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(Last year’s final regular-season ranking in parentheses)

1. San Francisco 49ers. Best team in both trenches. (5).

2. Denver Broncos. Peyton Manning greater than Jules Winnifield. (1).

3. Seattle Seahawks. Could struggle vs. Carolina front 7. (3).

4. Atlanta Falcons. Played 5th easiest schedule last year. (4).

5. Washington Redskins. RG3 had rookie record 102.4 passer rating. (8).

6. Houston Texans. Foster has 47 TDs since 2010. (7).

7. Baltimore Ravens. Won’t miss Lewis or Kruger. (10).

8. New England Patriots. This does not look like a Super Bowl roster. (6).

9. Green Bay Packers:.B.J. Raji must show he’s elite. (2).

10. Cincinnati Bengals. Defense is stud-filled. (9).

11. Dallas Cowboys. Giants are 4-0 at JerryWorld. (14)

12. Indianapolis Colts. D-line is among worst in NFL. (11).

13. N.Y. Giants. How much can No. 31 defense improve? (15)

14. New Orleans Saints: A shaky D already has lost 4 key contributors to injury. (17)

15. Chicago Bears: Can D score 9 TDs again? Don’t think so. (13)

16. Minnesota Vikings. Even AP will get tired of carrying Christian Ponder (12).

17. St. Louis Rams. If only Rams were in AFC East. (18)

18. Miami Dolphins. All sizzle, no mahi mahi. (21)

19. Detroit Lions. AP rushed for 273 on Leos last year. (22)

20. Pittsburgh Steelers. O-line is a Mack Sennett production. (16)

21. Kansas City Chiefs:.Hali-Houston are good edge-rush combo. (30)

22. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 41 of 121 Gators from 2008 team were arrested during college or since. (19)

23. Carolina Panthers. Jadeveon Clowney a stud but needs to get off Alshon Jeffrey diet. (20)

24. Philadelphia Eagles. Rooting for Chip Kelly. (28)

25. Tennessee Titans. Jake Locker will get you fired. (25)

26. San Diego Chargers. Ryan Mathews is key to their offense. (23)

27. Buffalo Bills. Gilmore injury is gi-normous. (26)

28. Cleveland Browns. Defense is solid across board. (27)

29. N.Y. Jets. Bilal Powell & Chris Ivory are not Thomas Jones. (24)

30. Arizona Cardinals. After Ryan Lindley, Carson Palmer looks like the Angel Gabriel to Larry Fitzgerald. (32)

31: Jacksonville Jaguars. London is apoplectic with Jags fever. (29)

32. Oakland Raiders. Worst DL, OL, LBs, WRs and QB in NFL. (31)