NFL Power Poll – Week 6
Frank Coyle/ Head Scout
NFL Power Poll – Rams and Chiefs Head Conferences
Saints’ QB Drew Brees and Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes Hot Early Starts
Teams of the Week – Chiefs over Jaguars 30-14
Upset of the Week – Browns over Ravens 12-9 OT
Players of the Week
Offense – QB Drew Brees – Saints
Defense – LB Melvin Ingram – Chargers
Rookies of Week
RB Sony Michelle – Patriots
CB Denzel Ward – Browns
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Games of Week #6 – Kansas City Chiefs (5-0) at New England Patriots (3-2)
Chiefs look to take early AFC leadership
Draft Insiders‘ – NFL Power Poll
NFL Ranking /Record /Team
#1 -5-0 Rams
Rams’ are focused for run at the title.
#2 – 5-0 Chiefs
Chiefs continue to putt up big numbers vs top defenses.
#3 – 4-1 Saints
Saints’ Drew Brees gives them a chance to get to the Show.
#4 – 4-1 Bengals
Bengals host the Steelers with AFC North leadership in the balance.
#5 – 3-2 Patriots
Pats are well rested for the Chiefs to come to town.
#6 – 3-2 Jaguars
Jaguars’ offense will have to step up without Fournette.
#7- 2-3 Eagles
Eagles lose to the Vikings, but back vs weak East opponents in the Giants.
#8 – 3-1 Panthers
Panthers travel to the Capital in an important NFC matchup.
#9 – 3-2 Ravens
Ravens face the tough Titans on the road in a key AFC matchup.
#10 – 3-2 Chargers
Chargers go to the Dawg pound in AFC contest of playoff contenders.
#11 – 3-1 Bears
The Bears had two weeks to prepare for the Dolphin game.
#12 – 2-2-1 Steelers
Steelers’ light up the Falcons. Go to Cinny in AFC North leadership matchup.
#13 – 3-2 Titans
New HC Mike Vrabel has the Titans playing hard. Host the Ravens in key contest.
#14 – 2-2-1 Vikings
Vikings beat the Eagles. Host the Cards this week.
#15 – 3-2 Dolphins
Dolphins are on a two game losing streak with the tough Bears coming to town.
#16 – 2-2-1 Packers
The Packers have ways of losing any game. Host the 49ers Monday night.
#17 – 2-2 Bucs
Bucs go to Atlanta well rested in key South matchup.
#18 – 2-2 Redskins
Redskins were hammered by the Saints. Host Carolina in an important matchup for both divisions.
#19 – 2-3 Seahawks
Seahawks lost a tough West game with the Rams. Go to London for Raiders contest.
#20 – 2-2-1 Browns
Browns beat the Ravens in OT for a gutty win. Host Chargers in an important AFC game.
#21- 2-3 Broncos
Broncos host the Rams this Sunday in a game that may define their season.
#22 – 2-3 Texans
Texans’ JJ Watt leads a dominant unit, but they must score more points to beat the top clubs.
#23 – 2-3 Lions
Lions beat the Packers for a huge victory. Get bye week to regroup to prepare for the competitive NFC North.
#24 – 2-3 Cowboys
The Cowboys host the Jaguars in an important matchup to get to .500.
#25 – 1-4 Falcons
Falcons were toasted by the Steelers. Face the Bucs at home this week in a must win situation.
#26 – 1-4 Giants
Giants played well behind a strong Eli performance, but lost to the Panthers. Host the Eagles in a huge NFC East contest.
#27 – 2-3 Jets
Jets’ get the battered Colts at home in a vital game to stay alive in the balanced AFC.
#28 – 2-3 Bills
Bills won second in a row with tough victory over Titans. Travel to Houston with winner getting to .500.
#29 – 1-4 Colts
Colts came up just short vs the Patriots. Face the Jets in a game to get into the playoff hunt.
#30 – 1-4 Cardinals
Cardinals beat the 49ers for their first victory. Rookie QB Josh Rosen gets the call the rest of the way.
#31 – 1-4 49ers
The 49ers lost to the winless Cards. Club relies on young CJ Beathard going forward.
#32 – 1-4 Raiders
Raiders struggled vs the Chargers. Face Seahawks in a London matchup.
Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with NFL and college coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites