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Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Peyton Manning still are going strong. Joe Flacco, Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan and Matthew Stafford have emerged as prolific passers. And Robert Griffin III, Colin Kaepernick, Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson all are on the doorstep of elite (or very good) status. And we didn't even mention two-time Super Bowl champions Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger. Nor did we acknowledge the whole running-game thing. Our point: Offenses are pretty hot these days in the NFL. Whose is best? Click on the logos below to set your rankings!

NFL Offenses

49ers

49ers

2012 YPG Rank: 11th
2012 PPG Rank: 11th

Bears

Bears

2012 YPG Rank: 28th
2012 PPG Rank: 16th

Bengals

Bengals

2012 YPG Rank: 22nd
2012 PPG Rank: 12th

Bills

Bills

2012 YPG Rank: 19th
2012 PPG Rank: 21st

Broncos

Broncos

2012 YPG Rank: 4th
2012 PPG Rank: 2nd

Browns

Browns

2012 YPG Rank: 25th
2012 PPG Rank: 24th

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

2012 YPG Rank: 9th
2012 PPG Rank: 13th

Cardinals

Cardinals

2012 YPG Rank: 32nd
2012 PPG Rank: 31st

Chargers

Chargers

2012 YPG Rank: 31st
2012 PPG Rank: 20th

Chiefs

Chiefs

2012 YPG Rank: 24th
2012 PPG Rank: 32nd

Colts

Colts

2012 YPG Rank: 10th
2012 PPG Rank: 18th

Cowboys

Cowboys

2012 YPG Rank: 6th
2012 PPG Rank: 15th

Dolphins

Dolphins

2012 YPG Rank: 27th
2012 PPG Rank: 27th

Eagles

Eagles

2012 YPG Rank: 15th
2012 PPG Rank: 29th

Falcons

Falcons

2012 YPG Rank: 8th
2012 PPG Rank: 7th

Giants

Giants

2012 YPG Rank: 14th
2012 PPG Rank: 6th

Jaguars

Jaguars

2012 YPG Rank: 29th
2012 PPG Rank: 30th

Jets

Jets

2012 YPG Rank: 30th
2012 PPG Rank: 28th

Lions

Lions

2012 YPG Rank: 3rd
2012 PPG Rank: 17th

Packers

Packers

2012 YPG Rank: 13th
2012 PPG Rank: 5th

Panthers

Panthers

2012 YPG Rank: 12th
2012 PPG Rank: 18th

Patriots

Patriots

2012 YPG Rank: 1st
2012 PPG Rank: 1st

Raiders

Raiders

2012 YPG Rank: 18th
2012 PPG Rank: 26th

Rams

Rams

2012 YPG Rank: 23rd
2012 PPG Rank: 25th

Ravens

Ravens

2012 YPG Rank: 16th
2012 PPG Rank: 10th

Redskins

Redskins

2012 YPG Rank: 5th
2012 PPG Rank: 4th

Saints

Saints

2012 YPG Rank: 2nd
2012 PPG Rank: 3rd

Seahawks

Seahawks

2012 YPG Rank: 17th
2012 PPG Rank: 9th

Steelers

Steelers

2012 YPG Rank: 21st
2012 PPG Rank: 22nd

Texans

Texans

2012 YPG Rank: 7th
2012 PPG Rank: 8th

Titans

Titans

2012 YPG Rank: 26th
2012 PPG Rank: 23rd

Vikings

Vikings

2012 YPG Rank: 20th
2012 PPG Rank: 14th

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With the Baltimore Ravens' triumph last season, John Harbaugh joined the now-seven-strong list of current Super Bowl-winning coaches -- and denied his brother that honor in the process. Where do the Harbaughs rank on the list of active coaches? And what about those seven men in charge of new teams? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

Top NFL head coaches

Dennis Allen

Dennis Allen

Oakland Raiders

Bruce Arians

Bruce Arians

Arizona Cardinals

Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick

New England Patriots

Gus Bradley

Gus Bradley

Jacksonville Jaguars

Pete Carroll

Pete Carroll

Seattle Seahawks

Rob Chudzinski

Rob Chudzinski

Cleveland Browns

Tom Coughlin

Tom Coughlin

New York Giants

Jeff Fisher

Jeff Fisher

St. Louis Rams

John Fox

John Fox

Denver Broncos

Leslie Frazier

Leslie Frazier

Minnesota Vikings

Jason Garrett

Jason Garrett

Dallas Cowboys

Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh

San Francisco 49ers

John Harbaugh

John Harbaugh

Baltimore Ravens

Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly

Philadelphia Eagles

Gary Kubiak

Gary Kubiak

Houston Texans

Marvin Lewis

Marvin Lewis

Cincinnati Bengals

Doug Marrone

Doug Marrone

Buffalo Bills

Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy

Green Bay Packers

Mike McCoy

Mike McCoy

San Diego Chargers

Mike Munchak

Mike Munchak

Tennessee Titans

Chuck Pagano

Chuck Pagano

Indianapolis Colts

Sean Payton

Sean Payton

Sean Payton

Joe Philbin

Joe Philbin

Miami Dolphins

Andy Reid

Andy Reid

Kansas City Chiefs

Ron Rivera

Ron Rivera

Carolina Panthers

Rex Ryan

Rex Ryan

New York Jets

Greg Schiano

Greg Schiano

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Jim Schwartz

Jim Schwartz

Detroit Lions

Mike Shanahan

Mike Shanahan

Washington Redskins

Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Atlanta Falcons

Mike Tomlin

Mike Tomlin

Pittsburgh Steelers

Marc Trestman

Marc Trestman

Chicago Bears

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Last year, Luke Kuechly was NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. The season before? Von Miller. In all, nine of the past 10 winners have been linebackers, meaning the likes of Arthur Brown, Jarvis Jones and Manti Te'o must be favorites, right? Or will someone else -- maybe a certain safety in Arizona -- emerge? Rank the candidates!

Rank 'Em: MVP | QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | DLs | LBs | DBs | Offensive ROY

Rank: NFL Defensive ROY Candidates

Ezekiel Ansah

Ezekiel Ansah

DE, Lions

Arthur Brown

Arthur Brown

LB, Ravens

Matt Elam

Matt Elam

S, Ravens

Jarvis Jones

Jarvis Jones

LB, Steelers

Dion Jordan

Dion Jordan

DE, Dolphins

Star Lotulelei

Star Lotulelei

DT, Panthers

Tyrann Mathieu

Tyrann Mathieu

S, Cardinals

Dee Milliner

Dee Milliner

CB, Jets

Barkevious Mingo

Barkevious Mingo

LB, Browns

Alec Ogletree

Alec Ogletree

LB, Rams

Manti Te'o

Manti Te'o

LB, Chargers

Kenny Vaccaro

Kenny Vaccaro

S, Saints

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Offensive rookies did pretty well in 2012 -- but only one could be named rookie of the year. That was Robert Griffin III, who beat out fellow quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck -- along with running backs Doug Martin and Alfred Morris -- for the award. Who will claim the honor this season? Click on the images to rank the candidates!

Rank 'Em: MVP | QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs | DLs | LBs | DBs | Defensive ROY

Rank: NFL offensive ROY candidates

Tavon Austin

Tavon Austin

WR, Rams

Montee Ball

Montee Ball

RB, Broncos

Le'Veon Bell

Le'Veon Bell

RB, Steelers

Giovani Bernard

Giovani Bernard

RB, Bengals

Tyler Eifert

Tyler Eifert

TE, Bengals

DeAndre Hopkins

DeAndre Hopkins

WR, Texans

Eddie Lacy

Eddie Lacy

RB, Packers

EJ Manuel

EJ Manuel

QB, Bills

Cordarrelle Patterson

Cordarrelle Patterson

WR, Vikings

Denard Robinson

Denard Robinson

RB, Jaguars

Geno Smith

Geno Smith

QB, Jets

Robert Woods

Robert Woods

WR, Bills

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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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