NFL Power Rankings of the entire AFC after the 2022 preseason

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NFL Power Rankings – Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws in the second quarter during Super Bowl 56 against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. The Cincinnati Bengals lost, 23-20.Nfl Super Bowl 56 Los Angeles Rams Vs Cincinnati Bengals Feb 13 2022 1405 /

. . . Cincinnati Bengals. 4. team. 56

No.4 Pre-Season Ranking: Cincinnati Bengals
2021 Record: 10-7

A loss in the Super Bowl will motivate Zac Taylor’s squad to leave nothing on the field this season. A long off-season helped the team move on to bigger and better things – like the upcoming season. Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase already proved that their connection has not missed a beat since their days at LSU – but what else is new? Implementing Joe Mixon’s skillset into the game plan will help Brian Callahan keep defenses on their toes. Leaning on Joe Burrow’s shoulders helped the Bengals navigate through a tough season, but will the upcoming journey require more?

team. 124. . . . Kansas City Chiefs. 3

No.3 Pre-Season Ranking: Kansas City Chiefs
2021 Record: 12-5

Andy Reid’s offense looked a step-off beat last season. Inconsistent offensive performances cost the team a chance at another Super Bowl. A redesign of the offense cost the team Tyreek Hill – who was later replaced with former Steeler JuJu Smith Schuster. Travis Kelce and Clyde Edwards-Helaire remain reliable options for Eric Bieniemy’s offense. Losing Tyrann Mathieu to the Saints will hurt the defense – but Mahomes’ ability will make up for it.