16 Teams Who Are Capable Of Winning The Super Bowl After Week 1 Of The NFL Season

Week 1 of the NFL is officially complete, meaning we’ve learned everything we need to know about each NFL team. With such a huge sample size (one game), fans love to jump to crazy conclusions about their favorite team(s), so let’s humor them and play along by giving ridiculous over-reactions.

We are going to look at each team that won their game in Week 1, and what it means going forward.

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Arizona Cardinals
Wrist Stretch The Cardinals defeated the New Orleans Saints in impressive fashion. The Seahawks have already lost a game, so it’s the Cardinals’ division and playoff home-field advantage to lose.
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Atlanta Falcons
Wrist Stretch The Falcons found themselves up 20-3 after two quarters of play against the Philadelphia Eagles. If Julio Jones gets left open as often as he was in Week 1’s first half, the Falcons could be well on their way to at least eight wins this year.
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Buffalo Bills
Wrist Stretch The Buffalo Bills have already established themselves as the best team in the league… if you ask Rex Ryan. With that defense and so much talent at the quarterback position, anything short of 15-1 would be considered a disappointment.
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Carolina Panthers
Wrist StretchIt was a dominant Week 1 performance by the Carolina Panthers. After only two dropped passes by Ted Ginn Jr., the Panthers showed they have a great shot of winning double digit games this season… if they play the Jaguars every week.
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Cincinnati Bengals
Wrist StretchThe Cincinnati Bengals beat the Oakland Raiders. Their NFL regular season schedule kicks off Week 2 against the San Diego Chargers.
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Dallas Cowboys
Wrist StretchThe Dallas Cowboys defeated the New York Giants 27-26 on a brilliant last-minute drive by Tony Romo. Cowboy fans are excited knowing Tony Romo has already used up the one clutch moment he gets each season. This year, they can get even closer to the Super Bowl, while once again failing to actually win it.
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Denver Broncos
Wrist StretchThe Denver Broncos barely beat the Baltimore Ravens by a score of 19-13. Bronco fans are praying that was actually Archie Manning who took the field and went on to throw zero touchdowns. If that was in fact Peyton, it’s going to be a long year.
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Green Bay Packers
Wrist StretchAaron Rodgers looked bored playing against the Bears, and after watching the rest of the NFC North this week, it looks like Green Bay should finish 6-0 against the division. On the plus side, there’s no need to study tape those weeks, so Rodgers will have time to film more State Farm commercials. The Packers need one more receiver you’ve never heard of to be the favorite to win Super Bowl 50.
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Kansas City Chiefs
Wrist StretchThe Kansas City Chiefs’ passing attack looked unstoppable, with quarterback Alex Smith throwing three touchdown passes. Still failing to complete a touchdown to a wide receiver, the Chiefs will probably win the Super Bowl unless defenses realize they only have to cover Jamaal Charles and Travis Kelce in the red zone.
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Miami Dolphins
Wrist StretchThe Dolphins barely squeaked by the Washington Redskins, winning 17-10 after Jarvis Landry returned a punt for a touchdown. Fans can already taste the inevitable 8-8 season ending with head coach Joe Philbin being fired.
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New England Patriots
Wrist StretchThe Patriots won their season opener over the Pittsburgh Steelers handily, and look like the top team in the AFC. Anything short of a Super Bowl with at least two cheating allegations will be considered a boring and unsuccessful season for the defending champs.
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New York Jets
Wrist StretchThe Jets are 1-0 and have a huge target on their backs. If you can line up Ryan Fitzpatrick AND Chris Ivory, you know your offense is a force to be reckoned with. Jets fans are thinking they will go 12-4 if Revis stays healthy, and 12-4 if he gets injured. Watch out Patriots.
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St. Louis Rams
Wrist StretchAfter their thrilling overtime win over the Seattle Seahawks, the Rams have clearly shown that they are the better team. Rams fans can expect nothing less than a heartbreaking Super Bowl defeat after Foles refuses to hand the ball off to Todd Gurley at the 1-yard line. It’s Super Bowl or bust for the Rams.
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San Diego Chargers
Wrist StretchThe San Diego Chargers beat the Detroit Lions after an incredible comeback led by Philip Rivers. Unfortunately, even Charger fans know an amazing season would be 10-6, and a dreadful one would be 7-9.
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San Francisco 49ers
Wrist StretchThe 49ers are back! Carlos Hyde is the new Frank Gore, Torrey Smith is the new Jerry Rice, and players like Chris Borland, Patrick Willis and Justin Smith were preventing the 49ers’ defense from realizing its full potential. The 49ers are clearly the team to beat in the NFC.
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Tennessee Titans
Wrist StretchMarcus Mariota is the greatest quarterback of all-time. Can we give him every possible award and declare the Titans Super Bowl Champions to save time?
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