NFL Power Rankings: Tier one: (The cream of the crop … for now)
Despite the Packers’ struggles on offense, they find themselves on a three-game winning streak. Aaron Rodgers may not look like Aaron Rodgers did in his MVP campaigns in 2020 or 2021, but three interceptions in four weeks isn’t a reason to panic. He’ll be fine. The defense is solid and ranked top ten in yards and points allowed with Rashan Gary also already having five sacks and a forced fumble through their first four games.
The Miami Dolphins would be higher, but Tua Tagovailoa’s absence is a reason for concern… for several reasons obviously. This team has some momentum though, and even though their QB1 won’t play in Week 5 versus the Jets, the Dolphins can still win that game with Teddy Bridgewater under center.
The Buffalo Bills would be higher, but they won’t have the firepower to match up with the NFL’s elite teams if the secondary can’t get healthy. Losing safety Micah Hyde for the year was huge. Safety Jordan Poyer and cornerbacks Tre’Davious White and Christian Bedford are all nursing injuries, and that can also be detrimental to their season.
The Bills are top three in both total yards and passing yards through four weeks, but it will be all for not if they keep surrendering so many yards and points. They have Josh Allen though and that means they always have a chance.
The Kansas City Chiefs may not have Tyreek Hill anymore, but they haven’t slowed down. They made a statement by obliterating the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1. They were upset loss by Indianapolis in Week 3, but Patrick Mahomes and future Hall-of-Fame coach Andy Reid find ways to win games (as you’d expect). Look at their victory over the Chargers if you need any evidence.