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NFL Power Rankings - Chiefs Still Perfect at Midseason
NFL Power Rankings - Week 8
Photo - QB Drew Brees - Saints
Offensive Player of the Week - QB Andrew Luck - Colts
Defensive Player of the Year - DE Chandler Jones - Patriots
Offensive Rookie of the Week - TE Jordan Reed - Redskins
Defensive Rookie of the Year - DT Chris Jones - Patriots
Team of Week 7 - Colts -
Matchup of Week 8 - Cowboys at Lions –
Rank / Team / Record
1. Kansas City Chiefs (7-0)
The Chiefs make the rise from bottom to top by midseason.
2. Denver Broncos (6-1)
Broncos lost shootout in Indy last week.
3. New Orleans Saints (5-1)
Saints rested after bye week and ready for second half run in NFC.
4. Seattle Seahawks (6-1)
The Seahawks have a 12 day rest for contest with the struggling Rams.
5. Indianapolis Colts (5-2)
Colts rest this week after huge victory over Broncos.
6. New England Patriots (5-2)
Patriots face big AFC East matchup at home with Dolphins.
7. Cincinnati Bengals (5-2)
The Bengals are ready to take command in the AFC North.
8. San Francisco 49ers (5-2)
The 49ers go to London to face lowly Jaguars on vacation week.
9. Detroit Lions (4-3)
Lions face a steady diet of playoff contenders this month.
10. Baltimore Ravens (3-4)
The Ravens regroup with bye week after a rough start of their NFL title.
11. Green Bay Packers (4-2)
Packers are slowly building momentum for a run at the NFC North.
12. Dallas Cowboys (4-3)
Cowboys go to Detroit for a huge midseason NFC matchup that could have playoff ramifications.
13. Chicago Bears (4-3)
The Bears lick their wounds after a tough loss vs the Skins.
14. Miami Dolphins (3-3)
The Dolphins face maybe the pivotal game of their season vs AFC rival the Patriots this week.
15. Arizona Cardinals (3-4)
Cards are well rested for the Falcons coming to town.
16. Philadelphia Eagles (3-4)
Eagles face the Giants at home this week where the loser is probably toast for season.
17. New York Jets (4-3)
The Jets won a huge game vs the Patriots but must be ready this week in key matchup in Cincy.
18. San Diego Chargers (4-3)
Chargers get open week before hoping to make a second half run at the playoffs.
19. Atlanta Falcons (2-4)
Falcons coming off back to back wins with trip to the desert on this week’s schedule.
20. Tennessee Titans (3-4)
The Titans never seem to get a signature victory over recent seasons.
21. Cleveland Browns (3-4)
The Browns go to KC with hopes of getting to .500 vs only undefeated NFL teams.
22. Houston Texans (2-5)
Texans lick their wounds with this week’s bye.
23. Carolina Panthers (3-3)
Panthers need to win tonite to get into the playoff picture.
24. Buffalo Bills (3-4)
The Bills needs to build off big win vs Miami with tough assignment at New Orleans.
25. New York Giants (1-6)
The GMen get their first win and face Eagles in Philly that could be the pivotal contest for both clubs.
26. Pittsburgh Steelers (2-4)
Steelers coming off back to back wins and hope to continue streak with trop to Oakland.
27. St. Louis Rams (3-4)
The Rams lost QB Sam Bradford for season last week and face a tough task to stay in contention.
28. Oakland Raiders (2-4)
The Raiders come off bye week with Steelers coming to town Sunday.
29. Washington Redskins (2-4)
The Skins face the Broncos in Denver this week.
30. Minnesota Vikings (1-5)
Vikings face Packers at home this week with season getting ugly.
31. Tampa Bay Bucs (0-6)
Bucs get the Panthers at home tonight in a winable matchup.
32 .Jacksonville Jaguars (0-7)
Jags hoping to join Conference USA next year.