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Week 2 Power Rankings- 2010

Fox Sports ranks them 17th (+1): I think Miami's defense might be a little better than first thought. It looks to be more physical and faster on that side of the ball than last season. But they likely will have to score more than 15 points on the road this week to beat Minnesota.

ESPN ranks them 15th (-4): To barely win in Buffalo isn't a great start for the Dolphins. (Clayton)

Bleacher Report ranks them 12th (+2): The Dolphins looked awful in their win over the Bills. There’s no way they’ll be able to compete with a team like New England if they continue to play that way.

Sporting News ranks them 18th (+0): They weren't particularly impressive in grinding one out in Buffalo, but they're not after style points.

National Football Post ranks them 14th (-1): A win on the road at Buffalo, but this offense needs to start producing under QB Chad Henne.

USA Today ranks them 18th (-3)

CBS Sports ranks them 12th (+3): It wasn't pretty in Buffalo, but most of their games won't be. The defense had a nice game, especially against the run. This week, it's Adrian Peterson they have to stop.

NFL.com ranks them 15th (+?)

Pro Football Weekly ranks them 13th (+?): Only thing they ­struggled to defend was hurry-up offense.

Peter King does not have them in his Top 15 (Pre-Monday Night Football).

AOL Fanhouse ranks them 17th (+2): You never spit on any win in the NFL, but one shouldn't try to turn a sow's ear into a silk purse either. The Dolphins offense was not particularly impressive during Sunday's victory over the Bills, and Chad Henne didn't do anything to make Bill Parcells seem out of line for registering his disappointment in the starting quarterback. Next week will bring more answers because the jury's still out over here. --JA

WEEI Sportsradio ranks them 12th (+0): Not much offense from Chad Henne and Brandon Marshall, but I expect the Dolphins passing game to improve. The Dolphins defense, behind top free-agent offseason addition Karlos Dansby, was the story of the game. They completely took Bills running back CJ Spiller out of the game, as well as rushed the passer effectively, and that made the difference.

ProFootball Talk ranks them 11th (+1): A much tougher test than Trent Edwards comes on Sunday, when the Fins get a full dose of Favre.

Cold, Hard Football Facts ranks them 11th (+?): The Dolphins defense forced the Bills into 10 carries for losses (29.4 percent of attempts) and hit Trent Edwards 21.6 percent of dropbacks. Yes, it was against Buffalo. But those are numbers you don’t see often in an NFL game.

Yahoo Sports ranks them 17th (-3)

 

AVERAGE RANK: 13

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