The Sun's Power Rankings

November 04, 2007|By COMMENTS BY EDWARD LEE

1. Patriots

Running up scores, not cheating, may tarnish Bill Belichick's reputation.

2. Colts

Can they extend their streak of three consecutive wins against the Patriots?

3. Cowboys

Lead NFL with four players with at least four TDs each.

4. Packers

Brett Favre has defeated every team in the NFL except the Chiefs.

5. Steelers

Defense has not allowed a 100-yard rusher in 28 straight games.

6. Giants

For now, coach Tom Coughlin is not on the hot seat.

7. Titans

No team has rushed for 100 yards against the league's best rush defense.

8. Jaguars

Off to a good start for the fourth straight season.

9. Chargers

LaDainian Tomlinson's 106 rushing TDs are tied with Jim Brown for fourth all-time.

10. Lions

Last started 6-2 in 1999 - also the last time they went to the playoffs.

11. Seahawks

2005 MVP Shaun Alexander hasn't rushed for a TD in five straight games.

12. Browns

Derek Anderson is second in the NFL in TD passes with 17.

13. Ravens

Steve McNair has 11 wins over the Steelers.

14. Redskins

Nothing like facing the 1-7 Jets to recover from worst loss since 1961.

15. Chiefs

Red-zone defense has surrendered TDs just 26.7 percent of the time.

16. Panthers

Steve Smith is missing Jake Delhomme.

17. Buccaneers

Remaining opponents have a combined winning percentage of .368.

18. Saints

Drew Brees: eight TD passes, one interception during three-game winning streak.

19. Bills

Can J.P. Losman reassert himself as quarterback of the future?

20. Broncos

Former Lion Dre' Bly will be motivated in his return to Detroit.

21. Cardinals

Only team not to score a touchdown in the first quarter.

22. Eagles

Have swept two of the past three season series with the Cowboys.

23. Bears

Having Cedric Benson spouting off only adds to turmoil.

24. Texans

In past three losses, opponents have scored at least 35 points each.

25. 49ers

Offense ranks last in yards, first downs and net passing yards per game.

26. Vikings

Lead NFC in rushing offense (155.3 yards a game) and rushing defense (74.4).

27. Bengals

Haven't beaten the Bills since 1988 - and Marvin Lewis is on the hot seat.

28. Raiders

How long before No. 1 draft pick JaMarcus Russell gets a shot?

29. Falcons

Seven turnovers are tied with Eagles for fewest in the NFC.

30. Jets

Will the Kellen Clemens era take off or tumble down?

31. Dolphins

Last franchise to have a perfect season could have first 0-16 team.

32. Rams

Offense is averaging a league-worst 12.4 points per game.

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