NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week Four: Top Three Teams All Fall

September 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The top-three teams from last-week’s rankings all went down, causing a major shake-up this week.  Three new teams enter the top five for the first time this season and some minor changes at the bottom as well.  Dallas and Minnesota both avoided that dreaded 0-3 start, while the Bears and Chiefs continue their hot starts at 3-0. 
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1. Pittsburgh Steelers (7): I would argue that Troy Polamalu is the single most important defensive player in the NFL.  Nobody is more valuable to their own team then Polamalu is to Pittsburgh.
2. Indianapolis Colts (4): We know they can put up points, especially against bad teams, but they must get consistent production out of the running game.
3. Atlanta Falcons (12): Took advantage of a second chance in overtime.  A road win against the defending champions is a big statement.
4. Chicago Bears (15): Back-to-back wins (though an ugly win against Green Bay) again...

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