Better late than never, I always say! Week Nine’s Power Rankings did not come out last week, so here they are!


WEEK NINE POWER RANKINGS

1. Green Bay Packers (8-0; Last Week: 1)
2. Houston Texans (6-3; Last Week: 5)
3. Detroit Lions (6-2; Last Week: 3)
4. Atlanta Falcons (5-3; Last Week: 6)
5. San Francisco ***** (7-1; Last Week: 7)
6. Baltimore Ravens (6-2; Last Week: 8)
7. New Orleans Saints (6-3; Last Week: 9)
8. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3; Last Week: 2)
9. New England Patriots (5-3; Last Week: 4)
10. New York Jets (5-3; Last Week: 12)
11. New York Giants (6-2; Last Week: 14)
12. Cincinnati Bengals (6-2; Last Week: 13)
13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-4; Last Week: 11)
14. Chicago Bears (5-3; Last Week: 16)
15. Buffalo Bills (5-3; Last Week: 10)
16. Dallas Cowboys (4-4; Last Week: 21)
17. Philadelphia Eagles (3-5; Last Week: 15)
18. San Diego Chargers (4-4; Last Week: 17)
19. Oakland Raiders (4-4; Last Week: 19)
20. Tennessee Titans (4-4; Last Week: 20)
21. Kansas City Chiefs (4-4; Last Week: 18)
22. Carolina Panthers (2-6; Last Wee0: 22)
23. Denver Broncos (3-5; Last Week: 28)
24. Minnesota Vikings (2-6; Last Week: 24)
25. Arizona Cardinals (2-6; Last Week: 30)
26. Jacksonville Jaguars (2-6; Last Week: 26)
27. Miami Dolphins (1-7; Last Week: 31)
28. Cleveland Browns (3-5; Last Week: 23)
29. St. Louis Rams (1-7; Last Week: 25)
30. Washington Redskins (3-5; Last Week: 27)
31. Seattle Seahawks (2-6; Last Week: 29)
32. Indianapolis Colts (0-9; Last Week: 32)



Now, onto this week, where things continue to shift as we plough through the second half of the 2011 NFL season!

WEEK TEN POWER RANKINGS

1. Green Bay Packers (9-0; Last Week: 1)
-Dominate performance against Minnesota.

2. Houston Texans (7-3; Last Week: 2)
-The Texans have won without two playmakers, and now will have to try and win without their quarterback.

3. San Francisco ***** (8-1; Last Week: 5)
-The ***** just continue to find ways to win.

4. New Orleans Saints (7-3; Last Week: 7)
-Great victory over the Falcons after a strange decision by Atlanta coach Mike Smith.

5. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-3; Last Week: 8)
-Solid win against a strong division rival.

6. New England Patriots (6-3; Last Week: 9)
-The Patriots once again got the job done in primetime.

7. Atlanta Falcons (5-4; Last Week: 4)
-The Falcons blew their chance at a potential division win.

8. Detroit Lions (6-3; Last Week: 3)
-In the animal world, we learned that bears eat lions.

9. Chicago Bears (6-3; Last Week: 14)
-Is the defense finally back in Chicago?

10. Baltimore Ravens (6-3; Last Week: 6)
-Losing to Seattle, yikes. Harbaugh had better right this ship.

11. Dallas Cowboys (5-4; Last Week: 16)
-A crushing victory over the Bills.

12. New York Jets (5-4; Last Week: 10)
-The Jets simply can’t get over that hump in the AFC East.

13. Cincinnati Bengals (6-3; Last Week: 12)
-No shame in losing a close game to the Steelers.

14. New York Giants (6-3; Last Week: 11)
-Eli Manning continues to be a rather frustrating quarterback.

15. Oakland Raiders (5-4; Last Week: 19)
-Great win by Oakland on Thursday night over the division rival Chargers.

16. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-5; Last Week: 13)
-Not the kind of showing you wanted if you are a Bucs fan.

17. Tennessee Titans (5-4; Last Week: 20)
-I’d never believe that a Britt-less Hasselbeck would be among the NFL’s ten most efficient quarterbacks.

18. Buffalo Bills (5-4; Last Week: 15)
-Is the dream finally coming to an end for the Bills?

19. San Diego Chargers (4-5; Last Week: 18)
-The train may be coming off the tracks in San Diego.

20. Denver Broncos (4-5; Last Week: 23)
-Seriously? Tebow threw eight pass attempts… and the Broncos won?

21. Philadelphia Eagles (3-6; Last Week: 17)
-Heads might start rolling in Philadelphia after this season.

22. Arizona Cardinals (3-6; Last Week: 25)
-Great win for the Cardinals, even if the Dream Team isn’t all it was shaped up to be.

23. Jacksonville Jaguars (3-6; Last Week: 26)
-A win over the hapless Colts is still a win.

24. Kansas City Chiefs (4-5; Last Week: 21)
-Um, yeah. Kansas City, you’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do!

25. Carolina Panthers (2-7; Last Wee0: 22)
-Absolutely crushed by Tennessee.

26. Seattle Seahawks (3-6; Last Week: 31)
-Great win against the Ravens, could be a turning point for their season.

27. Miami Dolphins (2-7; Last Week: 27)
-Fans who want Andrew Luck don’t like seeing teams like the Redskins on the schedule.

28. St. Louis Rams (2-7; Last Week: 29)
-It may have only been by one point, but it was still a win for the Rams.

29. Cleveland Browns (3-6; Last Week: 28)
-A botched field goal late in the fourth? Talk about an ugly way to lose that game.

30. Washington Redskins (3-6; Last Week: 30)
-The Redskins may still have one of the worst quarterback situations in football.

31. Minnesota Vikings (2-7; Last Week: 24)
-I’m hesitant to call the Vikes the 2nd worst team in the league, but getting shellacked 45-7 sure doesn’t help their argument.

32. Indianapolis Colts (0-10; Last Week: 32)
-When the team is already talking about the possibilities with their first overall draft pick in November, you know it’s ugly.