Carter’s NFL Power Rankings: Week Three


Published: September 25, 2009

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... plenty of candidates to choose from for the NFL's best team. Here's how I see the NFL teams: Best to worst, along with a few stats I saw regarding each team.


1. New Orleans Saints (2-0)

Drew Brees leads all NFL quarterbacks in passer rating (132.9), and touchdown passes (9), and is second in passing yards (669). Mike Bell is fourth among running backs with 229 rushing yards. Marques Colston is the only WR at the moment with at least three touchdown catches.

2. Minnesota Vikings (2-0)

Brett Favre is third among quarterbacks with a 110.2 passer rating trailing Colts QB Peyton by only one-tenth of a point. Favre has also been sacked seven times this season. Only three other QBs have been sacked more times. Adrian Peterson is the NFL's leader in rushing yards (272) and touchdown runs (four).

3. Denver Broncos (2-0)

Elvis Dumervil has recorded four sacks this season; second-most in the NFL.

4. New York Jets (2-0)

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