2014 NFL Power Rankings – Week 1

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Aug 17, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) throws during the first quarter of the game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

0-0. Kansas City Chiefs. 8. player. 124. The Chiefs have re-signed quarterback Alex Smith to a long-term contract but they failed to bring in more offensive talent to help him in the offseason.  They still have Jamaal Charles at running back and he’ll have to do the heavy lifting again on offense.. AFC West

13. The Chargers may have more talent this season than last but they may have to find a way to win the AFC West in order to make the playoffs.  However, with the Denver Broncos in front of them that will be easier said than done. . AFC West. 0-0. San Diego Chargers. 7. player

AFC South. 0-0. Indianapolis Colts. 6. player. 46. The Colts are the favorites to win the AFC South but they might not be as good a team as they were last season. However, with Houston Jacksonville and Tennessee having more issues than them, the Colts still have the inside track.  NFL Power Rankings.

0-0. New Orleans Saints. 5. player. 15. The Saints will try to jump over the Panthers and hold off the Falcons to in the NFC South this season.  Quarterback <a title=. NFC South