Week Five NFL Power Rankings and a Look Ahead

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Week Five NFL Power Rankings and a Look Ahead

Another week and another set of rankings.  Please remember that these rankings are based on a complex formula that takes into account a number of factors related to on-field performance and strength of opponents.

 

1 (previously ranked No. 1).  New York Giants (4-0)

2 (2).  Tennessee Titans (5-0)

3 (3).  Pittsburgh Steelers (4-1)

4 (6).  Dallas Cowboys (4-1)

5 (7).  Washington Redskins (4-1)

6 (4).  Tampa Bay Bucs (3-2)

7 (13).  Carolina Panthers (4-1)

8 (8).  Miami Dolphins (2-2)

9 (5).  Buffalo Bills (4-1)

10 (17).  Arizona Cardinals (3-2)

11 (9).  San Diego Chargers (2-3)

12 (20).  Chicago Bears (3-2)

13 (18).  New England Patriots (3-1)

14 (10).  Philadelphia Eagles (2-3)

15 (14).  Green Bay Packers (2-3)

16 (12).  New Orleans Saints (2-3)

17 (11).  Seattle Seahawks (1-3)

18 (15).  Jacksonville Jaguars (2-3)

19 (21).  Indianapolis Colts (2-2)

20 (19).  Atlanta Falcons (3-2)

21 (16).  San Francisco 49ers (2-3)

22 (22).  Denver Broncos (4-1)

23 (25).  Minnesota Vikings (2-3)

24 (24).  New York Jets (2-2)

25 (23).  Baltimore Ravens (2-2)

26 (27).  Oakland Raiders (1-3)

27 (28).  Houston Texans (0-4)

28 (26).  Detroit Lions (0-4)

29 (29).  Cleveland Browns (1-3)

30 (31).  St. Louis Rams (0-4)

31 (30).  Kansas City Chiefs (1-4)

32 (32).  Cincinnati Bengals (0-5)

 

And the predictions for this week (winners in bold):

 

No. 32 Cincinnati at No. 24 New York Jets

No. 8 Miami at No. 27 Houston

No. 12 Chicago at No. 20 Atlanta

No. 28 Detroit at No. 23 Minnesota

No. 7 Carolina at No. 6 Tampa Bay

No. 25 Baltimore at No. 19 Indianapolis

No. 26 Oakland at No. 16 New Orleans

No. 30 St. Louis at No. 5 Washington

No. 18 Jacksonville at No. 22 Denver

No. 15 Green Bay at No. 17 Seattle

No. 4 Dallas at No. 10 Arizona

No. 14 Philadelphia at No. 21 San Francisco

No. 13 New England at No. 11 San Diego

No. 1 New York Giants at No. 29 Cleveland

 

Bye week teams:  Buffalo, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Tennessee

 

Last week:  8-6, Overall:  49-25

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