2014 NFL Power Rankings – Week 1

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Dec 29, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard (25) runs the ball against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

player. 56. The Bengals finally won the AFC North last season.  Wide receiver A.J. Green and quarterback Andy Dalton are back on offense and running back Giovani Bernard will have a bigger role.  On defense defensive tackle Geno Atkins will come from a torn ACL last season.. AFC North. 0-0. Cincinnati Bengals. 12

player. 32. The Arizona Cardinals were 10-6 and still missed the playoffs.  But the Cardinals must find a way to win the NFC West and continue to play strong defense without defensive tackle Darnell Dockett who suffered a torn ACL.. NFC West. 0-0. Arizona Cardinals. 11

87. The Panthers were a playoff team last year but they don’t appear to be as good a team heading into this season.  <a title=. NFC South. 0-0. Carolina Panthers. 10. player

Green Bay Packers. 9. player. 49. The Packers have a healthy <a title=. NFC North. 0-0