NFL season is upon us, and we’re all eagerly awaiting the opportunity to wear our NFL jerseys with pride whilst watching the game. Although the infamous Super Bowl doesn’t take place until February 2021, there is still plenty of time to get your NFL fix with lots of games happening in the next few months. With a whopping 32 teams in the NFL, there’s loads of chances for you to see your favourite players hit the field.
We’re going to run down the NFL power rankings for week 10 so that you can see how all 32 NFL teams are currently standing in the season as well as some fun facts about each team. From a turnover to touchdowns, no game is ever the same. A team has gone from worst-to-first every year since 2002. That’s what keeps the NFL interesting. Enjoy the season!
Rank 32 – New York Jets
From 1960 to 1962, the team’s original name was the New York Titans.
Rank 31 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Despite having won two division championships in 1998 and 1999, the Jaguars are among 13 other NFL teams to never have won a Super Bowl.
Rank 30 – Dallas Cowboys
With an estimated value of around $4 billion US dollars, the Dallas Cowboys are the wealthiest team in the NFL.
Rank 29 – Washington Football Team
Originally called the Washington Redskins, the team had to rebrand following controversy around terminology. They retired their name and logo in 2020 but held on to the gold and burgundy colours synonymous with their team.
Rank 28 – New York Giants
The Giants are the second oldest NFL franchise, behind the Green Bay Packers.
Rank 27 – Detroit Lions
Motown legend Marvin Gaye tried out for the Detroit Lions in 1970.
Rank 26 – Houston Texans
The Texans’ locker room stretches 50 yards and is the longest in the NFL.
Rank 25 – Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals’ cheerleaders are called the Cincinnati Ben-Gals.
Rank 24 – Carolina Panthers
The Panthers’ mascot is Sir Purr, a black cat with a jersey numbered ‘00’.
Rank 23 – Denver Broncos
Actor Robin Williams appeared as Mork from Mork and Mindy, dressed as a cheerleader during their 1979 home win.
Rank 22 – Philadelphia Eagles
For any fans out there, there are two Star Wars films that contain hidden Eagles references.
Rank 21 – New England Patriots
The New England Patriots are the only franchise that have managed to score three touchdowns in less than one minute.
Rank 20 – San Francisco 49ers
Sadly the 49ers haven’t won a Super Bowl since 1995.
Rank 19 – Atlanta Falcons
Samuel L. Jackson is a major fan of the Atlanta Falcons.
Rank 18 – Los Angeles Chargers
Initially called the San Diego Chargers, the team relocated to LA in 2017.
Rank 17 – Chicago Bears
Both the Bears and the NFL were named on 24th June 1922. The American Professional Football Association was changed to the National Football League and the Chicago Staleys became the Bears.
Rank 16 – Minnesota Vikings
The Vikings are possibly the most successful NFL franchise to never have won a Super Bowl.
Rank 15 – Cleveland Browns
The Cleveland Browns originally started as a member of the AAFC, but merged into the NFL with the Colts and 49ers when the AAFC dissolved in 1949.
Rank 14 – Indianapolis Colts
This team won 23-straight regular-season games in 2008 and 2009.
Rank 13 – Los Angeles Rams
In July 1972, the owners of the Rams and the Colts swapped teams.
Rank 12 – Miami Dolphins
Although this happened all the way back in 1972, the Miami Dolphins are the only team in NFL history to go undefeated in the regular season and the postseason.
Rank 11 – Arizona Cardinals
These guys had the longest postseason victory drought in NFL history, from 1947 to 1998.
Rank 10 – Las Vegas Raiders
The Raiders are the only team to play in the Super Bowl in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
Rank 9 – Tennessee Titans
The website for the Titans is the only official site that contains a word not associated with the teams name (titansonline.com).
Rank 8 – Seattle Seahawks
Name ideas suggested by locals that were rejected included “Seattle Rainbeams”, “Washington Georges” and “Seattle Running Salmon”.
Rank 7 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The team colours for the Buccaneers are orange, red, grey and pewter.
Rank 6 – Buffalo Bills
Unlike the New York Giants and the New York Jets, the Buffalo Bills are the only New York team to actually play in New York. The other two play at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
Rank 5 – Green Bay Packers
The first Super Bowl was held in Los Angeles in 1967, and was won by the Green Bay Packers.
Rank 4 – Baltimore Ravens
For the first time in franchise history, the Baltimore Ravens will be playing not one, not two but three straight primetime games in Weeks 12-14.
Rank 3 – New Orleans Saints
It took the New Orleans Saints 32 years to win their first playoff game.
Rank 2 – Pittsburgh Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers have had the most wins in regular season and playoffs since the AFL/NFL merger in 1966.
Rank 1 – Kansas City Chiefs
The Kansas City Chiefs’ mascot is an actual horse, a sorrel tobiano mare named Warpaint.