NFL Power Rankings: Still good

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Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) is wrapped up by Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Myles Jack (44) and outside inebacker Leon Jacobs (48) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

JACKSONVILLE – Senior writer John Oehser's Week 3 2019 NFL power rankings. And we all know how important these are:

Rank.Team (record) | Comment

1.New England Patriots (2-0) | 1 | These guys are still good

2.Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) | 2 | Unbeaten and haven't played at home yet

3.Los Angeles Rams (2-0) | 3 | No Super Bowl hangover yet

4.Dallas Cowboys (2-0) | 6 | Taking on the look of legitimacy

5.Seattle Seahawks (2-0) | 8 | Quietly legitimate contenders again

6.Baltimore Ravens (2-0) | 9 | Winners of eight of 10 overall

7.Green Bay Packers (2-0) | 11 | The 'Pack may be back

8.San Francisco 49ers (2-0) | 16 | Unbeaten and haven't played at home yet

9.New Orleans Saints (1-1) | 4 | Must tread water for six weeks without Brees

10.Buffalo Bills (2-0) | 15 | Unbeaten against the Big Apple

11.Los Angeles Chargers (1-1) | 5 | Lost one they should have won Sunday

12.Minnesota Vikings (1-1) | 10 | Cousins still must prove himself late in games

13.Chicago Bears (1-1) | 13 | Defending NFC North champs escaped an 0-2 start

14.Houston Texans (1-1) | 14 | Mere inches from 0-2

15.Atlanta Falcons (1-1) | 19 | Veteran team got veteran victory Sunday night

16.Philadelphia Eagles (1-1) | 7 | Gritty and gutty, but just short in the ATL Sunday

17.Tennessee Titans (1-1) | 12 | Let one get away versus Indy Sunday

18.Cleveland Browns (1-1) | 20 | Team of the Offseason Got Victory No. 1 Monday

19.Oakland Raiders (1-1) | 18 | Throttled by KC? Join the club

20.Indianapolis Colts (1-1) | 22 | Keeping the legendary kicker for now

21.Detroit Lions (1-0-1) | 23 | Scratching, clawing their way to a decent start

22.Pittsburgh Steelers (0-2) | 17 | Already in trouble; now no Big Ben

23.Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) | 28 | Jameis took a step last week; now he must take more

24.Carolina Panthers (0-2) | 21 | Big trouble in Charlotte

25.Cincinnati Bengals (0-2) | 24 | Things get no easier at Buffalo Sunday

26.Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2) | 25 | Inches from 1-1 is still 0-2

27.New York Jets (0-2) | 26 | No Darnold, no chance against the Browns

28.Denver Broncos (0-2) | 27 | Losses like Sunday tend to linger

29.New York Giants (0-2) | 29 | Focus will be on QB until a change is made

30.Washington Redskins (0-2) | 30 | Trouble all around in DC

31.Arizona Cardinals (0-1-1) | 31 | Much better than expected early

32.Miami Dolphins (0-2) |32 | Oof

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