NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where Every Team Stands Going Into Week 11

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Three of our bottom four teams from last week’s power rankings won in Week 10, while four of our top-10 lost.

Parity is king in the NFL.

The Panthers took a nice leap this week. The Dolphins, on the other hand, collapsed.

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title=”32. Jacksonville Jaguars (previously 32nd)”
content=”Record: 1-8

Result: 29-27 win over Tennessee

Biggest thing we learned this week: Even the Jags can’t blow a game when they’re on the receiving end of four turnovers.

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title=”31. Atlanta Falcons (previously 30th)”
content=”Record: 2-7

Result: 33-10 loss to Seattle

Biggest thing we learned this week: Playing Seattle’s secondary is tough. Matt Ryan failed to reach 200 yards passing for the first time all year.

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title=”30. Houston Texans (previously 28th)”
content=”Record: 2-7

Result: 27-24 loss to Arizona

Biggest thing we learned this week: Arian Foster is out for the year, yet another unlucky break for this team.

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title=”29. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (previously 31st)”
content=”Record: 1-8

Result: 22-19 win over Miami

Biggest thing we learned this week: The defensive line is actually good. They held Miami to 2 rushing yards.

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title=”28. Washington Redskins (previously 25th)”
content=”Record: 3-6

Result: 34-27 loss to Minnesota

Biggest thing we learned this week: Once again they went away from the running game in the second half, and it cost them.

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title=”27. Oakland Raiders (previously 24th)”
content=”Record: 3-6

Result: 24-20 loss to New York Giants

Biggest thing we learned this week: Terrelle Pryor is regressing big time from his hot start. He had a 2.6 out of 100 QBR in New York.

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title=”26. Minnesota Vikings (previously 29th)”
content=”Record: 2-7

Result: 34-27 win over Washington

Biggest thing we learned this week: Christian Ponder is much better when he’s just a game manager. He only threw four incompletions last Thursday.

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title=”25. Pittsburgh Steelers (previously 27th)”
content=”Record: 3-6

Result: 23-10 win over Buffalo

Biggest thing we learned this week: There are now rumours that Big Ben might want out of Pittsburgh.

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title=”24. Miami Dolphins (previously 17th)”
content=”Record: 4-5

Result: 22-19 loss to Tampa Bay

Biggest thing we learned this week: The bullying scandal might sink their season.

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title=”23. New York Giants (previously 26th)”
content=”Record: 3-6

Result: 24-20 win over Oakland

Biggest thing we learned this week: Despite another shaky Eli performance, the Giants are only one game back in the NFC East.

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title=”22. Buffalo Bills (previously 22nd)”
content=”Record: 3-7

Result: 23-10 loss to Pittsburgh

Biggest thing we learned this week: E.J. Manuel was really rusty in his return from injury, which was a trend in Week 10.

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title=”21. St. Louis Rams (previously 23rd)”
content=”Record: 4-6

Result: 38-8 win over Indianapolis

Biggest thing we learned this week: Tavon Austin is finally showing why everyone loved him as a rookie of the year sleeper.

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title=”20. Tennessee Titans (previously 15th)”
content=”Record: 4-5

Result: 29-27 loss to Jacksonville

Biggest thing we learned this week: Jake Locker might just be injury-prone at this point.

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title=”19. Baltimore Ravens (previously 21st)”
content=”Record: 4-5

Result: 20-17 OT win over Cincinnati

Biggest thing we learned this week: Somehow they’re only one game out of the AFC North lead after surviving Cincy’s successful hail mary.

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title=”18. Arizona Cardinals (previously 20th)”
content=”Record: 5-4

Result: 27-24 win over Houston

Biggest thing we learned this week: Carson Palmer has yet to play a game without throwing an interception this year. That’s worrying.

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title=”17. Philadelphia Eagles (previously 19th)”
content=”Record: 5-5

Result: 27-13 win over Green Bay

Biggest thing we learned this week: Nick Foles has thrown 16 TD passes without a pick this year.

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title=”16. San Diego Chargers (previously 14th)”
content=”Record: 4-5

Result: 28-20 loss to Denver

Biggest thing we learned this week: A once-promising season is now slipping away, but they’re still in the mix for that final AFC wild card spot.

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title=”15. Dallas Cowboys (previously 12th)”
content=”Record: 5-5

Result: 49-17 loss to New Orleans

Biggest thing we learned this week: Firing Rob Ryan was a huge mistake.

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title=”14. Cleveland Browns (previously 18th)”
content=”Record: 4-5

Result: Bye

Biggest thing we learned this week: Nothing!

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title=”13. New York Jets (previously 16th)”
content=”Record: 5-4

Result: Bye

Biggest thing we learned this week: Nothing!

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title=”12. Chicago Bears (previously 13th)”
content=”Record: 5-4

Result: 21-19 loss to Detroit

Biggest thing we learned this week: They brought back Jay Cutler too early, and now he’s hurt again.

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title=”11. Cincinnati Bengals (previously 10th)”
content=”Record: 6-4

Result: 20-17 OT loss to Baltimore

Biggest thing we learned this week: If you’re entire offence is built around chucking up deep balls to A.J. Green, you might have some issues with consistency.

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title=”10. Indianapolis Colts (previously 9th)”
content=”Record: 6-3

Result: 38-8 loss to St. Louis

Biggest thing we learned this week: We knew they were going to struggle without Reggie Wayne, but this was worse than anyone expected.

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title=”9. Green Bay Packers (previously 7th)”
content=”Record: 5-4

Result: 27-13 loss to Philadelphia

Biggest thing we learned this week: Matt Flynn’s back!

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title=”8. Carolina Panthers (previously 11th)”
content=”Record: 6-3

Result: 10-9 win over San Francisco

Biggest thing we learned this week: It’s still worrying that they can’t move the ball against strong competition. But that front-seven is incredible.

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title=”7. Detroit Lions (previously 8th)”
content=”Record: 6-3

Result: 21-19 win over Chicago

Biggest thing we learned this week: With Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler both out injured, they are the big favourites in the NFC North.

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title=”6. Kansas City Chiefs (previously 6th)”
content=”Record: 9-0

Result: Bye

Biggest thing we learned this week: Nothing!

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title=”5. New England Patriots (previously 5th)”
content=”Record: 7-2

Result: Bye

Biggest thing we learned this week: Nothing!

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title=”4. San Francisco 49ers (previously 2nd)”
content=”Record: 6-3

Result: 10-9 loss to Carolina

Biggest thing we learned this week: They’re toast if the running game isn’t working.

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title=”3. Seattle Seahawks (previously 4th)”
content=”Record: 9-1

Result: 33-10 win over Atlanta

Biggest thing we learned this week: Percy Harvin comes back for Week 11, which is a huge boost.

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title=”2. New Orleans Saints (previously 3rd)”
content=”Record: 7-2

Result: 49-17 win over Dallas

Biggest thing we learned this week: Rob Ryan is a hero.

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title=”1. Denver Broncos (previously 1st)”
content=”Record: 8-1

Result: 28-20 win over San Diego

Biggest thing we learned this week: Peyton Manning’s ankles are still a lingering issue.

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