Nearly every week this season, the top team on the NFL power rankings have changed, this week is no different. There were some very surprising wins this week in the NFL but let’s not overreact with the power rankings. I believe we are starting to see some teams emerge as true contenders while others are starting to show that they are just pretenders. Let’s look at this week’s NFL Week Seven Power Rankings.
Atlanta Falcons- I know the Falcons are the only unbeaten team remaining in the NFL, but I’m not completely sold on the Falcons yet. They are dominant at home but only beat the Panthers by 2 and the Raiders by three on Sunday.
Chicago Bears- I like the Bears this week coming off a bye and hosting the Detroit Lions this week. Chicago could be poised to make a serious playoff push right now.
New York Giants- The best road team in the NFL. Very convincing win in San Francisco.
San Francisco 49ers- Don’t overreact to the Giants win over the Niners. This is a solid team.
Houston Texans- Another team you shouldn’t overreact with. The Packers were more desperate on Sunday night. However, the Texans allowed 56 points in the first fours games, and now 59 in the last two contests.
New England Patriots- Calm down, the Seattle Seahawks are exceptional at home and could go 8-0 in Seattle this year.
Baltimore Ravens- The Ravens playoff hopes took a serious blow this weekend.
Seattle Seahawks- This is looking like a team poised to win 10 games this season.
Green Bay Packers- The Packers could get right back into the race with their next three games coming against the St. Louis Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona Cardinals.
Minnesota Vikings- Is reality starting to set in for the Vikings?
Denver Broncos- After that emotional win on Monday night, Denver could get a significant boost heading towards a division title.
Arizona Cardinals- See the Minnesota Vikings.
Philadelphia Eagles- Trouble in Philly as the team fired the defensive coordinator this morning.
Cincinnati Bengals- Monster game looming this week against the Steelers.
San Diego Chargers- A team definitely on the decline after blowing two second half leads in consecutive weeks.
Pittsburgh Steelers- Injuries mounting, age showing and a very important game looming with the Bengals this Sunday. They need to find a way to win on the road, avoiding fourth quarter collapses.
Miami Dolphins- A very underrated team that could possibly win their next four games.
Dallas Cowboys- Emerging as just an average team this season. How safe is Jason Garrett’s job?
Detroit Lions- Lucky to come away with an OT win, defense still struggling.
New York Jets- Need to see more than wins over Miami, Buffalo and Indianapolis.
Buffalo Bills- Finally stopped the bleeding this week in Arizona.
Washington Redskins- I guess RG III answered all the questions about whether or not he was ready to play.
St. Louis Rams- Still without a road win.
Indianapolis Colts- You expected a letdown after playing a highly emotional game the previous week.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers- Is the Bucs offense moving towards more of a passing attack?
Carolina Panthers- Did the bye week help QB Cam Newton?
New Orleans Saints- Coming off a bye and looking to build off a comeback win over the Chargers.
Tennessee Titans- Stunning upset over the Steelers.
Cleveland Browns- Finally snapped the franchise longest losing streak on Sunday.
Oakland Raiders- Gave the Falcons all they could handle.
Jacksonville Jaguars- Coming off a bye and heading to Oakland.
Kansas City Chiefs- The quarterback change fans were begging for didn’t go over very well.
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