Saturday, April 7, 2012

2012 NFL Power Rankings

During the NFL season, we will update our NFL power rankings on a weekly basis.

Here are our initial Power Rankings for the 2012 season:

1. Green Bay Packers
2. New England Patriots
3. San Francisco 49ers
4. Houston Texans
5. Baltimore Ravens
6. New York Giants
7. Pittsburgh Steelers
8. Detroit Lions
9. Philadelphia Eagles
10. Atlanta Falcons
11. Denver Broncos
12. Dallas Cowboys
13. Chicago Bears
14. New Orleans Saints
15. San Diego Chargers
16. Tennessee Titans
17. Cincinnati Bengals
18. New York Jets
19. Carolina Panthers
20. Kansas City Chiefs
21. Buffalo Bills
22. Washington Redskins
23. Arizona Cardinals
24. Seattle Seahawks
25. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
26. Miami Dolphins
27. Jacksonville Jaguars
28. Oakland Raiders
29. Minnesota Vikings
30. Cleveland Browns
31. St. Louis Rams
32. Indianapolis Colts

Todd's Updated First-Round Mock

1. Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford
* 2. Washington Redskins: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor
3. Minnesota Vikings: Matt Kalil, OT, USC
4. Cleveland Browns: Morris Claiborne, CB, LSU
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama
* 6. St. Louis Rams: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State
7. Jacksonville Jaguars: Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame
8. Miami Dolphins: Quinton Coples, DE, North Carolina
9. Carolina Panthers: Dontari Poe, DT, Memphis
10. Buffalo Bills: Riley Reiff, OT, Iowa
11. Kansas City Chiefs: Luke Kuechly, ILB, Boston College
12. Seattle Seahawks: Melvin Ingram, DE, South Carolina
13. Arizona Cardinals: Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor
14. Dallas Cowboys: Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State
15. Philadelphia Eagles: Michael Brockers, DT, LSU
16. New York Jets: Courtney Upshaw, LB, Alabama
17. Cincinnati Bengals (via OAK): David DeCastro, G, Stanford
18. San Diego Chargers: Nick Perry, DE, USC
19. Chicago Bears: Whitney Mercilus, DE, Illinois
20. Tennessee Titans: Cordy Glenn, OL, Georgia
21. Cincinnati Bengals: Dre Kirkpatrick, CB, Alabama
22. Cleveland Browns (via ATL): Ryan Tannehill, QB, Texas A&M
23. Detroit Lions: Mike Adams, OT, Ohio State
24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Jonathan Martin, OT, Stanford
25. Denver Broncos: Jerel Worthy, DT, Mississippi State
26. Houston Texans: Devon Still, DT, Penn State
27. New England Patriots (from NO): Mark Barron, SS, Alabama
28. Green Bay Packers: Andre Branch, DE, Clemson
29. Baltimore Ravens: Peter Konz, C, Wisconsin
30. San Francisco 49ers: Stephen Hill, WR, Georgia Tech
31. New England Patriots: Janoris Jenkins, CB, North Alabama
32. New York Giants: Dont'a Hightower, ILB, Alabama

* Trade: Washington sends #6 overall pick, their 2nd-round pick and their first-round picks in 2013 and 2014 to St. Louis for the #2 overall pick.