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AP Pro32-Power Rankings--Rams #17

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  1. RamBill Well-Known Member

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    AP Pro32-Power Rankings
    Published 12:38 pm, Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/AP-Pro32-Power-Rankings-5638914.php

    The Associated Press Pro32 NFL Power Rankings, as voted by a 12-member panel, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through July 22, total points based on 32 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 32nd-place vote, and previous ranking:

    W L T Pts Pvs
    1. Seattle Seahawks (11) 0 0 0 383
    2. San Francisco 49ers (1) 0 0 0 360
    3. Denver Broncos 0 0 0 356
    4. New England Patriots 0 0 0 352
    5. Green Bay Packers 0 0 0 329
    5. New Orleans Saints 0 0 0 329
    7. Indianapolis Colts 0 0 0 301
    8. Philadelphia Eagles 0 0 0 290
    9. Cincinnati Bengals 0 0 0 266
    10. San Diego Chargers 0 0 0 251
    11. Chicago Bears 0 0 0 248
    12. Baltimore Ravens 0 0 0 242
    13. Pittsburgh Steelers 0 0 0 229
    14. Kansas City Chiefs 0 0 0 214
    15. Carolina Panthers 0 0 0 213
    16. Arizona Cardinals 0 0 0 205
    17. St. Louis Rams 0 0 0 188
    18. Detroit Lions 0 0 0 181
    19. Atlanta Falcons 0 0 0 171
    20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 0 0 170
    21. New York Giants 0 0 0 155
    22. New York Jets 0 0 0 152
    23. Washington Redskins 0 0 0 125
    24. Miami Dolphins 0 0 0 105
    25. Dallas Cowboys 0 0 0 103
    26. Buffalo Bills 0 0 0 81
    27. Tennessee Titans 0 0 0 80
    28. Houston Texans 0 0 0 77
    29. Minnesota Vikings 0 0 0 61
    30. Cleveland Browns 0 0 0 48
    31. Jacksonville Jaguars 0 0 0 46
    32. Oakland Raiders 0 0 0 25

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    VOTING PANEL

    John Czarnecki, Fox Sports

    Tony Dungy, NBC Sports

    Herm Edwards, ESPN

    Bob Glauber, Newsday

    Rick Gosselin, Dallas Morning News

    Ira Kaufman, Tampa Tribune

    Pat Kirwan, SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com

    Jeff Legwold, ESPN/ESPN.com

    Jenny Vrentas , Monday Morning Quarterback

    Alex Marvez, Foxsports.com

    Jim Miller, SiriusXM NFL Radio

    Charean Williams, Fort Worth Star Telegram

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  2. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    I know it's just a poll of 12 people, but how bad is the AFC?

    6 of the worst 7 teams are all from the AFC. When I was looking at that bottom 7, I pretty much agreed. Man, I wish the Rams played in the AFC
     
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  3. LazyWinker Well-Known Member

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    Am I the only one that thinks the Saints and Packers are being over hyped this offseason? I could be wrong though because I wouldn't be terribly surprised the Vikings are going to win the NFC North. In my defense, Zimmer will improve that defense and I think Teddy Bridgewater will be alright.
     
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  4. theramsruleUK Well-Known Member

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    17 isn't too bad actually. Sort of where I was expecting it.. Will be higher next season though :)
     
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  5. rhinobean Well-Known Member

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    Our Rams will get first place votes next year! :sneaky:
     
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  6. rdlkgliders Hugo Bezdek

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    Yea, If I were to be Unbiased which I am not I would say by looking at the teams above us that there are only 2 maybe 3 teams that we could be considered ahead of. That being said I think we have the surprise factor with a young team on it's way up and players to justify the hopefully quick ascent through the rest of that list.
     
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  7. CGI_Ram Hamburger Connoisseur

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    And 13 of the top 21 are NFC.
     
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  8. Ramrasta The Knight Owl

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    Wow. After a 10 win season they rank the Cardinals in the dead center of the mix. Idk about that one.
     
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  9. Alan Well-Known Member

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    It wasn't that long ago that the AFC was the dominant conference.
     
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  10. BigRamFan Living the life Jimmy Buffett only sang about.

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    No, you're not alone there. I also think Colts are way overrated due to playing in what could be the weakest conference in the NFL. I also think the Panthers come back to the pack this year due to an anemic offense.
     
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  11. Thordaddy Binding you with ancient logic

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    Any poll that ranks us worse than where we drafted considering the age of the team is horse crap,this one gave us a 2 position bump for increased maturity , Bradford coming back and one of the top five drafts in the league ?

    I think we should be 12 no lower
     
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  12. LazyWinker Well-Known Member

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    I don't know what the Panthers were thinking. Maybe they plan to run the option exclusively this year. Do they have a WR that was on their roster last year?
     
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  13. Selassie I H. I. M.

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    I can't take this poll seriously knowing that Dungy had a vote. LOLOLOLOLOLOL
     
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  14. BigRamFan Living the life Jimmy Buffett only sang about.

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    No, they do not. And, after that fiasco in Charlotte last year I am going to enjoy watching that train wreck.
     
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  15. DaveFan'51 Well-Known Member

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    This is what I think about this poll! ( a picture is worth 1000 words):palm::jerkoff::wtf: :LOL: :ROFLMAO:
     
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  16. Angry Ram aka Captain RAmerica aka the OG Rammer

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    No. The Packers will have a returning Aaron Rodgers AND Clay Matthews, PLUS they just signed Julius Peppers who even at 34 can be an above average rusher.

    The Saints offense will remain good, and their defense is improving as well. Do you really think Carolina can repeat what they did last year? Can Tampa Bay be improved enough to overtake the Saints? How good is Atlanta's OL and defense?
     
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  17. Selassie I H. I. M.

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    Ohhhhhh,,, I'm with you here.

    I will feel adrenaline infused joy every time something turns to crap for carolina.

    And DANCING ? SHHHHHHIT my Brudda,,, you ain't seen anything like the moves I'll be busting out every time I see or hear about a panther going down with an injury.

    Lots to look forward to.
     
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  18. LazyWinker Well-Known Member

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    Not convinced that Carolina will be as good. Tampa Bay could be the sleeper in the division though. It's not like they were completely lacking in talent and Lovie is an experienced coach that can put build a defense.

    I'm just not very high on the NFC North. I think it's the weakest division in the NFC. The Vikings wen 5-10-1 last year. They were not swept by any team in their division. Basically the NFC North was bad enough that the Vikings were able to compete in it. They were 2-3-1 in their division. Packers may be the best team in their division but they aren't the 5th best team in the league. Even with adding Peppers, a healthy Rodgers, Matthews, and Cobb.
     
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  19. Athos Well-Known Member

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    ATL is a train wreck. With the offensive jettison Carolina had, I think they take a step back, if only because their D will be seeing the field more. TB. Meh on the QB front.

    The Saints offense I think has some real explosion again. Brees will have fun with Brandin Cooks. Lots of fun. Fastest release in the NFL with a lightning quick WR like that?
     
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  20. RamsOfCastamere Well-Known Member

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    Don't forget about Eddie Lacy! A healthy Rodgers with Lacy is tough
     
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