Little change on the prime
Kicker Harrison Butker #7 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs celebrates with teammates after kicking the game-winning discipline objective towards the Los Angeles Chargers throughout additional time at SoFi Stadium on September 20, 2020 in Inglewood, California. (Picture by Harry How/Getty Pictures)
It was one other wacky week within the NFL that featured a few nice video games and, sadly, a devastating record of team-changing accidents.
After the motion, it’s the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, final yr’s Tremendous Bowl champs, nonetheless reigning supreme. Their Week 2 win over the Chargers at SoFi Stadium was most likely tougher than it ought to have been, however Patrick Mahomes scrambling for 21 yards on Third-and-20 late within the fourth quarter allowed KC to ship the sport to additional time, and Harrison Butker gained it with a 58-yard boot within the further interval.
The Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers and Inexperienced Bay Packers spherical out the highest 5, with the Arizona Cardinals and Las Vegas Raiders coming into the highest 10.
Arizona Sports activities Week 2 NFL Energy Rankings
1. Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (2-0)
Harrison Butker may run for Mayor of Kansas Metropolis and win (so long as he wasn’t working towards Mahomes).
2. Baltimore Ravens (2-0)
Making an attempt to cease their working sport is a nightmare for defensive coordinators.
3. Seattle Seahawks (2-0)
Russell Wilson has 9 landing passes and 11 incompletions by way of two weeks. Talk about.
4. Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0)
Not solely is Large Ben again, however with Smith-Schuster, Johnson and Claypool, he’s received weapons to throw to.
5. Inexperienced Bay Packers (2-0)
An excellent group powered by the Aarons (Rodgers and Jones).
6. Buffalo Payments (2-0)
Josh Allen threw for 144 yards and two touchdowns on two fourth-quarter scoring drives.
7. Los Angeles Rams (2-0)
Stories of the Rams’ demise had been a bit untimely.
8. Tennessee Titans (2-0)
Week 2 was tighter than it ought to have been, however Harold Landry saved the day with a late choose.
9. Arizona Cardinals (2-0)
Kyler Murray is downright scary in open area. Ask Troy Apke.
10. Las Vegas Raiders (2-0)
Darren Waller is a handful.
11. San Francisco 49ers (1-1)
The quantity of accidents they’ve had by way of two weeks is sort of felony.
12. New England Patriots (1-1)
Nice sport, robust loss in Seattle.
13. New Orleans Saints (1-1)
The overreaction crowd is suggesting Drew Brees may be executed. Nonsense!
14. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1)
Welcome to Tampa, Leonard Fournette!
15. Dallas Cowboys (1-1)
Unsure how they received down 20 to Atlanta, however give ’em some credit score for an incredible comeback win.
16. Chicago Bears (2-0)
Their file could also be extra indicative of their schedule than the rest, however Trubisky has 5 landing tosses by way of two weeks.
17. Los Angeles Chargers (1-1)
I’m guessing Anthony Lynn needs he would have gone for it on 4th-and-1 in additional time. Simply guessing.
18. Indianapolis Colts (1-1)
Is the Colts’ protection that good, or the Vikings’ offense that unhealthy?
19. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1)
I suppose Gardner and the boys didn’t get the memo about tanking?
20. Cleveland Browns (1-1)
A giant bounce for the Browns, however solely as a result of no person beneath them has actually proven indicators of life.
21. Washington Soccer Workforce (1-1)
Chase Younger goes to be a beast for a very long time.
22. Philadelphia Eagles (0-2)
Getting nearly booed may be a franchise low.
23. Miami Dolphins (0-2)
Fairly telling that the Dolphins couldn’t promote out 13,000 tickets.
24. Houston Texans (0-2)
Tough early schedule takes them to Pittsburgh in Week 3.
25. Atlanta Falcons (0-2)
Horrible protection. Horrible particular groups (not less than on fielding onside kicks). Embarrassing loss.
26. Minnesota Vikings (0-2)
When Kirk Cousins is unhealthy, there are few worse.
27. Denver Broncos (0-2)
Tough loss in Pittsburgh coupled with accidents to Drew Lock and Courtland Sutton. Ouch.
28. Carolina Panthers (0-2)
They higher hope Christian McCaffrey is a fast healer, or this might get ugly.
29. New York Giants (0-2)
Stayed robust in Chicago regardless of the lack of Saquon Barkley.
30. Detroit Lions (0-2)
The Lions are essentially the most beneficiant group within the league in terms of giving up leads. They’ve squandered double-digit leads in 4 straight.
31. Cincinnati Bengals (0-2)
They’re not good, however not less than they’ve Joe Burrow.
32. New York Jets (0-2)
Calling them a dumpster fireplace could be an insult to dumpsters and fireplace.