CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - ESPN has released its preseason NFL power rankings, with the Bengals ranked dead last.
The rankings were put together by a team of ESPN writers.
"The Bengals are moving on from the Carson Palmer-Chad Ochocinco era, but expect plenty of growing pains with young players," said ESPN blogger James Walker about the Bengals.
The reigning Super Bowl champ Green Bay Packers were ranked No. 1, followed by Chad Ochocinco's new team, the New England Patriots.
The Eagles, Saints and Steelers round out the Top 5. For the complete list, visit http://espn.go.com/nfl/powerrankings/_/year/2011/week/0