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NFL Week 3 Power Rankings

Big movers again this week.

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Still early in the season, single losses or wins create big swings. Here are my Power Rankings after Week 3:

1. New England Patriots (Last Week: #5, +4) - Wow. The Patriots are currently undefeated (as a huge F-U to Roger Goodell), and reinforcements are on the way in Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. I fully expect Jimmy Garoppolo to be ready to start the final game in Brady's absence.

2. Denver Broncos (Last Week: #2, -) - I expected the loss of DE Demarcus Ware to hurt a little more, but they were able to handily beat the Bengals on the road. Trevor Siemian continues to do just enough to keep his team in it, and might be further delaying the debut of Paxton Lynch.

3. Philadelphia Eagles (Last Week: #7, +4) - Just when you think the NFL is bound to catch up to the Carson Wentz-led Eagles, they keep winning. I don't think this team's record is a fluke.

4. Kansas City Chiefs (Last Week: #10, +6) - The Chiefs defense was finally able to shut down an opposing offense and take control of a game. RB Jamaal Charles should be coming back soon.

5. Baltimore Ravens (Last Week: #8, +3) - Joe Flacco may or may not be elite depending on who you talk to, but this Ravens defense sure is looking like might be.

6. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: #16, +10) - You are what your record says you are. Even without Adrian Peterson, the Vikings were able to win a tough game on the road against the reigning NFC Champion Carolina Panthers.

7. Green Bay Packers (Last Week: #14, +7) - Now that's more like the Green Bay Packers team we expected. After some extreme overreacting fans were calling for Aaron Rodgers to be benched, the ship seems to have been righted and Rodgers seems to benefit from the return of Jordy Nelson.

8. Pittsburgh Steelers (Last Week: #1, -7) - Probably one of the biggest upsets of the week came with the Steelers taking a trouncing at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles. RB Le'Veon Bell is back after serving his suspension, so hopefully the Steelers can put it all together.

9. Atlanta Falcons (Last Week: #15, +6) - The Falcons didn't let emotion get the better of them in the 10-year anniversary of the Steve Gleason blocked punt. They took care of business and beat a Saints team that was riddled with injuries.

10. Oakland Raiders (Last Week: #17, +7) - Maybe the loss to the Falcons was just a blip on the radar. This Raiders offense with Derek Carr, Amari Cooper, and Latavius Murray looks to scare AFC opponents for the rest of the season.

11. Seattle Seahawks (Last Week, #18, +7) - The Seahawks were able to beat the 49ers, but Russell Wilson continues to take hits, this time hurting his other ankle.

12. Los Angeles Rams (Last Week: #22, +10) - For a Rams team that had struggled to put up points in the first two games, they were able to put up 37 points against Tampa Bay.

13. Cincinnati Bengals (Last Week: #9, -4) - No one really expected the Bengals to be 1-2 at this point in the season, but it's not too late to turn things around.

14. Arizona Cardinals (Last Week: #3, -11) - Just like the Bengals above and the Panthers below, the Cardinals have a record many experts weren't expecting. RB David Johnson continues to put up big numbers each game, but QB Carson Palmer needs to play better if the Cardinals expect to get far.

15. Carolina Panthers (Last Week: #4, -11) - The defending NFC Champions have a losing record at three games and the offense this year, even with Kelvin Benjamin's return, doesn't seem to be quite as dominant as last year's.

16. Dallas Cowboys (Last Week: #20, +4) - Rookie QB Dak Prescott finally recorded his first passing TD of the young season, but we're still yet to see if Tony Romo immediately takes his job back upon returning.

17. New York Giants (Last Week: #11, -6) - A home loss to the winless Washington Redskins hurt and showed the flaws in the Giants defense that the Saints weren't able to take advantage of the week before.

18. San Diego Chargers (Last Week: #12, -6) - Even with the season-ending injury to WR Keenan Allen, the Chargers offense has never been a question. The question with this team will be if their defense is able to make enough plays to get QB Phillip Rivers back onto the field.

19. Tennessee Titans (Last Week: #19, -) - QB Marcus Mariota looks to finally get out of his sophomore slump, but it needs to happen soon.

20. Washington Redskins (Last Week: #27, +7) - Like Mariota, QB Kirk Cousins is another QB who underwhelmed to start the season, but maybe he has already turned it around.

21. New York Jets (Last Week: #13, -8) - Ryan Fitzpatrick, Eric Decker, and Matt Forte were all held in check against a talented Chiefs defense. All three players are good, but at this point in their respective careers, none of the playmaker you need to overcome a top-tier defense.

22. Houston Texans (Last Week: #6, -16) - The Texans lost to the Patriots who were using their third-string QB, but might have lost Superman JJ Watt for the rest of the season. Huge blow in both regards.

23. Buffalo Bills (Last Week: #30, +7) - The Bills finally looked to be the team Bills fans were hoping for. EJ Manuel, Sammy Watkins, and LeSean McCoy all clicked and the offense was able to put up 33 points against what was thought to be one of the best defenses in the NFC.

24. Detroit Lions (Last Week: #24, -) - The loss of RB Ameer Abdullah has magnified the lack of running game for the Lions, but WR Marvin Jones has stepped in wonderfully after the departure of Megatron Calvin Johnson.

25. San Francisco 49ers (Last Week: #25, -) - How much longer until the 49ers make a QB change?

26. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Last Week: #23, -3) - Surprisingly, the Bucs defense, which was thought to be above average, let the Los Angeles Rams light up the scoreboard.

27. Indianapolis Colts (Last Week: #28, +1) - The Colts finally got into the win column and QB Andrew Luck has yet to have a good game. If Luck gets his game together, this team should continue to put up points.

28. New Orleans Saints (Last Week: #21, -7) - The Saints were without 7 starters against the rival Atlanta Falcons. Hopefully some of the injured players will slowly come back, and the early Bye week should also help.

29. Jacksonville Jaguars (Last Week: #29, -) - A young team that continues to look "off," but they definitely can fix things in a wide open AFC South.

30. Miami Dolphins (Last Week; #26, -4) - The Dolphins are the only team to win in Week 3 but drop in the rankings. An overtime win at home against the Cleveland Browns is by no means impressive, but a win is still a win.

31. Chicago Bears (Last Week: #31, -) - I'm not sure if Jay Cutler's return honestly helps or hurts this team at this point, but RB Jeremy Langford's injury definitely hurts.

32. Cleveland Browns (Last Week: #32, -) - Yup. Still a mess at QB. Another year, another dumpsterfire of a QB situation for the Browns. RB Duke Johnson looks impressive at times, though.