NFL Power Poll – Week 10
Frank Coyle/ Head Scout
NFL Power Poll – Rams Taste First Defeat to The Saints
Brady Outshines Rodgers in Patriots 31-17 Victory
Teams of the Week –
Saints over Rams, 45-35
Steelers beat Ravens, 23-16
Players of the Week
Offense – QB Drew Brees – Saints
Defense – DE Danielle Hunter – Vikings
Rookies of Week
WR Calvin Ridley – Falcons
LB Roquan Smith – Bears
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Games of Week #10 – Seattle Seahawks (4-4) at LA Rams (8-1)
Rams host their divisional rival Seahawks, that may decide NFC West title.
Draft Insiders’ – NFL Power Poll – Week 10
NFL Ranking /Record /Team
#1 – 1 -8-1 Rams
Rams’ suffered their first loss to the Saints. The ‘72 Dolphins party time.
#2 – 8-1 Chiefs
Chiefs’ offense is the most explosive in the game.
#3 – 7-1 Saints
Saints’ are peaking now with their seven-game winning streak. QB Drew Brees is playing like an MVP candidate.
#4 – 7-2 Patriots
Pats took care of the Packers behind another classic performance by QB Tom Brady.
#5 – 6-2 Chargers
Chargers beat the Seahawks in Seattle in a statement performance.
#6 – 6-2 Panthers
Panthers are hot and go to Pittsburgh in a huge Thursday night matchup.
#7 – 5-2-1 Steelers
Steelers’ gained revenge to their earlier loss to Ravens with big victory in Baltimore.
#8 – 6-3 Texans
Texans’ toughed a difficult win in Denver. Get their bye week to gear up for South division run.
#9 – 5-3-1 Vikings
Vikings beat the Lions to go into their bye on a divisional victory.
#10 – 5-3 Bengals
Bengals’ host the Saints coming off their bye in a huge interconference matchup.
#11 – 4-4 Eagles
Eagles host the staggering Cowboys in a key NFC East contest.
#12 – 5-3 Redskins
The Redskins were smoked by the Falcons in their poorest defensive performance of the season.
#13 – 4-4 Seahawks
Seahawks travel to LA to face divisional leader the Rams in a must situation for their playoff hopes.
#14 – 5-3 Bears
The Bears host the faltering Lions with a chance to gain a strong hold on NFC North leadership.
#15 – 5-4 Dolphins
Dolphins go to Titletown to face the desperate Packers.
#16 – 3-4-1 Packers
The Packers host the Fish in a must win situation to keep alive their slim playoff hopes.
#17 – 4-4 Falcons
Falcons offense is carrying this club in hopes of getting healthy on the defensive side of the ball soon.
#18 – 4-5 Ravens
Ravens lost their third straight game. Much needed bye this week before second half schedule.
#19 – 4-4 Titans
The Titans won a big game vs Cowboys. Host the Patriots which may determine any postseason hopes.
#20 – 3-5 Colts
Colts are coming off their bye week and host the Jaguars that will determine any playoff hopes.
#21 – 3-5 Lions
Lions go to Chicago in a desperate situation after another disappointing performance vs the Vikings.
#22 – 3-5 Cowboys
The Cowboys were pounded by the Titans. Face Eagles in a must win situation for any NFC playoff hopes.
#23 – 3-5 Jaguars
Jaguars’ are coming off their bye week and travel to Indy for key divisional matchup.
#24- 3-6 Broncos
Broncos are on their bye week after a disappointing loss especially by their offense.
#25 – 3-5 Bucs
Bucs host the Skins in a must win spot after another poor defensive effort.
#26 – 3-6 Jets
Jets’ failed in a big spot in Miami with rookie QB Sam Darnold throwing four picks.
#27 – 2-6-1 Browns
Browns defense gave up almost 500 yards in their loss to the Chiefs.
#28 – 2-7 49ers
The 49ers beat the Raiders and look to extend it to a two game stretch with the Giants coming in Monday night.
#29 – 2-6 Cardinals
Cardinals go to KC to face Patrick Mahomes. They had two weeks to prepare.
#30 – 2-7 Bills
Bills were trashed by the Bears. Go to MetLife to face the equally struggling Jets.
#31 – 1-7 Giants
The Giants could not lose last week during the bye week. Go to San Fran for a bottom feeder matchup.
#32 – 1-7 Raiders
Da Raiders were taken to the wood shed by the 49ers in last, 34-3. Enough said.
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