Power 32 – Week 7 NFL Power Rankings

Power 32 – Week 7 NFL Power Rankings

Before my weekly segment “Power 32” giving my NFL power rankings heading into Week 7, allow me to summarize what happened this past Sunday.  Week six was by far the craziest weekend on the NFL schedule so far!  Local newspapers and sports journalist weren’t short on topics Monday morning.

The best player in the league (Aaron Rodgers) went down, likely for the rest of the season ending the Packers hopes for another Super Bowl run.  The New York Giants lost their top three wide receivers and flew away from the “No Fly Zone” in Denver with their first victory of the year.  The Falcons and Raiders had two of the best offenses in the league in 2016 and both are suddenly falling out of the playoff picture.  The Dolphins franchise popped their annual champagne bottle, not because of the stunning road win but the fact that the Chiefs lost as the last unbeaten team this season.

Matt Ryan suddenly looking up in power rankings








The 49ers are 0 – 6 but have lost their last five games by a total combined 13 points!  The Saints were beating the Lions 41 – 10.  Then, comeback master Matthew Stafford led his team to within a touchdown late in the 4th quarter until he threw a pick-six in the end zone for his fifth turnover of the game.  New Orleans and Detroit combined for eight turnovers and 90 points (52 – 38).  Adrian Peterson decided his career isn’t over as he rushed for 134 yards and a couple TD’s in his Cardinals debut.  And perhaps the nuttiest thing of all, the Los Angeles Rams are for real.

There’s plenty more that went down Sunday in the NFL like rookie DeShaun Watson continuing to put up ridiculous numbers at the quarterback position.  Another rookie QB got his name in the papers as Mitchell Trubisky got his first win as a starter by throwing for a whopping 113 yards and incredible 8 for 16 passing (Sarcasm City).  Speaking of quarterbacks, Josh McCown passed for 354 yards and two touchdowns in a controversial loss to the Patriots.  Jets tight end Seferian-Jenkins got a touchdown called back for a fumble he never lost!  I can go on and on but my fingers will get tired from typing so much.  So without further ado here are the week 7 NFL power rankings.

  1. Kansas City Chiefs
  2. Philadelphia Eagles
  3. Pittsburgh Steelers
  4. Carolina Panthers
  5. Los Angeles Rams
  6. Seattle Seahawks
  7. Washington Redskins
  8. Minnesota Vikings
  9. New England Patriots
  10. New Orleans Saints
  11. Denver Broncos
  12. Buffalo Bills
  13. Dallas Cowboys
  14. Atlanta Falcons
  15. Houston Texans
  16. Cincinnati Bengals
  17. Detroit Lions
  18. New York Jets
  19. Jacksonville Jaguars
  20. Oakland Raiders
  21. Tennessee Titans
  22. Arizona Cardinals
  23. Los Angeles Chargers
  24. Green Bay Packers (No Rodgers)
  25. Baltimore Ravens
  26. Miami Dolphins
  27. Tampa Bay Bucs
  28. Indianapolis Colts
  29. San Francisco 49ers
  30. New York Giants
  31. Chicago Bears
  32. Cleveland Browns

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