NFL AFC Power Rankings & Projections for 2021

AFC Power Rankings & Projections

Here are my power rankings at the start of the 2021 season.

AFC POWER RANKINGS

  1. Kansas City Chiefs as long as Mahomes is QB, they are top
  2. Buffalo Bills- last year was breakout season now Allen get big contract
  3. Cleveland Browns- top team of the North
  4. Baltimore Ravens- can Lamar Jackson put it all together
  5. Tennessee Titans- committed to the run-
  6. LA Chargers- Justin Herbert can get them to playoffs
  7. Pittsburgh Steelers- Ben is back – now has someone to hand i off to
  8. New England Patriots- free agency was good to them
  9. Indianapolis Colts- bide their time til Wentz can lead
  10. Miami Dolphins Tua will have a better second season
  11. Las Vegas Raiders- Derek Carr has some left to lead
  12. Cincinnati Bengals- Joe Burrow needs to use all his tools to win
  13. Jacksonville Jaguars- does Trevor Lawrence era start now?
  14. NY Jets- total overhaul in New York
  15. Denver Broncos- Head coach Vic Fangio better find a way to win quickly
  16. Houston Texans- train wreck here and new coach David Culley must figure it out.

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As a little bonus content let’s take a look at the projected AFC Awards for 2021.

AFC Projections

  • Patrick Mahomes once again is Offensive Player of the Year
  • Comeback Player of the Year goes to Joe Burrow
  • Defensive Player of the Year is Myles Garrett
  • Offensive Rookie of the Year goes to Trevor Lawrence
  • Coach of the Year is Sean McDermott
  • Divisional Round will KC beat Baltimore and Buffalo defeat Cleveland,
  • AFC Championship has Kansas City defeated Buffalo
  • Super Bowl LVI- Chiefs win over Rams

 


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