New England Patriots drop in Week 1 NFL Power Rankings

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 7: Tom Brady (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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20.) Houston Texans (0-1)

One of the big upsets in Week 1 was the Texans losing at home to the Jaguars. The Texans came into Week 1 with some injuries, and they left with even more. Playing on a short week is going to be a big challenge for them, as they are running out of bodies. In the loss, the Texans also benched starting quarterback Tom Savage after just one-half of football. It certainly appears that they are hitting the panic button.

19.) Los Angeles Rams (1-0)

In Week 1, the Rams were able to have one of the most impressive wins of the week, as they blew the doors off the Colts. After a tough rookie season, Jared Goff was able to total over 300 yards passing. Their defense looked great even without Aaron Donald. Now, we will have to see what the Rams can do against better competition.

18.) Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0)

It was a solid first week for the Jaguars, as they started the season 1-0. Behind a strong defensive performance and a lot of success on the ground, the Jaguars might have found a formula that works. Leonard Fournette was able to total 100 rushing yards and a touchdown in his debut. Blake Bortles wasn’t asked to do too much, and he played a clean game in the win.