NFL Power Rankings, Week 3: AFC is completely unpredictable

After a both wild and somewhat predictable weekend of football, who moves up and who moves down in our most recent power rankings?
Kansas City Chiefs v Jacksonville Jaguars
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Celebrate, Kansas City faithful! The Chiefs won their first game of the season, unlike the Chargers and Bengals. The NFC East minus the Giants looks good and the AFC is more unpredictable than ever.

Now, after a both wild and somewhat predictable weekend of football, who moves up and who moves down in our most recent power rankings? We discuss all 32 NFL teams from first place to the Arizona Cardinals.

1. Philadelphia Eagles (2-0)

Last Week: 1 (-)

The Eagles have looked mortal, which is a bit of a change from last year. That being said, they have defeated two very different teams in the Vikings and the Patriots. The Eagles are able to get it done in a variety of ways. Expect the Eagles to stay at the top until someone knocks them off the throne.

2. Dallas Cowboys (2-0)

Last Week: 2 (-)

Dallas looks very, very good. I hate that I have to say that, but it is the simple truth. They have had the benefit of playing Zach Wilson and Daniel Jones in the first two weeks, however, they have been as dominant as anyone could have expected at this point. Dallas will now travel to Arizona to take on Joshua Dobbs and the lowly Cardinals. I don't anticipate them dropping in these rankings at least for another week.

3. San Francisco 49ers (2-0)

Last week: 3 (-)

The Rams gave the 49ers all that they could handle, but Brock Purdy has been exactly what the team needed: A game manager. Purdy is not going to make big splash plays or 'wow' you with his athleticism. He will, however, make the right read and make the easy throws to the superstars they have all over the field. With the opportunity to host the Giants and the Cardinals in the next two weeks respectively, they are unlikely to take a tumble any time soon.

4. Miami Dolphins (2-0)

Last Week: 4 (-)

The Dolphins narrowly escaped New England after a desperation lateral to a lineman came up just short of the sticks as the Patriots were marching down the field for the tie. Essentially, the Patriots gave the Dolphins the Mahomes treatment: Keep the ball out of their hands and try to keep it close at the end of the game. Raheem Mostert and the Miami rushing attack simply proved to be too much for the vaunted Patriots defense.

5. Baltimore Ravens (2-0)

Last Week: 5 (-)

The Ravens are now leading the way in the AFC. Lamar Jackson and new offensive coordinator Todd Monken have some syncing up to do, but they have done a functional enough job to take down the Texans and now the Bengals. If Baltimore can take down the Colts next week, they will head into a two game series against their division. With victories over the Browns and Steelers, they may be difficult to catch down the stretch.

6. Kansas City Chiefs (1-1)

Last week: 6 (-)

Kansas City appears to be back on track. Well... Kind of. On one hand, the Chiefs' defense looks dominant; Allowing just 23 points through the first two weeks of the season. On the other hand, the Chiefs looks inconsistent at best on the offensive side of the ball. Maybe Mahomes is trying to do too much. Maybe the receivers are struggling to create separation. Whatever it is, it's been clunky out of the gates on offense.

7. Buffalo Bills (1-1)

Last Week: 9 (+2)

The Bills had their "get right game" against the Raiders. In a 38-10 clobbering, the offense was humming for the first time this season. Even more impressive, the Bills wholly shut down Josh Jacobs, holding him to negative yards on nine carries. Perhaps the loss to the Jets was the wake-up call that the Bills needed to return to a suitable head space.

8. Seattle Seahawks (1-1)

Last Week: 18 (+10)

The Seahawks could be back on track after a big-time win over the high-flying Lions in overtime. Unlike the performance in Week 1, Seattle looked very good throwing the ball. Geno Smith was dealing to his talented receiving corps throughout and they showed their grit and determination. Now, they could be looking to move upward as they get to play two truly terrible opponents in back-to-back weeks in the Carolina Panthers and the New York Giants.

9. Detroit Lions (1-1)

Last Week: 7 (-2)

I'm still a believer in the Lions, but they came up short against a talented Seattle unit at home. After beating Kansas City in Week 1, the Lions came back to earth on the defensive side of the ball. There is still a long way to go, but they might be the team to beat in the NFC North.

10. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1)

Last Week: 8 (-2)

It's not bad to lose a game to the reigning Super Bowl champions. In fact, in a way, the Jaguars proved that they are a contender for the AFC. They showcased physicality and athleticism on defense and they have great receivers on offense. Despite the loss, the Jaguars are still the class of the AFC.