The rehearsals and predictions are over. The 2015 season is ready to begin. Rookies are already standing out. Veterans and coaching are creating controversies. Behind it all one simple statement remains: football is back.
Based on early returns from the preseason, there could be plenty of shocking surprises ahead for fans. Where do teams sit in the first official NFL power rankings for the regular season? Continue reading to find out.
Cleveland Browns (0-0)
Last week: 0-0 record
This really is a difficult team to get a bead on. Sometimes they play well and others they look awful. The truth is the Cleveland Browns are exactly where they were last season. They feature a strong defense with a nice mix of young and veteran talent but have too many questions to answer on offense.
Can Josh McCown really carry the load at quarterback? Does he have enough help at wide receiver? Who is the #1 running back? That coupled with questions of stability at the top from ownership down the coaches creates a pessimistic atmosphere for this team going into the season.