Edward Lee's Power rankings

The Baltimore Sun

1. Patriots

Tom Brady continues to polish his resume for the MVP award.

2. Colts

Only the fourth team in NFL history to post three consecutive 5-0 seasons.

3. Cowboys

Wade Phillips is 50-35 as a head coach.

4. Steelers

Get this: Najeh Davenport has more touchdowns than Willie Parker.

5. Packers

Will giving up a 17-7 halftime lead in a 27-20 loss to the Bears haunt them?

6. Titans

The defense has surrendered a league-low three touchdowns in 12 red-zone trips.

7. Redskins

Opponents have scored a league-low four touchdowns against the defense.

8. Jaguars

Quarterback David Garrard has yet to throw an interception.

9. Seahawks

Shaun Alexander's cracked wrist needs to heal quickly.

10. Buccaneers

With Carnell "Cadillac" Williams and Michael Pittman out, why not Corey Dillon?

11. Ravens

Steve McNair's play will be scrutinized until the offense begins to click.

12. Giants

Plaxico Burress (NFC-leading seven touchdown catches) doesn't need practice.

13. Texans

Patiently waiting for the return of stud wide receiver Andre Johnson.

14. Panthers

After 43-year-old Vinny Testaverde, who's next? Y.A. Tittle?

15. Lions

Somebody tell Mike Martz that he can occasionally run the football.

16. Cardinals

Maybe Kurt Warner can play like it's 1999.

17. Chargers

Last week's thumping of the Broncos could ignite the Chargers.

18. Browns

Derek Anderson is third in the NFL with 11 touchdown passes.

19. Broncos

Falling to the Chargers, 41-3, was the Broncos' worst home loss in 41 years.

20. Raiders

The league's top rushing attack gets better with the return of Dominic Rhodes.

21. Bears

At least Thomas Jones isn't lighting up the stat book with the Jets.

22. Bengals

In 10 trips to the red zone, the offense has scored seven touchdowns.

23. Eagles

Team is 8-0 after the bye under Andy Reid.

24. Bills

Ranked second to last in offense and defense.

25. 49ers

Maybe Mike Nolan can install some pass plays for Trent Dilfer.

26. Vikings

Top-ranked rushing defense could use help from the offense.

27. Chiefs

Fans must be breathing sigh of relief that Damon Huard will be back today.

28. Jets

Game vs. Eagles could be Chad Pennington's last as a starter.

29. Falcons

The Byron Leftwich (sprained ankle) era is on hold.

30. Saints

Drew Brees leads the league in interceptions (nine).

31. Rams

The Greatest Show on Turf seems to be folding up the tents.

32. Dolphins

Does Cam Cameron wish he had drafted Brady Quinn now?

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