NFP Week 5 Power Rankings

Every week, the National Football Post brings you our weekly NFL Power Rankings—a breakdown of how we stack up the league.

Week 5 (previous rankings in parenthesis)

1. (2) Houston Texans (4-0): After 4 weeks, the Texans sure look like the most complete team in the NFL.

2. (1) Atlanta Falcons (4-0): The Falcons stay unbeaten thanks to Matt Ryan’s 59-yard throw to Roddy White—from their own 1-yard line—to set up the wining FG vs. Carolina.

3. (3) San Francisco 49ers (3-1): The 49ers bounced back from the Week 3 loss by whipping the Jets 34-0 in New York.

4. (4) Baltimore Ravens (3-1): It wasn’t pretty vs. the Browns, but that’s AFC North football.

TOM BRADY US PRESSWIREBrady and the Patriots put on a clinic in the second half during their win over the Bills in Buffalo.

5. (6) New England Patriots (2-2): The Patriots went on a second half run as they continue to own the Bills.

6. (7) Green Bay Packers (2-2): The Packers kept Aaron Rodgers off the ground and he responded with 4 TD passes in a win this club needed after the suspect loss in Seattle.

7. (12) Philadelphia Eagles (3-1): Go ahead and question Reid, Vick and the Eagles’ defense, but this is a 3-1 team that just knocked off the champs.

8. (8) Arizona Cardinals (4-0): The Cards’ needed a late Kevin Kolb TD to force OT vs. the Dolphins, but they still got thw win to stay unbeaten.

9. (5) New York Giants (2-2): No fourth quarter comeback this time for Eli and the Giants in Philly.

10. (11) Chicago Bears (3-1): The Bears are playing consistent defense and forcing turnovers. Sound familiar under Lovie Smith?

11. (14) Denver Broncos (2-2): No need to question Manning’s arm strength after the Broncos’ QB poured it on the Raiders.

12. (13) Cincinnati Bengals (3-1): The Bengals have quietly ripped off three straight wins after the blowout loss on Monday night in Week 1 vs. the Ravens.

13. (16) San Diego Chargers (3-1): A week after getting rolled at home by the Falcons, the Chargers go on the road and beat up on the Chiefs.

14. (19) Minnesota Vikings (3-1): Did anyone think the Vikes would be tied for first place in the NFC North after four weeks?

15. (15) Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2): The Steelers come back from the bye to host the Eagles in a game they need after the 1-2 start.

16. (9) Seattle Seahawks (2-2): Three interceptions from rookie QB Russell Wilson on the road isn’t going to get it done.

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Upcoming Games

Dec 6th, 1:00 PM

Cleveland +5.5 -110

Tennessee -5.5 -110

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Dec 6th, 1:00 PM

Indianapolis -3 +100

Houston +3 +100

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Dec 6th, 1:00 PM

Detroit +3 -120

Chicago -3 -120

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Dec 6th, 1:00 PM

Jacksonville +10 -110

Minnesota -10 -110

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Dec 6th, 1:00 PM

Las Vegas -8 -110

NY Jets +8 -110

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Dec 6th, 1:00 PM

New Orleans -3 -120

Atlanta +3 -120

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Dec 6th, 1:00 PM

Cincinnati +10.5 -110

Miami -10.5 -110

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Dec 6th, 4:05 PM

NY Giants +10.5 -110

Seattle -10.5 -110

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Dec 6th, 4:05 PM

LA Rams -2.5 -110

Arizona +2.5 -110

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Dec 6th, 4:25 PM

New England +1.5 -110

LA Chargers -1.5 -110

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Dec 6th, 4:25 PM

Philadelphia +9 -110

Green Bay -9 -110

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Dec 6th, 8:20 PM

Denver +13.5 -110

Kansas City -13.5 -110

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Dec 7th, 5:00 PM

Washington +7 -110

Pittsburgh -7 -110

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Dec 7th, 8:15 PM

Buffalo +1 -110

San Francisco -1 -110

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Dec 8th, 8:05 PM

Dallas +7.5 -110

Baltimore -7.5 -110

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Dec 10th, 8:20 PM

New England +6.5 -110

LA Rams -6.5 -110

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Dec 13th, 1:00 PM

Houston -1.5 -110

Chicago +1.5 -110

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Dec 13th, 1:00 PM

Tennessee -9.5 -110

Jacksonville +9.5 -110

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Dec 13th, 1:00 PM

Denver +4 -110

Carolina -4 -110

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Dec 13th, 1:00 PM

Minnesota +6 -110

Tampa Bay -6 -110

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Dec 13th, 1:00 PM

Arizona -3 -110

NY Giants +3 -110

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Dec 13th, 1:00 PM

Kansas City -7.5 -111

Miami +7.5 -111

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Dec 13th, 1:00 PM

Dallas -3 -110

Cincinnati +3 -110

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Dec 13th, 4:05 PM

NY Jets +15 -110

Seattle -15 -110

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Dec 13th, 4:05 PM

Indianapolis -2.5 -110

Las Vegas +2.5 -110

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Dec 13th, 4:25 PM

Green Bay -7.5 -120

Detroit +7.5 -120

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Dec 13th, 4:25 PM

Washington +4.5 -110

San Francisco -4.5 -110

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Dec 13th, 4:25 PM

Atlanta +1 -110

LA Chargers -1 -110

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Dec 13th, 4:25 PM

New Orleans -6.5 -110

Philadelphia +6.5 -110

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Dec 13th, 8:20 PM

Pittsburgh -2.5 +100

Buffalo +2.5 +100

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