Draft Insiders’ – NFL Power Poll – Week 13
Patriots Win 6th in a Row for 1st in AFC East
Packers Edge Rams in NFC Matchup
Team of the Week
Patriots (6-5) crush Titans (8-4) – 36-13
Rookie QB Marc Jones leads Pat’s 6th victory in a row.
Upset of the Week
Raiders Beat Cowboys – 36-33
QB Derek Carr dices Cowboys secondary.
Players of the Week
Offense – RB Leonard Fournette – Bucs
Defense – CB JC Jackson – Patriots
Rookies of Week
Offense – WR Jaylen Waddle – Dolphins
Defense – LB Odafe Oweh – Ravens
Games of Week 13
New England Patriots (8-4) at Buffalo Bills (7-4)
First of two meetings in next month that should determine AFC East winner.
NFL Team Power Poll
Draft Insiders’ Staff
#1 – 9-2 Cardinals
Cardinals return from their bye week with trip to Chi-town. Hoping QB Kyler Murray regains his magic down the stretch.
#2 – 8-3 Packers
The Packers win la wild shootout with the Rams. QB Aaron Rodgers continues to amaze scouts with his uncanny ability to lead this offense with rare accuracy and time management.
#3 – 8-3 Bucs
Bucs Tom Brady once again toasted a quality defense. Travel to Atlanta hoping to widen their South lead.
#4 – 7-4 Patriots
Pats won their 6th straight game and travel to Buffalo for monster AFC East clash.
#5 – 7-4 Chiefs
Chiefs come off their bye week and are gaining momentum weekly. Host the Broncos looking to separate in the AFC West.
#6 – 8-3 Ravens
Ravens win another one on guile and toughness vs the Browns. Travel to Steel City with huge AFC North implications.
#7 – 7-4 Rams
Rams come up short again this time vs the Packers as they continue to decline. Host the Jaguars looking to get back into the win column.
#8 – 8-4 Titans
The erratic Titans were drilled by the Patriots. Get their bye week looking to regroup for final stretch.
#9 – 7-4 Cowboys
The Cowboys were stifled by the Raiders for another loss. Travel to New Orleans needing to get back in the win column.
#10 – 7-4 Bills
Bills had their best performance in a month vs the Saints. Host Patriots hoping to regain the AFC East lead.
#11 – 7-4 Bengals
Bengals crushed the Steelers in a key North matchup. Host the Chargers in crucial playoff contender contest.
#12 – 6-6 Colts
The Colts lost a shootout vs Tom Brady. Travel to Houston needing a victory to stay apace in their playoff push.
#13 – 6-5 Chargers
Chargers were bashed by the Broncos in the tight AFC West race. Travel to Cinny to face the hot Bengals in a crucial AFC contest that could affect the wild card positions.
#14 – 6-5 49ers
The 49ers have quietly jumped into playoff contention. Travel to Seattle in a vital AFC West matchup.
#15 – 6-5 Raiders
The Raiders edged Cowboys on Turkey day. Host WFT in hopes to stay in tight AFC West division where one game separates the entire division.
#16 – 5-6 Vikings
Vikings lost a tough game vs the 49ers. Travel to Motown and must win scenario to get to .500 for stretch run.
#17 – 5-5-1 Steelers
Steelers were toasted by the Bengals. Host the Ravens in a must win situation for any playoff hopes.
#18 – 6-6 Browns
Browns offense continues to struggle with a banged up Baker Mayfield. Get a bye week to get healthy for a stretch run that will challenge them in the competitive AFC race.
#19- 6-5 Broncos
The pesky Broncos get the Chiefs in KC in a terrific Sunday night contest. Defense faces their toughest test.
#20 – 4-7 Giants
The Giants gutted it out in their victory over Eagles. Travel to Miami for must win game to keep their playoff possibilities alive.
#21 – 5-6 Saints
The Bills danced all over the Saints. Host Cowboys Thursday night in a crucial game in their postseason hopes.
#22 – 5-7 Eagles
The Eagles were jumped by the GMen. Face the Jets this week hoping to stay in the playoff chase.
#23 – 5-6 Falcons
Falcons looking to get to .500 vs the Bucs in a critical matchup. Their defense has failed continuously this fall.
#24 – 5-7 Dolphins
Dolphins are on a hot streak hoping get into the wild car race. Host the Gmen this Sunday where the loser is most likely done for the season.
#25 – 5-6 WFT
The WFT beat the Seahawks in another close game. Travel to Las Vegas looking to reach the .500 level.
#26 – 5-7 Panthers
Panthers continue to struggle offensively despite Cam Newton. Bye week gives them time to regroup for final stretch.
#27 – 4-7 Bears
The Bears got lucky vs the Lions on Thanksgiving. Host the Cardinals looking to jumpstart struggling offense.
#28 – 3-8 Seahawks
Seahawks continue to struggle especially offensively. Host the hot 49ers hoping to avert sinking deeper in the West basement.
#29 – 3-8 Jets
Jets edged the Texans despite a shaky performance by QB Zach Wilson. Host the Eagles hoping to build some momentum.
#30 – 2-9 Texans
Texans host the Colts, hoping to earn their 3rd divisional victory.
#31 – 2-9 Jaguars
Jaguars face the Rams looking for their young roster to gain further experience.
#32 – 0-10-1 Lions
Lions gave away the Thanksgiving game to the Bears. Host the Vikings looking for that first victory.