Ranking the NFL: Offensive Lines

Okay, now it’s time to rank the offensive lines around the league. This position gets a full 48 points in value. I must say though that these rankings are less about production, and more about talent level. And it also does skewer towards pass protection more so than run blocking. There are some teams at the bottom that run the ball very well, but are basically at the bottom because they can’t pass block. RNK TEAM PTS...

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Ranking the NFL: Tight Ends

I probably should have just lumped this in with receivers, but I wanted to sort of factor in the run blocking aspect of this position. And instead of strictly grading teams on how good a group of receivers they havee, I tried to factor in guys that can push the pile as well. Although I must say, it is still biased towards receivers, since I counted more in favor of a guy who is a top-tier pass catcher than a guy that is one of the...

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Ranking the NFL: Wide Receivers

Here are my rankings of the wide receivers. I just factored in each team’s projected top four wideouts, since those are typically the only guys that get extensive playing time in a given year. Maximum points for this position is 36. RNK TEAM PTS GRADE 1 Colts 30 A- 2 Patriots 28 B+ 3 Cardinals 27 B+ 4 Cowboys 24 B 5 Packers 24 B 6 Lions 24 B 7 Browns 23 B 8 Chargers 23 B 9 Steelers 21 B-10 Texans 21 B-11 Bengals 20 B-12 Giants...

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Ranking the NFL: Running Backs

Okay, now that the rankings for the quarterbacks have sunk in, it’s time to move on to the running backs. Depth is a bit more important at this position than it is at the quarterback position, since we’re seemingly now in an era of football where most teams can’t go through a season without being 2-deep at this position. This also factors in a team’s fullback as well. The maximum points for this position is 48....

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Ranking the NFL: Quarterbacks

Okay, you often see the so-called experts on the big football sites have their rankings of the entire league by position. Well, since it’s June and there’s nothing better to do, I’ll try my hand at this as well. At the end it should be a good measure of which teams are the best. Although I should say that this will really only be a ranking of talent, and not really a prediction of how well each of these teams will...

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