2010 NFL Preseason Power Rankings

Football ManiaxsSenior Writer IAugust 31, 2010

The 2010 NFL season is nearly upon us and has more storylines then maybe any season in recent memory.


Can the New Orleans Saints repeat their magical 2009 season? Are the Baltimore Ravens ready to become an elite team with the addition of WR Anquan Boldin?

Will the Arizona Cardinals even be relevant with the retirement of QB Kurt Warner? Will the Dallas Cowboys be the first team to win a Super Bowl in its home stadium? Will New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis play at all this season?


Can Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer handle both Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens? Can the Falcons make some noise with a healthy Matt Ryan and Michael Turner?

Is this the year the Houston Texans finally make the playoffs? How will the Steelers manage without QB Ben Roethlisberger for six games? Will QB Sam Bradford help turn the Rams around?



As we wait for some of those questions to be answered, let's see how each team stacks before the regular season begins in our 2010 NFL Preseason Power Rankings.

24.  Oakland Raiders – It’s been a while since Oakland has been ranked this ‘high’ in power rankings of any kind, but don’t be surprised if they move up even further. With a solid defense, and the best quarterback they’ve had in years in Jason Campbell, the Raiders have the potential to beat some good teams. Don’t forget that even though they only won five games last year, four of those were against the Eagles, Steelers, Broncos and Bengals. Oakland could easily be looking at an 8-8 season, and might even make a chase at a playoff spot if they can pull out a couple of unexpected wins...

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