Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Buccaneers Power Rankings: Week 1

The Buccaneers 2016 season opener is finally here, as they travel to Atlanta on Friday to take on the Falcons. How do the experts rank the Bucs & NFC South opponents going into Week 1?

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Pictures of the Buccaneers during the 2016 preseason games.

NFL.com, Elliot Harrison](http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000695955/article/nfl-power-rankings-week-1-panthers-top-cardinals-hawks) Rank: 15
NFL Top 5: Panthers, Cardinals, Seahawks, Packers, Patriots*
NFC South: Panthers (1), Falcons (25), Saints (27)
* Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (25)* *

CBSSports.com, Pete PriscoRank: 26
NFL Top 5: Packers, Patriots, Cardinals, Seahawks, Bengals*
NFC South: Panthers (6), Saints (22), Falcons (28)
* Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (28)* *

FoxSports.comRank: 17
NFL Top 5: Seahawks, Patriots, Packers, Panthers, Cardinals*
NFC South: Panthers (4), Falcons (21), Saints (23)
* Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (21)* *

ProFootballTalk, Mike Florio Rank: 20
NFL Top 5: Broncos, Panthers, Patriots, Seahawks, Cardinals*
NFC South: Panthers (2), Saints, (22), Falcons (24)
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Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (24)

*SBNation.com Rank: 29 NFL Top 5: Cardinals, Patriots, Seahawks, Panthers, Packers NFC South: Panthers (4), Falcons (19), Saints (24) Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (19) Yahoo! Shutdown Corner Rank: 22 NFL Top 5: Panthers, Cardinals, Seahawks, Patriots, Steelers NFC South: Panthers (1), Saints (26), Falcons (27) Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (27) USA Today Rank: 20 NFL Top 5: Cardinals, Patriots, Panthers, Steelers, Seahawks NFC South: Panthers (3), Falcons (21), Saints (26) Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (21) ESPN.com Rank: 24 NFL Top 5: Seahawks, Steelers, Patriots, Cardinals, Panthers NFC South: Panthers (5), Falcons (22), Saints (27) *Week 1 Opponent Ranking: Falcons (22)

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