Draft Insiders’ – NFL Power Poll – Week 9
Packers Roll over Cardinals
Titans Take Command in AFC South with Win over Colts
Team of the Week
Packers (7-1) over Cardinals (7-1) – 24-21
Aaron Rodgers works his magic one more time in crunch time.
Upset of the Week
Jets Shock Bengals – 34 -31
Backup QB Mike White Steps Up Big
Players of the Week
Offense – QB Mike White – Jets
Defense – DL Chris Jones – Chiefs
Rookies of Week
Offense – RB Michael Carter – Jets
Defense – LB Micah Parsons – Dallas
Games of Week 10
Titans (6-2) at Rams (7-1)
Clash of Strong Contenders
NFL Team Power Poll
Ranking /Record /Team
#1 – 7-1 Rams
Ram’s offense continues to be one of the league’s top explosive passing games. Host the Titans in a major interconference matchup.
#2 – 7-1 Cardinals
Cardinals were handled by the Packers. Travel to San Fran for key West contest.
#3 – 6-2 Bucs
Bucs came up short vs the Saints. Get their bye week to rest up for second half push.
#4 – 7-1 Packers
The Packers beat the Cardinals last week. Aaron Rodgers tested with Covid and out vs Chiefs.
#5 – 5-2 Bills
Bills are trying to build a cushion vs soft part of schedule. Travel to Jacksonville hoping to maintain two game lead in East.
#6 – 6-1 Cowboys
The hot Cowboys host the Broncos trying to maintain strong lead in the East.
#7 – 6-2 Titans
The Titans continue to impress with a win vs the Colts. Travel to LA for Rams matchup without Derrick Henry.
#8 – 5-2 Ravens
Ravens are coming off their bye week. Host the Vikings this week.
#9 – 4-3 Chargers
Chargers were edged by the Patriots in key AFC contest. Travel to Philly seeking a much needed victory.
#10 – 5-3 Bengals
Bengals were shocked by the battered Jets. Host the Browns in a defining AFC North game this Sunday.
#11 – 5-2 Raiders
The Raiders dealing with the Henry Ruggs tragedy currently. Travel to face the Giants in a difficult week.
#12 – 5-2 Saints
Saints stepped up vs the Bucs to win a vital South contest. Host the Falcons in another South matchup.
#13 – 4-4 Patriots
Pats edged the Chargers in a key AFC contest. Travel to Carolina in an important test for postseason.
#14 – 4-4 Chiefs
Chiefs held on for a Monday nite victory vs Giants. Host the Packers without Aaron Rodgers Sunday.
#15 – 4-3 Steelers
Steelers beat Cleveland on the road. Host Bears in a key game to keep them in playoff picture.
#16 – 4-4 Browns
Browns are struggling getting it all together. Face the Bengals in a critical AFC North contest.
#17 – 4-4 Broncos
Broncos beat WFT to end their losing streak. Travel to Big D that may determine any postseason hopes.
#18 – 3-5 Colts
The Colts lost a heartbreaker with the hot Titans. Host the Jets in a must win situation.
#19 – 3-4 49ers
The 49ers beat the Bears with an improved offense. Host the Cardinals in a must win situation Sunday.
#20 – 4-4 Panthers
Panthers beat the Falcons to break their losing streak. Host the Patriots in a vital matchup for their playoff hopes.
#21 – 3-4 Vikings
Vikings lost a tough one to the Cowboys. Travel to Baltimore for key contest for any playoff aspirations.
#22 – 3-4 Falcons
Falcons came up short vs the Panthers. Face key South matchup with trip to New Orleans.
#23 – 3-5 Bears
The Bears are hitching to rookie QB Justin Fields and hope to turn the page for a new era.
#24 – 2-6 Giants
The Giants find new ways to lose with 4th quarter meltdown vs the Chiefs.
#25 – 3-5 Seahawks
Seahawks won without QB Russell Wilson and get a bye this week to regroup for second half.
#26 – 3-5 Eagles
The Eagles jumped the Lions bones last week. Host the Chargers this Sunday.
#27 – 2-6 WFT
The WFT comes up short weekly with little firepower and a spotty defense.
#28 – 2-5 Jets
Jets win behind QB Mike White to shock the Bengals. Face the Colts this Thursday nite.
#29 – 1-7 Dolphins
Dolphins lack firepower to stay with top clubs. Looking to win at home vs Texans.
#30 – 1-7 Texans
Texans were bombed by the Rams. They missed opportunity to trade several players prior to deadline.
#31 – 1-6 Jaguars
Jaguars were crushed by the Seahawks. Host the Bills this week in another tough matchup.
#32 – 0-8 Lions
Lions mercifully get their bye week after another beating last Sunday.
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