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Eagles fly, Chiefs fall in Colin Cowherd’s ‘Herd Hierarchy’

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After Week 3, simply two NFL groups stay unfettered of their perches among the many league’s best.

The Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles are the one squads who’ve but to maintain a blemish to their information, and though they’re excellent record-wise, loads of rivals have instances to trounce them within the weekly energy rankings.

“The Herd” host Colin Cowherd thinks extremely of each squads, however is his perception sufficient to position them at atop his newest high 10 record? This is this week’s “Herd Hierarchy,” with insights from FOX Beth.

10. minnesota vikings (Final week: 8)

Total document: 2-1 | Final week: Vikings received 28-24 vs. Detroit Lions

Colin’s ideas: “Do not promote your Minnesota Vikings inventory. They’ve the Saints and the Bears developing. They’ll get actually, actually wholesome. Their solely loss got here on the street to the Eagles, and lots of people suppose the Eagles are the very best workforce within the league.”

NFL championship odds: +2200

Up-next: Vikings at Saints (9:30 a.m. ET, NFL+)

minnesota vikings

MIN

New Orleans Saints

NO

9. Los Angeles Rams (10)

Total document: 2-1 | Final week: Rams received 20-12 vs. arizona cardinals

Colin’s ideas: “I’ve them decrease than all people else. I believe they’re sloppy. … They’re lacking their middle … Cam Akers fumbled once more on the objective line. Is Allen Robinson II washed? He cannot get open. Van Jefferson is out one other month and a half. Now, Matthew Stafford has plenty of picks, however he additionally leads the NFL finishing 72% of his throws. … So that you get the penthouse and the outhouse.”

NFL championship odds: +1200

Up-next: Rams at 49ers (8:15 p.m. ET Monday, ABC)

Los Angeles Rams

LAR

San Francisco 49ers

SF

8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3)

Total document: 2-1 | Final week: Buccaneers misplaced 14-12 vs. packers

Colin’s ideas: “The Bucs are going to be actually good. They’re simply not wholesome. This is how you recognize the Bucs are good: No. 1 scoring protection within the NFL, and probably the most takeaways. So the facet that [Tom] Brady would not play for his nails. … In the event that they had been wholesome, they’d’ve overwhelmed the Packers.”

NFL championship odds: +900

Up-next: Buccaneers vs. Chiefs (8:20 p.m. ET Sunday, NBC)

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs

KC

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TB

7. San Francisco 49ers (6)

Total document: 1-2 | Final week: 49ers misplaced 11-10 vs. broncos

Colin’s ideas: “The Niners’ offense has two three-and-outs all 12 months. The entire season, with Trey Lance and [Jimmy] Garoppolo. … The bottom share within the NFL. Additionally, their protection is the one within the league holding individuals to 4 yards per play. They’re stacked defensively, stacked at weapons. Do not love their offensive line, and Trent Williams is out. I’d put them like No. 3, however proper now their offensive line is in flux. … It is a Buffalo-level roster.”

NFL championship odds: +2500

Up-next: 49ers vs. Rams (8:15 p.m. ET Monday, ABC)

Los Angeles Rams

LAR

San Francisco 49ers

SF

6. Cincinnati Bengals (unranked)

Total document: 1-2 | Final week: Bengals received 27-12 vs. jets

Colin’s ideas: “Bengals received proper, we predicted it. They’re tremendous. They’ve run extra offensive performs than anyone within the league, they’re high 10 in scoring protection. Joe Burrow final two video games: 4 TDs, no pics. Now, they have to run the ball higher, they usually’re nonetheless making too many errors. So perhaps I am a bit excessive on them… however they really feel proper to me.”

NFL championship odds: +2200

Up-next: Bengals vs. Dolphins (8:15 p.m. ET Thursday, Prime Video)

Miami Dolphins

MINE

Cincinnati Bengals

CIN

5. Miami Dolphins (7)

Total document: 3-0 | Final week: Dolphins received 21-19 vs. Payments

Colin’s ideas: “I will give the Dolphins credit score: solely remaining undefeated AFC workforce. This is the factor about Tua [Tagovailoa]: Final 12 video games, the Dolphins are 11-1. They’re profitable video games. What do I all the time say: You have to be productive as a quarterback — I do not care what it seems to be like — and you have to win video games.”

NFL championship odds: +1500

Up-next: Dolphins at Bengals (8:15 p.m. ET Thursday, Prime Video)

Miami Dolphins

MINE

Cincinnati Bengals

CIN

4. Baltimore Ravens (9)

Total document: 2-1 | Final week: Ravens received 37-26 vs. patriots

Colin’s ideas: “I believed they outplayed Miami. Their protection is struggling, however plenty of that’s on the backend — they have children. However they’ve the No. 1 scoring offense within the league. They’ve 12 offensive TDs. … They get into the top zone.Additionally, who leads the NFL in passer ranking?Their quarterback, Lamar [Jackson]. So, they’re scuffing on the again finish of their protection, that is why I am unable to make them a top-3 workforce.”

NFL championship odds: +1300

Up-next: Ravens vs. Payments (1:00 p.m. ET Sunday, CBS)

buffalo payments

BUFF

Baltimore Ravens

BAL

3. Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (two)

Total document: 2-1 | Final week: Chiefs misplaced 20-17 vs. Colts

Colin’s ideas: “Most of that loss to the Colts was particular groups. It was a catastrophe. They muffed some extent, they missed an additional level, that they had a faux subject objective not work, they missed a 34-yard subject objective. That is why they misplaced the sport. However they’ve 10 offensive touchdowns. Solely the Ravens and Lions have extra. They’ve the very best sack differential, so that they’re attending to the opposite quarterback. They’re tremendous. They’d a extremely dangerous particular groups Sunday, and it occurs.”

NFL championship odds: +750

Up-next: Chiefs at Buccaneers (8:20 p.m. ET Sunday, NBC)

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs

KC

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TB

two. philadelphia eagles (4)

Colin’s ideas: “No. 1 complete offense. They’re changing nearly 49% of their third downs. Jalen Hurts is tough to defend. They transfer the sticks, they decide up first downs, protecting your quarterback off the sector. This is the opposite factor I like : Jalen Hurts leads the NFL in passing yards per try. So do not inform me he is throwing beneath and enjoying it protected. He’s throwing it down the sector. … It is a large play offense.”

NFL championship odds: +850

Up-next: Eagles vs. Jaguars (1:00 p.m. ET Sunday, CBS)

jacksonville jaguars

JAX

philadelphia eagles

PHI

1. buffalo payments (1)

Total document: 2-1 | Final week: Payments misplaced 21-19 vs. Payments

Colin’s ideas: “Pay attention, they’ve received 20 of their final 28 video games by blowouts. They’re the Mike Tyson: Haven’t got a lot of a jab, however in case you’re not ready, it is over within the second spherical. They’ve gained 77 first downs. They’ve the very best level differential, they’ve the very best passing offense. I do not love their offensive line, and they’re too Josh Allen-centric, however my eyes inform me that is the very best trying roster within the league , with an unbelievable quarterback.”

NFL championship odds: +500

Up-next: Payments at Ravens (1:00 p.m. ET Sunday, CBS)

buffalo payments

BUFF

Baltimore Ravens

BAL


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