NFL Power Rankings Week 1: Latest 2016 Preseason Standings and Reaction

September 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2016 NFL season is right around the corner, which means it's time to assess everything we've learned over the past couple of months and take an early look at the league's pecking order as Thursday night's opener between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers approaches. 
But before we break down a few of the league's most compelling clubs, here's a rundown of where all 32 stand entering Week 1 of the regular season: 
Carolina Panthers
The Panthers should be favored to repeat as NFC South champions for several reasons.
First and foremost, reigning MVP Cam Newton is coming off a brilliant season that saw him complete 59.8 percent of his passes for 3,837 yards, 35 touchdowns and 10 interceptions while running for 636 yards and 10 scores. 
While those numbers may not seem sustainable on the surface, Newton will be armed with a more dynamic receiving corps this season with Kelvin Benjamin back at 100 percent one year after he...

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