Here's are the NFL rankings for week 3. We have the Seahawks ranked 19th overall, down from 15th last week. Last week's rankings are in brackets.
A quick tour around some of the National publications shows our ranking is about ballpark for Seattle. ESPN.com has Seattle ranked 22nd overall. CBS Sports ranks the Seahawks 20th overall. The Sporting News puts Seattle at 19th overall.
Sports Illustrated ranks Seattle 22nd overall.
1. N.Y. Giants (4): A big win at Dallas, and two more winnable road games against Tampa Bay and Kansas City. 2. Pittsburgh (1): If kicker Jeff Reed can make a field goal they get out of Chicago with a win. 3. Atlanta (6): First test for the Falcons is on the road against New England. 4. Minnesota (7): Adrian Peterson’s legs leading Vikings to promise land.
5. Indianapolis (10): No matter how much time he has, Manning still finds a way to put enough points on the board.
6. Baltimore: (11): Offense looks much improved with QB Flacco in his second season.
7. New Orleans (12): Saints lead the league in scoring, averaging a whopping 46.5 points a contest.
8. N.Y. Jets (23): Defense only giving up an average of eight points a game.
9. New England (2): Brady-led offense sputtered against surprisingly stout Jets defense last week.
10. Philadelphia (3): McNabb still out with rib injury, which means Eagles’ offense will continue to struggle.
11. Arizona (13): Good road win against the Jags; face Indy in a potential shootout at home. 12. San Francisco (16): Frank Gore would liked to play against the Seahawks every week.
13. Green Bay (5): Surprising loss against the Bengals at home last week.
14. Denver (24): Broncos defense has only given up 13 points this season.
15. Chicago (17): Cutler proved he could get the job done against an elite team.
16. Cincinnati (23): Bengals offense woke up against Packers, but can they keep it going against Steelers?
17. San Diego (9): Who would have thought the Chargers would score 26 points against Baltimore’s defense and still lose?
18. Dallas (14): Stumbled in home opener against Giants, but licking their chops with Carolina coming to town.
19. Seattle (15): Should do a better job stopping Matt Forte and Bears running game.
20. Houston (20): A healthy Matt Schaub at quarterback makes this offense go.
21. Tennessee (8): Could be headed for 0-3 start with date at N.Y. Jets.
22. Buffalo (22): T.O. scores, Bills win. No coincidence there.
23. Miami (18): Tough loss to take when you rush for over 200 yards and lose.
24. Carolina (19): Head coach John Fox could go down with QB Delhomme.
25. Washington (21): Barely got past Rams at home.
26. Jacksonville (26): Besides Torry Holt, not much contribution from young WRs. 27. Kansas City (27): RB Larry Johnson has just 98 rushing yards on the year.
28. Tampa Bay (28): Defensive giving up an average of 33.6 points a game.
29. Oakland (29): QB JaMarcus Russell has a hard-to-believe 35 percent completion percentage.
30. St. Louis (30): Just one passing touchdown so far this season.
31. Cleveland (31): Baltimore, Cincinnati and Buffalo await, can you say 0-5?
32. Detroit (32): Losing, but at least they’re competing this year.