NFL Power Rankings Week Seven: Setting the Records Straight

Sayre BedingerSenior Writer IOctober 20, 2009

NFL Power Rankings Week 7: Setting the Records Straight

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    NEW ORLEANS - OCTOBER 18:  A fan celebrates after the New Orleans Saints defeated the New York Giants 48-27 at the Louisiana Superdome on October 18, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

1. Denver Broncos (6-0)

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    SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19:  Eddie Royal #19 of the Denver Broncos returns the ball en route to one of two first half touchdowns against the San Diego Chargers during Monday Night Football on October 19, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.

2. Minnesota Vikings (6-0)

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    MINNEAPOLIS - OCTOBER 18:  Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings rushes the ball against the Baltimore Ravens during NFL action at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on October 18, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Ge

3. New Orleans Saints (5-0)

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    NEW ORLEANS - OCTOBER 18:  Reggie Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints scores a touchdown against the New York Giants at the Louisiana Superdome on October 18, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

4. Indianapolis Colts (5-0)

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    NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 11:  Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts looks on during the NFL game against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 11, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Colts defeated the Titans 31-9.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Imag

5. New York Giants (5-1)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 11:  Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants runs the ball against the Oakland Raiders on October 11, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Raiders 44-7.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty I

6. Atlanta Falcons (4-1)

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 11:  Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons warms up before their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 11, 2009 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

7. New England Patriots (4-2)

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    FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 18:  Wes Welker #83 of the New England Patriots is congratulated by teammate Randy Moss #81 after Welker scored a touchdown in the second quarter against the Tennessee Titans on October 18, 2009 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massac

8. Cincinnati Bengals (4-2)

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    CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 27:  Rey Maualuga #58 of the Cincinnati Bengals is pictured during the NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium on September 27, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The Bengals won 23-20.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Ima

9. Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2)

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    PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 18: Hines Ward #86 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates with Santonio Holmes #10 after a first half touchdown against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on October 18, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Gett

10. San Francisco 49ers (3-2)

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 04:  Josh Morgan #84 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the St. Louis Rams during an NFL game on October 4, 2009 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

11. Arizona Cardinals (3-2)

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    SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 18:  Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals breaks a tackle by Jordan Babineaux #27 of the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Field on October 18, 2009 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

12. Green Bay Packers (3-2)

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    GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 18: Atari Bigby #20 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates an interception in the end zone on a pass intended for John Standeford #16 of the Detroit Lions as teammates Charles Woodson #21 and Nick Barnett#56 run off the field at Lambe

13. Chicago Bears (3-2)

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    CHICAGO - OCTOBER 04: Johnny Knox #13 of the Chicago Bears runs past Ko Simpson #30 of the Detroit Lions on October 4, 2009 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 48-24. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

14. Dallas Cowboys (3-2)

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 11:  Miles Austin #19 of the Dallas Cowboys breaks a tackle and continues to the endzone for the first of his two touchdowns during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs on October 11, 2009 at Arrowhead Stadiumin Kansas City, M

15. Philadelphia Eagles (3-2)

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    OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 18:  Donovan McNabb #5 of the Philadelphia Eagles passes against the Oakland Raiders during an NFL game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 18, 2009 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

16. Jacksonville Jaguars (3-3)

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    JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 18: Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs against the St. Louis Rams at the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

17. New York Jets (3-3)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 29:  Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets looks on against the New York Giants on August 29, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

18. Houston Texans (3-3)

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    CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 18: Quarterback Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans drops back to pass the football against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Texans defeated the Bengals 28-17. (Photo by Sc

19. Baltimore Ravens (3-3)

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    MINNEAPOLIS - OCTOBER 18:  Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens rushes against the Minnesota Vikings during NFL action at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on October 18, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Ravens 33-31.  (Pho

20. San Diego Chargers (2-3)

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    SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19:  Vincent Jackson #83 of the San Diego Chargers celebrates his touchdown against the Denver Broncos in the first half during Monday Night Football on October 19, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donal

21. Miami Dolphins (2-3)

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    MIAMI - OCTOBER 12:  Quarterback Chad Henne #7 of the Miami Dolphins throws against the New York Jets f prior to at Land Shark Stadium on October 12, 2009 in Miami, Florida. Miami defeated New York 31-27.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

22. Carolina Panthers (2-3)

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    TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 18:  Safety Charles Godfrey #30 and running back Jonathan Stewart #28 of the Carolina Panthers celebrate a turnover against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Tampa, Florida.  (Phot

23. Oakland Raiders (2-4)

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    OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 18:  Thomas Howard #53 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a play against the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 18, 2009 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Gett

24. Buffalo Bills (2-4)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 18:  Marshawn Lynch #23 of The Buffalo Bills in action against The New York Jets during their game on October 18, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

25. Seattle Seahawks (2-4)

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    SEATTLE - OCTOBER 18: Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck #8 of the Seattle Seahawks scrambles against Antrel Rolle #21 of the Arizona Cardinals on October 18, 2009 at Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington. The Cardinals defeated the Seahawks 27-3. (Photo by Otto Gr

26. Washington Redskins (2-4)

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    LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 18:  Mike Brown #30 of the Kansas City Chiefs tackles Clinton Portis #26 of the Washington Redskins during their game October 18, 2009 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.The Chiefs won the game 14-6.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty I

27. Kansas City Chiefs (1-5)

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    LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 18:  Dwayne Bowe #82 of the Kansas City Chiefs catches a pass as Carlos Rogers #22 of the Washington Redskins defends during their game October 18, 2009 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.The Chiefs won the game 14-6.  (Photo by W

28. Cleveland Browns (1-5)

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    PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 18: Josh Cribbs #16 of the Cleveland Browns returns a kickoff for a touchdown in the first half against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on October 18, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

29. Detroit Lions (1-5)

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    GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 18:  Kevin Smith #34 of the Detroit Lions is tackled by Ryan Pickett #79 and A.J. Hawk #50 of the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 18, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 26-0. (Photo by Jonath

30. Tennessee Titans (0-6)

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    FOXBORO - OCTOBER 18:  Vince Young #10 of the Tennessee Titans leaves the field as Pierre Woods #58 and Mike Wright #99 of the New England Patriots converse at Gillette Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots won 59-0. (Photo b

31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-6)

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    TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 18:  Running back Carnell Williams #24 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers runs the ball against the Carolina Panthers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

32. St. Louis Rams (0-6)

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    JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 18:  Steven Jackson #39 of the St.Louis Rams runs against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)