NFL power rankings: preseason Week 2 edition

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New England Patriots. 1. player. 47. <p>When a team wins the Super Bowl, they must be regarded as the best team in the NFL until real football is played again. I would have said that if the Seahawks had prevailed in February, too, so that’s not my Patriots bias talking.</p> <p>Look, you can say all you want about the offseason losses, but know that the Patriots have put that well behind them. They are focused on the task at hand with the players on hand. With the way Malcolm Butler has taken hold of the No. 1 cornerback spot, the Patriots won’t be missing <a href=. AFC East. 2014: 12-4

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