The Minnesota Vikings (1-0) beat the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday for a season opening win, placing them near the top of the NFL Power Rankings this week. See where the Vikes rank along with the rest of the league according to the ESPN experts.

ESPN's 2018 NFL Power Rankings: Week 2

  1. Philadelphia Eagles (1-0)
  2. new England Patriots (1-0)
  3. Minnesota Vikings (1-0)
  4. Los Angeles Rams (1-0)
  5. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0)
  6. Kansas City Chiefs (1-0)
  7. Green Bay Packers (1-0)
  8. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0-1)
  9. New Orleans Saints (0-1)
  10. Atlanta Falcons (0-1)
  11. Carolina Panthers (1-0)
  12. Baltimore Ravens (1-0)
  13. Los Angeles Chargers (0-1)
  14. Washington Redskins (1-0)
  15. Houston Texans (0-1)
  16. Denver Broncos (1-0)
  17. Seattle Seahawks (0-1)
  18. San francisco 49ers (0-1)
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0)
  20. Dallas Cowboys (0-1)
  21. Chicago Bears (0-1)
  22. Tennessee Titans (0-1)
  23. Cincinnati Bengals (1-0)
  24. Miami Dolphins (1-0)
  25. New York Giants (0-1)
  26. New York Jets (1-0)
  27. Detroit Lions (0-1)
  28. Oakland Raiders (0-1)
  29. Indianapolis Colts (0-1)
  30. Cleveland Browns (0-0-1)
  31. Arizona Cardinals (0-1)
  32. Buffalo Bills (0-1)

ESPN comments:

The Vikings gave Kirk Cousins the keys to the franchise (and $84 million guaranteed) in the offseason and saw some initial return on investment in a win against the 49ers. Cousins passed for two TDs and got a healthy Dalvin Cook heavily involved in the passing game with a career-high seven targets.

The biggest risers of the week are the Baltimore Ravens, jumping nine spots from #21 to #12. The biggest fall of the week belongs to the Oakland Raders, dropping ten spots from #18 to #28.

The Vikings face the Packers this Sunday at Noon in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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