NFL Power Rankings 2016 Week 7

Biggest Movers
11 Chargers
7 Rams
1 Vikings They come out of their bye with a tough road game at Philadelphia against the Eagles. That will be special for Sam Bradford against the team that traded him to the Vikings. -- 5-1-0
2 Patriots With Tom Brady back, they look to be Super good again. Now comes a tough road game at Pittsburgh. -- 6-1-0
3 Seahawks They rallied against the Falcons to show they are still one of the elite of the NFC. The defense showed some leakage, though. 4 4-1-1
4 Cowboys Don't sleep on how well the defense is playing. The secondary has been really good. 4 5-1-0
5 Packers They just don't seem to be right on offense. When does it start to work? Aaron Rodgers isn't the same passer right now. 2 4-2-0
6 Falcons That was a tough loss at Seattle, but they went 1-1 on the tough stretch out west. They still look like the class of the NFC South. 2 4-3-0
7 Broncos They need to get better play from the quarterback position than what they got the past two weeks. If not, they could waste a lot of good defense. 2 4-2-0
8 Steelers Ben Roethlisberger will miss this week's game with the Patriots. That's too bad. The Steelers can't beat the Pats without him. 2 4-3-0
9 Chiefs They came off the bye in impressive fashion by beating the Raiders. The running game was impressive. 3 4-2-0
10 Redskins At 4-2, they've turned their season around. The running game really clicked against the Eagles. 3 4-3-0
11 Bills They've ripped off four consecutive victories. But now the schedule gets really tough the next month, starting with a road game at Miami. 3 4-3-0
12 Eagles They've lost two consecutive games on the road, and the defense hasn't looked good. Getting back home to face the Vikings won't be easy. 3 4-2-0
13 Raiders They have major defensive issues and now face a long road trip to Jacksonville. They can't stop anybody. 3 5-2-0
14 Texans That Brock Osweiler deal isn't looking so good. Now they face his former team in Denver this week. 3 4-2-0
15 Giants They got Odell Beckham Jr. going against the Ravens, and that could get them going on offense. They have a long road trip to London to face the Rams. 4 4-3-0
16 Cardinals They looked good beating the Jets, but now they face a big division battle with the rival Seahawks. Are they ready for that? 1 3-3-1
17 Chargers They looked good against the Broncos to get to 2-4. But they face a tough road trip to Atlanta this week. 11 3-4-0
18 Saints They've won two consecutive games to get to 2-3. In their division, they still have a shot to win it. 2 2-4-0
19 Lions With a home game this week against the Redskins, they have a chance to get over .500. Matthew Stafford is playing well. 3 4-3-0
20 Titans At 3-3, they are in the thick of their division race with a big one this week with the Colts. The running game has been good. 6 3-4-0
21 Colts Blowing that victory at Houston will come back to hurt this team in the long run. Now they face another division road game at Tennessee. 2 3-4-0
22 Rams They have lost two straight to fall to 3-3 and put that fast start seemingly way in the past. Injuries have hurt. 7 3-4-0
23 Ravens Three consecutive losses have them at .500. They've had a ton of injuries. 7 3-4-0
24 Bengals They just don't look like a playoff team. At 2-4, they have major problems. 6 3-4-0
25 Buccaneers They come off the bye week with a long road trip to San Francisco. That's winnable for sure. 4 3-3-0
26 Jaguars That victory at Chicago could be the thing to get this team going. The offense needs to open up. 1 2-4-0
27 Dolphins They showed some life against the Steelers, and also a nice running game. Now comes a tough division game with Buffalo. 3 3-4-0
28 Jets Is it time to sit Ryan Fitzpatrick down? It's getting to that point. 4 2-5-0
29 Panthers At 1-5, they are done. This season is a disaster. Even getting Cam Newton back couldn't provide a victory. 2 1-5-0
30 Bears This is going to be a long season. For all the talk about Brian Hoyer, he scored 16 points. Oh, boy. 1 1-6-0
31 49ers The change to Colin Kaepernick at quarterback didn't exactly pay off. But he sure wasn't worse than Blaine Gabbert. -- 1-6-0
32 Browns They are still fighting, which is a good sign. Cody Kessler did some good things against the Titans. -- 0-7-0
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