NFL Power Rankings: They know how to win

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JACKSONVILLE – Senior writer John Oehser's post-Week 2, pre-Week 3 2017 NFL power rankings. And we all know how important these are:

Rank.Team (record) | Comment

1.Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) | 1 | This franchise knows how to win

2.Atlanta Falcons (2-0) | 2 | Nationally-televised muscle-flexer on Sunday

3.Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0) | 3 | Have the early look of serious contenders

4.New England Patriots (1-1) | 5 | Week 2 made Week 1 look like a hiccup

5.Denver Broncos (2-0) | 9 | Denver "D" looks really dominant. Again

6.Oakland Raiders (2-0) | 7 | NFL's best division: AFC West. Again

7.Detroit Lions (2-0) | 8 | This team is legitimately good

8.Green Bay Packers (1-1) | 4 | Won't be only team not keeping pace with Atlanta offense

9.Dallas Cowboys (1-1) | 6 | Odd to see 'Boys so overmatched – even by Denver "D"

10.Seattle Seahawks (1-1) | 10 | 'Hawks' start not inspiring … but they're 1-1

11.Carolina Panthers (2-0) | 12 | Have yet to allow touchdown in '17

12.Baltimore Ravens (2-0) | 15 | The Baltimore "D" is looking like … well, a Baltimore "D"

13.Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0) | 13 | Delayed start to season worth the wait

14.Tennessee Titans (1-1) |14 | If O-Line stays healthy, they're the AFC South's best team

15.Philadelphia Eagles (1-1) | 11| A road loss at Kansas City only drops you so far

  1. Miami Dolphins (1-0) | 18 | Long stay in SoCal results in season-opening victory

17.Minnesota Vikings (1-1) | 17| Backup quarterbacks rarely fare well in Steeltown

18.Washington Redskins (1-1) | 22 | A breath-holder away from an 0-2 hole

19.Arizona Cardinals (1-1) | 20 | Struggled mightily against the struggling Colts

20.Los Angeles Rams (1-1) | 19| Run over by the Redskins Sunday

21.Buffalo Bills (1-1) | 23 | Tantalizingly close to a 2-0 start

22.Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1) | 16 | This team can't play like it did Sunday and win

23.Houston Texans (1-1) | 25| Offensive issues may be tough to overcome

24.Los Angeles Chargers (0-2) | 27 | No 0-2 team is closer to 2-0

25.New York Giants (0-2) | 21 | Tough start for a team with high preseason hopes

26.New Orleans Saints (0-2) | 24 | Defensive woes appear here to stay

27.Cincinnati Bengals (0-2) | 26 | Rough start means rough times for Andy Dalton

28.Chicago Bears (0-2) | 28 | Not Trubisky Time … yet

29.Cleveland Browns (0-2) | 29 | Migraine, interceptions meant rough Week 2 for DeShone Kizer

30.San Francisco 49ers (0-2) | 30 | If there was an impressive NFL loss in Week 2, the 'Niners had it

31.Indianapolis Colts (0-2) | 32 | Signs of life in Week 2

32.New York Jets (0-2) | 31 | Hard to see Jets climbing far from here

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