NFL Week 3 Power Rankings

1. Denver Broncos (3-0)
1. Denver Broncos (3-0)
First in passing offense, first in rushing defense. Average margin of victory: 18.7 points. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
2. Seattle Seahawks (3-0)
2. Seattle Seahawks (3-0)
It took just over two quarters for the Seahawks to go up 31-0 against Jacksonville. How bad was it? Tarvaris Jackson played. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
3. Chicago Bears (3-0)
3. Chicago Bears (3-0)
The Bears forced five Steeler turnovers and returned two for touchdowns. Game over. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
4. New Orleans Saints (3-0)
4. New Orleans Saints (3-0)
Last year, the Saints allowed an NFL-record 7,042 yards; this year, under new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, they’ve allowed just four touchdowns in three games. This team is officially dangerous. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
5. New England Patriots (3-0)
5. New England Patriots (3-0)
It was a much better showing for New England’s rookie wideouts, as Kenbrell Thompkins had two touchdowns and Aaron Dobson caught a game-high seven passes against Tampa Bay. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
6. Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)
6. Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)
Wow, what a difference Andy Reid makes. The Chiefs are just the third team since 1980 to start a season 3-0 after winning just two games or fewer the previous year. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
7. Miami Dolphins (3-0)
7. Miami Dolphins (3-0)
Miami may have found its quarterback. The Dolphins are 3-0 for the first time since 2002. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
8. Cincinnati Bengals (2-1)
8. Cincinnati Bengals (2-1)
The Bengals overcame a 16-point deficit to stun Green Bay and became the first team to allow 30 unanswered points in a win since 1999. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
9. Indianapolis Colts (2-1)
9. Indianapolis Colts (2-1)
The running game was effective (179 yards), and the defense – which held San Francisco scoreless after the first quarter – was stout. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
10. Baltimore Ravens (2-1)
10. Baltimore Ravens (2-1)
Don’t be fooled. The Ravens scored 30 points, but they scored just one offensive touchdown. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
11. San Francisco 49ers (1-2)
11. San Francisco 49ers (1-2)
In their last two games, the 49ers have almost as many turnovers (seven) as points (10). (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
12. Green Bay Packers (1-2)
12. Green Bay Packers (1-2)
The Packers have allowed 34 points in both of their losses this season. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
13. Houston Texans (2-1)
13. Houston Texans (2-1)
The Texans didn’t score a touchdown and were held scoreless after the first half. Not a good strategy for winning road games, especially against Baltimore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
14. Dallas Cowboys (2-1)
14. Dallas Cowboys (2-1)
DeMarco Murray had 200+ yards and a touchdown against St. Louis – this after running for a franchise-record 253 yards against the Rams in 2011. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
15. Detroit Lions (2-1)
15. Detroit Lions (2-1)
Joique Bell (132 total yards and a touchdown) proved a capable fill-in for Reggie Bush. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
16. Atlanta Falcons (1-2)
16. Atlanta Falcons (1-2)
The Falcons have lost three of four dating back to last season. They led by double digits in all three losses. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
17. Tennessee Titans (2-1)
17. Tennessee Titans (2-1)
Tennessee is yet to turn the ball over this season. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
18. New York Jets (2-1)
18. New York Jets (2-1)
Eight sacks overcame 20 penalties, and Geno Smith can actually throw the deep ball. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)
19. Carolina Panthers (1-2)
19. Carolina Panthers (1-2)
The 38-0 win over the Giants was Carolina’s most lopsided shutout in franchise history. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
20. St. Louis Rams (1-2)
20. St. Louis Rams (1-2)
The Rams mustered just 35 rushing yards against Dallas, and Sam Bradford was sacked six times. Needless to say, the offense struggled. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
21. Philadelphia Eagles (1-2)
21. Philadelphia Eagles (1-2)
The Eagles welcomed Andy Reid back to Philadelphia by gifting him five turnovers. He was probably gracious. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
22. Arizona Cardinals (1-2)
22. Arizona Cardinals (1-2)
The Cardinals opened the game with an 11-play, 80-yard touchdown drive against New Orleans. They followed with eight punts, two interceptions and didn’t score again. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
23. Cleveland Browns (1-2)
23. Cleveland Browns (1-2)
Jordan Cameron, with four touchdown receptions in three games, is becoming quite the rookie. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
24. San Diego Chargers (1-2)
24. San Diego Chargers (1-2)
Another last-minute loss. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
25. Buffalo Bills (1-2)
25. Buffalo Bills (1-2)
Not a bad day for E.J. Manuel, but this team cannot stop the run. At all. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)
Terrelle Pryor.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
26. Oakland Raiders (1-2)
It actually wasn’t a horrible game for Terrelle Pryor: 300+ total yards, one touchdown and no turnovers. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Terrelle Pryor. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
27. Washington Redskins (0-3)
27. Washington Redskins (0-3)
The Redskins (1,464) have allowed the most yards through the first three games of a season since 1966. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
28. New York Giants (0-3)
28. New York Giants (0-3)
The Giants have rushed for just 133 yards through three games; that’s the fifth fewest to start a season since 1970 and the fewest since 2006. The 38-0 loss was also the worst of the Tom Coughlin era. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
29. Minnesota Vikings (0-3)
29. Minnesota Vikings (0-3)
The Vikings picked off a third-string quarterback (Brian Hoyer) three times and still couldn’t come up with a victory. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
30. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-3)
30. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-3)
The offense looked more in sync and actually moved the ball, but if you turn the ball over five times, you ain‘t beatin‘ nobody. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3)
31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3)
Josh Freeman has just two touchdowns on the season, and the offense is averaging just 11.3 points per game. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)
32. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-3)
32. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-3)
The horror continues. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
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