by CK Rairden
With each NFL week fans want to know how
their team stacks up against the rest of the league. Everyone
wants to know whos the favorite and whos the
underdog. The best way to do this is assign each team
a power rating and rank the teams in order of that rating.
Never ones to be shy the Landmarks staff is happy
to provide this feature free of charge. Introducing the
Landmark Power Poll, a weekly power rating system. This
poll will be updated each week.
THE LANDMARK POWER
1) 91 TITANSFew weaknesses.
Wonder how last seasons playoffs turn out without
Del Greco taking the gas pipe?
2) 90 RAMSStill have
Marshall Faulk and a healthy Kurt Warner. They still command
respect, but if Warner goes down....
3) 90 BRONCOSOffensive
juggernaut, a few defensive questions.
4) 90 RAIDERSThis team
is loaded, but no depth at QB.
5) 89 RAVENSNo Jamal
Lewis, no Super Bowl.
6) 89 SAINTSLegitimate.
Can they now handle the pressure of being a contender?
7) 89 BUCCANEERSThe
Johnson and Johnson show gets a bye week in Dallas for
8) 88 EAGLESMcNabb
is the real deal, but how healthy is Deuce?
9) 88 GIANTSMile High
test for week one. Great run stopping defense.
10) 88 COLTSThey have
the triplets, but the defense is suspect.
11) 87 VIKINGSAll offense,
but shouldnt matter in week one.
12) 87 DOLPHINSNine
year opening day win streak in serious jeopardy.
13) 86 PACKERSSleeper.
RB Ahman Green could have a breakout season.
14) 86 JETSNew coaches,
new system, tough call.
15) 85 CHIEFSThe new
and improved Chiefs face a tough week one test.
16) 85 STEELERSAfter
getting hosed by the refs in three games last season,
think they care if they are locked out?
17) 85 JAGUARSNo depth,
season could get ugly if injuries mount.
18) 84 SEAHAWKSIs Hasselbeck
for real? No cornerbacks healthy.
19) 84 49ERSHearst
is back, but he must remain healthy.
20) 84 FALCONSForget
Vick, the key here is Jamal Anderson.
21) 83 CHARGERSFlutie
gives this team at least 6 wins.
22) 83 REDSKINSHow
long until Schottenheimer and Snyder are at each others
23) 83 LIONSQB problems.
24) 82 BILLSMore QB
25) 82 PANTHERSRebuilding
with a 28-year old rookie QB.
26) 81 PATRIOTSHow
does Belichick keep getting head coaching gigs?
27) 80 BENGALSBelieve
it or notthey are slightly improved.
28) 80 BROWNSDitto.
29) 80 CARDINALSGuaranteed
to be undefeated going into week two.
30) 80 BEARSDoes head
coach Jauron last the season?
31) 78 COWBOYSQuincy
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