The 2017 #NFL #Power Rankings for Week 2 have been released. The best thing about the power rankings is that they are your own creation and opinion - and they can change on a dime. While most NFL experts and fans alike had the New England Patriots sitting at No. 1 heading into last week's games, that has quickly changed following the Patriots blowout loss at home to the #Kansas City Chiefs last Thursday night.

The Packers are back

You can still hear the crowd chanting “Go Pack Go,” even though their game against the Seattle Seahawks has been finished for days now. Okay, that may be exaggerating just a bit, but after the defensive display the Packers put on against one of the better teams in the NFL, Green Bay fans are very optimistic about the Pack this season.

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers finished the game 28 of 42 for 311 yards while tossing a touchdown. The Packers defense held Seattle to under 300 total yards and just three field goals in their 17-9 victory.

Cook outduels Peterson, sets record

Dalvin Cook made a statement in his first game as a Minnesota Viking, and he did it in front of former Vikings legend Adrian Peterson. Cook was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft out of Florida State. Obviously one game doesn't make a career, however, Cook lived up to his billing in his first game as a pro. He was explosive off the ball, and his speed and power looked more like a third or fourth-year player and not a guy fresh out of college.

Cook went off for 127 yards on 22 carries, for an average of just over five yards per carry.

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Ironically, Cook broke Peterson's rookie record of 103 rushing yards on 19 carries with AP watching from the opposing sideline. Peterson set the Vikings record against the Atlanta Falcons back in 2007.

Below is a look at the Week 2 NFL Power Rankings for 2017.

NFL Power Rankings Week 2

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