We've already seen NFL teams change since July 4, when we started our countdown of team previews.
Injuries to Percy Harvin, Jeremy Maclin, Dennis Pitta and Bryan Bulaga, Rob Gronkowski's slow healing, a possible suspension to Von Miller and other developments have changed the landscape a bit. Before the season kicks off a month from today in Denver, as the Ravens begin their Super Bowl defense against the Broncos, there will be more news that changes our views on teams.
For now, here are the Shutdown Corner preseason power rankings in case you missed any, from 32 to 1. The preview for each team is linked on the team name.
31. Jacksonville Jaguars
Can't win without a quarterback.
29. Buffalo Bills
It'll be a productive season if E.J. Manuel shows he's the clear QB of the future.
28. Cleveland Browns
Can see Browns moving up quickly, but Brandon Weeden's camp struggles are a concern.
27. Tennessee Titans
Titans need to be a lot better on defense to move up.
25. New York Jets
Get ready to see Geno Smith, because that seems to be the direction we're headed.
24. San Diego Chargers
Still haven't seen anything to indicate they won't drop like a rock this year.
22. Miami Dolphins
Their left tackle situation is a mess, but Dion Jordan already looks like an intriguing rookie.
21. St. Louis Rams
Lot of pressure on Sam Bradford, especially if the no-name running backs don't produce.
20. Minnesota Vikings
If the rookies come along fast, not out of the question for them to return to the playoffs.
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Darrelle Revis should be ready by Week 1. Real question is, will Josh Freeman show up?
17. Detroit Lions
The pieces are there for them to take a big jump, but the secondary is still shaky.
16. Pittsburgh Steelers
Defense will be good. Will Le'Veon Bell and the receivers produce for the offense?
15. Indianapolis Colts
If you told me we'll consider Andrew Luck a top three QB by season's end, I'd believe it.
14. New Orleans Saints
Sean Payton's return doesn't completely fix a horrendous defense.
13. Chicago Bears
Don't forget, the Bears were 7-1 before Jay Cutler suffered a concussion last year.
10. Washington Redskins
Robert Griffin III hasn't had any setbacks, which is great news for all NFL fans.
9. Cincinnati Bengals
If I have to pick a darkhorse to make the Super Bowl, this is the team. A lot to like.
8. Atlanta Falcons
To stay elite, the defense can't be as average as it was in 2012.
7. Houston Texans
Arian Foster's nagging injuries aren't major, but they're still a little worrisome.
6. Baltimore Ravens
Still waiting to see who can catch a key pass on third and short for Joe Flacco.
5. New England Patriots
Until they don't win 10 games with Brady and Belichick, have to assume double-digit wins.
4. Green Bay Packers
The concerns about the offensive line are getting very serious.
3. Denver Broncos
Even though they've had a tough few weeks, they're going to win the AFC West easily.
2. Seattle Seahawks
The loss of Harvin is tough, but they were really good without him last year.
1. San Francisco 49ers
Some injuries already, but it's a good thing they've built such a deep roster.
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