Everything is all messed up. The Broncos are no longer the easy pick for the best team in the NFL. How can they be? Three weeks of vulnerability finally ended with a loss to the Colts Cheap Basketball Jerseys. That’s going to get a team dropped in the weekly ranked assessment of conventional wisdom. Hell, subjecting the world to more typo-ridden, self-righteous tweeting from Jim Irsay gets a team knocked down a peg on its own.
So Denver’s not on top anymore. The last undefeated team in the league has taken over. But that team, the 7-0 Chiefs, still has some questions to answer because of their schedule.
And let’s not forget the other 30 teams on this list. Last week’s power rankings are here.
Two games won’t cause Newton to suddenly be the top young quarterback again, but you could make a very strong case that he’s the most physically talented of that group. If Newton has finally combined his physical skills with a better understanding of the offense, he may not only be ranked among the best young quarterbacks in the league, he may play himself into the discussion of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, period.
After all, Newton, and not Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady, is the only quarterback in the NFL to have back-to-back games with a passer rating higher than 136 this season.
The Chiefs improved to 7-0 with a 17-16 win against the Houston Texans Cheap Braves Jerseys, while Denver’s loss against Indianapolis dropped it from the ranks of the undefeated. Denver’s loss also dropped it behind Kansas City in the AFC West. Here’s a complete look at how the divisions stack up through seven weeks.