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(Last week in parenthesis)

1. Atlanta Falcons. Anyone believe this is best team in league? (2)

2. Houston Texans. Schaub 10-1 in last 11. (1)

3. N.Y. Giants. If only I had Pierre-Paul’s wingspan. (3)

4. San Francisco 49ers. No. 1 on defense. (4)

5. Chicago Bears. If Bears are elite team, this league %^&*#. (5)

6. Green Bay Packers. Injuries to Jennings/Nelson equals near home loss to Jags. (6)

7. Baltimore Ravens. Impressive 11-5 after bye. (7)

8. New England Patriots. Quarterback Tom Brady greater than Jules Winnfield. (9)

9. Denver Broncos. McGahee 46th on all-time rushing list. (12)

10. Pittsburgh Steelers.Someone’s head should roll for those retro jerseys. (13)

11. Seattle Seahawks. Would you buy a car from Pete Carroll? (8)

12. Dallas Cowboys. Witten 495 catches last 5½ seasons. (11)

13. Detroit Lions. Titus Young doing Boise proud. (19)

14. Miami Dolphins. Ranked third against the run. (18)

15. Washington Redskins. LT Trent Williams playing great. (10)

16. Philadelphia Eagles. Must stick with Vick. (14)

17. Minnesota Vikings. Ponder showing inconsistency of Seminole days. (15)

18. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 3 straight with 28-plus points. (22)

19. Indianapolis Colts. Hoosiers preseason No. 1 1st time since Bob Knight-coached team of ’79. (26)

20. Cincinnati Bengals. Lucky Ohioans: Their vote actually matters. (20)

21. N.Y. Jets. Tire fire just about ready to be lit. (17)

22. Tennessee Titans. How about Gruden to Vols? (23)

23. Buffalo Bills. Like to see more stunts and disguise from D. (24)

24. Oakland Raiders. Richard Seymour rolls on. (28)

25. Arizona Cardinals. 2nd highest NFL altitude behind Denver. (25)

26. San Diego Chargers. In past life Norv was captain for White Star Line. (16)

27. New Orleans Saints. Sad to see travails of Honey Badger. (27)

28. St. Louis Rams. No Ram smoother than ex-STL Hawk Lou Hudson. (21)

29. Cleveland Browns. D’Qwell Jackson has 60 tackles. (30)

30. Carolina Panthers. Kuechly is bright spot. (29)

31. Jacksonville Jaguars. No. 32 on offense. (31)

32. Kansas City Chiefs. Collin Klein for Heisman! (32)