NFL NFC Power Rankings & Projections for 2021

NFC Power Rankings & Projections

Here is my 2021 Power Rankings as we wind down to the start of the season.

NFC Power Rankings

  1. LA Rams
  2. Tampa Bay Bucs
  3. Green Bay Packers
  4. San Francisco 49’ers
  5. Washington Football Team
  6. Dallas Cowboys
  7. Arizona Cardinals
  8. Seattle Seahawks
  9. New Orleans Saints
  10. Minnesota Vikings
  11. Atlanta Falcons
  12. Chicago Bears
  13. NY Giants
  14. Carolina Panthers
  15. Philadelphia EaglesDetroit Lions

NFC Predictions

NFC East

  • Washington Football Team- yes they are first in the weakest division in the NFC.Head coach Ron Rivera gets all the credit for respectability,
  • Dallas Cowboys- A healthy Dak Prescott all season could mean first in the NFC East.
  • New York Giants- this is a medicare team and a coaching change could happen if they falter.
  • Philadelphia Eagles- New coach in Nick Sirianni and QB in Jalen Hurts brings hope.

NFC West

  • Los Angeles Rams- Mathew Stafford has a ton of pressure as the new quarterback. Expectations are high for the fan base.
  • San Francisco 49’ers- This may be too high to finish 2nd. When does Trey Lance get his chance?
  • Arizona Cardinals- The offense is good enough but when do they reach potential? Coach Kingsbury can’t do the same thing and expect different results.
  • Seattle Seahawks- It’s a rebuild and Russell Wilson wants out.

NFC North

  • Green Bay Packers- Maybe or not. Depends on the Rodgers situation.
  • Minnesota Vikings- Decent team but oddity is Mike Zimmer makes the playoffs in the odd numbered years. Could it be?
  • Chicago Bears- Fans are giddy with Justin Fields in the waiting room. Ryan Pace at GM has been underwhelming.
  • Detroit Lions- This is where bad endings happen but Jared Goff is out to change that.

NFC South

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers- No changes in off season. Don’t mess with success.
  • New Orleans Saints- Who got the keys from Brees? Is it Tayson Hill or Jameis Winston? Either gets some talent to work with.
  • Atlanta Falcons- new regime is in charge and that could help Matt Ryan.
  • Carolina Panthers- It all points to if Christian McCaffrey comes back healthy from injury.

 


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