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The Patriots jumped two spots on Tuesday and are the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 power rankings.
The Super Bowl champion Patriots earned seven first-place votes and 379 points.
Green Bay received five first-place votes and 376 points.
Brady threw four touchdown passes in the Patriots' 28-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the regular-season opener on Thursday night.
''Picking up right where they left off, as if the offseason controversy didn't even happen,'' The Monday Morning Quarterback's Jenny Vrentas said of the Patriots.
''They ran into a ferocious St. Louis D, but it's far too early to count them out,'' ESPN's Herm Edwards said.
Dallas moved up two spots after rallying for a 27-26 win over the Giants on Sunday night.
''It's time to stop focusing on what Tony Romo hasn't accomplished ... give the man his due,'' said Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune.
The Seahawks have another road test on Sunday night when the travel to Lambeau Field to face Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.
''No team has three-peated as a conference champion since the 1990s Bills,'' said Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News.
''Now the 0-1 Seahawks are discovering the difficulty of the challenge.''
The Packers opened with a 31-23 win over the Bears.
''Aaron Rodgers renews connection with James Jones,'' Fox Sports' John Czarnecki said of the receiver who caught two touchdown passes in his return to Green Bay.
Arizona, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Kansas City and San Diego rounded out the top 10.
''Looking for an early comeback player of the year candidate? How about Carson Palmer, who put up three touchdown passes in his first game back from a knee injury.'' Newsday's Bob Glauber said.
Palmer led the Cardinals to a 31-19 victory over New Orleans on Sunday.
''Marcus Mariota became the first rookie with a perfect passer rating (158.3) on kickoff weekend,'' said Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
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