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NFL Power Rankings, Week 5: 49ers vault back into top five, send Rams tumbling out of top 10
Oct 04, 2022
Parity remains a king in the NFL, making the Power Rankings an arduous undertaking. What is the pecking order at the quarter mark of the 2022 season? Dan Hanzus provides the full rundown, 1 through 32, with the 49ers re-entering the top five.
NFL Power Rankings: Bills, Rams hold top two slots ahead of Kickoff Game showdown
Aug 09, 2022
One month out from their Kickoff Game showdown, the Bills and Rams hold the top two slots in Dan Hanzus' Power Rankings, but there are plenty of changes in the pecking order, including a new team at the bottom.
2022 NFL Superstar Club: Justin Herbert and Ja'Marr Chase hop in; Kyler Murray and Julio Jones fall out
Jul 08, 2022
It's July, so Dan Hanzus faces the most grueling social task on the NFL calendar: updating membership to The Superstar Club. Who's in? Who's out? And will entry be extended to a ... kicker?! Check out the 29-member Class of 2022.
2022 NFL offseason: Best-case, worst-case scenarios for quarterbacks in limbo
Mar 10, 2022
Will the Vikings stick with Kirk Cousins? Is Jimmy Garoppolo headed for a new team? Can Kyler Murray and the Cardinals smooth out their relationship? Dan Hanzus spins best-case and worst-case scenarios for QBs in limbo in 2022.
NFL Power Rankings, Championship Sunday: Chiefs soar to No. 1 after EPIC win; Packers, Titans spiral
Jan 25, 2022
How do the four remaining teams -- the Bengals, Chiefs, 49ers and Rams -- stack up heading into Championship Sunday? Where do the Divisional Round losers finish? Dan Hanzus provides a fresh batch of NFL Power Rankings.
NFL Power Rankings, Divisional Round: Bills booming after Josh Allen's historic night
Jan 18, 2022
The Bills, Chiefs and Rams all cruised into the Divisional Round, but only one of them moved up in Dan Hanzus' NFL Power Rankings. See where all 14 playoff teams rank after Round 1 of the 2021 postseason.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 18: Bengals crack top five; Cowboys, Colts drop
Jan 04, 2022
The Bengals beat the Chiefs and the Raiders topped the Colts this past Sunday, yet both winners sit below the teams they respectively vanquished in Dan Hanzus' Week 18 NFL Power Rankings. See where all 32 squads place heading into the final weekend of the regular season.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 13: Bengals rocket into top 10, while Cowboys tumble out of top five
Nov 30, 2021
What does the NFL pecking order look like in Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season? In Dan Hanzus' updated Power Rankings, the Bengals rocket into the top 10, the Cowboys tumble out of the top five and there's another change at No. 1.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 12: Patriots rise, Bills fall as pecking order changes from top to bottom
Nov 23, 2021
In his Week 12 Power Rankings, Dan Hanzus makes changes at No. 1 and No. 32, with a whole lot of reshuffling in between. And yes, Bill Belichick's New England Patriots are back in the contender tier.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 7: Cardinals reclaim No. 1 spot; Browns stumble out of top 10
Oct 19, 2021
Dan Hanzus provides a fresh batch of NFL Power Rankings -- with a change at the top for the fourth straight week! Meanwhile, the Titans jump into the top 10, as the Browns stumble to their lowest slot of the year.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 1: Buccaneers, Chiefs begin 2021 season on top
Sep 07, 2021
With the 2021 NFL season about to kick off, Dan Hanzus unveils his breakdown of the league pecking order entering Week 1. Who's the biggest threat to the Bucs? Which non-playoff team from last season cracks the top 10?
'Hard Knocks' Episode 4 recap: Preseason success not enough for Cowboys underdogs
Sep 01, 2021
Dan Hanzus recaps the fourth episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks: The Dallas Cowboys," which suffered from a change to the NFL schedule. On the plus side, Liev Schreiber's still the G.O.A.T. and Dak Prescott has an enticing new business venture.
Training camp mailbag: Will Ryan Fitzpatrick boom or bust? Which rookie QBs start first?
Jul 29, 2021
Can Ryan Fitzpatrick really be trusted as a 17-game starter in Washington? Which rookie QBs have the best opportunities in front of them? Dan Hanzus checks the mailbag and answers your training camp questions.
2021 NFL schedule release: Seven must-watch revenge games in the upcoming season
May 12, 2021
Tom Brady's Week 4 clash with Bill Belichick and Co. is arguably the most anticipated matchup of the entire 2021 NFL season, but it's not the only opportunity for retribution. Dan Hanzus pinpoints seven spicy revenge games to circle on the calendar.
NFL Power Rankings, Divisional Round: Browns rise after biggest win since franchise reboot
Jan 12, 2021
Dan Hanzus recalibrates his NFL Power Rankings in the wake of Super Wild Card Weekend. Where does everyone stand heading into the Divisional Round? How high do the Browns fly after the biggest win since the franchise reboot?
NFL Power Rankings, Week 17: Steelers back in top 10, Patriots hit new low
Dec 29, 2020
The Steelers are back in the top 10 after snapping a three-game skid, while the Patriots sink to their lowest ranking in years. Dan Hanzus evaluates his NFL Power Rankings heading into the final week of the 2020 regular season.
'Hard Knocks' Episode 2 recap: Energy builds when football helmets go on
Aug 19, 2020
NFL Network's Dan Hanzus recaps Ep. 2 of HBO's Hard Knocks, where the donning of helmets inches us closer to real football, a COVID-19 false positive puts the Chargers on edge, a Rams QB shows us his 'Goff Course' and Sean McVay apologizes for his shirtless escapade in the season premiere.