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Power Rankings Archives - Most NFL power rankings bounce teams all over because they disregard strength of schedule, or over-emphasize the most recent game played; giving too much credit for a single blowout of a low ranked team, and not enough credit for a close loss to a high ranked team.

At FootballLOCKS.com we dubbed that {{unstable power ranking syndrome}}.

Historical NFL power ratings at FootballLOCKS.com payed close attention to strength of opponents played without over-crediting the last game played (that was too fresh on the mind of many writers); all in a quest to deliver you with a weekly NFL power ranking that reflected the power of each team, and not just their record. For a team to crack the top 10 in FootballLOCKS.com's NFL football rankings, they had to earn it with more than a single crushing of a bottom ranked squad-- as you'll discover when reading through the archives.

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NFL Power Rankings After Super Bowl XLIV (44), 2010
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Rank

NFL Team

Record

Comments February 10, 2010

1/3


Saints

16-3

Drew Brees tied Tom Brady's mark for most completions in a Super Bowl as the Saints upset the Colts in Super Bowl XLIV. Aside from Brees' MVP performance, standouts include Tracy Porter's interception of Peyton Manning returned for a touchdown with under 3 1/2 minutes to play, Sean Payton's decision to open the second half with an onside kick (recovered by the Saints), and the Saints coming back from a 10 point deficit to win (tying a record)... The Saints weren't afraid to take chances in their quest to win it all-- in stark contrast to a Colts' team this regular season that was afraid to take the risk associated with attempting to go perfect. Congrats to the champs.

2/1


Colts

16-3

It's not often you see Peyton Manning blush. But when he was picked off by Tracy Porter (returned for a TD) with the game on the line in Super Bowl XLIV (at the 3:22 mark of the 4th quarter) Manning knew he'd just thrown one of the most memorable passes in Super Bowl history-- for all the wrong reasons... This Colts team had a chance to be perfect in 2009 - 2010, but the organization was afraid to take that risk, mailing in their second half in week 16 versus the Jets... This was quite a contrast to a Saints team unafraid to take risks, as exemplified by their onnside kick to open the second half of Super Bowl XLIV.

= Playoff Adjusted Record.


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