NFL Power Poll – Rams Stand Alone as NFL’s Unbeaten Team
NFL Power Poll – Week 7
Frank Coyle/ Head Scout
Draft Insiders’ NFL Power Poll –
Rams Stand Alone as NFL’s Unbeaten Team
Patriots’ QB Tom Brady Outduels Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes In Sunday Night Classic
Team of the Week – Patriots over Chiefs 43-40
Upset of the Week – Cowboys over Jaguars 40-7
Players of the Week
Offense – QB Tom Brady – Patriots
Defense – LB Za’Darious Smith – Ravens
Rookies of Week
RB Saquon Barkley – Giants
LB Bradley Chubb – Broncos
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Games of Week #7 – New Orleans Saints (4-1) at Baltimore Ravens (4-2)
Saints face acid test with trip to play the tough Ravens
NFL Ranking /Record /Team
#1 -6-0 Rams
Rams’ are the only undefeated club in the league.
#2 – 5-1 Chiefs
Chiefs lost a heartbreaker to the Patriots despite Patrick Mahome’s dramatics.
#3 – 4-1 Saints
Saints’ are rested for tough road test in Baltimore.
#4 – 4-2 Patriots
Pats may be the best with the game on the line with Tom Terrific.
#5 – 4-2 Ravens
Ravens beat up the tough Titans on the road. Wait for Saints to challenge their physical D.
#6 – 4-2 Chargers
Chargers travel to London to face the battered Titans.
#7 – 3-2-1 Steelers
Steelers’ owned the Bengals for their eighth straight victory over their AFC North rival.
#8- 3-3 Eagles
Eagles pounded the Giants. Host the Panthers this Sunday.
#9 – 4-2 Bengals
Bengals’ go to Kansas City after tough loss to the Steelers.
#10 – 3-2-1 Vikings
Vikings hoping to keep winning streak alive with trip east to face the Jets.
#11 – 3-3 Jaguars
Jaguars’ offense struggling without Fournette. Face hungry Texans club at home in key South matchup.
#12 – 3-2 Panthers
Panthers travel to Philly in another important NFC matchup.
#12 – 3-2 Bears
The Bears lost to Dolphins in a tough overtime game. Host the Patriots in difficult matchup.
#14 – 4-2 Dolphins
Dolphins are on a three game winning streak with the rested Lions coming to town.
#15 – 3-2-1 Packers
The Packers beat the 49ers Monday night on Aaron Rodgers late game dramatics. Get bye this week.
#16 – 3-3 Texans
Texans’ edged the Bills. Travel to Jacksonville for a critical midseason AFC South matchup for division leadership.
#17 – 3-3 Seahawks
Seahawks punched the Raiders in London. Bye week to regroup for 2nd half playoff push.
#18 – 3-3 Cowboys
The Cowboys jumped the Jaguars in their best effort of the season. Face archrival Skins in key NFC East contest.
#19 – 3-3 Titans
The Titans were taken to the woodshed by the Ravens. Go to London for Charger matchup.
#20 – 3-2 Redskins
The Redskins have been inconsistent, but beat the Panthers. Cowboys come to town this week in an important East matchup.
#21- 2-4 Broncos
Broncos lost a close one to the Rams. Need a victory in the desert vs the Cards to stay in the playoff chase.
#22 – 2-3-1 Browns
Browns were outclassed by the Chargers. Travel to Tampa in a winnable matchup.
#23 – 3-3 Jets
Jets’ riding the hot hand of rookie QB Sam Darnold. Face the highly regarded Vikings at home in hopes to get into the playoff conversation.
#24 – 2-4 Falcons
Falcons edged the Bucs last week. Get the woeful Giants at home Monday night.
#25 – 2-3 Lions
Lions rested for their trip to Miami to get to the .500 mark. Look to get into playoff race in the balanced NFC North.
#26 – 2-3 Bucs
Bucs fire DC Mike Smith. Browns come in for a key matchup to get to .500.
#27 – 2-4 Bills
Bills lose to Houston. Go with backup QB Derek Anderson with rookie Josh Allen injured.
#28 – 1-5 Colts
Colts score points, but have one of the worst defenses in the league. Host the Bills in a basement bowl.
#29 – 1-5 Giants
The pathetic Giants were toasted by the Eagles. Get more national exposure with Monday night road game in Atlanta.
30 – 1-5 Cardinals
Cardinals will go through their baptism season with rookie QB Josh Rosen in hopes to build a new foundation.
#31 – 1-5 49ers
Like we said in August – ‘The 49ers are the most overrated team in the league.’
#32 – 1-5 Raiders
Da Raiders certainly need some ‘Gruden Grinders.’
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 20 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