2014 NFL Power Rankings – Week 1

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Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Oakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack (52) against the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings defeated the Raiders 10-6. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

The Raiders bolstered their defense by adding pass rushers like defensive end Justin Tuck and rookie linebacker Khalil Mack.  But the Raiders offense has question marks.  Especially at quarterback.  They signed Matt Schaub to be their starter but he’s struggled in the preseason and has been beaten out by rookie Derek Carr.  Is Carr ready to be the man?  We’ll see.. AFC West. 0-0. Oakland Raiders. 28. player. 28

AFC East. 0-0. Buffalo Bills. 27. player. 16. The Bills have a very good defense led by defensive tackle Kyle Williams and defensive end Mario Williams.  But the offense is a work in progress with quarterback EJ Manuel still developing as an NFL quarterback.  However, the key to the offense might be rookie wide receiver <a title=

35. The Titans have a good new head coach in Ken Whisenhunt and they will need his guidance as there are many question marks with this team.  Jake Locker has potential at quarterback but has yet to prove that he can stay healthy.  And the team may hinge on Locker’s health as they next have only rookie Zach Mettenberger to turn to.    NFL Power Rankings.. AFC South. 0-0. Tennessee Titans. 26. player

player. 48. The Buccaneers have a new head coach in Lovie Smith so they have that going for them.  But it’s still unknown how Josh McCown will do at quarterback and how the offense will look?. NFC South. 0-0. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 25