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NFL power rankings, Week 3: At least the Giants are better than the Dolphins

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Where the Giants stand after two weeks

NFL: Buffalo Bills at New York Giants Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Thank goodness that the Miami Dolphins exist! Otherwise, clearly the folks you do NFL Power Rankings would have the Giants ranked as the worst team in football.

NFL.com — No. 31

The time is almost here. On Monday, after another lifeless showing by the Giants on both sides of the ball in a loss to the Bills, coach Pat Shurmur told reporters he was not ready to name a starting quarterback for Big Blue’s Week 3 matchup against the Buccaneers. Though we should never be surprised by the patience and loyalty this team has for Eli Manning, this certainly seems like an acceptable time to move to first-round pick Daniel Jones. Remember, Jones balled out during the preseason, a series of performances that planted a seed. Shurmur, meanwhile, knows there is no guarantee he gets a third year on the job if he sticks with Manning and the team bumbles to 4-12. Shurmur needs to show management that this team is going in the right direction. Having Jones on the field making plays and learning on the job is the only way to do it.

ESPN — No. 31

USA Today — No. 31

Only Miami has worse turnover differential than Big Blue’s minus-four, and New York has yet to generate even one takeaway.

Sporting News — No. 31

Yahoo! Sports — No. 30

Walter Football — No. 29

Team Rankings — No. 31