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NFL Power Rankings, Championship Sunday: Chiefs soar to No. 1 after EPIC win; Packers, Titans spiral
Jan 25, 2022
How do the four remaining teams -- the Bengals, Chiefs, 49ers and Rams -- stack up heading into Championship Sunday? Where do the Divisional Round losers finish? Dan Hanzus provides a fresh batch of NFL Power Rankings.
NFL Power Rankings, Divisional Round: Bills booming after Josh Allen's historic night
Jan 18, 2022
The Bills, Chiefs and Rams all cruised into the Divisional Round, but only one of them moved up in Dan Hanzus' NFL Power Rankings. See where all 14 playoff teams rank after Round 1 of the 2021 postseason.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 18: Bengals crack top five; Cowboys, Colts drop
Jan 04, 2022
The Bengals beat the Chiefs and the Raiders topped the Colts this past Sunday, yet both winners sit below the teams they respectively vanquished in Dan Hanzus' Week 18 NFL Power Rankings. See where all 32 squads place heading into the final weekend of the regular season.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 16: Colts pass Patriots; AFC North teams bunched
Dec 22, 2021
With 15 weeks of the 2021 regular season in the books, only one NFL team has clinched a playoff spot -- and the Power Rankings are as fluid as ever. Check out Dan Hanzus' updated look at the league hierarchy, 1-32.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 13: Bengals rocket into top 10, while Cowboys tumble out of top five
Nov 30, 2021
What does the NFL pecking order look like in Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season? In Dan Hanzus' updated Power Rankings, the Bengals rocket into the top 10, the Cowboys tumble out of the top five and there's another change at No. 1.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 12: Patriots rise, Bills fall as pecking order changes from top to bottom
Nov 23, 2021
In his Week 12 Power Rankings, Dan Hanzus makes changes at No. 1 and No. 32, with a whole lot of reshuffling in between. And yes, Bill Belichick's New England Patriots are back in the contender tier.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 7: Cardinals reclaim No. 1 spot; Browns stumble out of top 10
Oct 19, 2021
Dan Hanzus provides a fresh batch of NFL Power Rankings -- with a change at the top for the fourth straight week! Meanwhile, the Titans jump into the top 10, as the Browns stumble to their lowest slot of the year.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 1: Buccaneers, Chiefs begin 2021 season on top
Sep 07, 2021
With the 2021 NFL season about to kick off, Dan Hanzus unveils his breakdown of the league pecking order entering Week 1. Who's the biggest threat to the Bucs? Which non-playoff team from last season cracks the top 10?
'Hard Knocks' Episode 4 recap: Preseason success not enough for Cowboys underdogs
Sep 01, 2021
Dan Hanzus recaps the fourth episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks: The Dallas Cowboys," which suffered from a change to the NFL schedule. On the plus side, Liev Schreiber's still the G.O.A.T. and Dak Prescott has an enticing new business venture.
Training camp mailbag: Will Ryan Fitzpatrick boom or bust? Which rookie QBs start first?
Jul 29, 2021
Can Ryan Fitzpatrick really be trusted as a 17-game starter in Washington? Which rookie QBs have the best opportunities in front of them? Dan Hanzus checks the mailbag and answers your training camp questions.
2021 NFL schedule release: Seven must-watch revenge games in the upcoming season
May 12, 2021
Tom Brady's Week 4 clash with Bill Belichick and Co. is arguably the most anticipated matchup of the entire 2021 NFL season, but it's not the only opportunity for retribution. Dan Hanzus pinpoints seven spicy revenge games to circle on the calendar.
NFL Power Rankings, Divisional Round: Browns rise after biggest win since franchise reboot
Jan 12, 2021
Dan Hanzus recalibrates his NFL Power Rankings in the wake of Super Wild Card Weekend. Where does everyone stand heading into the Divisional Round? How high do the Browns fly after the biggest win since the franchise reboot?
NFL Power Rankings, Week 17: Steelers back in top 10, Patriots hit new low
Dec 29, 2020
The Steelers are back in the top 10 after snapping a three-game skid, while the Patriots sink to their lowest ranking in years. Dan Hanzus evaluates his NFL Power Rankings heading into the final week of the 2020 regular season.
'Hard Knocks' Episode 2 recap: Energy builds when football helmets go on
Aug 19, 2020
NFL Network's Dan Hanzus recaps Ep. 2 of HBO's Hard Knocks, where the donning of helmets inches us closer to real football, a COVID-19 false positive puts the Chargers on edge, a Rams QB shows us his 'Goff Course' and Sean McVay apologizes for his shirtless escapade in the season premiere.
'Hard Knocks: Los Angeles' preview: What to expect this year
Aug 10, 2020
'Hard Knocks: Los Angeles' kicks off Tuesday and will feature both the Rams and Chargers as they attempt to prepare for a strange and uncertain NFL season. Get all of your questions answered by Dan Hanzus ahead of the premiere.
2020 NFL Superstar Club: Lamar Jackson in, Cam Newton out
Jul 10, 2020
The Superstar Club is a meeting ground for the best of the best, and Dan Hanzus is the bouncer. But it's a zero-sum game: If one player gains access to the club, another player's privileges are revoked. So, heading into the 2020 season, who's in and who's out?
Predicting each NFC team's MVP in 2020: Vander Esch defines Dallas
Jun 18, 2020
Will the Cowboys' season be defined by a linebacker? Is Calvin Ridley about to take the torch from Julio Jones in Atlanta? Can the Seahawks let Russell Wilson be great? Dan Hanzus predicts each NFC team's MVP for the 2020 season.