NFL Power Rankings, Week 1: Carson Wentz lights up the world

Sep 11, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) throws his first touchdown pass of his career against the Cleveland Browns during the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 11, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) throws his first touchdown pass of his career against the Cleveland Browns during the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports /
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Sep 8, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) warms up before the game against the Carolina Panthers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 8, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) warms up before the game against the Carolina Panthers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports /

3. Denver Broncos

Denver came back from their Super Bowl victory with a quarterback who has never thrown a pass in the NFL. Yet, the defense kept Trevor Siemian in the game and in control. Siemian threw two interceptions in his first NFL start, however one ball was tipped and snagged out of the air.

C.J. Anderson looked ready to take over the full time running back duties, scoring a touchdown and rushing for 92 yards. Anderson also had the only receiving touchdown for Denver Thursday.

Rookie fullback Andy Janovich also had a touchdown on his only carry of the game, which went for 28 yards.

Demaryius Thomas had four catches, but left with a hip injury. The Broncos fear Thomas could be out for an extended period of time with the hip injury, leaving them with Emmanuel Sanders to be their number one receiver.

The defense will keep the Denver Broncos in the playoff race once again, just as they did with Peyton Manning last year. Pass rush came form DeMarcus Ware, Todd Davis, and of course Von Miller in the face of Cam Newton.

Chris Harris showed he will continue to be a ballhawk at corner, picking off the reigning most valuable player Cam Newton.

Denver has some rough sailing ahead though, with the Colts and Bengals next up.

Next: Arizona Cardinals