Arizona Cardinals Ranked No. 5 In Keyshawn Johnsons NFL Power Rankings

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Most NFL power rankings have the undefeated Arizona Cardinals No. 1 or No. 2 after Week 5 of the 2021 NFL season.

Evidently, Keyshawn Johnson's power rankings are not like most others.

The ESPN analyst unveiled his latest edition of "Key's real rankings" on Tuesday and the 5-0 Cardinals are not No. 1 or No. 2 on his list.

They aren't No. 3 or No. 4, either.

Johnson ranks the Cardinals, the lone unbeaten team in the NFL entering Week 6, No. 5 in the league.

"No, I do not like the offense, it is growing on me, though as they run the ball more." Johnson said on his radio show, Keyshawn, JWill & Max. "He certainly continues to slice and dice people up, he is one of the frontrunners in the National Football League for MVP. If he continues on this trajectory, he certainly will have votes, unlike Russell Wilson."

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Johnson's ranking is likely to ruffle the feathers of some Cardinals fans, who are celebrating the team's first 5-0 start since 1974.

He had the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at No. 7 and the Baltimore Ravens at No. 6.

The Los Angeles Chargers were ranked No. 4, behind the No. 3 Green Bay Packers, the No. 2 Dallas Cowboys (who Johnson called "the best team in the NFC") and the No. 1 Buffalo Bills.

All six of the other teams in his "real rankings" (he only ranked seven) are 4-1 on the season.

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Jay Williams and Max Kellerman, Johnson's co-hosts on the show, expressed some confusion over the rankings.

"My only thing is, the Cardinals are undefeated," Williams said.

Kellerman added: "I think the Cardinals are a little bit better than the Cowboys" while wondering why Johnson had Arizona so low.

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This isn't the first time Johnson has had a take that might confuse, or agitate, Cardinals fans.

Earlier this year he said that he would take Derek Carr over Kyler Murray and Russell Wilson.

Last season, Johnson ranked then Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff ahead of Murray, the Cardinals' quarterback.

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