NFL Power Rankings For Week 8

Posted by | October 21, 2014 .

Week 8 Rankings, (last weeks rank), Team, Record




1. (1) Denver Broncos 5-1 — Offseason defensive additions starting to payoff.

2. (2) Dallas Cowboys 6-1 — DeMarco Murray is now running in elite company.

3. (4) Arizona Cardinals 5-1 — Raiders get glimpse of what they gave up in Carson Palmer.

4.(6) Indianapolis Colts 5-2 –Looks like the Colts can play at little defense, too.

5. (5) Philadelphia Eagles 5-1 — After week off, Eagles set for big test in Arizona.

6. (10) Green Bay Packers 5-2 –Dom Capers unveils revved-up “NASCAR” defense.

7. (11) Baltimore Ravens 5-2 –For a night, it seemed like Ray Lewis came out of retirement.

8. (13) New England Patriots 5-2 –This is certainly a solid team, far from great.

9. (3) San Diego Chargers 5-2 –If Alex Smith gave them problems, what will Peyton Manning do?

10. (9) Seattle Seahawks 3-3 –Clearly Percy Harvin wasn’t the Seahawks’ biggest problem.

11. (12) Detroit Lions 5-2 –Safety Glover Quin pulls one over on Drew Brees.

12. (8) San Francisco 49ers 4-3 –Aldon Smith’s early release not soon enough.

13. (7) Cincinnati Bengals 3-2-1 — The 3-0 start seems a long time ago.

14. (19) Miami Dolphins 3-3 –Ryan Tannehill is looking like the future, for now.

15. (21) Pittsburgh Steelers 4-3 –Sometimes you don’t know which team will show up.

16. (22) Kansas City Chiefs 3-3 –Good things happen when Jamaal Charles runs well.

17. (17) Buffalo Bills 4-3 –Kyle Orton is 2-1 since taking over at quarterback.

18. (14) Chicago Bears 3-4 –Brandon Marshall had heated talk with Jay Cutler or somebody.

19. (15) Carolina Panthers 3-3-1 –Cam Newton can’t do it alone, needs help!

20. (16) Cleveland Browns 3-3 –Brian Hoyer better get used to looking over shoulder.

21. (18) New Orleans Saints 2-4 –Saints come home, but face hot Green Bay.

22. (20) New York Giants 3-4 –Odell Beckham Jr. stepping into Victor Cruz’s shoes.
23. (28) St. Louis Rams 2-4 –Punter Johnny Hekker has a little bit of an arm.

24. (23) Tennessee Titans 2-5 –Charlie Whitehurst loses battle of backups.

25. (25) Houston Texans 3-4 –J.J. Watt has franchise-record nine fumble recoveries.

26. (26) Minnesota Vikings 2-5 –Teddy Bridgewater and Vikes let one slip away.

27. (27) New York Jets 1-6 –Can’t imagine Percy Harvin being happy for long.

28. (30) Washington Redskins 2-5 — It will be Colt McCoy’s show until RGII returns.

29. (24) Atlanta Falcons 2-5 –Things are getting progressively worse in Atlanta.

30. (32) Jacksonville Jaguars 1-6 –Jaguars finally break through with a win.

31. (29) Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1-5 –Perhaps a trade isn’t the worst thing.

32. (31) Oakland Raiders 0-6 –This is the worst start for Raiders since 1962.