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first_imgLos Angeles Rams’ Cooper Kupp carries the ball during an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) It’s been a strange year in the NFL so far.Week 3 could have been hosted by Rod Serling. The Lions beat the Patriots? The Vikings lost to the Bills? Tennessee out-muscled Jacksonville?Therefore, a lot of movement occurred in this week’s Arizona Sports NFL Power Rankings. There are a couple teams (the Rams and Chiefs) who look like the real deal, a few more (Houston, Oakland and Arizona) that look really bad, and about 27 interchangeable teams stuck in the middle so far. 24.Seattle Seahawks1-2beat Dallas 24-13(▲3)Russell Wilson only sacked twice by Cowboys — progress! 19.Los Angeles Chargers1-2lost to LA Rams 35-23(▼1)Trendy pick to win AFC West gashed by Rams for 521 yards20.Atlanta Falcons1-2lost to New Orleans 43-37 (OT)(▼7)Falcons are really beat up after three weeks; now Ricardo Allen is out for the year 8.Chicago Bears2-1beat Arizona 16-14(▲8)Khalil Mack one of only four players with at least one sack in all three games 26.Buffalo Bills1-2beat Minnesota 26-7(▲5)Buffalo has been really good since Vontae Davis quit at halftime in Week 2 30.Houston Texans0-3lost to NY Giants 27-22(▼4)Tons of talent…zero wins 17.Cincinnati Bengals2-1lost to Carolina 31-21(▼8)Andy Dalton had his third career game with four picks in loss to Carolina 6.Carolina Panthers2-1beat Cincinnati 31-21(▲8)Top running team in the NFL, powered by Christian McCaffrey 23.New York Jets1-2lost to Cleveland 21-17(▼4)The Jets became the answer to a trivia question they wanted no part of 3.Philadelphia Eagles2-1beat Indianapolis 20-16(▲5)Carson Wentz is back, and looked pretty good in his return 3 Comments   Share   11.Washington Redskins2-1beat Green Bay 31-17 (▲4)The ‘Skins have been a three-week roller coaster12.Tennessee Titans2-1beat Jacksonville 9-6(▲11)Slugged it out and beat the best defensive team in the league RankTeamRecordResultMovementComment1.Los Angeles Rams3-0beat LA Chargers 35-23(▲1)Have scored 33, 34 and 35 points in games this year. Will they put up 36 vs the Vikings? 13.Green Bay Packers1-1-1lost to Washington 31-17(▼8)Clay Matthews has to be the most frustrated man in America 14.New England Patriots1-2lost to Detroit 26-10(▼8)Tom Brady looked human in humbling loss to Lions The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories 4.Jacksonville Jaguars2-1lost to Tennessee 9-6(▼3)Just when we were ready to elevate Bortles, he takes a giant step back 9.Baltimore Ravens2-1beat Denver 27-14(▲3)Solid win over Denver; 2nd in the league in point differential (+46)center_img 16.Tampa Bay Buccaneers2-1lost to Pittsburgh 30-27(▼9)Fitzpatrick was great late, but terrible early in loss to Steelers 21.New York Giants1-2beat Houston 27-22(▲4)Eli Manning very efficient in G-Men’s first win of the year22.San Francisco 49ers1-2lost to Kansas City 38-27(▼1)Jimmy G gone for the year — C.J. B just doesn’t have the same ring to it Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 31.Oakland Raiders0-3lost to Miami 28-20(▼2)I guess a pass rusher isn’t the only thing hard to find 10.Minnesota Vikings1-1-1lost to Buffalo 27-6(▼6)No, actually we don’t like that — Cousins first since AFL merger to complete 40 or more passes for less than 300 yards 18.Denver Broncos2-1lost to Baltimore 27-14(▼8)Case Keenum has at least one pick in each game this year Here’s this week’s look at how the league shakes out. 28.Indianapolis Colts1-2lost to Philadelphia 20-16(▼7)They’ve been competitive, I’ll give them that 15.Pittsburgh Steelers1-1-1beat Tampa Bay 30-27(▲9)No Le’Veon still, but Big Ben has the best receiving corps in the league to throw to 25.Cleveland Browns1-1-1beat NY Jets 21-17(▲3)Finally! Baker Mayfield has electrified a whole city — can he keep it up? 2.Kansas City Chiefs3-0beat San Francisco 38-27(▲2)Mahomes has 13 TDs and 0 picks and nine different players have caught TD passes 5.Miami Dolphins3-0beat Oakland 28-20 (▲6)Their wins have come against so-so or bad teams, but winning is winning 7.New Orleans Saints2-1beat Atlanta 43-37 (OT)(▲10)Drew Brees doing Drew Brees things with 296 yards and 3 TDs, but ran for two as well. Defense still a concern. 27.Detroit Lions1-2beat New England 26-10(▲3)Nice first win for Matt Patricia against his former boss 32.Arizona Cardinals0-3lost to Chicago 16-14(–)The Sam Bradford experiment lasted less than three games. Josh Rosen, you’re next! Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact 29.Dallas Cowboys1-2lost to Seattle(▼7)Real issues on offense Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img

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