NFL Week 7 Power Rankings: Focus on the New Orleans Saints

October 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Over at my site—www.GuysNation.com—I do a weekly power ranking of all 32 NFL teams.  It's a hugely subjective process in which I try to account for a team's strength of schedule, margin of victory, good wins and bad losses.
Where do the New Orleans Saints currently rank?
A week ago, with a record just slightly above even, the Saints were simply listed in the top half of the NFL, and I was considering them a big disappointment.  Not a bad team, but certainly a disappointment following a Super Bowl victory. 
Was that Super Bowl a fluke where all the pieces came together at the right time to take a slightly above average team to the promise land, or are the Saints just experiencing some unfortunate circumstances in the early part of this season?
As the weather gets colder, the true mettle of a team starts to arise.
If there's one thing I like, it's when a team goes on the road to win a divisional game.  That's part of the reas...

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