The Sun's Power Rankings

November 25, 2007|By COMMENTS BY EDWARD LEE

1. Patriots

On pace to eclipse 1998 Vikings' single-season record of 556 points.

2. Cowboys

The Jets were just an appetizer for Thursday's game against the Packers.

3. Packers

Uh oh, cheeseheads: Brett Favre is 0-8 in his career in Dallas.

4. Colts

Peyton Manning is fifth in NFL history with 293 career touchdown passes.

5. Giants

Lead NFC with 32 points on 10 opening possessions this season.

6. Steelers

Players are gearing up for the reunion with former Steeler Joey Porter.

7. Jaguars

Defense will suffer with the loss of leading tackler Mike Peterson.

8. Seahawks

Defense has 28 sacks in six wins but only three sacks in four losses.

9. Titans

The defense looks lost without tackle Albert Haynesworth.

10. Buccaneers

The only team in the diluted NFC South with a record above .500.

11. Browns

Last won five consecutive games at home in 1994.

12. Lions

Have lost on Thanksgiving Day four consecutive seasons.

13. Bills

Can their psyche weather last week's 56-10 thumping by the Patriots?

14. Cardinals

At 5-5, they are just one game behind the Seahawks.

15. Chargers

Jekyll-and-Hyde team is tied with Broncos for AFC West lead.

16. Redskins

Meet the Buccaneers, who are allowing an NFC-low 15.1 points per game.

17. Broncos

Have lost five of their past six against NFC opponents.

18. Texans

No one is happier than Matt Schaub to see Andre Johnson on the field.

19. Eagles

No Donovan McNabb, no chance against the Patriots.

20. Chiefs

Red zone defense has given up just seven touchdowns in 23 possessions.

21. Bears

Much-hyped defense has surrendered at least 30 points four times this season.

22. Vikings

No Adrian Peterson, no problem. Just give the ball to former Raven Chester Taylor.

23. Saints

Two losses away from matching season-opening 0-4 streak.

24. Ravens

Kyle Boller surpassed Vinny Testaverde as the franchise's all-time leading passer.

25. Panthers

At 44, Testaverde is just 1-3 as the Panthers' starting quarterback.

26. Bengals

Time to start thinking about the draft, but will Marvin Lewis be around?

27. Rams

Have lost five straight to Seahawks and have yet to win at home this season.

28. Falcons

Are Joey Harrington and Byron Leftwich keeping the seat warm for Brian Brohm?

29. Jets

Couldn't pull off a second straight upset of a division leader.

30. Raiders

Have lost nine consecutive games to the Chiefs.

31. 49ers

It's never good to see your franchise quarterback and coach butt heads over injuries.

32. Dolphins

How much longer before Ricky Williams starts at running back?

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