Ask Vic will publish on Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the football season.
Here's the "Ask Vic" Week 2 power rankings:
1. Eagles -- Continue to win with Foles.
2. Patriots -- Defense improved.
3. Vikings -- Took down Jimmy Garoppolo.
4. Rams -- Looked powerful against Raiders.
5. Panthers -- Is this their year?
6. Falcons -- What's missing?
7. Jaguars -- Still winning with defense.
8. Packers -- Rodgers tilts the field.
9. Steelers -- Sloppy start.
10. Chiefs -- Can they finally beat the Steelers.
11. Bengals -- Dalton in his prime.
12. Bears -- Mack makes them better.
13. Bucs -- OK, show me more.
14. Ravens -- Flacco responding to challenge.
15. Saints -- Why weren't they ready?
16. Seahawks -- Facing 0-2 start.
17. Jets -- Worth watching.
18. Redskins -- Impressive win over Cardinals.
19. Dolphins -- Tough to beat in the heat.
20. Texans -- Early showdown in Tennessee.
21. Titans -- Not up to expectations.
22. Broncos -- Fast starters.
23. Cowboys -- Listless in loss.
24. 49ers -- Too much hype?
25. Chargers -- They never seem to get it done.
26. Bills -- Stinky winky.
27. Browns -- Soaring up the rankings.
28. Giants -- Another long season.
29. Colts -- Luck is back.
30. Raiders -- Time to get out of town.
31. Cardinals -- Arrow pointing straight down.
32. Lions -- Jim Caldwell's laughing.
Craig from Cedarburg, WI
What game intrigues you the most in Week 2?
It's a tie between Vikings-Packers and Patriots-Jaguars. For the Packers, it's a chance to re-plant their flag and take back control of the NFC North. For the Jaguars, a win will make them the No. 1 team in the AFC and could put them in the top spot of my all-important power rankings. Or would a win put the Packers in my top spot?
Ethan from Ontario, Canada
With the news being released Aaron Rodgers probably will play this Sunday, my question is what would GM Vic do? Play him or sit him?
GM Vic doesn't have the power to make that decision. That decision has to be made by Coach Vic and Coach Vic says Rodgers should play, as long as Rodgers and the Packers' medical team are comfortable with that decision. Ethan, the Packers aren't paying Rodgers all that money to not play. This is the big game. This is why you signed Rodgers to that new contract. What are you saving him for, the prom?
Dave from Chicago, IL
Vic, the Packers players, other than Aaron Rodgers, are getting little respect by the pundits. A TV talking head said the Packers are a lottery team without number 12. If I'm Mike McCarthy, that quote is posted front and center in the locker room. It is largely a game of will, right?
You have to be careful with that kind of bravado. It can backfire if your players don't respond. It can erode their confidence. Frankly, I don't think the Packers are a contender without Rodgers. Sometimes the talking heads are right.
Oscar from Milwaukee, WI
Vic, the Vikings will be preparing for the pocket version of Aaron Rodgers this week. What does the Packers offense need to do to beat the Vikings defense?
The Vikings know where Rodgers will be. Mike Zimmer has no doubt prepared his defense for a blitz assault on Rodgers, who will try to get the ball out quickly. I expect the Vikings to play a lot of tight, man-to-man coverage. In my opinion, the burden falls on the Packers' receivers to win their one-on-ones and give Rodgers an open receiver before the rush reaches him.
Dan from Golden, CO
Is it rust or the end of Big Ben?
He threw for 335 yards and one touchdown, and in the overtime period he moved the Steelers into position to kick what would've been a game-winning field goal. The three interceptions are a by-product of the four sacks. Two thoughts: 1) Offensive line play in Week 1 was terrible leaguewide. 2) Ben Roethlisberger has always thrown a lot of interceptions and been vulnerable to strip sacks, because he chooses to extend plays. That's not going to change at this late stage of his career. If the Steelers can't protect him better than they did in Cleveland, more of the same will follow.
David from San Francisco, CA
Did you miss your all-important power rankings on Wednesday?
I had just arrived in Jacksonville and hadn't had time to organize my thoughts on all of the Week 1 games, so I postponed the power rankings until today. In a normal week, and this week has been anything but normal, my power rankings will appear on Wednesdays.
Dave from Jacksonville, FL
Vic, a lot of folks are saying this Sunday’s game against the Patriots is the biggest regular season and possibly Jaguars game ever played in Jacksonville, period. What do you think? Personally, I think the Morten Andersen miss was the biggest game in franchise history. It sent the Jaguars on their way!
We always forsake the past for the present. There are probably Packers fans who would tell you this Sunday's game against the Vikings is bigger than the "Ice Bowl." The 1999 AFC title game (Jan. 23, 2000, a day that will live in infamy) is the biggest Jaguars game in history, home or away, period. It's ludicrous to think otherwise. The impact of that game carried over for several seasons, in several different ways. This Sunday's game is about right now. The impact will last one week. In my opinion, the Jaguars will beat the Patriots on Sunday and the Jaguars will be the toast of the AFC, for at least one week.
Sean-Luc from Oceanside, CA
Vic, is there any credence to the fact NFC teams have a tougher physical and mental battle throughout the season and playoffs than the AFC, due to the increased competition level across the board?
Absolutely none. That's the kind of nonsensical thinking fans create to make excuses for losing.
Joseph from Dillon, MT
Could you tell us who you think the best coach is for each of the last six decades?
Lombardi in the '60s, Noll in the '70s, Walsh in the '80s, Johnson in the '90s, Belichick in the '00s and still to be determined for this decade.
Peter from Benton City (state unknown)
I tip my hat to you on a great column. Even if the whole world does not care, malapropisms bother me.
I covered a player, Ernie Holmes, who was a malaprop machine. Two of my favorites are: "I'm higher than the U.S. blimp," and "We're going to come after them like a herd of tanks." Holmes is one of the most colorful players I ever covered. He was a troubled, yet, wonderful man.
Morgan from Kaukauna, WI
Vic, what are you plans for Hurricane Florence?
I'm watching it make landfall as I write this column, and it takes me back to last September, when I stood on my steps and watched Irma wash four feet of water under my house. My plan is to return home as soon as the storm passes.
Joe from Sherman, IL
Vic, I hope you have evacuated safely. If need be, we have a spare bedroom and a shed. I think the shed would be good for you.
Thanks, Joe, but I'm in a shed in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. This shed has a pool and a jacuzzi. It's on a golf course and a couple of nights ago I sneaked out at dusk and hit some wedge shots into the green. If there's one thing I know how to do, it's how to evacuate.