Comparisons are a vital part of sports. We can't set our eyes on a new talent without immediately pointing to who that player reminds us of, like the Leonardo Di Caprio meme from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. I do it too, so I wish I had an answer for why we can't escape the jaws of a player-comp,...
2020 NFL Power Rankings Week 6
Here at the ICT Zone, our power rankings are based on a very simple philosophy. "To be the man you gotta beat the man", if a lower ranked team beats a higher ranked team, then the two teams automatically swap spots regardless of results from prior weeks.
Last week, the Kansas City Chiefs were our best team in the league but that changed with the loss to the Raiders. The Raiders move to first and are early candidates for surprising team of the season.
It was hard to see Dak Prescott go down like that, but if anyone can make a strong return, its him.
1. Las Vegas Raiders +7
Yeah, I need to apologize for my comments last week.
2. Baltimore Ravens
Ehh, this team doesn't feel that special.
3. Seattle Seahawks
Russell Wilson is an anomaly, how can he be so corny, yet so dominant?
4. New England Patriots
Weird to see the Patriots at .500
5. Pittsburgh Steelers
Still undefeated I see.
6. New Orleans Saints
They might be winning now but it feels like a rebuild is imminent.
7. Tennessee Titans +3
Ryan Tannehill has never been as bad as advertised.
8. Kansas City Chiefs -7
Well there goes 16 and 0.
9. Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers still has a point to prove.
10. Buffalo Bills -3
Some say Josh Norman is still flying across the turf in Tennessee.
11. Detroit Lions
They needed that break.
12. Cleveland Browns +1
Okay mhmm, so the Cleveland Browns are really good.
13. Indianapolis Colts -1
9 and 7, calling it now.
14. Carolina Panthers
Winning record and they get Christian McCaffrey back soon.
15. Los Angeles Rams
Don't be fooled by the record, they're just dominating the NFC East.
16. Miami Dolphins
Brian Flores is a really good coach.
17. Chicago Bears +6
Nick Foles is Lex Luther to Tom Brady's Superman.
18. Dallas Cowboys
This column is dedicated to Dak Prescott, his mental health, and his eventual return to greatness.
Good to see Alex Smith survive it all.
20. Philadelphia Eagles
This team is just good enough to hide how bad they really are.
21. Arizona Cardinals
Another week, another interception for Murray, making it 7 games out of the last 9.
22. Denver Broncos
They also needed a week off.
23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -6
This team just really isn't that good.
24. Minnesota Vikings
To be fair, Cousins played relatively well this week.
25. Cincinnati Bengals
First real welcome to the NFL game for Burrow.
26. New York Jets
It's criminal to make them play all 16 games, at least Le'Veon got paid.
27. San Francisco 49ers
Mhmmm yeah, benching your Super Bowl quarterback is not a good look.
28. New York Giants
They actually looked like an NFL team at moments this week.
29. Los Angeles Chargers
Signing my official release form for the Justin Herbert bandwagon.
30. Atlanta Falcons
They'll get a win, only a matter of time.
31. Houston Texans
Deshaun got his money, so we can all feel good about that.
32. Jacksonville Jaguars
I always forget they played, every week.
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