Mike Maccagnan's first draft class with the New York Jets took two big hits on cutdown day.Linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin and defensive tackle Deon Simon were both waived Saturday as the Jets reduced their roster to the NFL's 53-man limit.Defensive end Leonard Williams http://www.thechiefsfootballauthentic.com/mitchell-schwartz-jersey-authentic
, the No. 6 overall pick in 2015, is now the only member of Maccagnan's six-player draft class that year remaining on the roster. Wide receiver Devin Smith (second round), quarterback Bryce Petty (fourth) and offensive lineman Jarvis Harrison (sixth) were previously released by New York.Mauldin was a third-round pick out of Louisville in 2015 who dealt with injuries and inconsistent play during his three seasons in New York. He had 6 1/2 sacks in his first two years, but missed last season with a back injury.The linebacker, who thanked the Jets in a post on Instagram for the opportunity he had in New York, was a terrific story when he was drafted. Mauldin grew up bouncing around various foster homes, but persevered and beat the odds by making it to college — and then to the NFL.Mauldin openly wept on his conference call with the media shortly after the Jets picked him, appreciating the opportunity and vowing to prove any doubters wrong again. Now, he'll have to do so elsewhere.Simon was a seventh-round pick in 2015 and had 1 1/2 sacks in limited action in three seasons.Three of Maccagnan's picks from last year's draft were also waived, including linebacker Dylan Donahue http://www.thechiefsfootballauthentic.com/ron-parker-jersey-authentic
, wide receiver Chad Hansen and cornerback Jeremy Clark.Donahue is facing a possible suspension by the NFL after some off-field issues. The fifth-rounder out of West Georgia pleaded guilty last month to driving while intoxicated for causing a wrong-way crash in February in New Jersey that injured four people. He also received a three-month suspended sentence last month and was fined $1,000 for a DUI crash in May 2017 in his hometown of Billings, Montana.Veteran running backs Thomas Rawls and Charcandrick West were also cut Saturday, as was center Travis Swanson — who was trying to win a backup job behind Spencer Long.The Jets have four running backs on their roster with Bilal Powell, Isaiah Crowell, rookie Trenton Cannon and Elijah McGuire, who is entering his second season but is dealing with a broken foot.Also waived were: wide receiver Tre McBride, tight end Clive Walford, linebackers Frankie Luvu and Anthony Wint, safety Brandon Bryant and kicker Taylor Bertolet.With Bertolet gone Womens Terrance Smith Jersey
, it appears veteran Jason Myers will be New York's kicker this season. Myers was claimed off waivers from Jacksonville on Aug. 21 when Cairo Santos was cut after not kicking all summer while dealing with a groin injury that cut short his stint with Chicago last season.Wide receiver ArDarius Stewart, linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis and cornerback Rashard Robinson were all placed on the reserve-suspended list.Safety and special teams standout Rontez Miles was put on the physically unable to perform list, and is eligible to be activated after six games. When we started the live update of the Week 10 Pundit Power Rankings on Tuesday morning, the Kansas City Chiefs were in second place.But then the MMQB Power Poll came in.Their fourth-place ranking dropped the Chiefs to third.Then Pete Prisco from CBS Sports decided to leave the Chiefs in fourth, and Kansas City dropped to fourth in the aggregated rankings — a drop of one position — even though they had defeated the Cleveland Browns 37-21 on the road.Pundit Power Rankings for Week 10Chiefs AFC West Teams Other AFC TeamsHere's what the pundits we're tracking said about the Chiefs this week:ESPN (2nd from 2nd)MMQB (4th from 3rd)NFL.com (Elliot Harrison - 3rd from 3rd)SBNation (Rebecca Toback - 4th from 3rd)Sporting News (Vinnie Iyer - 3rd from 4th)Yahoo! Sports (Frank Schwab - 1st from 2nd)CBS Sports (Pete Prisco - 4th from 4th)USA Today (Nate Davis - 4th from 4th)Other power rankings we noticed this week:Jaguars.com (John Oehser — 1st from 2nd) Why not them at No. 1?NJ.com (Joe Giglio — 1st from 2nd) No offense is consistently as good as Kansas City’s right now. Patrick Mahomes is the NFL MVP, and Andy Reid has an answer for every defense thrown at him.NBCSports.com (Scott Bair — 4th from 3rd) Pat Mahomes is great. We get it. That Kareen Hunt kid is pretty gosh darn special, too.Chicago Tribune (Brad Biggs — 3rd from 3rd) The juggernaut has been held under 30 points once all season, and QB Patrick Mahomes has three targets with six or more touchdown catches.ArizonaSports.com (Vince Marotta — 3rd from 4th) Chiefs had five touchdowns on their first six possessions in easy win.Bleeding Green Nation (Brandon Lee Gowton — 2nd from 3rd) KC is rolling inferior opponents like clockwork. Ho hum.Mile High Report (Pete Baron — 1st from 2nd) Congrats to the Chiefs, you are the new “Best Team” in the NFL. I debated putting the Saints up here, but the Chiefs didn’t do anything to warrant being leap frogged. Remember how last year everyone was saying that the Eagles would lose like they always did in the playoffs? Well Authentic Justin Houston Jersey
, that didn’t happen and people keep saying the same thing about the Chiefs. Just use that for a bit of food for thought. I’d love to see a Super Bowl with my #1 and #2 ranked teams [Baron has the Saints #2].In the final analysis, it’s not so much about what the Chiefs did this week.It’s about what the New Orleans Saints did — defeating the previously unbeaten Los Angeles Rams 45-35 in New Orleans.The Rams deserved to fall from the top spot.The Saints deserved to rise.Meanwhile, the New England Patriots beat the Green Bay Packers impressively — sorry, I meant to say, “Tom Brady beat Aaron Rodgers impressively” —and that left the Chiefs as the odd team out, having done nothing more exciting than defeating the Browns.I thought Frank Schwab of Yahoo! Sports framed the situation in the proper way: the Saints, the Rams and the Chiefs all have a legitimate argument to be proclaimed the best in the league right now.I’d even go as far to agree with Schwab’s pick; on balance, I think the Chiefs have the most compelling case.But even if you think the Chiefs’ argument is the best one — like a number of pundits who don’t happen to be included in our tabulation — it’s still... you know... arguable.Elsewhere, things pretty much stayed the same.The Houston Texans moved into the Top 10, while the Washington Redskins fell out; those two teams also posted the biggest gain and loss of the week. The Detroit Lions descended into the cellar Womens Cameron Erving Jersey
, which allowed the Indianapolis Colts to get a hoof-hold on the edge of the windowsill and climb out.The biggest disagreements among the scribes were about two teams that played each other.ESPN’s poll dropped the Washington Redskins just one spot — and nudged the Atlanta Falcons up only one position — after the 38-14 spanking the Falcons gave the Redksins.Meanwhile, Schwab and NFL.com’s Elliot Harrison gave the Falcons big boosts, while Prisco and Nate Davis of USA Today dropped the Redksins hard.Snark of the weekLots of worthy jibes this week.But I loved this one about the Cardinals from Scott Bair at NBCSports.com:So how will this change when we total up the data from the number-crunchers, and come up with Arrowhead Pride True Power Rankings for Week 10?It’s hard to say, but I feel it in my bones: we’ll have a new team at the the top of the list on Wednesday.Be sure to check it out!