With the 2011 NFL season almost halfway in the books, many teams have given us a true glimpse of how they will fare in the NFL power rankings when the year is said and done. The predictable Packers and Patriots have climbed to the top of the power rankings to the surprise of no one, and the Rams and Dolphins have matched their rock-bottom expectations.
But with the predictable teams, shockers have also emerged. The 49ers, Lions and Bills are enjoying Cinderella seasons, while the Eagles and Colts are in early holes. As a result, it makes for interesting trends in the NFL power rankings.
As a result, a recap is in order for how each team has fared since the season's start: