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NFL Power Rankings – 2013 Season
NFL Power Rankings - Week 5
Photo - QB Peyton Manning - Broncos -
Offensive Player of the Week - QB Philip Rivers - Chargers
Defensive Player of the Year - LB Junior Galette - Saints
Offensive Rookie of the Week - QB E.J. Manuel - Bills
Defensive Rookie of the Year - DE Barkevious’ Mingo - Browns
Team of the Week - Chargers -
Rank / Team / Record
1. Seattle Seahawks (4-0)
The Seahawks won a major road test at Houston last week that marks them one of the clubs to beat this season.
2. Denver Broncos (4-0)
Peyton Manning is having his greatest season ever this year.
3. New Orleans Saints (4-0)
Saints are almost unbeatable at home.
4. New England Patriots (4-0)
Patriots won a huge game at Atlanta on Sunday night.
5. Baltimore Ravens (2-2)
The Ravens’ added LOT Eugene Monroe to take a run at the AFC North down the stretch.
6. Houston Texans (2-2)
Texans are struggling to turn the corner in big games.
7. Cincinnati Bengals (2-2)
The Bengals were beat in a key AFC North game at Cleveland last week.
8. Kansas City Chiefs (4-0)
The Chiefs with QB Alex Smith and an emerging young defense gives this club one of the rising units in the AFC.
9. Detroit Lions (3-1)
Lions won a huge game vs the Bears that may be the pivotal game on their entire season.
10. San Francisco 49ers (2-2)
The 49ers beat the Rams but must get ready for the Texans at home this week.
11. Chicago Bears (3-1)
The Bears have to lick their wounds from loss to Lions and get ready for the Saints.
12. Indianapolis Colts (2-2)
Colts coming off win at Jacksonville and start core of their schedule this week with Seahawks in town.
13. Miami Dolphins (3-1)
The Dolphins are off this week and regroup after their first loss to the Saints.
14. Dallas Cowboys (2-2)
Cowboys are a .500 club but atop the weak NFC East thus far.
15. Atlanta Falcons (1-3)
Falcons are the best 1-3 team I have ever seen.
16. Green Bay Packers (1-2)
Packers’ had two weeks to prepare for Lions coming to town.
17. Tennessee Titans (3-1)
The Titans off to a fast start but QB Jake Locker down for the next month plus.
18. San Diego Chargers (2-2)
Chargers get a critical AFC West matchup at Oakland this week.
19. Cleveland Browns (2-2)
The Browns won a huge game vs the Bengals that has them thinking playoff contention.
20. New York Jets (2-2)
The Jets face a very difficult matchup in Atlanta this week.
21. Buffalo Bills (2-2)
The Bills are competitive this season but probably too young to stay in contention.
22. Philadelphia Eagles (1-3)
Eagles enter critical NFC games over next month of schedule.
23. New York Giants (0-4)
The GMen are still making critical mistakes that cost games.
24. Arizona Cardinals (1-2)
Cards are struggling to mesh and have a killer schedule over next month.
25. St. Louis Rams (1-3)
The Rams get the Jaguars at home this week and need a W big time.
26 Washington Redskins (1-3)
The Skins came back vs the Raiders for first victory and go into their bye week prior to facing key midseason matchups.
27. Minnesota Vikings (1-3)
Vikings defense stops no one this far.
28. Carolina Panthers (1-2)
Panthers looked great vs the Giants and come off their week with two soft games on the agenda.
29. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-4)
Steelers look terrible, but get their bye week to regroup.
30. Oakland Raiders (1-3)
The Raiders face two critical AFC West matchups vs Chargers and Chiefs over next two weeks.
31. Tampa Bay Bucs (0-4)
Bucs make major changes at QB with Josh Freeman release.
32 .Jacksonville Jaguars (0-4)
Only drunks go to Jacksonville games.