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NFL Power Poll – Chiefs Remain Only Undefeated & Top AFC West

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NFL Power Poll - Week 5

NFL Power Poll – Chiefs Remain Undefeated & Top AFC West

Team of the Week - Houston Texans

Offensive Player of Week – RB Todd Gurley - Rams
Defensive Player of Week – DE Cameron Heyward - Steelers

Rookie of Week - QB Deshaun Watson - Texans

Photo – RB Todd Gurley - Rams

Game of Week #5 – 10/8 - Green Bay Packers (3-1) at Dallas Cowboy (2-2)

NFL Ranking /Record /Team
#1 - 4-0 Chiefs
Chiefs beat Redskins on late charge. Travel to Houston for key AFC matchup.
#2 - 3-1 Falcons
Falcons were shocked at home by the Bills. Get a bye this week to regroup.
#3 - 3-1 Steelers
Steelers jumped the Ravens to redeem their lost to the Bears.
#4 - 3-1 Packers
QB Aaron Rodgers smoked the Bears’ and Pack get 10 days to prepare for trip to Big D.
#5 - 3-1 Broncos
Broncos were dominant on defense vs the Raiders last week.
#6 - 2-2 Patriots
Defending champs were beat at the buzzer on a 48 yard FG to go .500.
hind Tom Brady worked their miracles again late this time vs the Texans.
#7 - 3-1 Lions
Lions can win in a number of ways and is an improved dangerous club this year.
#8 - 2-2 Raiders
Broncos beat the Raiders for the 2nd week in a row with QB Derek Carr nixed up again.
#9 - 2-2 Cowboys
Boys defense was abused by the Rams that exploited several key liabilities.
#10 - 3-1 Eagles
Eagles are finding ways to win and host Cardinals this week in a key NFC contest.
#11 - 3-1 Bills
Bills drilled the Falcons in their building with one of the more impressive wins of the early season.
#12 - 2-2 Ravens
Ravens were bashed by their rival the Steelers with another weak offensive output.
#13 - 2-2 Titans
QB Mariota gets hurt while the Titans defense gets taken to school by rookie QB Deshaun Watson.
#14 - 2-2 Seahawks
Seahawks toasted the pathetic Colts. Travel to LA for key West test with the Rams.
#15 - 2-2 Vikings
Vikes lost a tight battle with the Lions and goes to Chicago Monday nite for key NFC North matchup.
#16 - 2-2 Redskins
Redskins fought the Chiefs down to the wire only to lose on a FG on the final play.
#17 - 2-1 Bucs
Bucs came back late with two drives to beat the winless GMen.
#18 - 3-1 Rams
Rams offense shows signs of life with huge win over the Cowboys that keeps them atop the NFC West.
#19 - 3-1 Panthers
Panthers’ offense beatup the Patriots for an impressive victory that keeps them tied for the South lead.
#20 - 2-2 Texans
Texans exploded vs the Titans with another huge effort by rookie QB Deshaun Watson.
#21 - 2-2 Saints
Saints’ defense shutout the Jets and get their bye week to celebrate the defensive gem.
#22 - 2-2 Jaguars
Jaguars lost to the Jets in OT and now must travel to Pittsburgh for a key AFC contest.
#23 - 2-2 Cardinals
Cardinals beat the 49ers in OT to get to .500. Face key road game in Philly Sunday.
#24 - 2-2 Jets
Jets coming off two game winning streak and travel to Cleveland for key matchup.
#25 - 1-3 Bengals
Bengals hope last win puts them on the beam with tough Bills coming to town.
#26 - 1-2 Dolphins
Dolphins were shut out by the Saints, by the Saints!!!!
#27 - 1-3 Colts
Colts hoping QB Andrew Luck returns in the next few weeks to give this club stability.
#28 - 1-3 Bears
Bears host Monday game vs the Vikings that determines their early direction.
#29 - 0-4 Giants
GMen host the battle of winless clubs with Chargers coming to MetLife.
#30 - 0-4 Chargers
Chargers continue to find ways to lost close games.
#31 - 0-4 49ers
49ers lost in OT to the Cardinals. Go to Indy for their first win.
#32 - 0-4 Browns
Brownies were toasted by instate rival, the Bengals. Host Jets in a winnable matchup.

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Alabama & Clemson Claim Top 2 Rankings

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Alabama & Clemson Claim Top 2 Rankings - Top 25 Teams

Players of the Week 5 – Sept. 30
Offense - RB Saquon Barkley - Penn St
Defense - CB Jalen Davis - Utah St.

Team of the Week – Auburn

Photo - QB Luke Falk - Washington St.

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Week 5 – Oct. 2
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 5-0
2 Clemson 5-0
3 Oklahoma 4-0
4 Penn State 5-0
5 Washington 5-0
6 Georgia 5-0
7 Wisconsin 5-0
8 Michigan 4-0
9 TCU 4-0
10 Ohio State 4-1
11 Washington State 5-0
12 Auburn 4-1
13 Miami 3-0
14 San Diego St 5-0
15 Oklahoma State 4-1
16 Notre Dame 4-1
17 Southern Cal 4-1
18 Louisville 4-1
19 South Florida 5-0
20 Utah 4-0
21 Virginia Tech 4-1
22 North Carolina St. 4-1
23 West Virginia 3-1
24 Florida 3-1
25 UCF 3-0

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
AP Top 25
1 Alabama (44) 5-0 1506
2 Clemson (17) 5-0 1475
3 Oklahoma 4-0 1392
4 Penn State 5-0 1325
5 Georgia 5-0 1237
6 Washington 5-0 1218
7 Michigan 4-0 1115
8 TCU 4-0 1079
9 Wisconsin 4-0 1028
10 Ohio State 4-1 1016
11 Washington State 5-0 980
12 Auburn 4-1 802
13 Miami 3-0 782
14 USC 4-1 713
15 Oklahoma State 4-1 664
16 Virginia Tech 4-1 549
17 Louisville 4-1 507
18 South Florida 5-0 440
19 San Diego State 5-0 373
20 Utah 4-0 358
21 Florida 3-1 349
Notre Dame 4-1 349
23 West Virginia 3-1 221
24 NC State 4-1 149
25 UCF 3-0 120

Dropped from rankings: Mississippi State 24, LSU 25

Others receiving votes: Oregon 19, Florida State 15, Georgia Tech 10, Texas Tech 10, Stanford 8, Navy 7, Kansas State 3, Memphis 2, Texas A&M 2, Maryland 1, Troy 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Bengal's Rookie LB Carl Lawson - Scouting Report

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NFL Rookie Report – NFL Draft 2017
Bengal’s Linebacker Carl Lawson #58

Carl Lawson has provided impact despite limited reps in the Bengals' base defense. This season, he has totaled 2.5 sacks in limited action as a situational edge rusher. He was excellent value in the 4th round, after being considered a top 40 prospect prior to his knee injury. Look for him to play a bigger role through his rookie season.

Here is his Scouting Report for Draft Insiders' in March 2017 prior to the NFL Draft 2017.

Carl Lawson #55 - 6-2, 260, Auburn - Sp. 4.65 Rating 88 - Hindu Theory: DeMarcus Lawrence
Explosive edge rusher returned to his former level of play with an outstanding 2016 performance for the Tigers, earning SEC first team honors. Compact athletic frame with an excellent first step, fine functional strength and good footwork to win off the edge with speed or power. Plays both down and up and moves well along the line, combining speed, quickness and change of direction skills. Short arms are a concern, though he plays with fine leverage and uses his power well to jar blockers and keeps them off his body to separate. Developed good play recognition instincts with experience, using his first step to gain a fast advantage. With developed hand and arm technique, he improved his moves to counter and overcome his tweener size. Solid 260 lbs. frame with little growth potential. Needs to be technically sound to win vs NFL tackles. Must counter quicker and develop additional moves to beat tackles with outside move or ability to counter back underneath. Late in his career, made definite improvement in run support to become a full-time defender with the ability to sink his hips and anchor. With improved strength and better recognition skills, he can develop into a full time weakside end. Natural leverage defender comes off the ball with rare quickness to gain a fast advantage. Quick big strong hands (10 3/8”) can jolt a blocker, but must use it more often and especially throughout the down. Strong outside pass rusher wins mainly on speed, though he can win with deceptive power and ability to counter inside. Strong lower body gives him a burst to accelerate through the arc and finish. Plays with a very good pad level that takes advantage of his powerful frame to be disruptive within a short area. As a pass rusher, he has the initial speed to bend the edge and get his shoulder past blockers and translate into power to win late. Needs to develop further hand use both in his initial punch and his ability to add more moves. Shows a fine rip maneuver that he uses well, but must develop better overall moves. Most effective with his hand on the ground on the weakside in a standard 4-3 front. Though some clubs feel he is better suited for the attack backer role in a 3-4. Truly diverse athlete with the skill set to play both, though needs a creative DC to utilize his talent. Returned to play a full schedule in 2016 after missing time to two surgeries, 2014 season with an ACL injury and half the 2015 season with a hip injury. Struggles in reverse in coverage beyond the short zone. As a junior, he started 13 games with 30 tackles, 13.5 TFL, 1 FF and 9 sacks, earning 1st team SEC honors. As a sophomore, he started 7 of 7 games and made 17 tackles with 3 TFL and 1 sack. At the NFL Combine, he came in at 6’2” and 261 lbs. He ran a 4.67 time with a 9’6” BJ, 33” VL and 35 reps with a 4.19 shuttle and 7.46 three cone in a good overall performance. He is similar to DeMarcus Lawrence in body type, AA and positional versatility. Brings impact ability, pressuring the QB with the ability to run the arc and finish. May be only a situational pass rusher initially, though one who can become a difference maker. Skill set fits a starter with further development in both technique and strength. His value will be his big play ability and production. 1st round bubble prospect with big play ability, though serious durability concerns. Talented defender with the skills to carve a niche as a top situational rusher and eventually a probable starter in the right setting. Marginal top 30-40 prospect with big play ability and fine intangibles.
Draft Projection: 2nd Round

NFL Power Poll – Chiefs & Falcons Remain Undefeated

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NFL Power Poll - Week 4
Chiefs & Falcons Remain Undefeated

Team of the Week - Patriots

Offensive Player of Week - QB Tom Brady - Patriots
Defensive Player of Week - DE Demarcus Lawrence - Cowboys

Rookie of Week - QB Deshaun Watson - Texans

Photo - QB Tom Brady - Patriots

Game of Week #4 - Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1) at Baltimore Ravens (2-1)

NFL Ranking /Record /Team
#1 - 3-0 Chiefs
Chiefs looking to ambush the Redskins on Monday at home.
#2 - 2-1 Patriots
Defending champions’ behind Tom Brady worked their miracles again late this time vs the Texans.
#3 - 3-0 Falcons
Falcons playing with purpose and host Bills this week.
#4 - 2-1 Raiders
Redskins jumped the Raiders bones in Capital last week.
#5 - 2-1 Steelers
Steelers lost in OT to the lowly Bears.
#6 - 2-1 Packers
QB Aaron Rodgers leads another great comeback vs Bengals. He disguises a lot of holes on the Packers.
#7 - 2-1 Ravens
Ravens were taken to the woodshed by the Jaguars in London.
#8 - 2-1 Lions
Lions failed to beat the Falcons at home in huge NFC matchup.
#9 - 2-1 Broncos
Broncos were wacked by the Bills, maybe looking forward to the Raiders this week.
#10 - 2-1 Cowboys
Boys defense pounded Carson Palmer in their best performance of the season.
#11 - 2-1 Eagles
Eagles were handed a gift by the inept GMen.
#12 - 2-1 Titans
QB Mariota lead a huge home win over the Seahawks that may become the signature victory for this young club.
#13 - 1-2 Seahawks
Seahawks were toasted by the Titans in another weak performance.
#14 - 2-1 Vikings
Vikes bounced on the Bucs behind backup QB Case Keenum and rookie back Dalvin Cook.
#15 - 2-1 Redskins
Redskins look to take the key win momentum over the Raiders into the Monday night in Kansas City.
#16 - 1-1 Dolphins
Dolphins scored only 6 points in their pathetic lost to the Jets.
#17 - 1-1 Bucs
Bucs took an ass whippin from the Vikings.
#18 - 2-1 Bills
Bills go to Atlanta for an early season acid test.
#19 - 1-2 Saints
Saints’ QB Drew Brees smoked the Panthers in the dome last week.
#20 - 2-1 Jaguars
Jaguars defense is a top-flight unit going forward.
#21 - 2-1 Panthers
Panthers’ offense is struggling scoring in a division with high powered attacks.
#22 - 1-2 Texans
Texans let the big effort by rookie QB Deshaun Watson overshadowed with a collapse to New England.
#23 - 2-1 Rams
Rams face a huge early season game in Big D and hope to catch the Boys napping after Monday night win.
#24 - 1-2 Cardinals
Cardinals lost to the Cowboys in pivotal Monday night matchup and must regroup quickly for upcoming divisional games.
#25 - 1-2 Bears
Bears won their biggest game in years vs the Steelers in OT. Face Packers in Green Bay on Thursday nite.
#26 - 1-2 Jets
Jets shocked the Dolphins at home with emerging Jaguars coming to town.
#27 - 1-2 Colts
Colts beat the pathetic Browns to get into the win column.
#28 - 0-3 Giants
GMen face a must win situation in Tampa for any postseason hopes.
#29 - 0-3 Bengals
Bengals go to Cleveland in a battle of the winless.
#30 - 0-3 Chargers
Chargers inaugural season in Los Angeles looking ugly.
#31 - 0-3 49ers
49ers go the desert looking for their first win.
#32 - 0-3 Browns
As usual, Brownies in the forefront for the #1 pick in the NFL Draft.

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Alabama Smashes Vandy to Hold #1 Ranking - Top 25 Teams

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Top Ten Clubs Remain Unbeaten
Alabama Smashes Vandy to Hold #1 Ranking - Top 25 Teams

Players of the Week 4 – Sept. 25
Offense – RB Saquon Barkley - Penn St
Defense – DE Bradley Chubb - North Carolina St.

Team of the Week – Georgia

Photo - RB Saquon Barkley - Penn St

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Week 5 - Sept. 25
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 4-0
2 Oklahoma 4-0
3 USC 4-0
4 Clemson 4-0
5 Penn State 4-0
6 Washington 4-0
7 Wisconsin 4-0
8 Michigan 4-0
9 Georgia 4-0
10 TCU 4-0
11 Ohio State 3-1
12 Miami 2-0
13 San Diego St 4-0
14 Virginia Tech 4-0
15 Oklahoma State 3-1
16 Notre Dame 3-1
17 Auburn 3-1
18 Washington State 4-0
19 Louisville 3-1
20 South Florida 4-0
21 Mississippi St. 3-1
22 Utah 4-0
23 West Virginia 3-1
24 Florida 2-1
25 LSU 3-1

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
AP Top 25
1 Alabama (52) 4-0 1515
2 Clemson (8) 4-0 1458
3 Oklahoma (1) 4-0 1397
4 Penn State 4-0 1304
5 USC 4-0 1247
6 Washington 4-0 1188
7 Georgia 4-0 1136
8 Michigan 4-0 1088
9 TCU 4-0 1028
10 Wisconsin 4-0 1023
11 Ohio State 3-1 1016
12 Virginia Tech 4-0 828
13 Auburn 3-1 701
14 Miami 2-0 693
15 Oklahoma State 3-1 665
16 Washington State 4-0 551
17 Louisville 3-1 502
18 South Florida 4-0 406
19 San Diego State 4-0 365
20 Utah 4-0 356
21 Florida 2-1 342
22 Notre Dame 3-1 246
23 West Virginia 3-1 212
24 Mississippi State 3-1 148
25 LSU 3-1 92

Dropped from rankings: Florida State 12, Oregon 24

Others receiving votes: NC State 87, Duke 79, Texas Tech 40, Florida State 35, Memphis 26, Iowa 16, Stanford 8, California 7, Colorado 5, UCF 4, Minnesota 3, Kansas State 3, Oregon 3, Tennessee 1, Wake Forest 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

NFL Rookie Report – Kansas City Chief’s Running back Kareem Hunt

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NFL Rookie Report – NFL Draft 2017
Chief’s Running back Kareem Hunt

Yearbook Published early April 2017

One of the impact rookies to hit the NFL this season is the Chief’s running Kareem Hunt. He has been instrumental in the Kansas City fast 2-0 start. Last March prior to the NFL Draft 2017, Draft Insiders’ ranked Hunt the most underrated back in the deep and talented running back class.

In just two games, he has carried 30 times for 229 yards for an amazing 7.6 yards per attempt and 3 TDs plus 8 receptions for 126 yards for a 15.8 yard average and 2 TDs. He is the first rookie in NFL history to score 3 rushing TDs and 2 receiving scores in his first two games. He has given the Chiefs a huge boost that has been vital for the fast start of veteran QB Alex Smith. Chiefs traded up in 1st round for QB Patrick Mahomes last April. Smith has responded to the challenge with an incredible 78% completion rate for 5TDs and no interceptions for 618 yards.

Hunt’s presence has been the boost to this offense that was subpar in 2016 as the NFL’s 20th overall offense. Hunt is a complete back and three down performer that gives HC Andy Reid many options on his play calling. Hunt is one of the early leaders for Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Photo - RB Kareem Hunt #27 - Chiefs

Draft Insiders’ 2017 Yearbook – Kareem Hunt Scouting Report

Kareem Hunt #3 - 5-10, 215, Toledo - Sp. 4.60
Hindu Theory: Doug Martin

Honest, no nonsense runner was the bell cow over his long Rockets’ career earning MAC honors his final three seasons. Set new Toledo single season and career rushing marks after starting since his freshman season. Thick runner with strong lower body to run through tacklers. Shows fine vision, natural running skills and quickness through the hole to get to the 2nd level and use his deceptive speed. Physical power runner uses his strong frame and fine strength to run inside and be an effective goal line back. Maintains a low center of gravity and runs behind his pads very well. Displays fine vision, shows good patience, letting his blocks develop, then hits it up in there with power. When he sees an opening, he makes quick decisions and shows no hesitation to trust his eyes. Fights and scraps for every possible yard and isn't easy to get on the ground. More than just a battering ram though. Shows lateral quickness to get outside and move to the 2nd and 3rd levels. Easily will change directions multiple times on some runs. Understands pass-protection responsibilities, sees where the blitz is coming from and will step up and strike a linebacker. Needs some hand technique work to be ready for 3rd down situations.
The Numbers: For his career, gained 4945 yards on 782 rushing attempts, 6.3 average, 44 TDs, plus 73 receptions for 555 yards and 1 TD. As a senior, he ran for 1474 yards for a 5.6 yard average and 10 TDs. Added 41 receptions for 403 yards and 1 TD. His best performance came as a sophomore when he rushed for 1631 yards on 205 carries and an 8 yard average with 16 TDs. Added 9 receptions for 39 yards. At the NFL Combine, he came in at 5’10” and 216 lbs. He ran a 4.62 time with 18 reps, a 36.5” VL and a 9’11” BJ. He not did perform the agility drills.
The Skinny: Versatile power runner has proven to be a tough workhorse. Good size and power with adequate speed and quickness to run between the tackles. Quality short yardage performer with power to get into the end zone. Underrated talent probably goes in the top 100 prospects where he could turn out to be major steal. Good early middle round addition with starting potential and a fine 1A type.
Draft Projection: 3rd Round

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

NFL Power Poll - Week 3 - Chiefs, Falcons & Raiders Top Rankings

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NFL Power Poll - Week 3

NFL Power Poll – Divisional Matchups Heat Up Early Leadership

Team of the Week - Chiefs

Offensive Player of Week - QB Derek Carr - Raiders
Defensive Player of Week - DE Ziggy Ansah - Lions

Rookie of Week - RB Kareen Hunt - Chiefs

Photo - QB Derek Carr - Raiders

Game of Week #3 – Atlanta Falcons (2-0) at Detroit Lions (2-0)

NFL Ranking /Record /Team
#1 - 2-0 Chiefs
QB Alex Smith and rookie back Kareem Hunt form a potent offense.
#2 - 2-0 Falcons
Falcons looking to amend their Super Bowl collapse.
#3 - 2-0 Raiders
Raiders rolling in the early schedule.
#4 - 2-0 Steelers
Steelers taking care of business.
#5 - 2-0 Ravens
Ravens on a collision course with the Steelers for AFC North leadership
#6 - 1-1 Patriots
Defending champion probably walks into AFC East title again.
#7 - 2-0 Lions
QB Matt Stafford can burn any defense in the league.
#8 - 2-0 Broncos
Broncos took it to the Boys with a strong defense.
#9 - 1-1 Seahawks
Seahawks get their first win over pathetic West rival, the 49ers.
#10 - 1-1 Packers
Packers defense may come up short vs the top tier offenses.
#11 - 1-1 Cowboys
Boys defense was terrible and probably limits an NFC East repeat.
#12 - 1-1 Eagles
Eagles are improved with young QB Carson Wentz and dangerous going forward.
#13 - 1-0 Dolphins
QB Jay Cutler may be the signing of the year.
#14 - 1-0 Bucs
QB Jameis Winston is a budding star that makes Bucs dangerous here.
#15 - 1-1 Vikings
Vikes need vet QB Sam Bradford back with Bucs coming in for a key NFC matchup.
#16 - 1-1 Titans
QB Mariota is lighting it up here with big home test vs the Seahawks this week.
#17 - 2-0 Panthers
Panthers’ defense has given up only 6 points in two games with Saints coming to town.
#18 - 1-1 Redskins
Redskins host the Raiders in Sunday night matchup that may determine two divisional races.
#19 - 1-1 Texans
Texans travel to New England in key AFC matchup.
#20 - 0-2 Giants
GMen offense has been brutally weak in opening weeks.
#21 - 1-1 Bills
Bills offense has totaled only 21 points in first two games.
#22 - 1-1 Jaguars
Jaguars defense is a top ten unit.
#23 - 1-1 Cardinals
Cardinals host the Cowboys in pivotal Monday night encounter.
#24 - 1-1 Rams
Rams looking to jump the 49ers bones on Thursday night.
#25 - 0-2 Bengals
Bengals go into Green Bay looking for first victory.
#26 - 0-2 Saints
Saints defense is still one of the 5-8 worst in the game.
#27 - 0-2 Bears
Bears offense must improve quickly to hold off more changes.
#28 - 0-2 Chargers
Chargers still find ways to lose the game.
#29 - 0-2 Jets
Jets might be worst than this ranking.
#30 - 0-2 Colts
Paying the price for five weak draft classes.
#31 - 0-2 49ers
49ers offense is the worst in the league.
#32 - 0-2 Browns
Brownies still going through growing pain.

Frank Coyle is a long time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

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