NFL Power Rankings Week 3: Updated Standings After Thursday Night Football

September 25, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 3 of the NFL season didn't lead off with a matchup between two powerhouses, but there are plenty of great games remaining on the docket for Sunday and Monday.
The New York Giants got their first win of the season Thursday night in a 32-21 triumph over their NFC East rival, the Washington Redskins. Neither team could get much going on the ground, but New York quarterback Eli Manning peppered the ball around to his receivers for a nice performance of 279 passing yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. The Giants defense and special teams also made some big plays to set the offense up with short fields.
Let's examine the league's pecking order as it stands following the Giants-Redskins tilt. Then, we'll go in-depth with New York, Washington and another NFC East team that's struggling with its running game.
Notable Rankings
New York Giants (No. 21)
It wasn't the prettiest win by the Giants, but they hung onto their lead, which is more tha...

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