NFL Week 10: VW's Power Rankings

by Vegas Writer

Wednesday, Nov 08, 2023
Back in action with NFL Power Rankings, and there's been a bit of a shake-up in the Top 10.

Kansas City is still on top, Philly is back at No. 2, but from there, it's muddled with new names.

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Anyway, I won't waste your time with jibber-jabber and will get right to it with this week's rankings:


1. Kansas City (7-2) - The Chiefs rebounded from their loss in Denver on Oct. 29 with an AFC heavyweight championship win over the Dolphins in Germany last week. A bye came at the right time, as the Chiefs went from averaging 396.7 yards per game to 270.5 the last two. (Last week 1)

2. Philadelphia (8-1) - Meanwhile, the Eagles won the NFC heavyweight championship against the Cowboys, and have now won three in a row to get back on track after their first loss of the season. They've taken over as the team to beat on the senior circuit. (Last week 4)

3. Baltimore (7-2) - The Ravens are playing the best football in the NFL right now. The Ravens outgained the Seahawks 515-151 last week. They've won six times this season without ever trailing at any point in the game. (Last week 8)

4. Cincinnati (5-3) - The Bengals lost their first two games and got off to a 1-3 start on Oct. 1 after a 27-3 rout at Tennessee. They won two more before their break, and have roared out of a bye with two more wins, including a victory over San Francisco. Complementary football is getting it done. (Last week 15)

5. Jacksonville (6-2) - The Jags lead the NFL with 18 takeaways, a big reason their defense has allowed 24 or fewer points in each of the team’s five straight victories. Problem is they have committed 13 turnovers in eight games, including two or more five times. (Last week 9)

6. Detroit (6-2) - The Lions need to clean up their act in the second half and red zone. They've also yielded 11 third-quarter touchdowns while scoring a mere three, and inside the 20, they’ve scored touchdowns 48.1% of the time (25th in the NFL), while ranking 27th on defense (65.4%). (Last week 7)

7. San Francisco (5-3) - Let's see what happens with the defense out of their bye week, especially after trading for Chase Young. It should help a Niners pass rush that ranks 27th in the NFL by generating sacks on 5.5% of pass plays, a considerable drop from fifth over the last two seasons at 7.5%. (Last week 3)

8. Dallas (5-3) - Dak Prescott has the passing attack looking good. After a sub-80 passer rating in three of the team's first five games, he's delivered three consecutive triple-digit performances, throwing eight touchdowns against just one interception and a 71% completion rate. (Last week 6)

9. Cleveland (5-3) - The biggest factor taken from Deshaun Watson's return to the lineup was the Browns holding onto the ball after rolling into Week 8 with an NFL-high 17 giveaways through eight games. This week will be a test against Baltimore. (Last week 11)

10. Buffalo (5-4) - The Bills have lost three of five and still have the likes of Philadelphia, Kansas City, Dallas and Miami on the schedule. Time to find a sense of urgency. (Last week 5)

11. Miami (6-3) - The Dolphins are now 0-3 against teams that currently have winning records. They’re 6-0 against everyone else. That needs to change if they plan on getting over the hump. (Last week 2)

12. Seattle (5-3) - Mistakes were costly in Sunday's loss to Baltimore. The Seahawks had won five of six and at one point allowed an average of 10.0 points per game. They've given up 28.5 over the last two. (Last week 10)

13. L.A. Chargers (4-4) - The Bolts stifled the Jets to a pair of field goals while forcing three turnovers and sacking Zach Wilson eight times. They also limited New York to just three third-down conversions in 17 attempts. (Last week 12)

14. Minnesota  (5-4) - New addition quarterback Joshua Dobba tallied three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing), including the game-winning strike with 22 seconds left in the fourth quarter. (Last week 18)

15. New Orleans (5-4) - Be careful Derek Carr, quarterback Taysom Hill registered a touchdown pass and touchdown reception in the Saints' 24-17 win over Chicago. (Last week 19)

16. Pittsburgh (5-3) - Can't believe the Steelers are two games above .500, then again, Mike Tomlin can get the best out of mediocrity. The Steelers are clearly overachieving, but it's enough to land in the upper tier. (Last week 17)


17. N.Y. Jets (4-4) - The Jets are paying the price for not having a better Plan B than Zach Wilson. (Last week 14)

18. Green Bay (3-5) - The Packers turned in their highest yards per play (5.8) and third-highest offensive success rate (40.5) of the season in snapping a two-game skid. (Last week 16)

19. Denver (3-5) - The team needs to catch up to Russell Wilson, who has 16 touchdowns against four interceptions and ranks fifth in the league in passer rating (101.7). (Last week 26)

20. Houston (4-4) - Running back Dare Ogunbowale converted a 29-yard field goal last week, becoming the first non-kicker or punter to make a field goal since 2004. (Last week 20)

21. Washington (4-5) - Off a win, quarterback Sam Howell has more passing yards than anyone in the league spanning the last two weeks (722). (Last week 22)

22. Las Vegas (4-5) - Stunned the Raiders are now one game shy of .500. But they beat up a very bad Giants team. Let's see how they perform against the Jets. (Last week 23)

23. Indianapolis (4-5) - At 25.8 points per game, the Colts rank seventh in the league, 8.8 points better than last season. Was stunned to learn Indy is the only team to score at least 20 points in all nine games. (Last week 27)

24. Atlanta (4-5) - Two straight losses thanks to a struggling defense that allowed four touchdown passes to Tennessee rookie Will Levis, and then two more to Minnesota newcomer Joshua Dobbs last week. (Last week 24)

25. Tennessee (3-5) - Will Levis takes over as starting quarterback for a team that is 10-15 in its last 25 games. (Last week 28)

26. Tampa Bay (3-5) - Four straight losses since a 3-1 start. At least Mike Evans is a bright spot, ranking 15th in the league in receiving yards (594) and 11th in yards per catch (16.1). (Last week 13)

27. L.A. Rams (3-6) - A bright spot during a three-game skid, rookie wide receiver Puka Nacua recorded three receptions for 32 yards last week and  leads all rookies with 64 receptions. (Last week 21)

28. New England (2-7) - The Patriots and Giants have the same record and sit near the bottom of most power rankings. Didn't those two once play in a couple of Super Bowls? (Last week 25)

29. Carolina (1-7) - Rookie quarterback Bryce Young had his lowest passer rating of the season (48.3) against the Colts on Sunday. Indy had the NFL's 26th-ranked defense in yards allowed, but Young was dormant. (Last week 32)

30. N.Y. Giants (2-7) - From bad to worse, as the Giants' inept offense lost Daniel Jones last week. Tommy DeVito looked rough in relief. (Last week 29)

31. Chicago (2-7) - Good news for the Bears, they currently have the No. 2 and 3 picks in the 2024 NFL Draft. (Last week 31)

32. Arizona (1-8) - Operation tank is underway, as the Cardinals sent Joshua Dobbs to Minnesota. (Last week 30)

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