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2023 Graybeards: A team of the NFL's best remaining free agents, age 30 or older
Apr 03, 2023
It's that time of the offseason once again! Dan Hanzus unveils the 2023 Graybeards: a team of the NFL's best remaining free agents, age 30 or older. How would this experienced group match up against the rest of the league?
NFL Power Rankings: Chiefs reign after Super Bowl LVII win; where does the rest of the league stand?
Feb 14, 2023
The Kansas City Chiefs are champions after Super Bowl LVII. Where do the other 31 teams fit into the picture after the conclusion of the 2022 NFL season? Dan Hanzus takes stock of the Power Rankings hierarchy.
NFL Power Rankings, Championship Sunday: Bengals, Eagles ride high; Bills, Cowboys bow out
Jan 24, 2023
In his Championship Sunday Power Rankings, Dan Hanzus reveals a new pecking order for the four teams still alive in the NFL playoffs, while also slotting the quartet eliminated during the Divisional Round.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 18: Surging Packers re-enter top 10; Eagles and Vikings slide down board
Jan 05, 2023
What is the NFL pecking order heading into the final week of the regular season? Dan Hanzus updates his Power Rankings, with a notable boost for the surging Green Bay Packers. Check out the full rundown, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 17: San Francisco 49ers claim No. 1 spot for first time in 2022 season
Dec 27, 2022
This edition of Dan Hanzus' Power Rankings features a brand new team in the No. 1 spot. Plus, the Jaguars hit the top 10 for the first time this season. Check out the full league pecking order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 16: How high can Lions fly? Trevor Lawrence-led Jags nearly crack top 10!
Dec 20, 2022
How high can the Lions fly? One of the hottest teams in football continues to ascend Dan Hanzus' NFL Power Rankings. Plus, the Jaguars are suddenly knocking on the door of the top 10! Check out the full league pecking order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 15: Brock Purdy-led 49ers vault to No. 2; surging Lions crack top 10!
Dec 13, 2022
How many teams are better than the Brock Purdy-led 49ers? How many teams are hotter than Dan Campbell's Lions? Dan Hanzus updates his NFL Power Rankings with some major movement. Check out the full league pecking order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 14: NFC East owns top two spots; 49ers fall after Jimmy Garoppolo injury
Dec 06, 2022
With five weeks remaining in the regular season, one division owns the top two spots in Dan Hanzus' NFL Power Rankings. How far do the 49ers fall in the wake of Jimmy Garoppolo's season-ending injury? Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 13: Philadelphia Eagles reclaim No. 1 spot; San Francisco 49ers hit top three
Nov 29, 2022
Did Jalen Hurts and Co. just run the Eagles back to the top of the NFL Power Rankings? Does any team have a higher ceiling than the red-hot 49ers? Dan Hanzus updates his league pecking order, 1 to 32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 12: Chiefs leap to No. 1 for first time all season; Cowboys hit a new high
Nov 22, 2022
An established power rises to the top spot for the first time this season in Dan Hanzus' Power Rankings. Who rounds out the top five? How far do the Vikings and Jets fall? Check out the updated NFL pecking order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 11: Eagles stay at No. 1 despite first loss; Vikings vault into top three
Nov 15, 2022
After another chaotic week in this wide-open NFL season, Dan Hanzus provides a fresh batch of Power Rankings. Do the Eagles fall after their first loss? How high do the Vikings fly after a statement win? Check out the full order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 10: Philadelphia Eagles reclaim No. 1 spot; New York Jets soar into top 10
Nov 08, 2022
In the latest installment of Dan Hanzus' NFL Power Rankings, the Jets soar into the top 10 while the Packers continue to plummet. Plus, changes at the very top and very bottom. Check out the full league pecking order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 8: Cowboys hit top five; Packers' plunge continues into bottom half of league
Oct 25, 2022
In this edition of the Power Rankings, Dan Hanzus has a brand new team in the top five. Meanwhile, the Packers continue to plunge into the bottom half of the league. Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 7: Giants, Jets fly up the board; Buccaneers, Packers fall to new lows
Oct 18, 2022
In this edition of the NFL Power Rankings, the Giants and Jets soar to new heights, while the Buccaneers and Panthers tumble down the board. Check out Dan Hanzus' full league pecking order, 1 to 32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 6: Rampaging Bills leapfrog undefeated Eagles to reclaim No. 1 spot
Oct 11, 2022
Five weeks into the 2022 NFL season, Dan Hanzus' Power Rankings experience a grand reshuffling, with 28 of 32 teams on the move. Check out the changes at the very top, bottom and just about everywhere in between.
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.