The 2012 NFL Season is in full swing, with every team playing one game.
There were plenty of surprises in Week 1. Some of the best teams, like the Packers and Giants, lost at home. Some teams that had low expectations, like the Cardinals and Buccaneers, began the year with victories.
The New England Patriots are the favorites to win the Super Bowl.
Who are the top teams in football after the first week of play?
Here are NFL power rankings, for all 32 teams, through Week 1:
1. New England Patriots
The Patriots showed why they are the favorites to win the Super Bowl with their dominant win over the Titans. They probably have the best offense in the NFL.
2. San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers win at Green Bay proved that 2011 was not a fluke. With a dominating defense and a quarterback that doesn't make many mistakes, they may be the best the NFC has to offer.
3. Baltimore Ravens
The Ravens were the most dominant team in Week 1 with a 31-point victory. Joe Flacco could be on his way to a breakout season.
4. Houston Texans
Houston might be the most balanced team in the league. They are far and away the favorites to win the AFC South.
5. Green Bay Packers
The Packers looked a lot more beatable than they were in 2011, showing they can be susceptible to talented offenses. They still, however, have the best quarterback in the league in Aaron Rodgers.
6. Atlanta Falcons
Matt Ryan played about as well as anyone in Week 1. The Falcons are good for double-digit wins every year, and this season appears to be no different.
7. Denver Broncos
There are still questions about whether or not Peyton Manning can stay healthy for 16 games, but he looked as good as ever in Denver's win against Pittsburgh.
8. Dallas Cowboys
The Cowboys looked strong on both sides of the ball in their victory over the defending Super Bowl champions. Tony Romo played one of the best games of his career.
9. Chicago Bears
Andrew Luck's debut was spoiled by Chicago's 41-21 victory. Jay Cutler threw for 333 yards in his return to the field.
10. New York Jets
It's just one game, but mark Sanchez silenced a lot of critics with his three touchdown passes against the Bills.
11. New York Giants
The champs struggled in their home opener against the Cowboys. A poor running game and a weak secondary could prevent them from making another Super Bowl run.
12. Detroit Lions
The Lions had one of the least impressive wins when they beat the Rams. Matthew Stafford was able to recover from a poor first half and lead his team to victory.
13. Washington Redskins
Robert Griffin III may have played the best game of any player in Week 1, and it was his career debut. If he can continue his hot play, the Redskins will have a chance to compete for a playoff spot.
14. San Diego Chargers
The Chargers weren't overly dominant in their opener, but Philip Rivers looks poised to bounce back after a subpar 2011 campaign. San Diego is known for underachieving, but has a good chance to make a run in a weak AFC.
15. Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles barely squeaked by the Browns, almost losing to Cleveland and Brandon Weeden's 5.1 quarterback rating. Even with a healthy Michael Vick, Philadelphia had trouble scoring.
16. New Orleans Saints
The Saints seemed to be very effected by not having Sean Payton on the sidelines in their home loss to the Redskins. Perhaps, getting back Jonathan Vilma in the coming weeks will help them avoid what could be a disappointing season.
17. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers look poised to bounce back from a last place finish last year. They held Cam Newton and the Panthers to just 10 points in Week 1.
18. Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers had a hard time overcoming the injuries to their offensive line and starting running back on Sunday night. It could be a long season for Ben Roethlisberger.
19. Cincinnati Bengals
The Bengals suffered the biggest loss in Week 1 with their 31-point loss to the Ravens. They surprised people with a playoff berth last year, and could come back to the pack in 2012.
20. Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs lost by two touchdowns at home, but they were severely undermanned at home. They should play better when they get healthy.
21. Buffalo Bills
Everything went wrong for the Bills in their game against the Jets. They made some additions to their defense in the offseason, so they'll likely get better as the season continues.
22. Carolina Panthers
The Panthers struggled to score in their opener, but their defense played surprisingly well. Expect them to rush for more than 10 yards in their next contest.
23. Minnesota Vikings
The good news is the Vikings are 1-0. The bad news is they play in, maybe, the best division in the NFL.
24. Tennessee Titans
The Titans should play better when not playing teams as good as the Patriots. Jake Locker expects to play in Week 2, but it's still unknown if he can lead a winning team.
25. Arizona Cardinals
The Cardinals are tied for first place, but that won't continue for long. Between Kevin Kolb and John Skelton, Arizona will struggle to score when they play teams outside of the NFC West.
26. Jacksonville Jaguars
The Jaguars came extremely close to pulling out a road victory in Week 1. Blaine Gabbert played well in the loss, but he hasn't proven that type of performance will become the norm.
27. St. Louis Rams
The Rams were one play away from pulling off one of the biggest upsets of the weekend. Even in a close game, Sam Bradford failed to play as well as he did in his rookie season.
28. Oakland Raiders
The Raiders looked completely out of sorts on Monday night, failing to score a touchdown until late in the fourth quarter. Thankfully for them, they play in a weak AFC West, and still have hope of being competitive.
29. Indianapolis Colts
The Colts appear to be in for another long season. Andrew Luck threw three interceptions in his debut and Indianapolis may have the worst defense in the league.
30. Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks lost to one of the worst teams in the league, and quarterback Russell Wilson failed to come close to duplicating his preseason production.
31. Miami Dolphins
Miami's game with Houston was over at halftime. Ryan Tannehill threw three picks in his debut and looks like he'll experience a lot of growing pains in 2012.
32. Cleveland Browns
While rookie Robert Griffin III had the best game of the first weekend, Cleveland rookie Brandon Weeden probably played the worst of any player. His 12-of-35, four interception performance left Browns fans with very little hope for this year.
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