NFL Power Rankings: pre-Week 2 Edition

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6. player. 45. <p>The conversation usually revolves around Richard Sherman and Darrelle Revis, but it’s about time that Aqib Talib gets his fair share of consideration as the best cornerback in football. The former Buccaneer and Patriot made the most jaw-dropping of all the Week 1 pick-sixes when he took a Joe Flacco pass back 51 yards for the score.</p> <p>On a darker note, the Broncos’ offensive struggles are becoming increasingly evident. Peyton Manning isn’t aging as well as Tom Brady (given, he is a year older), and it’s resulting in Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas not getting the ball as much. Those are two of the best wideouts in football; Denver needs to get football to those guys as much as possible next week against the Chiefs.</p>. AFC West. 1-0. Denver Broncos

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