NFL Power Rankings, Week 1: Where do Chiefs begin title defense?

It's finally here. With Week 1 rapidly approaching, we take a look at who is running the show in the NFL. Who is at the bottom with no end to their misery in sight? We discuss all 32 teams.
AFC Championship - Cincinnati Bengals v Kansas City Chiefs
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The Kansas City Chiefs are entering the season as the favorites. Fresh off of a Super Bowl victory, it should be no secret where their expectations are for the season. With that in mind, we need to consider who could legitimate threat to their dreams of back-to-back Super Bowl dreams.

Today, we take a closer look at all 32 NFL teams. By analyzing their offseason moves, potential successes, and possible downfalls, we can get a clear view of who will be a viable contender and who is out of the running before the season begins. Who's on the top, who's at the bottom, and who are the mediocre miserables? We discuss!

1. Kansas City Chiefs

Rejoice, Chiefs fans! The Chiefs will remain at the top of the Power Rankings until they lose a meaningful football game. After a solid preseason and a showcase of new depth at every position, the Chiefs appear ready to conquer the football world again. While the Chris Jones situation is nerve-wracking, the Chiefs have proven capable of overcoming adversity to defy the odds.

2. Cincinnati Bengals

Who has proven to be a threat to the Chiefs? The only answer is the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati has a few question marks surrounding the new members of the secondary and their quarterback's overall health, but they are loaded. Ja'Marr Chase and Tee Higgins are still a nightmare for opposing defenses and Lou Anarumo continues to make tremendous defensive game plans. After the Chiefs, the Bengals are still the cream of the crop.

3. Philadelphia Eagles

Who doesn't love what the Eagles did during their offseason? They virtually kept their key contributors from the Super Bowl run last year and added a number of NCAA Champions to their roster from the Georgia Bulldogs. While many are skeptical of their ability to replicate their successes from a season ago, they look tremendous on paper. With dominant defenders, dynamic receivers, and sound coaching, the Eagles are poised for success.

4. Buffalo Bills

The Bills are in a year in which they can catch a fleeting glimpse at their Super Bowl window. Josh Allen is still a dynamic quarterback, but there are now serious questions about how the Bills overcome adversity. Stefon Diggs has been rumored to want out of Buffalo and they looked out of sorts in the playoffs last season. While there is a ton of talent on that roster, many questions still remain.