Dallas Cowboys Begin 16th in 2011 Consensus NFL Power Rankings

Over the past couple of weeks, seven NFL.com writers each gave their NFL power rankings for the 2011 season. Below is a consensus of all seven lists, thus creating the initial NFL.com 2011 Power Rankings. Next to the NFL.com list is my own personal list that does indeed differ to some degree. My list is mostly in accordance with my post-draft NFL predictions for 2011, but not entirely as I have updated my personal rankings.

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

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