Scout.com NFL Power Rankings

QB Aaron Rodgers (David Phillip/AP)

The experts at Scout.com rank the teams from first to worst, with the defending champs at the top of the mountain.

The Super Bowl-champion Green Bay Packers land atop our first Power Rankings since the draft. The team they beat in the Super Bowl, Pittsburgh, checks in second. Green Bay's season-opening opponent, New Orleans, is No. 4.


Rank
Team
2010 Record
Win %
Worst Best
1  Green Bay Packers 10-6 .625 5 1
2  Pittsburgh Steelers 12-4 .750 7 2
3  New England Patriots 14-2 .875 10 1
4  New Orleans Saints 11-5 .688 9 1
5  Baltimore Ravens 12-4 .750 11 3
6  Atlanta Falcons 13-3 .813 10 2
7  Indianapolis Colts 10-6 .625 11 2
8  New York Jets 11-5 .688 10 2
9  San Diego Chargers 9-7 .563 16 5
10  Philadelphia Eagles 10-6 .625 16 5
11  Kansas City Chiefs 10-6 .625 16 9
12  Chicago Bears 11-5 .688 17 5
13  New York Giants 10-6 .625 16 6
14  Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-6 .625 20 9
15  Houston Texans 6-10 .375 28 9
16  Dallas Cowboys 6-10 .375 23 12
17  Detroit Lions 6-10 .375 25 14
18  St. Louis Rams 7-9 .438 30 13
19  Miami Dolphins 7-9 .438 25 17
20  Oakland Raiders 8-8 .500 27 16
21  Seattle Seahawks 7-9 .438 30 15
22  Minnesota Vikings 6-10 .375 31 11
23  San Francisco 49ers 6-10 .375 31 15
24  Jacksonville Jaguars 8-8 .50 32 18
25  Cleveland Browns 5-11 .313 31 18
26  Cincinnati Bengals 4-12 .250 30 13
27  Tennessee Titans 6-10 .375 31 17
28  Buffalo Bills 4-12 .250 31 21
29  Washington Redskins 6-10 .375 32 22
30  Denver Broncos 4-12 .250 32 21
31  Arizona Cardinals 5-11 .313 32 18
32  Carolina Panthers 2-14 .125 32 27

Legend:
Worst = lowest (worst) ranking vote received
Best = highest (best) ranking vote received

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