2018 NFL Power Rankings: Week 1

Welcome to the 2018 NFL Season! The season really crept up on us, but here we are and you can believe we are PUMPED UP! Below are the official 30 Minute Lunchbreak NFL Power Rankings for Week 1. These rankings will be the most accurate rankings you’ve ever read. Probably.

The biggest questions are answered: Are the Eagles Number 1? (No.) Where do you have the “New” Browns? (Last, obviously) Where are Jimmy G’s 49ers? (Not first, don’t worry)

Agree, disagree? We want to hear your thoughts! Comment below or hit us up on social media on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.


NFL Tiers

Tier 1 – Early Season Favorites (1-4)

Tier 2 – The “Number Two” Contenders (5-10)

Tier 3 – What Are You? (11-21)

Tier 4 – Playoffs? (22-28)

Tier 5 – Race for the #1 Pick (29-32)

Shout Outs

Check out our Final 2017 Power Rankings.


Tier 1 – The Real Contenders

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1. New England Patriots

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2017 Record: 13-3, 1st in AFC East
Next Game: Week 1,
Final 2017 Rank: 1

2. Philadelphia Eagles

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2017 Record: 13-3, 1st in NFC East
Week 1: Thu, 9/6 vs. Falcons
Final 2017 Rank: 5

3. Minnesota Vikings

large2017 Record: 13-3, 1st in NFC North
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. 49ers
Final 2017 Rank: 3

4. Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh_Steelers_logo.svg2017 Record: 13-3, 1st in NFC North
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Browns
Final 2017 Rank: 2

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Tier 2 – The Number Two Contenders

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5. Los Angeles Rams

7953_los_angeles_rams-primary-2017.png2017 Record: 11-5, 1st in NFC West
Week 1: Mon, 9/10 @ Raiders
Final 2017 Rank: 4

6. New Orleans Saints

200px-new_orleans_saints_svg2017 Record: 11-5, 1st in NFC South
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Buccaneers
Final 2017 Rank: 6

7. Atlanta Falcons

atlanta_falcons_logo-svg2017 Record: 10-6, 3rd in NFC South
Week 1: Thu, 9/6 @ Eagles
Final 2017 Rank: 9

8. Green Bay Packers

green_bay_packers_logo2017 Record: 7-9, 3rd in NFC North
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Bears
Final 2017 Rank: 22

9. Jacksonville Jaguars

jaguars logo.png2017 Record: 10-6, 1st in AFC South
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Giants
Final 2017 Rank: 10

10. Carolina Panthers 

carolina_panthers_logo_20122017 Record: 10-6, 2nd in NFC South
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Cowboys
Final 2017 Rank: 10

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Tier 3 – What Are You?

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11. San Francisco 49ers

san_francisco_49ers_logo2017 Record: 6-10, 4th in NFC West
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Vikings
Final 2017 Rank: 13

12. Dallas Cowboys

dallas_cowboys_logo2017 Record: 9-7, 2nd in NFC East
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Panthers
Final 2017 Rank: 14

13. Los Angeles Chargers

5505_los_angeles__chargers-alternate-20172017 Record: 9-7, 2nd in AFC West
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Chiefs
Final 2017 Rank: 12

14. Denver Broncos

broncos2017 Record: 5-11, 4th in AFC West
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Seahawks
Final 2017 Rank: 28

15. Houston Texans

Houston_Texans_Logo2017 Record: 4-12, 3rd in AFC South
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Patriots
Final 2017 Rank: 30

16. Oakland Raiders

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2017 Record: 6-10, 3rd in AFC West
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Rams
Final 2017 Rank: 23

17. Kansas City Chiefs

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2017 Record: 10-6, 1st in AFC West
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Chargers
Final 2017 Rank: 9

18. Washington Football Team

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2017 Record: 7-9, 3rd in NFC East
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Cardinals
Final 2017 Rank: 21

19. New York Giants

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2017 Record: 3-13, 4th in NFC East
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Jaguars
Final 2017 Rank: 31

20. Detroit Lions

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2017 Record: 9-7, 2nd in NFC North
Week 1: Mon, 9/10 vs. Jets
Final 2017 Rank: 18

21. Tennessee Titans

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2017 Record: 9-7, 2nd in AFC South
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Dolphins
Final 2017 Rank: 15

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Tier 4 – Playoffs?

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22. Seattle Seahawks

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2017 Record: 9-7, 2nd in NFC West
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Broncos
Final 2017 Rank: 17

23. Arizona Cardinals

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2017 Record: 8-8, 3rd in NFC West
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Washington
Final 2017 Rank: 19

24. Baltimore Ravens

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2017 Record: 9-7, 2nd in AFC North
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Bills
Final 2017 Rank: 16

25. New York Jets

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2017 Record: 5-11, 4th in AFC East
Week 1: Mon, 9/10 @ Lions
Final 2017 Rank: 26

26. Buffalo Bills

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2017 Record: 9-7, 2nd in AFC East
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Ravens
Final 2017 Rank: 11

27. Miami Dolphins

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2017 Record: 6-10, 3rd in AFC East
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Titans
Final 2017 Rank: 24

28. Indianapolis Colts

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2017 Record: 4-12, 4th in AFC South
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Bengals
Final 2017 Rank: 29


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Tier 5 – Race for the #1 (Pick)

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29. Chicago Bears

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2017 Record: 5-11, 4th in NFC North
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Packers
Final 2017 Rank: 27

30. Cincinnati Bengals

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2017 Record: 7-9, 3rd in AFC North
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Colts
Final 2017 Rank: 20

31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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2017 Record: 5-11, 4th in NFC South
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 @ Saints
Final 2017 Rank: 25

32. Cleveland Browns

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2017 Record: 0-16, 4th in AFC North
Week 1: Sun, 9/9 vs. Steelers
Final 2017 Rank: 32


 

Thank you for reading our first power rankings of the 2018 NFL season. Can’t wait for week 1! Stay tuned for more coverage after week 1!

– Brandon, Erick & Mike


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