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It's almost here: the 2013 NFL season, where the defending Super Bowl champion ... might not make the playoffs? That's the case after the Baltimore Ravens jettisoned numerous players, seemingly opening things up for a host of contenders -- from San Francisco to Denver to Green Bay to New England (and, it should be said, several more). How do these teams stack up? Click on the logos below to set your preseason NFL rankings!

NFL Power Rankings

49ers

49ers

San Francisco 49ers
2012 record: 11-4-1

Bears

Bears

Chicago Bears
2012 record: 10-6

Bengals

Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals
2012 record: 10-6

Bills

Bills

Buffalo Bills
2012 record: 6-10

Broncos

Broncos

Denver Broncos
2012 record: 13-3

Browns

Browns

Cleveland Browns
2012 record: 5-11

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2012 record: 7-9

Cardinals

Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals
2012 record: 5-11

Chargers

Chargers

San Diego Chargers
2012 record: 7-9

Chiefs

Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs
2012 record: 2-14

Colts

Colts

Indianapolis Colts
2012 record: 11-5

Cowboys

Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys
2012 record: 8-8

Dolphins

Dolphins

Miami Dolphins
2012 record: 7-9

Eagles

Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles
2012 record: 4-12

Falcons

Falcons

Atlanta Falcons
2012 record: 13-3

Giants

Giants

New York Giants
2012 record: 9-7

Jaguars

Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars
2012 record: 2-14

Jets

Jets

New York Jets
2012 record: 6-10

Lions

Lions

Detroit Lions
2012 record: 4-12

Packers

Packers

Green Bay Packers
2012 record: 11-5

Panthers

Panthers

Carolina Panthers
7-9

Patriots

Patriots

New England Patriots
2012 record: 12-4

Raiders

Raiders

Oakland Raiders
2012 record: 4-12

Rams

Rams

St. Louis Rams
2012 record: 7-8-1

Ravens

Ravens

Baltimore Ravens
2012 record: 10-6

Redskins

Redskins

Washington Redskins
2012 record: 10-6

Saints

Saints

New Orleans Saints
2012 record: 7-9

Seahawks

Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks
2012 record: 11-5

Steelers

Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers
2012 record: 8-8

Texans

Texans

Houston Texans
2012 record: 12-4

Titans

Titans

Tennessee Titans
2012 record: 6-10

Vikings

Vikings

Minnesota Vikings
2012 record: 10-6

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Donovan McNabb officially retired as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, and the team will retire his No. 5 on Sept. 19. It's a well-deserved honor for the longtime Eagles quarterback, who led the team to eight playoff appearances, five division titles, five NFC Championship Games and one Super Bowl berth. Still, McNabb never won the Super Bowl, placing him on this list of QBs who failed to triumph on the biggest stage. Who is the best of them? Click on the boxes to set your rankings!

Rank: QBs to never win Super Bowl

Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson

Bengals
91-81
32,838 yards, 59.3 cmp%, 197 TDs, 160 INTs

Randall Cunningham

Randall Cunningham

Eagles/Vikings/2 others
82-52-1
29,979 yards, 56.6 cmp%, 207 TDs, 134 INTs

Boomer Esiason

Boomer Esiason

Bengals/Jets/Cardinals
80-93
37,920 yards, 57.0 cmp%, 247 TDs, 184 INTs

Jim Everett

Jim Everett

Rams/Saints/Chargers
64-89
34,837 yards, 57.7 cmp%, 203 TDs, 175 INTs

Dan Fouts

Dan Fouts

Chargers
86-84-1
43,040 yards, 58.8 cmp%, 254 TDs, 242 INTs

John Hadl

John Hadl

Chargers/Rams/Packers/Oilers
82-76-9
33,503 yards, 50.4 cmp%, 244 TDs, 268 INTs

Sonny Jurgensen

Sonny Jurgensen

Eagles/Redskins
69-73-7
32,224 yards, 57.1 cmp%, 255 TDs, 189 INTs

Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly

Bills
101-59
35,467 yards, 60.1 cmp%, 237 TDs, 175 INTs

Dave Krieg

Dave Krieg

Seahawks/Chiefs/4 others
98-77
38,147 yards, 58.5 cmp%, 261 TDs, 199 INTs

Dan Marino

Dan Marino

Dolphins
147-93
61,361 yards, 59.4 cmp%, 420 TDs, 252 INTs

Donovan McNabb

Donovan McNabb

Eagles/Redskins/Vikings
98-62-1
37,276 yards, 59.0 cmp%, 234 TDs, 117 INTs

Steve McNair

Steve McNair

Oilers-Titans/Ravens
91-62
31,304 yards, 60.1 cmp%, 174 TDs, 119 INTs

Warren Moon

Warren Moon

Oilers/Vikings/2 others
102-101
49,325 yards, 58.4 cmp%, 291 TDs, 233 INTs

Fran Tarkenton

Fran Tarkenton

Vikings/Giants
124-109-6
47,003 yards, 57.0 cmp%, 342 TDs, 266 INTs

Vinny Testaverde

Vinny Testaverde

Buccaneers/Jets/5 others
90-123-1
46,233 yards, 56.5 cmp%, 275 TDs, 267 INTs

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Every so often, a Super Bowl matches or exceeds the hype, giving football fans something to remember with an improbable upset, a superlative performance or a closely matched battle that remains in doubt until the final whistle. Which of these memorable Super Bowls is your favorite? Cast your ballot by clicking on the images below.

Best Super Bowls

Jets 16, Colts 7

Jets 16, Colts 7

First win for AFL in Super Bowl III validates Joe Namath's "guarantee."

Steelers 16,
Vikings 6

Steelers 16,
Vikings 6

Dominant Steelers defensive performance In Super Bowl IX allows Vikings just 119 yards.

Steelers 21,
Cowboys 17

Steelers 21,
Cowboys 17

Lynn Swann's catch highlights Super Bowl X, a matchup of the best teams of the '70s.

Steelers 35,
Cowboys 31

Steelers 35,
Cowboys 31

Terry Bradshaw throws four TDs as Steelers hold off Cowboys comeback in Super Bowl XIII rematch of '70s dynasties.

Giants 39, Broncos 20

Giants 39, Broncos 20

Phil Simms completes a record 22 of 25 passes In Super Bowl XXI as Giants pull away from Broncos in second half.

Redskins 42,
Broncos 10

Redskins 42,
Broncos 10

Redskins' Doug Williams throws 4 TDs in 35-point second quarter, wins Super Bowl XXII MVP.

49ers 26, Bengals 21

49ers 26, Bengals 21

Joe Montana leads 92-yard scoring drive late as 49ers edge Bengals in Super Bowl XVI.

Giants 20, Bills 19

Giants 20, Bills 19

Giants hold Bills' explosive offense at bay, win Super Bowl XXV as Buffalo's game-winning FG attempt sails wide right.

Broncos 31,
Packers 24

Broncos 31,
Packers 24

John Elway outduels Brett Favre in Super Bowl XXXII as Broncos claim first SB win in five tries.

Rams 23, Titans 16

Rams 23, Titans 16

Kurt Warner, Rams take early lead, withstand Titans comeback that ends 1 yard short on final play in Super Bowl XXXIV.

Patriots 20, Rams 17

Patriots 20, Rams 17

Underdog Patriots slow Rams' "Greatest Show On Turf," win Super Bowl XXXVI on last-second FG.

Patriots 32,
Panthers 29

Patriots 32,
Panthers 29

Panthers roar back to tie Super Bowl XXXVIII in fourth quarter, but Patriots win on late FG.

Giants 17, Patriots 14

Giants 17, Patriots 14

Underdog Giants drive late for winning TD, spoiling Patriots' quest for undefeated season in Super Bowl XLII.

Steelers 27,
Cardinals 23

Steelers 27,
Cardinals 23

Santonio Holmes' TD catch caps see-saw fourth quarter as Steelers outlast Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII.

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It's widely expected that Sunday's lopsided loss to the Giants was Andy Reid's last game as coach of the Eagles. Reid is the biggest name among coaches expected to be fired, but he's not alone. How many of his coaching colleagues will be asked to clean out their offices on what's come to be known as Black Monday?

More: Coaches on the hot seat


A new start?

Reid was mostly successful in 14 seasons coaching the Eagles. Will he find another job quickly?

SportsNation

Will Andy Reid be a head coach in the NFL again?

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Ryan's Hope

Rex Ryan is said to have a good chance of remaining the Jets' coach. But many of the team's fans want him out. Will he survive Black Monday?

SportsNation

Will Rex Ryan be fired by the Jets?

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Plenty of experience

Norv Turner has coached three NFL teams. Will he be asked to lead a fourth?

SportsNation

Will Norv Turner be a head coach in the NFL again?

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One more try?

The Panthers are 12-20 in Ron Rivera's two seasons at the helm. Will Rivera get a third season to prove himself in Carolina?

SportsNation

Will Ron Rivera be fired by the Panthers?

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The Monday after Week 17 is not a happy time for some NFL coaches. Whether they've lost the winning formula or have yet to find it, they know failing to meet expectations often results in failing to remain employed. Which are at greatest risk of being fired as the 2012 campaign ends?

NFL coaches on hot seat

Andy Reid, Eagles

Andy Reid, Eagles

2012 record: 4-11

Norv Turner, Chargers

Norv Turner, Chargers

2012 record: 6-9

Pat Shurmur, Browns

Pat Shurmur, Browns

2012 record: 5-10

Chan Gailey, Bills

Chan Gailey, Bills

2012 record: 5-10

Mike Munchak, Titans

Mike Munchak, Titans

2012 record: 5-10

Romeo Crennel, Chiefs

Romeo Crennel, Chiefs

2012 record: 2-13

Ken Whisenhunt, Cardinals

Ken Whisenhunt, Cardinals

2012 record: 5-10

Mike Mularkey, Jaguars

Mike Mularkey, Jaguars

2012 record: 2-13

Rex Ryan, Jets

Rex Ryan, Jets

2012 record: 6-9

Jason Garrett, Cowboys

Jason Garrett, Cowboys

2012 record: 8-7

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