Week 2 Power Rankings

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It has been a tense, tough, dark week in the NFL. Jay Cutler goes off and bumps a much bigger teammate on the Chicago sideline. Miami general manager Jeff Ireland swears at a Dolphins fan in mid-game. The replacement refs melt down on Monday Night Football, and Jonathan Vilma and the NFL play an endless game of dueling declarations and affidavits in a saga we've long since tired of.

Worst and saddest of all, we lose master NFL Films storyteller Steve Sabol, who was truly the best thing to ever happen to pro football. Even Sabol, with all his talent for imagery and myth-making, might not have been able to pretty up the past few days in the game he loved. Let's hope Week 2 was the worst of it. And now on to this week's rankings...

NFL Power Rankings