Pizzini's NFL Power Poll: Training Camp Edition

Leo PizziniAnalyst IJune 14, 2009

Pizzini's NFL Power Poll: Training Camp Edition

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    TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 12: An NFL logo as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium on October 12, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

No. 1: New England Patriots—Super Bowl Favorite

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    GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots drops back to pass against the New York Giants the second half of Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Giants

No 2: Pittsburgh Steelers—Defending Super Bowl Champions

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Troy Polamalu #43 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates as confetti falls after they 27-23 win against the Arizona Cardinals during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Chris

No. 3: Philadelphia Eagles—NFC Favorite

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 07:  Brian Westbrook #36 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates scoring a touchdown against the New York Giants on December 7, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

No. 4: Arizona Cardinals—Defending NFC Champions

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    GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 18:  Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates after winning the NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles on January 18, 2009 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardi

No. 5: Indianapolis Colts—AFC Powerhouse

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    SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 23:   Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts prepares to enter the game against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game at Qualcomm Stadium on November 23, 2008 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Mir

No. 6: Baltimore Ravens—AFC Contender

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    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis dances during pre-game introductions  October 4, 2004 on Monday Night Football at Baltimore, Maryland.  The 0 - 3 Chiefs defeated the Ravens 27 - 24.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

No. 7: New York Giants—NFC Powerhouse

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    GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Osi Umenyiora #72 of the New York Giants holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo

No. 8: Minnesota Vikings—NFC Contender

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    MINNEAPOLIS - DECEMBER 28:   Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball in for a touchdown in the second quarter against the New York Giants on December 28, 2008 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by E

No. 9: Atlanta Falcons—NFC Contender

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    ATLANTA - DECEMBER 14: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons sets to pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome on December 14, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

No. 10: San Diego Chargers—AFC Contender

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    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 15:  Ladainian Tomlinson #21 of the San Diego Chargers runs with the ball against the San Francisco 49ers at Monster Park October 15, 2006 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

No. 11: New Orleans Saints—Playoff Contender

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    LONDON - OCTOBER 26: Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints throws the ball during the Bridgestone International Series NFL match between San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints at Wembley Stadium on October 26, 2008 in London, England.  (Photo by Nick La

No. 12: Carolina Panthers—Playoff Contender

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 14:  Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Denver Broncos at Bank of America Stadium on December 14, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

No. 13: Houston Texans—Playoff Contender

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    HOUSTON - OCTOBER 26: Wide receiver Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans sets on the line of scrimmage during the game with the Cincinnati Bengals on October 26, 2008 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

No. 14: Chicago Bears—Playoff Contender

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Brian Urlacher #54 of the Chicago Bears looks on during the game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

No. 15: Green Bay Packers—Playoff Contender

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    GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 28: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers awaits the snap from George Foster #72 during a game against the Detroit Lions on December 28, 2008 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 31-21.  (P

No. 16: Washington Redskins - Playoff Contender

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    PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 05:  Jason Campbell #17 of the Washington Redskins congratulates teammate Clinton Portis #26 after his touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles on October 5, 2008 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by

No. 17: Tennessee Titans—Playoff Hopeful

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    HOUSTON - DECEMBER 14:  Defensive linemen Tony Brown #97 and Jevon Kearse #90 of the Tennessee Titans stand on the line during the game with the Houston Texans on December 14, 2008 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.  The Texans won 13-12.  (Photo by St

No. 18: Buffalo Bills—Playoff Hopeful

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    FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 23:  Quarterback Trent Edwards #5 of the Buffalo Bills rubs his eye as teammates Lee Evan #83 and Melvin Fowler #67 look on during a game against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium September 23, 2007 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

No. 19: Dallas Cowboys—Sleeping Giant

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    IRVING, TX - DECEMBER 20:  DeMarcus Ware #94 of the Dallas Cowboys lines up on the right side of the defense during their NFL game against the Baltimore Ravens at Texas Stadium on December 20, 2008 in Irving, Texas. The Ravens defeated the Cowboys 33-24.

No. 20: Miami Dolphins—Playoff Hopeful

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    FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 21: Ronnie Brown #23 of he Miami Dolphins throws a touchdown pass in the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on September 21, 2008 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

No. 21: Seattle Seahawks—Playoff Hopeful

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    IRVING, TX - NOVEMBER 27:  Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck #8 of the Seattle Seahawks drops back to pass against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter at Texas Stadium on November 27, 2008 in Irving, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 22: Jacksonville Jaguars—Wildcard Potential

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    HOUSTON - OCTOBER 22:  Maurice Jones -Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars walks on the field during the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on October 22, 2006 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 23: New York Jets—Wild-Card Potential

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    SEATTLE - DECEMBER 21:  Quarterback Brett Favre #4 of the New York Jets hands off the ball to Thomas Jones #20 during the game against the Seattle Seahawks on December 21, 2008 at Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Jets 13-3. (P

No. 24: Tampa Bay Buccaneers—Good Rebuilding Year

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    TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 16: Quarterback Jeff Garcia #7 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Antonio Bryant #89 against the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium on November 16, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  The score was call

No. 25: Detroit Lions—Surprising Season

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    DETROIT - NOVEMBER 23:  Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #84 of the Detroit Lions lines up during the NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 23, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Buccaneers defeated the Lions 38-20.  (Photo by Chris

No. 26: Oakland Raiders—Surprising Season

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    OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback  JaMarcus Russell #2 of the Oakland Raiders passes the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs during an NFL game on November 30, 2008 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsoh

No. 27: Cincinnati Bengals—Good Rebuilding Year

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    BALTIMORE - SEPTEMBER 7: Wide receiver Chad Johnson #85 of the Cincinnati Bengals stands on the field prior to game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on September 7, 2008 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens won 17-10. (Photo by Ned Dishman/G

No. 28: Denver Broncos—Overhaul in Progress

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    DENVER - OCTOBER 12:  Wide receiver Brandon Marshall #15 of the Denver Broncos makes a reception against the Jacksonville Jaguars during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on October 12, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. The Jaguars defeated the Broncos 24-

No. 29: San Fransisco 49ers—Overhaul in Progress

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    SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 18:  Linebacker Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers during a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders on August 18, 2007 at Monster Park in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Greg Trott/Getty Images)

No. 30: Kansas City Chiefs—Overhaul in Progress

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 14:  Dwayne Bowe #82 of the Kansas City Chiefs reacts to video replay of a Tony Gonzalez touchdown against the San Diego Chargers of during the first quarter on December 14, 2008 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (

No. 31: St. Louis Rams—Overhaul in Progress

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 21:  Steven Jackson #39 of the St. Louis Rams carries the ball during the game against the San Francisco 49ers at the Edward Jones Dome on December 21, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri. The 49ers won 17-16. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Ge

No. 32: Cleveland Browns—Overhaul in Progress

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    CLEVELAND - DECEMBER 30:  Braylon Edwards #17 of the Cleveland Browns sets up for a catch against the San Francisco 49ers on December 30, 2007 at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo By Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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