Wes Welker showed no signs of previous knee injuries, and the defense dominated in the first half.
5. Green Bay...

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