NFL Power Rankings 2023: 32-team poll after the NFL draft

The 2023 NFL draft is over. The league has more than 259 new players looking to make a difference on a team. These players fill important holes on the roster, and others make great depth adds.

So, how has the draft (and all of the other fun things that have happened since our post-free-agency rankings -- like OBJ to the Ravens!) changed how we stack the NFL?

Our newest rankings are below with analysis from our NFL Nation reporters on which position or area of their team has improved the most since the 2022 season ended.

Let's start with the defending Super Bowl champions.

Our power panel is a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities that evaluates how NFL teams stack up against each other, then ranks them from 1 to 32.

1. Kansas City Chiefs Post-FA ranking: 1 Most improved: Edge

2. Cincinnati Bengals Post-FA ranking: 2 Most improved: Offensive tackle

3. Philadelphia Eagles Post-FA ranking: 4 Most improved: Cornerback

4. Buffalo Bills Post-FA ranking: 5 Most improved: Offense

5. San Francisco 49ers Post-FA ranking: 3 Most improved: Defensive tackle

6. Miami Dolphins Post-FA ranking: 6 Most improved: Defense 7. Dallas Cowboys Post-FA ranking: 8 Most improved: Defensive line

8. Baltimore Ravens Post-FA ranking: 14 Most improved: Wide receiver 9. Los Angeles Chargers Post-FA ranking: 7 Most improved: Wide receiver

10. Jacksonville Jaguars Post-FA ranking: 10 Most improved: Running back 11. Seattle Seahawks Post-FA ranking: 12 Most improved: Secondary

12. New York Jets Post-FA ranking: 16 Most improved: Quarterback 13. Detroit Lions Post-FA ranking: 9 Most improved: Secondary

14. Minnesota Vikings Post-FA ranking: 11 Most improved: Defensive coordinator 15. Pittsburgh Steelers Post-FA ranking: 13 Most improved: Offensive line

16. New England Patriots Post-FA ranking: 17 Most improved: Offensive coaching 17. New York Giants Post-FA ranking: 15 Most improved: Receiver

18. Cleveland Browns Post-FA ranking: 19 Most improved: Wide receiver 19. Las Vegas Raiders Post-FA ranking: 18 Most improved: Pass rush

20. Green Bay Packers Post-FA ranking: 20 Most improved: Nowhere 21. New Orleans Saints Post-FA ranking: 24 Most improved: Quarterback

22. Carolina Panthers Post-FA ranking: 21 Most improved: Quarterback 23. Denver Broncos Post-FA ranking: 23 Most improved: Offensive line

24. Washington Commanders Post-FA ranking: 22 Most improved: Offensive coordinator 25. Los Angeles Rams Post-FA ranking: 25 Most improved: Backup quarterback

26. Atlanta Falcons Post-FA ranking: 28 Most improved: Defense 27. Chicago Bears Post-FA ranking: 27 Most improved: Wide receiver

28. Tennessee Titans Post-FA ranking: 26 Most improved: Offensive line 29. Indianapolis Colts Post-FA ranking: 30 Most improved: Quarterback

30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Post-FA ranking: 29 Most improved: The future 31. Houston Texans Post-FA ranking: 31 Most improved: Defensive line

32. Arizona Cardinals Post-FA ranking: 32 Most improved: Cornerback


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