A defensive breakdown and special teams problems dropped the Patriots to third in the final rankings.
Mike Rucker will need to apply pressure on Tom Brady if the Panthers are to slow down the Patriots.
The Eagles blowout of the suddenly struggling Cowboys vaulted them to first overall in the Power Points.
The top contenders may have won their games this week, but all of them have new problems that surfaced.
Thanks to a victory over Denver and poor performances by other top teams, the Vikings move into the top spot.
Tom Brady's four interceptions tied a career high, and his passer rating of 20.4 was by far the worst of his career.
With only so many dollars to go around thanks to the salary cap, teams can't address all of their weaknesses.
Based on recent champions, it's clear defense wins championships, but home-field advantage might be overrated.
Players taken in this year's draft are competing for key starting spots along the Raiders' offensive line.
Champion Bucs hoping inexpensive veterans can help plug holes for second Super Bowl run.
The Rams have battles at nearly every position as they look to regain their Super Bowl form.
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The Bucs used their defensive-driven victory in Super Bowl XXXVII to vault ahead of the Raiders in the final rankings.
Michael Pittman, Simeon Rice and Dexter Jackson were among the difference makers for Tampa Bay in its Super Bowl victory.
The Raiders might get the matchups they're looking for using the no-huddle offense, leaving the Bucs' secondary with little margin for error.