NFL Power Rankings Week 8: Cowboys Claim Top NFC Spot

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Oct 19, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush (21) after the game at Ford Field. Detroit won 24-23. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

SLR’s Week 8 NFL Power Rankings: 16-20

Last Week: 18. New York Giants. 20. player. 31. The Giants are 0-4 against teams with a winning record through week 7. That will have to change if they are to contend for a Wild Card.. 3-4

Last Week: 17. New Orleans Saints. 19. player. 15. As bad as the Saints have started the season, they still have to be considered the favorites to win the NFC South where 2-4 is good enough for second place.. 2-4

player. 53. You didn’t think the Browns wouldn’t remind us all that they’re the Browns sooner or later, did you?. 3-3. Last Week: 16. Cleveland Browns. 18

57. Now clearly behind the lead pack in the NFC North, the Bears are starting to blame their fans and each other.. 3-4. Last Week: 15. Chicago Bears. 17. player

player. 55. Turned things around in a big way late in the first half.. 4-3. Last Week: 19. Pittsburgh Steelers. 16