Nine weeks of the 2012 NFL season are in the books, and most teams are now at their midway points of the year. Some perennial powerhouses are struggling, while some are still looking strong.
We've got some potential playoff teams led by a handful of rookies and one led by a guy who was on the brink of retirement.
Who are the contenders, and who are just pretenders?
There is still a lot of football to be played in the second half, and losing records can become winning records very quickly.
Here are the Week 10 power rankings, based on overall record, strength of schedule, remaining games and the general ability to both make the playoffs and succeed there.