NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 10

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts continue to climb their way up the NFL power rankings.

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams — from the best, the lone remaining undefeated Atlanta Falcons, to the worst, the staggering one-win Jacksonville Jaguars.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 9 of the season:



1. Falcons (8-0) Lone unbeaten remaining at season’s halfway point.

2. Texans (7-1) Despite flu, Arian Foster posts 20th 100-yard game.

3. Bears (7-1) Defense forces five turnovers, scores TD in win.

4. 49ers (6-2) Aldon Smith denies being attacked during bye week.

5. Packers (6-3) Perfect time for bye with Matthews, Nelson injured.

6. Steelers (5-3) Antonio Brown sprains ankle in victory over Giants.

7. Giants (6-3) Take 20–10 lead, outscored 14–0 in fourth quarter.

8. Broncos (5-3) Peyton Manning improves to 8–0 all-time vs. Cincy.

9. Ravens (6-2) John Harbaugh 5–0 after bye, 10–0 against Browns.

10. Patriots (5-3) Acquire troubled cornerback Aqib Talib during bye.

11. Seahawks (5-4) “Beast Mode” loses RB battle, wins war vs. “All Day.”

12. Vikings (5-4) Adrian Peterson posts best rushing total since 2008.

13. Colts (5-3) Chuck Pagano inspires Indy with emotional speech.

14. Saints (3-5) Drew Brees extends record TD streak to 51 games.

15. Eagles (3-5) Mike Vick, Andy Reid saga an ongoing soap opera.



16. Chargers (4-4) Fans hang “Mr. Spanos, please fire A.J. & Norv” sign.

17. Dolphins (4-4) Bradshaw apologizes for Bush “chicken” comments.

18. Lions (4-4) Matt Stafford fourth youngest QB to 10,000 yards.

19. Buccaneers (4-4) Doug Martin first RB with three 45-plus-yard TDs.

20. Cowboys (3-5) Jerry Jones is “extremely, extremely” disappointed.

21. Jets (3-5) Rex Ryan voted most overrated coach by players.

22. Titans (3-6) Bud Adams says team “outcoached and outplayed.”

23. Cardinals (4-5) Have an 0–5 record since starting the season 4–0.

24. Bengals (3-5) Have an 0–4 record since starting the season 3–1.

25. Rams (3-5) Danny Amendola set to return from shoulder injury.

26. Panthers (2-6) Snap five-game slide, spoil Skins’ “homecoming.”

27. Redskins (3-6) Throwback 1937 jerseys bad luck against Carolina.

28. Bills (3-5) Mario Williams has sack but loses return to Houston.

29. Raiders (3-5) Darren McFadden injures ankle in loss to Tampa Bay.

30. Browns (2-7) Fail to score a TD despite five trips to the red zone.

31. Chiefs (1-7) K.C. still has not led a single second in regulation.

32. Jaguars (1-7) Trailed 24–0 before face-saving scores vs. Lions.
 

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