Draft Insiders’ – NFL Power Poll – Week 4
Rams Hold Top Position After Beating Bucs
Chargers Win Key AFC West Game vs Chiefs
Team of the Week
Rams over Bucs, 34-24
Upset of the Week
Chargers Beat Chiefs, 30-24
Players of the Week
Offense – QB Josh Allen – Bills
Defense – DE Myles Garrett – Browns
Special Teams – PK Justin Tucker – Ravens
Rookies of Week
Offense – WR Ja’marr Chase – Bengals
Defense – LB Azeez Ojulari – New York Giants
Games of Week #4
Rams (3-0) at Cardinals (3-0)
Clash of NFC West Powers
Bucs (2-1) at Patriots (1-2)
Drama matchup with Bill Belichick facing Tom Brady
NFL Power Team Poll
Ranking /Record /Team
#1 – 3-0 Rams
Rams’ beat the SB Champs Bucs and claim the undisputed top spot.
#2 – 2-1 Bucs
Bucs were beat worst than the score indicates.
#3 – 2-1 Bills
Bills bombed the overrated WFT’s defense behind elite QB Josh Allen.
#4 – 1-2 Chiefs
Chiefs lose on the Broncos with four turnovers the primary culprit.
#5 – 2-1 Ravens
Ravens win on a last second 66 FG by the amazing Justin Tucker.
#6 – 3-0 Raiders
The Raiders are learning how to win behind Derek Carr.
#7 – 3-0 Cardinals
Cardinals made a late push to beat the winless Jaguars. Travel to LA to face West leader, the Rams.
#8 – 2-1 Browns
Browns drilled an overmatched Bears team. Defense is playing well. Travel to Minnesota this week.
#9 – 3-0 Broncos
Broncos 3-0 record is vs clubs with totals of 0 wins and 9 losses.
#10 – 2-1 Chargers
Chargers beat the Chiefs on last minute Justin Herbert heroics. Host Da Raiders on Monday nite.
#11 – 2-1 Packers
The Packers beat NFC rival the 49ers on a last second FG. Host the Steelers this Sunday.
#12 – 2-1 49ers
The 49ers failed to hold the lead vs the Packers’ Aaron Rodgers who drive right down the field.
#13 – 2-1 Saints
Saints went into Foxborough and whipped an overmatched Pats team. Host the GMen this week in New Orleans.
#14 – 2-1 Cowboys
The Cowboys drilled the rival Eagles behind a sharp Dak Prescott and defense.
#15 – 2-1 Titans
The Titans claimed the South lead with a strong victory vs their rival Colts.
#16 – 3-0 Panthers
Panthers smoked the Texans on Thursday night. Their three wins are vs clubs with 0-9 record.
#17 – 2-1 Bengals
Bengal’s Joe Burrow drilled the Steelers defense without TJ Watt for their first win in Pittsburgh since 2015.
#18 – 1-2 Vikings
Vikings drilled the Seahawks behind QB Kirk Cousin’s 3 TDs and tough defense that shutdown Seattle in second half.
#19 – 1-2 Seahawks
Seahawks folded late again last week vs the Vikings. Face tough NFC West matchup vs 49ers Sunday.
#20 – 1-2 Steelers
Steelers were listless vs the Bengals. Go to Green Bay in a key tough matchup.
#21 – 1-2 Patriots
Pats were flat vs the Saints. They host the Bucs and Tom Brady in a media bonanza Sunday night.
#22 – 1-2 Eagles
The Eagles were manhandled by the Cowboys Monday nite. Face a difficult stretch over next month.
#23 – 1-2 Dolphins
Dolphins lost to Raiders in overtime. Host a desperate Colts’ club this week.
#24 – 1-2 Redskins
The Redskins were toasted in Buffalo with their overrated defense under criticism.
#25 – 1-2 Falcons
Falcons beat the Giants on late FG. Host the WFT this week in a contest that separates pretender from contender.
#26 – 1-2 Bears
The Bears beat the Bengals in an important early game. Rookie Justin Fields starts for injured Andy Dalton.
#27 – 0-3 Colts
The Colts remain winless, though Wentz has returned. Face major road game vs Dolphins this Sunday.
#28 – 0-3 Giants
The Giants do not know how to win yet and lose on another last second FG vs Falcons.
#29 – 1-2 Texans
Texans were trashed by the Panthers on Thursday nite. Go into the Buffalo buzzsaw this Sunday.
#30 – 0-3 Lions
Lions are snake bite with Justin Tucker hitting record 66 yard FG. Go to Chic town for NFC North matchup.
#31 – 0-3 Jaguars
Jaguars suffered their 18th consecutive loss. Travel to Cinny for Thursday nite contest, hoping to break the streak.
#32 – 0-3 Jets
Jets were shut out again with QB Wilson throwing 2 picks and sacked 5 times. Host the Titans.
Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with NFL and college coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 25 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites