Donovan McNabb’s Week 7 Power Rankings are Wrong, Confusing

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The Eagles and Cowboys — both teams Donovan McNabb is very familiar with — are tied for the best record in the NFL at 5-1 (along with the Chargers). So it makes total sense that they’d be near the top of Donovan McNabb’s Power Rankings. In fact, those teams are probably the top 3, right?

1. DENVER: Still the class of the NFL. Now, let’s see if Peyton can break the all-time touchdown record this week in prime time.
2. INDIANAPOLIS: Andrew Luck leads the league in multiple categories, but it’s his play in the clutch that sets him apart.
3. SAN DIEGO: Hottest team in football almost gave one away in Oakland. Credit Philip Rivers with getting it together down the stretch.
4. SEATTLE: Minor hiccup vs. Dallas. Russell Wilson needs to be willing to take some chances downfield.
5. BALTIMORE: Joe Flacco’s five first-half TD passes is just what the doctor ordered.

All right. You can make the argument that any team that has Peyton Manning as their QB is the best team in the NFL (even when you can’t be bothered to write full sentences for every team). And though the Colts are great, the Eagles beat them. The 5-1 Chargers land at number three, while Seattle (who some have at #1) come in one spot in front of … Baltimore? Okay, sure. But the two other 5-1 teams have to be next, right?

6. CINCINNATI: Mohamed Sanu is stepping up with A.J. Green on the shelf.
7. CAROLINA: Showed some great signs on offense, and the defense is still strong. This team might be hitting their stride.
8. PHILADELPHIA: Just when LeSean McCoy gets going, they lose Darren Sproles to injury.
9. ARIZONA: Carson Palmer is back under center, and that’s a good thing.
10. NEW ENGLAND: Devastating injuries to Mayo and Ridley, but with Brady at QB they always have a chance.

The Eagles finally come in at number eight behind a Darren Sproles injury no one really seems super worried about. But the Cowboys are nowhere to be found. Does the retired vet still have some Cowboy hate boiling up inside of his blood? A team is tied for the best record in football and they miss the top 10 in McNabb’s book, falling behind teams with two fewer wins and …

11. CLEVELAND: Ladies and gentlemen, introducing Brian Hoyer.
12. GREEN BAY: Gotta love Aaron Rodgers in crunch time, and he can thank his defense for giving him a shot.
13. DALLAS: Are the Cowboys back to being America’s Team?

The Cleveland Browns. I would fully support Dallas’ #13 spot on the power rankings if McNabb was a reliable source of analysis not often considered a moron, and also if not everyone who does this for a living disagreed with him.

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12 Comments

  • Mike G October 15, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    How has Carolinas D been strong this year?

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  • Murray from Mayfair wants to Fuck Rob Ellis October 15, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    #5 will always be retarded

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  • 5 October 15, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Is football too heavy, or do you think its just to much for todays perons? What are powdered rankings? what are you thoughts. Discuss

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  • Jeeves Power Rankings October 15, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    1. Cincinnati
    2. Denver
    3. Seattle
    4. Philadelphia
    5. San Fransicko
    6. San Diego
    7. Baltimore
    8. Dallas
    9. Green Bay
    10. Indianapolis

    Will there be anything else Sir?

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  • Jaws October 15, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    he’s almost as stupid as me

    Reply
  • Paul g October 15, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    This guy has become a buffoon

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    • ummm October 15, 2014 at 4:48 pm

      pretty sure he has always been an idiot.

      Reply
  • Birdman Of Alcatraz October 15, 2014 at 5:56 pm

    Does anybody really give a fuck what comes out of this stupid buffoon’s big mouff? Please just make him go away! Someone actually pays this dumb ass nigga to hear his stupid ebonics thoughts? Must be another dumb ass nigga!

    Reply
  • Bill Maher October 15, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    He works for the same company that gives us Fox News. He’s just playing the role like every other buffoon on FoxSports plays — which is essentially Fox News but for sports.

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    • Bill O'Reilly October 16, 2014 at 8:52 am

      except that the people on FauxNews are doing what they do knowingly. McMentalMidget is actually trying to give what he believes is objective and reasoned analysis here…looks like he puts about as much effort into his sportscasts as he did into studying the playbook when he was a QB.

      Reply
  • Donovan McNabb October 16, 2014 at 9:20 am

    What does 3-1-1 mean?

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  • GayJeffySuxCox October 16, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Why why why why why does anyone, let alone a network, let this fucking moron continue to open his fucking mouth?
    Hey 5–just GO THE FUCK AWAY! You choking fucking dog.

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